Monthly Archives: March 2012

Meatless Mondays and What YOU Can Do To Curb Global Warming

On March 21, 2012 in Purchase, N.Y., the weather was an unseasonably warm 80 degrees – 20 degrees above the average temperature for New York in March, which is 60 degrees. The weather this spring has been beautiful so far … Continue reading

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Vegan Baking Substitutes, Onion Rings, And How PETA Is Sometimes Helpful

I’m still pretty new to vegan cooking, so my mind was blown when I found this cheat-sheet of egg and dairy substitutes on Bliss Tree. It comes from PETA, whose politics I don’t always agree with (thanks for the graphic of the … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Vegan Pasta #2 – Spinach and Chickpeas

Today’s recipe is another delicious variation on one of my favorite dishes: pasta with fresh vegetables. There’s a million ways to make it, and the pasta and vegetables lend each other flavor. It’s super easy to boil pasta and sautee … Continue reading

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SUNY Purchase Vegetarians Talk Food On Campus

A recent PETA2 contest ranked SUNY Purchase the fifth most vegetarian-friendly campus in America, citing Terra Ve, the all-vegetarian eating facility on campus. But how much does Terra Ve actually improve the vegan and vegetarian experience on campus when it … Continue reading

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Happy Purim! – Vegan Hamantaschen

This morning, a trending topic on Twitter informed me that today was Purim (bad Jew). I, of course, rushed to find a vegan recipe for hamantashen!!! (Everyone’s favorite once-a-year cookie.) They were easier to make than I thought they would … Continue reading

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Vegans On Marmite: Four Reasons to Try It, Three Reasons Not

A few months ago, I was in my kitchen, preparing veggie meat balls. One of my roommates examined the Textured Vegetable Protein suspiciously. “What does it taste like?” she wanted to know. I shrugged. “I’m vegetarian. I try not to … Continue reading

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