We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite cookbooks written by BIPOC chefs and plant lovers for the next time you’re seeking inspiration. Snag one (or two or five) from your local indie bookstore or library, and let us know what you create!
August 4, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Even in non-pandemic circumstances, thoughtful produce storage is a great practice to get into. It prevents food waste, saves money, and hopefully helps you avoid the dreaded slimy lettuce or fuzzy berries chilling insidiously behind your condiments.
May 11, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Sara Kiyo Popowa is a creative in every sense of the word and is dedicated to teaching others how to eat sustainably.
April 20, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
This bread is the epitome of improvisational baking, making approximate substitutions when your pantry is running low or supplies are limited.
April 16, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
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
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
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
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