I have a major thing for massaged kale. Why? Aside from being delicious, it’s a fun hands-on dish, and my hands always feel extra soft when I’m done, thanks to all of those nice oils. Once massaged, kale turns from tough and bitter to silky and sweet- but who doesn’t after a good massage? It almost seems wilted. The reason this happens is because as you rub-a-dub, you’re actually breaking down the veggie’s tough cellulose structure. Science! …Read More →
It’s 2015! Hoorah! As everyone scuttles around renewing gym memberships and promising to make good on their resolutions this year, you should consider getting in the kitchen to make some soup. This southwest style black bean soup is equal parts simple and satisfying. Enjoy with tortilla chips and a fuckload of guac! …Read More →
It’s official! The advanced copies of The Lusty Vegan book are here! Right this second, I have a fresh copy nestled into my lap, and I’m petting it like a kitten.
Even more exciting is the fantastic tour Ayinde and I are rolling out this fall. Our first stop? New York City of course.Read More →
I know burger season is long gone, but I can still get local corn in Hawai’i, so it feels like eternal August to me. If you’re feeling that longing for summer, try warming your kitchen with this smokey sweet burger recipe. It’s an easy one to make, and has become a quick fav since I usually have all of the ingredients on hand.
So you’re vegan, and your partner isn’t. Or maybe your an omnivore, or a vegetarian, and your partner is a vegan. Or maybe you’re an everything eater and your partner is gluten-free. Or maybe you’re gluten-free and your partner is allergic to nuts, or soy, or dairy, or…
See where I’m going with this? Sometimes our dietary restrictions (and ethical POVs) just don’t match up with the views of the people we like to spend our time with. …Read More →
Fall is nearly here. While it’s still balmy in Hawai’i, my East Coast heart must be able to feel the chill from 5000 miles away. Last week I was craving something hearty. Something…stewy. Something tomatoey. Here is what I came up with!