Issue #89
February 13, 2013

Roses Are Red, But Not Green

In case you were considering it, please don’t send me roses this Valentine’s Day. It’s thoughtful, but no thanks. (And no, this isn’t a read-between-the-lines-kind-of-moment when I say ‘don’t give me roses,’ but really mean ‘I will hold it against you if you don’t send me flowers.’) ... Read More

Vegan Raw Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache

It is very easy to create metaphors between love and food. Food is divine – an appetizing allegory for love – which is definitely and infinitely delectable. Both are visceral, encompassing and intellectually impossible to reduce down to the sum of their parts. It is all sensory – visual, tactile… gustatory. ... Read More

Food Justice: Beet Boxes Make Beautiful Music

by Renee Macalino Rutledge Move over ice cream truck. At St. Martin De Porres Elementary School in North Oakland, students released by sound of the final bell rush from the school yard to greet fresh ... Read More

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate and roses on Valentine’s Day is so cliché, but homemade gluten-free and dairy-free chewy chocolate cookies? That’s another story. This recipe, from wellness chef Amanda Skrip, uses clea ... Read More
Issue #89
February 13, 2013