New Cooking Academy Offers Special Programs in Raw Foods & Vegan Cuisine

Photo of Chef Mark ReinfeldAs more people look to eat healthy food there’s an ever increasing focus on heart healthy plant based wonders of raw food and vegan cooking.

Mark Reinfeld, chef extraordinaire and best-selling author of numerous Vegan cookbooks, including the recent 30 Minute Vegan series, Continue reading

VegYouth | Chloe Falkenheim

picture of Chloe FalkenheimI recently had the great honor to interview a very talented and passionate student – Chloe Falkenheim. Chloe is a high school senior from the greater Washington DC area. She is founder and president of her school’s vegetarian club, and founder and executive director of Vegetarian and Vegan Youth (VegYouth), an organization that engages and empowers youth to become vegan and activists in the vegan movement. Continue reading

Brownies and other Vegan Noms

Vegan Noms opening dayVegan Noms, A new food truck,  just rolled onto the streets of Dallas, Texas. The menu features vegan bakery items and other treats that will satisfy the most discerning sweet tooth. Vegan Noms, the brain child of “Chief Baker” Allison Catalani, made its North Texas debut on February 1st at an event hosted by the Deep Ellum Brewing Company. Allison first became Continue reading

‘Blackfish’ documentary review with Ann Mai

Blackfish photo imageOn February 24, 2010, A killer whale named Tilikum killed Dawn Brancheau, one of the most experienced trainers at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida. This was the third time the whale was involved in an incident resulting in a human death. After hearing about Brancheau’s death, filmmaker Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s curiosity spurred her to start the film project called Blackfish. Continue reading

Dallas Vegan | James Scott

Texas Veggie Fair logoTomorrow (October 20, 2013) is the 4th annual Texas Veggie Fair (TVF). This event is an important day to many vegans as it celebrates all of the different elements of the vegan lifestyle and shares them with the world. This wonderful event is open to everyone young and old, vegan or not, companion animals are welcome and best of all it is FREE.  Continue reading