Edibles

“May our hearts overcome our appetites” – Unknown

Peace begins on our plate. Why fill our bodies with suffering and death when we can fuel them with the endless healing plant foods nature provides for us right from the earth? There’s a reason plant foods are so beautiful in their natural state. Although veganism is not a diet but a social justice movement, the plant-based diet is the ONLY diet scientifically proven to prevent, treat, and in many cases reverse, heart disease and the other top 15 killer diseases in the US. I encourage you to watch the non-graphic Forks Over Knives, Food Matters, soon to be released What The Health, and Cowspiracy, or read How Not To Die by Dr. Michael Greger, to find out why it’s in our own best interest to eat plant-exclusively. Veganism is a win-win for the animals, our planet, and ourselves. The only thing you’ll be giving up is the cruelty.

There’s something about the classic combo of peanut butter and jelly that we just don’t seem to ever outgrow. This is a slightly more evolved version from the white bread with the crusts cut off mess that I grew up on. But the same childlike happiness still applies. This is also our go-to flavor combo […]

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There are ways to make traditional vegan caramel that involve lots of time at the stove with a candy thermometer and loads of sugar and refined fats, and in my case, seem to be hit or miss due to the temperamental nature of candy making. The funny thing is, I actually learned to make traditional […]

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A healthy play on the old Orange Julius drinks from the mall food court, named after my son instead. But in all honesty, I haven’t had an Orange Julius in maybe 30 years and can’t quite recall what it tastes like, so if nothing else, it’s just a delicious and creamy orange citrus smoothie to […]

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A hearty soup that works well during both the summer when the garden, or local farmer’s market, is overflowing with abundance of fresh leafy greens or during the winter to help take the edge off the chill in the air. Fennel seeds give this a rustic Italian feel, full of comfort. Feel free to replace […]

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