4 common baking substitutions to rely on
Let’s remove the outmoded understanding of baking as a practice reserved for rule-abiding perfectionists. Baking can be expressive and experimental.
April 15, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Why we should all be Closed Loop Cooking
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices to make if you are working to minimize your environmental footprint: What types of cleaning products should I buy? What companies should I support? Luckily, the most powerful choice we have is one we make three times a day: what we eat.
March 15, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Light, Love, and Loam with Kate Weiner
Through printed words, conscious community experiences, and conversation, Loam encourages sustainable practices and intersectionality.
March 6, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Food Curious with Jen Hung
Jen’s blog, Root Fare, embodies her resolve to not accept something as truth just because a label or tradition says it’s so. And her playful approach to plant-based cooking makes us want to spend the weekend massaging heads of cabbage for homemade kimchi.
February 24, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Two-tone orange gingerbread muffins
A delicious homemade treat that combines fresh orange juice and warm gingerbread for an unexpected Valentine’s day treat. Vegan and package free it’ll surely surprise anyone in the kitchen.
February 13, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Food, Feelings, and Reframing with Sophia Roe
Chef and wellness advocate Sophia Roe exudes youthful enthusiasm, but it’s clear she’s wise beyond her years. Behind vibrant plates of vegetables, an infectious laugh, and seriously gorgeous hair, she has deeply compassionate insight that I imagine stems from the adversity she’s overcome.
January 16, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Rehumanizing with Em von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life
Em von Euw is the writer, activist, and all around plant-based champion behind This Rawsome Vegan Life. We talked to Em about allowing their blog to evolve as their values did, their journey with gender and body acceptance, and practical tips for transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle with self-compassion.
December 31, 2019 | by Maia Welbel
Baked Nostalgia with Masa Madre
Tamar Fasja Unikel and Elena Vázquez Felgueres are two halves of Masa Madre, a bakery inspired by Jewish-Mexican tradition. Based in Chicago, the duo whips up delights like vegan cinnamon churro babka and za’atar challah to order daily.
October 14, 2019 | by Maia Welbel
The Plantiful Plate with Christine Wong
Christine crafts vibrant vegetable dishes, stunning smoothie bowls, and ratatouilles that make you question why you don’t always slice your eggplant into perfectly thin coins. But her mission goes beyond brightening your scrolling experience. Through social media and her recently released cookbook, The Plantiful Plate, she’s helping us all eat more plants with less plastic.
August 25, 2019 | by Maia Welbel
Single Use City – Breaking down the plastic bag ban in NYC
New York is the third state in the U.S. to ban retailers from offering single-use plastic bags, following California and Hawaii. It is up to individual counties to decide whether to impose a 5-cent fee on paper bags, 40 percent of which goes towards buying reusable bags for low-income consumers.
August 25, 2019 | by Maia Welbel
Sustainable Small Business with Moji Igun
Blue Daisi officially launched in January 2019, but Moji Igun had been garnering her passion and expertise for years before that. She says she knew she wanted “to help save the planet” since she was a kid, but didn’t know what that looked like as a career path.
June 24, 2019 | by Maia Welbel