Category Local Produce

Review: Locali Conscious Convenience

In the heart of Franklin Village, right off of the Hollywood Blvd exit on the 101 South, stands a teeny tiny local institution: Locali. Since 2009, Locali has been paving the way in offering ample, delicious vegan options with local, organic ingredients, in a small convenience store setting. It should be noted that this place […]

Recipe: Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Happy long weekend! Hope you all had a great fourth of July! We spent ours relaxing, grilling and baking with my family. We made a ton of food; vegan hotdogs, mini Banh Mi sammies, corn salsa and chili, but I made the MVP of the day- the Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble. I’ve never made a rhubarb […]

Recipe: Tempeh Reuben

I’m a sandwich lover. I don’t eat them all that often- but when I do, I like to go all out. A few days ago, Zack and I were at the farmer’s market (duh- that’s where we always are) and we picked up some freshly baked rustic sourdough. It was so good, we knew we […]

Recipe: Rosemary Cumin Sweet Potato Fries

A couple of nights ago, my sister¬†hosted a potluck/game night at her place and she asked me to bring some kind of finger food snack for everyone. I knew I wouldn’t get a chance to run to the store in enough time, so I had to make something out of whatever I already had in […]

Recipe: Farmer’s Market Sandwich on Fresh Ciabatta Bread

Yesterday when Zack and I were at the farmer’s market buying most of our food for the week, the fresh baked bread guy gave us two loaves of ciabatta bread for free! We got way excited and ran home to make sandwiches right away. We didn’t have much food at home other than the produce […]

How To: Homemade Brazil Nut Milk

In the last five years or so, I’ve really slowed down my consumption of store bought nut and seed milk. I used to buy it all the time and drink it daily, but those days are long gone. Now I’ll keep a small container of it in the fridge in case I need to bake […]

In My Bag Week 2: Produce

Last week, I covered a few of the basic items I buy regularly and like to keep around the house. This week, I’m focusing on produce exclusively.¬†Ideally, an assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables¬†would make up a majority of our diets. However, what produce we should be buying regularly varies so much seasonally and by […]