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Creamy Garlic Scape Pesto + Meal Idea

Today’s post makes perfect use of these crazy little Dr. Seuss-esque greens we call garlic scapes. It’s a creamy savory garlic scape pesto that melts in your mouth and all over your favorite pasta or zucchini noodle sauté. Meet garlic scapes. If you’ve never grown garlic or spotted it in the wild it’s pretty cool. We …

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Strawberry Orange Smoothie [banana-free]

Today’s smoothie is absolutely gorgeous and equally delicious. It’s composed of only 2 fruits and neither of them are bananas. While I love bananas and will probably put them in most of the smoothies I make until the end of time I’ve come to understand that some folks aren’t fond of bananas and some are even …

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Lazy Vegan Tacos

A little meal inspiration for your Tuesday. On social media there are two very popular hashtags associated with Tuesday. #ToastTuesday 🍞 🌮 #TacoTuesday But we’re all about #TacoTuesday today. Taco Tuesday for lazy people. When you’re scrolling through your feed and every taco is from a fancy vegan restaurant in L.A. plated with bottled cashew sour cream for …

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First Farmers Market of the Season [2016]

  I’ve been thinking a lot about my inner earth goddess (aka inner hippie) lately. I think we all have one and more often than not we end up ignoring her. Unknowingly of course. You can feel her awaken when you pause to take a deep breath or spend time in pigeon pose. My inner …

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Fermenting Fail: Mason Jar Asparagus

Happy Fermentation Friday! Today is storytime. For me mason jar fermentation is a black hole. Where things go to die, become compost, or scattered in the backyard hoping animals will take it away. My problem is I don’t do it often enough or ever if I’m honest. You know I’m a Harsch Crock/TSM kinda girl from …

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One Pot Instant Pot Tex-Mex Rice

Today’s Tex-Mex Rice comes together so easily you just might think you’re at a restaurant. Try and recruit willing participants to make guacamole at your table for full-effect. Will it be as awkward? No one can say, but you should try. I debated whether to categorize this recipe as a side or a meal. I think as an …

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Top 5 Options for Dehydrated Vegan Camping Food

Dehydrated and freeze-dried foods are a must for any backpacking or car camping adventure and with camping season fast approaching (hip hip hurray!), it’s the perfect time to highlight some excellent vegan camping sustenance. Thankfully there’s a wide variety of dehydrated and freeze-dried foods available that are vegan. veg·an ˈvēɡən/ • noun• a person who does not eat or …

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Sauerkraut and Avocado Maki

It’s a gloomy fermentation Friday where I live, but rain is always good. Today I wanted to share a recipe for how to use sauerkraut by pairing our favorite ferment with my other favorite food. Sushi. Or more appropriately termed, maki. Maki /ˈmäkē/ • noun a Japanese dish consisting of sushi and raw vegetables wrapped in seaweed. Since I …

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Zucchini Bread Oatmeal

Today we’re making zucchini bread oatmeal! Our 2nd year of WSU Organic Farm CSAs starts at the end of May and we’re pretty excited. It won’t be too long until fresh fun-shaped local zucchinis grace our weekly pickup. If you know me you know that I’m always trying to add things where they may or …

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Homemade Onion and Garlic Tofu

Do you know how to make homemade tofu? Do you also know there are limitless flavoring possibilities? Learn how to make delicious firm onion and garlic tofu in today’s post. It’s been almost two years since I talked about homemade tofu and though it’s not something I make all the time, I do make it …

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