Archive for the 'Green Living' Category

Revolutionary Granola

We devoured three bags of GrandyOats Coconola so fast I barely had time to reflect on the products’ attributes. Made of coconuts, this original product is appealing to the hordes of people steering clear of grains and gluten. On top of that, Coconola is organic, non-GMO, oil-free, salt-free, Kosher and low sugar! Something that really […]

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Helping Create a Community Park

I’m fortunate enough to be prepping for a holiday vacation in Mexico so I won’t say much, though I wanted to share a lil’ something we have been working on in the low-income area of Logan Heights near downtown San Diego. The dynamic project involved design input from the community, after which me and other […]

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

African-Inspired and Woman-Powered Crafts

I wanted to repost this article on an interesting and worthwhile pursuit – a worker-owned social enterprise inspired by weaving, piece sewing and quilting traditions originating in the rich cultures of West Africa and rural African American communities in the US south. Enjoy reading about Southern Journeys Collective in this intervew with Lara Jealous, textile […]

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Lyfe in Los Angeles

We just took a quick trip through the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, where I spent my first years of childhood. Of course I had to explore any new culinary options on the horizon and something that came up quickly using everyone’s friend Google was Lyfe Kitchen on Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana. Conveniently a […]

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Trilogy Sanctuary Shines

La Jolla can be proud of another jewel on the scene. Trilogy Sanctuary labels itself a healing arts center and a fully organic vegetarian cafe and juice bar. This business is one step ahead of many herbivorous places on the health consciousness scale by offering only soy- and gluten-free dining. They also have yoga and […]

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Let’s Educate Ourselves for Earth Day

Drought and climate change are upon us. Let’s educate ourselves about pressing environmental issues as Earth Day approaches! April 19 marks the 25th anniversary of San Diego EarthWorks’ EarthFair – the biggest annual environmental festival and Earth Day in the world! With approximately 60,000 attendees, it’s not an event to miss. If you can’t handle […]

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Couple Transforms Their Lives, Creates Healthy Lifestyle Business

This article was written by Tiffany Janay, one of the creators of Organic Blood, a healthy lifestyle company which has recently relocated to Atlanta. My name is Tiffany Janay, and seven years ago my husband, Malik Zakee, and I decided to quit our jobs and never go back so that we could be full-time free […]

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Kauai Veggie Options Expand

I have been a lucky frequent visitor of the gorgeous garden island of Kauai, Hawaii and just returned from another tropical relaxation-fest. Eating well is always an enjoyable part of a vacation. Bragging about Postcards Cafe, which my parents own, is second nature. I truly love the food and cozy atmosphere for dinners in Hanalei. […]

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Gardening on the Cheap: Your Guide to Getting Started this Spring

Reprinted from Vegan Mainstream By Ellen Jaffe Jones, Guest Contributor  My daughter recently said to me, “Mom, I hate to eat tomatoes at restaurants. I keep remembering how delicious and sweet the tomatoes were that we used to grow in our organic garden. Most tomatoes I taste now pale by comparison.” This was the same […]

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

San Diego Veggie Events and Community

On March 30, A Taste of Vegan festival is taking place from 11 am to 7 pm at Joyce Beers Community Center in Hillcrest. Admission is free and they will have cooking demos, food tasting by local vendors, speakers, a showing of the wonderful film “Vegucated,” and more! Vegan Jeopardy sounds fun, with prizes donated […]

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013