Sober As F*ck
The Accidental Mocktail(0)
Ever since Covid, a few bouts of stomach flu, and a couple of hospitalizations, I’ve become real pals with Gatorade. (And yes, Gatorade IS vegan friendly – see this article.) Taking inspiration from Hip Hop Smoothies – who use unusual ingredients like Gatorade (Grape and Green Apple) and Red Bull (Regular and Tropical) in their… Read More ›
Hoppy Easter with HopLark HopTea!
If you are sober-curious – or have ever done a Dry Challenge – or, for whatever reason, choose not to drink – chances are, you have tried a non-alcoholic beer. Chances are also good the non-alcoholic beer tasted like watered-down dog p*ss Budweiser. A few companies are getting creative with hops, however. There is now… Read More ›
Mocktails Uniquely Crafted – Vegan Mocktails
I rang in 2022 and the Dry January Challenge with Mocktails Uniquely Crafted. These are the official cocktails of Dry January by Alcohol Change UK. These mocktails are vegan, gluten-free, alcohol-free (of course!), low calorie, and use 99% recycled packaging. They are also somewhat less expensive than many other mocktails. Last year, a variety of… Read More ›
Bloody H*ll! What’s In My Bloody Mary?
A Bloody Mary seems like such a safe drink for vegans. It’s basically just tomato juice and potato juice (vodka), right? Wrong. Your Bloody Mary (or Virgin Mary) could have clam juice, anchovies, beef broth, or eggs! Let me walk you through a basic “template” for creating a Bloody (or Virgin) Mary. I say “template”… Read More ›
OWN YOUR POWER! (Dry January Series)
Take Can’t Out Of Your Vocabulary Family legend has it that even as a baby, I hated the word “no.” Every time someone even whispered it to me, I’d scream and have a temper tantrum. As an adult, I still hate the word “can’t.” When I mentor new vegans, one of the first things I… Read More ›
REPLACE, NOT REMOVE! (Dry Jan Series)
We’re always being chided about “don’t drink your calories” and reminded the quickest way to save money is to cut the wine, cola, juices, etc. and just drink water. But you know what? Water is f*cking boring. Let’s say you have a choice of your favorite IPA (mine is Noda’s Hop Drop, I swear it’s… Read More ›
Dry January Challenge For Vegans
This is my third year doing Dry January! By the looks of things, my cat needs to join me this year! Dry January is the brainchild of the UK charity Alcohol Change UK. It’s for everyone, whether your goal is to cut down, give the booze a break for a while, or go alcohol-free. Some… Read More ›