Biking the Baja Peninsula!

We have been planning our bicycle trip on the Baja divide mountain bike route for the past year and are now only weeks away from departure. Meal planning has been our biggest worry because we don't want to compromise our values during the 2 month ride. Our first plan was to ship boxes of food …

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Delicious Dressings

Ahh greens, I can never eat enough of them and there are seemingly endless varieties to choose from. If you feel like you need some more greens in your life finding the right dressing for your salads is a great way to get hooked! Here are a few of my favorite dressings to add some …

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Would you risk your life for an Elephant?

This is something that African Wildlife rangers are doing everyday to protect elephants from poachers. Rangers often work for little reward or recognition, risking and regularly losing their lives to protect the world’s wildlife and its fragile ecosystems. A ranger is killed in the line of duty, on average, every three days – often violently at …

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Eat like you give a damn

Our planet is in serious trouble. In the past 40 years alone, we’ve lost over half of the world’s wildlife; there are more than 400 massive dead zones in the oceans, completely devoid of life due to our pollution; and there is currently more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than there has ever been in …

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My first year as a Vegan

One year ago today I made the decision to truly open my heart and align my thoughts with my actions, opening my circle of compassion to include all beings on Earth. I made the decision that I would no longer support the suffering and death of others because I liked the taste of it and …

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Motivation

By switching to a vegan diet we can; Feed the hungry. Save indigenous people. Stand up for workers' rights. Be kind to animals. Stop factory/animal farms. End deforestation for grazing. Save an acre of trees per year. End grazing on public lands. Tell the government to stop killing wildlife for corporate ranchers' profits. Stop wars …

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Combating climate change 3x day

I was at the Taos environmental film festival today to watch the movie "Before the Flood" which did a good job showing how bad things have gotten in terms of environmental damage caused by humans but only touched on the easiest thing we can do to combat it. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of …

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