Coconut Caramel Cashew Brittle Ice Cream (vegan)

For Vegan Christmas 2020 I decided to make ice cream because I was making an apple pie and what’s a fruity pie without ice cream? Incomplete. If you’re unfamiliar with vegan ice cream it’s really similar to making dairy ice cream but the milk and cream is replaced with a non-dairy alternative and the egg…

Am I Still Vegan?

According to the Vegan Society, “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” I went vegan at the beginning of 2016. My reason for doing so was plain old curiosity…

Day 18: My Go-To Energy Boosting Smoothie

So many of you are considering going vegan and I could not be more happy for you! However, with that comes the big question; “What in the hell do I eat?” The beginnings of starting the vegan journey can sometimes seem overwhelming but not to worry because I’m here to help. Here’s a crazy simple,…

Day 13: Carrot, Butter Bean, and Mushroom Curry

Sometimes food has to have a story. Most recipes come from or at least with a story because most good food is full of memories, shared moments, and loved ones. But can’t food just be food and still be damn tasty? Because that’s what this curry is. This curry comes with no story, no fond…

Day 8: Why I Stopped Baking. A Full Explanation

If you follow me on Instagram and Twitter you might have seen me announce that I don’t bake anymore. If you didn’t know, now you know. If you never even knew I was ever a baker then let me give you a little backstory. In high school, I used to bake cakes and cupcakes. My…

My Life After The Vegan Experiment

In an effort to understand why people read my blog I went through some of my most popular blog posts of 2016 and the top two posts of the year were about the vegan experiment I decided to undertake last year. This came as no surprise because 90% of the posts I wrote last year…

Brown Rice and Lentil Salad with Hummus Dressing

  Mariposa Definition: butterfly Language: Spanish Does this salad taste like a butterfly? I wouldn’t know. But I doubt it cause then I’m sure we would have butterfly chips on supermarket shelves by now. Does this salad look like a butterfly? No, not really. Does this salad remind you of a butterfly? Maybe. It depends…