All The Things I Will Miss About Vermont

This blog is essentially defunct, so my many readers might not be aware that for the past two years I’ve lived in Burlington, Vermont. It was never our intention to stay here forever and in a week Walt and I are moving on to bigger and better (my parents’ house). While the Green Mountain State is not destined to be my home, there are a few things here I really love.… Read the rest

Vegan Spinach Dip

vegan spinach dip

I’ve made spinach dip before, but this time I’m making it vegan.

Full disclosure, I went into this recipe thinking I was baking a delicious quiche for dinner. Instead, what came out of the oven was a creamy, cheesy vegan spinach dip. By chance I had both tortilla chips and tasty bread in the house so all was not lost.… Read the rest

Four Zero Waste Swaps

With all the hubbub around environmentalism and ban the straw and this seahorse holding a q-tip, it can be overwhelming to get started. If you want to make a change, try a zero waste swap. Below are four swaps I’ve made and stuck with.

You’re right! These changes won’t immediately end global warming, but, along with composting and changing my grocery shopping habits, they have helped cut down my impact by 80%.… Read the rest

How to Make Cold Brew Coffee

cold brew

Hello from Vermont! This is my first post to be transmitted directly out of Burlington, but I took the pictures back in DC. It makes me sad to look at that wooden table, with all its random clutter and stains. Vermont is lovely, and I’m sure I’ll adapt, but it’s just not the same (fewer street fireworks).… Read the rest

Easy Green Vegan Smoothie

I never thought I’d see the day, but it’s here: I’m a Smoothie Person. I take out my Vitamix, fill it with wholesome, cold ingredients, and give it a whirl. Minutes later I’m sipping on a sweet treat feeling very smug. A drink made of plants! I am a health goddess.… Read the rest