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Ten Favorite Vegan Skincare Products

Last year I posted about my battle with hormonal acne (spoiler alert: switching to natural skincare and beauty products helped – a lot.) Since then, I’ve found a few new favorite products that really work well for me and my sensitive skin, so I figured...

Vegan Tamales Unwrapped: Red Chile Jackfruit Tamales

Here in Chicago we have a seasonal vegan market called #VeganVortex. One of my favorite vendors is Bravo Vegan Tamales. Not just because they’re delicious, but because the owner’s beautiful mother is the secret to his success – if mama goes on...

My 7th Annual Grind for Life Fundraiser

It’s hard to believe it’s been seven years since the loss of Mat Arluck sent shockwaves throughout Chicago, and really, the punk and metal scene across the country. After a brutal three-year battle, our 39-year-old friend succumbed to cancer in November of...

Veganized: Christina Tosi’s Corn Cookies from Momofuku Milk Bar

Yes, corn cookies. If you ever ate honey on your cornbread or put sugar in your grits than you’re already half way there. (PS I am staunchly in the Salt in Grits Club, but I will still eff up some corn cookies.) They’re just a touch sweet, but not sugary,...

#VeganVortex Autumn Market: Applications Open

If you don’t know by now that I co-founded a seasonal vegan market called #VeganVortex than I have been doing a terrible job of talking about myself and I simply do not believe that could be true. We’re in our THIRD amazing year in Chicago and we’ve...

Vegan Bowl Attack! Loaded Potato Breakfast Bowl Recipe

Duuuuuude I love Jackie Sobon. She’s the phenomenal photographer and blogger behind one of my longtime, very most favorite food blogs, Vegan Yack Attack. I am beyond stoked that she’s put her recipe developing and photography skills into this amazing book...

The Vegan Cookie Connoisseur: Lemon Cornmeal Cookies

In many ways, Kelly Peloza and I are opposites – she is a patient food stylist and talented photographer, and on social media she is thoughtful and reserved, not feeling the need to Instagram every vegan nacho she has ever eaten, or punching out epic Facebook...

Bake and Destroy the East Coast

Between June 4 and June 11, Tony and I will be celebrating ten years of unholy matrimony (we were married on 6/6/06) by leaving our beloved Chicago to tool around New York and Philly for a week. I travel to New York pretty often on official I Heart Keenwah business,...