1st Vegan, Gluten-Free Teff Chips

Tired of vegan snacks claiming to be a healthier alternative, yet full of oils and animal fat? An unconventional solution could be right around the corner – in the form of a new crowd-funded effort. Inspired by and made in Ethiopia from injera (Dirkosh, a traditional teff food), the new vegan, gluten-free, and oil-free chip […]

Duckweed Urban Market

This past weekend was the grand re-opening of Duckweed Urban Market in their new, larger residence at the bottom of the Element apartments in downtown Tampa. Not a far relocation from the quaint, smaller storefront just two blocks up next to the Hub on Polk Street. The improved spacious layout provides more ways to navigate […]

Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Missing out on your favorite creamy Fettuccine Alfredo dish after going vegan? Don’t fret, plentiful options with what you can recreate with cashew nut cheese and a little almond (or coconut) milk! You can still indulge all you want, and not feel ‘as’ guilty with the caloric intake you’d experience with a heavier dairy-version. What’s […]

Creamy Potato-Leek Soup

First time making potato-leek soup and while there have been plenty of recipes out there requiring plentiful amounts of butter and heavy cream, this vegan-friendly recipe yields just as creamy (and flavorful) results. It’s extremely nourishing too, leeks happen to be full of iron while garlic/onions include their own immune-boosting properties. Paul Trusik35 y/o web […]

Vegan Nachos Bell Grande

Okay…my mind is a bit blown. It’s been quite some time since I allowed myself to indulge in fast food. Growing up in the midwest, I worked summers as a lifeguard at the city pool and remember Taco Bell being one of our favorite lunch spots. My poison, Nachos Bell Grande. Even then, I knew […]

Amazing Chicken & Waffles

Turns out you don’t have to travel too far for some good ole southern cookin’. You don’t even have to be a hipster at Smorgasburg in Brooklyn to get your hands on a vegan delicacy such as Chicken & Waffles. This is a great dish you can make for your friends and family, for breakfast, […]