By popular demand – I’m back to share my secrets to eating my whole weekly 8lb share of vegetables from my Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)! Follow these 4 tips and I guarantee you will get your “5 a day.” 1. Stick to a theme There is a reason why Italians use tomato sauce and Chinese soy … Continue reading Weekday Vegetarian: What to make with all these CSA vegetables
When I first set out on my 7 day vegan challenge, the question I was itching to answer most was: Does being a vegan really increase your energy and make you feel better? Not too long ago I had an interaction with a man at work who swore that converting to vegan cured his joint pain, helped him … Continue reading Final conclusions: 7 days as a vegan
To join my CSA, each volunteer has to choose between 5 different committees to participate in at least a few times each season. Wednesday night was my first time volunteering at the Cafe Committee, helping with food prep for the Organic Soul Cafe! The experience was absolutely fantastic. First, the chef Annette is a wealth of knowledge on cooking raw, vegan, and … Continue reading Day 3: Volunteering at Organic Soul Cafe
On Day 1, I was easily able to debunk the myth that it’s difficult for vegans to get enough protein and calcium. Day 2, on the other hand, tested how feasible the vegan diet is for a busy young professional at one of the least vegan-friendly American pastimes–Baseball. Day 2: Work & Yankees game Not being able to eat the … Continue reading Day 2: How doable is a vegan diet?
I recently joined Sixth Street Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) on 6th St and Avenue C! For those of you who don’t know, CSA refers to a network of individuals who pledge to support local farms by paying in advance for a share of the anticipated harvest. In exchange for an upfront sum of $445, I receive a “half … Continue reading 7 Day Vegan Challenge