Nutritional yeast has a creamy texture and, when toasted, becomes wonderfully nutty and savory, deepening the delicious umami profile of this wonderful wintery-time dish.
Far from being restrictive, limiting, bland or boring, a plant-based diet is abundant and full of flavor, variety, novelty and possibility. We can not only survive but thrive without using and abusing animals. So when delicious and compassionate alternatives are available to choose from, why wouldn’t we? For me, veganism is about what we embrace… Continue reading A Festive Vegan Feast
The first in a series of posts exploring Activism for Introverts. Voter turnout in 2020 is poised to be the highest in decades, if not the century. Yet, there's no indication as to which party will benefit from an expanded electorate. Nothing is certain, and arguably the most important form of activism we can do… Continue reading Activism for Introverts: Help the Library of Congress Transcribe Suffragist Letters & Diaries
I was excited to hear about the Veganism of Color: Virtual Conference coming up in September 2019. So I figured I'd spread the word and encourage people to explore the important work that the organizers are doing. The conference is FREE, but you must register to reserve your spot. Register: To register for Day One,… Continue reading Veganism of Color: Virtual Conference, 2019
When I first started reading A Line Made By Walking by Sara Baume, I smiled grimly. Like the novel's protagonist, Frankie, and indeed like the author herself, I too take pictures of dead little creatures. We are never as unique or exceptional as we think we are, a fact that Frankie--an aspiring and, in her mind, failed… Continue reading Book Review: A Line Made By Walking, by Sara Baume
Like falling in love, I became vegan the way a character in a Hemingway novel became bankrupt: “gradually and then suddenly.”