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Vegan Food, Family & Travel

Author: Annie

Vegan Sesame Chicken Wonton Soup & Saying ‘Good Bye’ to Mr. Spock

Vegan Sesame Chicken Wonton Soup & Saying ‘Good Bye’ to Mr. Spock

Today’s post is long. So very very long. I wanted to post this recipe for Chinese New Year. This recipe really is a very special soup we made using Upton’s Naturals NEW chicken seitan product (that is hitting stores this week) and I was eager to […]

Special Edition: Vegans on Valentine’s Day – Episode V

Special Edition: Vegans on Valentine’s Day – Episode V

Everyone warns you that romance evaporates when you have a baby. They caution you to keep the spark alive in your marriage and to not let the baby darn you of that will to live. Seems a little dramatic to us but then again that […]

The Family Album: Peta’s Joel Bartlett is back with a Vegan Dumpling Tour of New York City

The Family Album: Peta’s Joel Bartlett is back with a Vegan Dumpling Tour of New York City

After our longtime friend and fellow activist Joel Bartlett took us on a vegan dumpling tour of Los Angeles, he decided to take the ultimate East Coast vs. West Coast rivalry to the streets… of NYC’s Chinatown. If you’ve been reading our blog you already […]

Vegan Pistachio Crusted Cashew & Coconut Cheese

Vegan Pistachio Crusted Cashew & Coconut Cheese

So over the weekend I got to work with the always talented Vanessa Rees on a food feature for Laika Magazine which I’m dying for you all to see when the next issue comes out. During the recipe testing for the almond vegan cheese recipe […]

The Extremely Long and Overdue Update: Can we stop fat-shaming babies please?

The Extremely Long and Overdue Update: Can we stop fat-shaming babies please?

This post is long and only tangentially related to food but instead talks about a cultural issue a lot of people in the vegan community can relate to. Once – sometimes twice a year – I post a personal piece about our lives and issues […]

Artichoke & White Bean Hummus

Artichoke & White Bean Hummus

So here’s a little known fact about us… we live in the same neighborhood as infamously awkward hipster heartthrob (?)* Michael Cera. You might know him from such cinema masterpieces as Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and Juno or the television opus Arrested Development. We […]

Potato, Spinach & Green Onion Pierogis with Vegan Chorizo & Onions

Potato, Spinach & Green Onion Pierogis with Vegan Chorizo & Onions

Disclaimer: Today’s blog post is long… so if you’re just here for the food… you can skip to the end. This recipe is really good and shouldn’t be missed because you’re not into my history nerdery.  Yesterday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day and I wish […]

Vegan Fish & Chips Tacos with Sriracha Tartar Sauce

Vegan Fish & Chips Tacos with Sriracha Tartar Sauce

So here’s a funny thing about humans*… we like distractions from reality. In the beginning we had myths and numerous religions to explain our existence and give meaning to our wars and struggle.  We then moved to songs, theatre, poetry, books and then movies. Eventually […]