Category Shopping

On Reading Labels

I got this question in my inbox today, and I had to answer it right away. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked about how to read labels, so I’m really glad to be addressing it now. It seems to be the most complicated part of eliminating animal products from your diet, […]

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 3: Favorite Non-Essentials

Last week, I went over most of the produce I buy on a regular basis and how I prepare it. Now that we’ve got the basics out of the way, it’s time to start exploring the stuff you’ll use all the time that isn’t technically essential to your survival. These can be a littler pricer than your basics, but […]

Review: Field Roast Frankfurters

Last week, I was grocery shopping with my boyfriend and he suggested we pick up some of the Field Roast Frankfurters to try for the first time. They’re available at a ton of baseball stadiums now, so we figured we would try them out and see how they hold up to the classic Dodger Dogs […]

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 […]

In My Bag Week 1: The Basics

When someone approaches me about adopting a cruelty free lifestyle, normally their first question is “What do I eat?” Since most of what we eat starts with what we buy, I’ve decided to answer that question with a series of posts on what I buy when I go shopping. I wish I could go shopping with […]