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.

This week brought another stellar selection of produce in the Relay Foods Bounty Share. While I appreciate all produce equally for the unique nutritional profile they bring, there’s something uniquely special about each bounty. This week we enjoyed beautiful blueberries and perfectly ripe strawberries. I typically stick to frozen strawberries since grocery store selections leave me disappointed […]

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For a good portion out of the year, I’m relying on frozen berries for my smoothies. In Baltimore, our local fruit season is short lived, one can only eat so many apples, says the apple lover. So when strawberry season rolls around, it’s  adamn good day. I received the most wonderful strawberries in my Relay […]

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Veganism has transformed my life in endless ways beyond the eschewing of animal exploitation. Although there is no guarantee veganism will cure someone of their selfish and exploitative ways, as often proven in the Animal Rights community that is rife with racism and sexism, for many of us, it’s only the rebirth of our compassionate, more awake […]

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One thing I’ve yet to cover, of all things, is where to eat in Baltimore when visiting or when you just can’t be bothered to clean another dish. I’ve mentioned my personal struggle with Baltimore in general before so my opinions on the city are admittedly often laced with frustration and lacking in Baltimore pride. But when […]

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