Celebrating Midsommar

Nebraska summers can be unbearable, and at the same time they can be wonderful. When I celebrated the summer solstice the temperature was perfect, the food was delicious and the company marvelous. Traditional Midsommar is a big deal in Sweden, which is where I learned how to celebrate this holiday. Last summer in Sweden I…

How to Host a Vegan

It’s summertime, which means it’s family vacation season; road trips, theme park outings, and family gatherings. With the rise of veganism in the United States, (1.6 million people in the United States currently identify as vegan) more and more folks find themselves wandering the grocery store isles aimlessly trying to figure out what the heck to…

Springtime Smoothies

We have hit that part of spring where we are all crossing our fingers that the nice weather will stick. Here is Nebraska the temperature is reaching 80 degrees some days and there is nothing better on a warm day than a healthy and refreshing smoothie. I love looking at how the color of the drink changes everyday, even…

The Venue

Last weekend we attended an event at the Venue, and I excpected I would have a nice salad for dinner. (I always prepare myself for a salad, so I’m not dissappointed.) I was so excited when I saw this on my plate!  Still, after 3 years of being vegan, I don’t enjoy grilling the server…

Where to get juice in Lincoln

I’m still waiting for the day that I can walk in to my very own juice bar here in Lincoln and demand a fresh green juice. Until then High Vibe is the place to go. Not just for juice, they have killer bowls, granola and different flavors of juice. Don’t forget to check it out…

The Only Vegan in Nebraska

Just kidding, there are tons! Although I don’t know any of them personally, I know they are out there. Just look how many Nebraska vegan hashtags there are! I also know and have met lots of people who were vegan or vegetarian for a while, but “just couldn’t do it.”  I would like to help…

Women’s March

Like many people in the world, I was feeling a range of negative emotions about the Obama’s leaving the whitehouse.  With pent up stress and anxiety, I got to work Friday night, and Saturday morning baking vegan treats. The plan was to share with friends and family at the march on Saturday.  There is something…