Food & Drink

LADY BUSINESS: Sweet Pea Café, Tallahassee

LADY BUSINESS: Sweet Pea Café, Tallahassee

Photos courtesy of Whitney Borkowski Ironically located next to a meat market, the quirky and quaint Sweet Pea Café is a local Tallahassee, FL favorite for mouth-watering vegan and vegetarian dining. Located on the edge of midtown, the café is frequently crowded with familiar faces and loyal regulars. Rachel Kaufmann, co-owner of and chef at Sweet […]

Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

PHOTO: Bertholf, Creative Commons Juicing: for some it’s old news, but after years of urging by numerous friends, I’ve finally gotten into it myself. I’d been having some health issues, and I kept hearing the same thing: “It might be your diet”… “Change your eating habits”…and over, and Over, and OVER again, “Do you juice?” […]

Mama Plenty’s Preserves: Inspiration in a Jelly Jar

Mama Plenty’s Preserves: Inspiration in a Jelly Jar

There are many examples of people who have overcome a large variety of adversity and face life changing events head on. This particular story is of a lovely, retired former US military veteran, cannabis advocate and mom named Kelli Brown, who currently resides in Auburn, Washington.  She was  experiencing what many women do as they age […]

Pure Organic Apple Cinnamon Bar

Pure Organic Apple Cinnamon Bar

Do you like apple pie? If so, the Pure Organic Apple Cinnamon Bar is like a whole pie condensed into a 200 calorie treat that’s guilt-free and has only ingredients that anyone can pronounce: dates, apples, agave nectar, walnuts, cashew butter, almonds, brown rice protein and lots of cinnamon! It’s perfect for conscientious eaters  because […]

REVIEW: Trader Joe’s Thai Vegetable Kao Soi

REVIEW: Trader Joe’s Thai Vegetable Kao Soi

PHOTO: Vegan in Vegas In our ongoing quest for delicious pre-made vegan meals, we’ve found another winner: Trader Joe’s Thai Vegetable Kao Soi. A perfect balance of broth, veggies, and noodles, this comfort-foodie soup is a slightly sweet, slightly spicy, and totally yummy concoction that’s the perfect choice for warming up a cold winter day. […]

REVIEW: Kashi Mayan Harvest Bake

REVIEW: Kashi Mayan Harvest Bake

Attention vegans, vegetarians, and seekers of delicious prepared foods: your friends at Ladybud have discovered something totally amazeballs. Mayan Harvest Bake by Kashi is the perfect balance of sweet and savory, available in a box at your local grocer’s frozen foods section. Yes, we agree that home-cooked meals are healthier than processed foods, but if […]

RECIPE: Winter Pear Salad with Creamy Hemp Vinaigrette

RECIPE: Winter Pear Salad with Creamy Hemp Vinaigrette

You can create an amazingly delicious salad dressing by simply combining hemp oil and balsamic vinegar. But if you’re looking for something a little fancier, check out this surprisingly easy recipe for a creamy hemp vinaigrette.  High in Omega-3 and essential fatty acids, this dressing will add a nutritious zing to any salad, and adds […]

REVIEW: Lake Champlain Fruit and Nut Five Star Bar

REVIEW: Lake Champlain Fruit and Nut Five Star Bar

Lake Champlain’s Fruit and Nut Five Star Bar is the kind of chocolate that will make you break that New Year’s resolution. We totally agree with Vogue magazine’s assessment that this is “the ultimate chocolate bar.” You may have seen Five Star Bars in the checkout line at Whole Foods or other gourmet grocers, and like […]

The Anti-Everything Super Soup

The Anti-Everything Super Soup

One of my favorite winter solstice meals incorporates the nutty and subtle flavors of butternut squash, and the sweet and crisp flavors of red and/or green apples. Tied together with seasonal spices such as cinnamon, cloves, and cardamom, this soup is sure to tickle the fancy of anyone who tries it. In addition to tasting […]

REVIEW: Incredibles Medical Cannabis Edibles

REVIEW: Incredibles Medical Cannabis Edibles

Heaven can be found in a chocolate bar. Many people experience transcendental bliss through eating chocolate and I have experienced such bliss eating an Incredibles Boulder Bar. Boulder Bars are delicious, consistent and properly dosed.  Available at various dispensaries throughout Colorado, the bars contain cannabis infused milk chocolate with toffee and almond pieces. Each Boulder Bar […]