Vaccinated, Revisited. Veganism and Vaccines.

January 16, 2013

It’s flu season. And it’s a very bad flu season at that. In light of this, I thought it would be a good time to revisit last year’s controversial post on my choice to get the flu vaccine. Many of you may have read about Carla Brock, a nurse in Springfield Missouri, was fired for […]

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Crazy Sexy Kitchen

January 9, 2013

Rodgers and Hammerstein. Lerner and Loewe. Gilbert and Sullivan. It’s always wonderful when two talented people come together to create something beautiful and uplifting. This is as true in the world of culinary arts as it is in the world of musicals and operettas. So it was with great excitement that I first learned that […]

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Houston’s Green Recovery Story: An Evolving Triumph Over Anorexia and Compulsive Exercise (and a Male Perspective).

October 25, 2012

A few weeks ago, I got an email from a young man named Houston. In it, he said, I love your blog and ever since I read the first green recovery story I have wanted to write my own. My Veganism is still evolving and I am still recovering from my disordered eating, but I […]

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“If I Need to Take a Supplement, How Can a Vegan Diet Be Natural?” Responding to the Common Critique.

September 3, 2012

Hi all! Glad that folks took interest in yesterday’s post on DHA in vegan diets (and in the product review!). That post, like most posts in which I touch upon the role of supplementation in a vegan diet, prompted concern from one of my readers. She commented: I haven’t supplemented before, and I’m wary to […]

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“When a Vegan Comes to Dinner”: Penne with Sweet Summer Vegetables, Pine Nuts, and Herbs

July 26, 2012

All photos courtesy of Food 52 This recipe might as well be called “summer in a bowl.” It’s magnificently flavorful, sweet and savory, and it showcases all of my favorite summer produce: summer squash, plump, cherry tomatoes, sweet corn, and fresh herbs. It is honestly so good that I made it on a Friday and […]

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Is Veganism a Luxury? Talking About Veganism in the Context of Access and Resources, and Being Grateful for Our Choices

July 5, 2012

On Monday, when I shared my new obsession (blueberry ginger ice cream: raw vegan and no ice cream machine necessary) I also shared some thoughts on how grateful I am that I have the ability to prioritize my ethics, my health, and my tastes through my food choices. I mentioned that, as a blogger, I […]

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Planting the Seed of Veganism Through Blogging: Reflections and Tips for Vegan Bloggers

June 22, 2012

Earlier this week, as I was recapping The Seed event in NYC, I told you guys that I’d circle back to my blogging panel with JL and Yoli Ouiya. I’m usually fairly hesitant to address the business of blogging. Why? Because I’m really not the savviest blogger when it comes to optimizing traffic and generating […]

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