Valentine’s Day is a great holiday for vegans! (Unless, of course, you’re a vegan whose lover just ran off with your new truck, the money in your savings account, and your best friend – then Valentine’s Day would suck.) But for the rest of us, it’s wonderful to enjoy a vegan-friendly holiday that doesn’t center… Read More ›
This sunshiney, citrusy smoothie is guaranteed to put a smile on your lips, a song in your heart, and some zip in your doodah!
Fresh cantaloupe, orange juice, ginger, and mint … I adapted this recipe from a vintage (1997) issue of Veggie Life. They were calling it soup; I poured mine into a glass and called it a smoothie. Sweet, tangy, and zesty. Refreshing and oddly energizing. Admittedly, this smoothie is not for everyone. If you like your… Read More ›
This summer, I am officially addicted to two drinks – Watermelon Smoothies and Indian Lemonade (nimbu paani). What makes Indian Lemonade different from … well, lemonade? Well, for one thing it has salt – usually black salt (kala namak), but sea salt will work as well. Oddly, the lemonade doesn’t taste salty – it just… Read More ›
In the quest for better hydration (and an attempt to up my fruit intake), I’ve been experimenting a lot with smoothies. As has the rest of the world. But for me, it’s been a little more complicated, because … I don’t like bananas. I mean, I really do not like bananas. But try finding a smoothie… Read More ›
When my partner decided to go vegan, giving up chai was his biggest hurdle. Amrik is a boy who loves his chai. Very early in our relationship, he taught me how to make the spiced, milky tea. I honestly believe that if I hadn’t been an apt pupil, he would have shown me the door,… Read More ›