When I say boyfriend, I mean everyone—veggie enthusiast, veggie avoider, gluten-free eater, omnivore, seasoned chef, first-time cook. This dish has been loved by every dinner party, family member, and roommate I’ve shared it with. It’s a real crowd-pleaser. The sweetness of the cinnamon-spiced roasted sweet potatoes combined with the kick of the red chilis… Read More boyfriend-approved chili bean
A few days ago, I set out on what would be my first ever solo hike. With the weather improving and a noticeable need for some time spent outside of the city limits, I packed my bags and laced up my hiking boots for what I assumed would be a life-changing bipedal adventure. With only… Read More a walk in the woods and a realization of the inadequacies of the natural world
Welcome to a series of letters addressed to those who will inhabit the earth we leave behind. What would you say to future generations about how you’re making the world a better place for them—or not? As a child, the idea of a time capsule mystified me. It was difficult to fathom the future—or… Read More addressed to posterity: prologue
Just a few days ago, the Facebook feeders, top-news scrollers, tree-huggers, and climate scientists all over the world welcomed (and cringed at) the latest IPCC report. The IPCC, or the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was started in 1994 to be the lab coats and number-crunchers behind the world’s mission to “prevent dangerous… Read More the climate is changing… perhaps our beliefs should too.
You know how some people love shoes so much that they have a separate closet just for all of their precious footwear? Well, that’s me—except instead of Manolo Blahnik’s and Jimmy Choo’s it’s kohlrabi and blood oranges. I am OBSESSED with buying fruit and vegetables. One of my favorite past times is strolling the local… Read More everything-but-the-kitchen-sink stir-fry
Behavior is a tricky thing to tackle. Eating behaviors are even more difficult to alter or improve. I mean, we all know that things like potato chips, candy, and pints of Ben & Jerry’s are bad for us but sometimes we just reeeealllyyy need that package of gummy bears (totally speaking from personal experience). By now,… Read More how to trick people into eating plant-based meals
Okay, so we’re all aware that we should turn off our lights when we leave the room, become public transport savvy instead of driving everywhere, and somehow permanently attach a reusable bag to our person so that it’s always with us – even for that unplanned trip to the grocery store to “just get that… Read More plan a brunch date with Mother Earth this weekend.