Blog Archives

#WellnessWednesday: Vegan Spring Treats

There’s never a wrong time for ice cream. Whether you’re celebrating the beginning of Spring or if you just need an ice cream sandwich to get you through the day, we recommend keeping a stash in the freezer. Although more

Posted in Food, WELLNESS Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Three Easy Vegan Breakfast Foods For Those Who Don’t Have Time For Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This is the meal that “breaks” your fast from overnight, so most opt to go heavy and full of nutrients. From smoothies to oatmeal to a bowl of cereal,

Posted in BLOG, Food Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Vegan Vittles: Comfort Vegan Food at Organic Grill in NYC’s East Village

I’m kicking off  “Vegan Vittles” with shares from all the vegan eateries I enjoy. Here we go… A couple of weeks ago I finally dined at the famed, vegan Organic Grill in New York City’s East Village. I can’t believe

Posted in BLOG, FEATURED, Food Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

What Exactly is a Flexitarian Diet?

Not Vegetarian but Flexitarian You may have heard of the joke of being “a flexitarian” which is someone who is very flexible with their dietary needs. This joke became common around the time vegan and plant-based diets became very popular.

Posted in BLOG, FEATURED, Food Tagged with: , , , , ,

Fed Up: A Documentary on The Food Industry That You Have to See

Are you fed up? While there are numerous reasons behind the decline in health over the years, one distinct issue that isn’t talked about often is obesity in children and Americans as a whole. The 2014 documentary Fed Up outlines

Posted in BLOG, FILM, Food Tagged with: ,

These 5 Vegan Snacks Will Transform Your Party

Hands down the best part of the holidays are the parties and the food. Getting together with friends and family while the appetizers are passed around or strewn about the house has a cozy, warm and holiday feeling to it.

Posted in BLOG, Food Tagged with: , , ,

We Gathered 6 Vegan Wines Under $30 To Enjoy Over The Holidays

“Aren’t all wines vegan or at least vegetarian?”  Unfortunately, that is not the case, and understandably the majority of us are oblivious to this truth. “The reason that all wines are not vegan or even vegetarian-friendly has to do with

Posted in Food, LIFE, WELLNESS Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

We Got That Water: Four Water Detox Recipes For Those Who Don’t Like The Taste

Tell the truth: how much water did you drink yesterday? A few cups? a few liters? How about a gallon? If you’re not drinking enough water because of the taste, we don’t blame you. Sometimes, water can be a bit

Posted in BLOG, Food, WELLNESS Tagged with: , , ,

These Vegetarian Comfort Foods To Keep You Full and Warm

Comfort food is food that provides a nostalgic sentimental value. It’s the food we think of to warm our souls and stomachs during the colder months or after a long day at work. Sometimes it reminds us of a place

Posted in BLOG, Food Tagged with: , , ,

#VashtieVitals: What You Didn’t Know About Ginger Root

How often do you use ginger in your meals ? Many don’t know the killer benefitS the plant serves. Apart of the same family as turmeric, Ginger root can help aid many common health problems we have on the daily. You

Posted in BLOG, Food, WELLNESS Tagged with: , , ,

#WellnessWednesday: Pros And Cons Of The Top 4 Dairy Milk Alternatives

Now a days there are a lot of selections when it comes to non-dairy milk. You have the originator Soy milk the OG choice of non-dairy milk drinkers. Then there is Almond milk, which has been the go-to since soy

Posted in Food, WELLNESS Tagged with: , , , ,

The Original Soul Vegetarian: How This Family Owned Vegan Restaurant Thrived Over 25 Years

Ever thought about becoming a vegetarian or vegan but you can’t seem to stay away from fried and greasy foods? Well, today we’re here to answer your prayers. We now introduce you to The Original Soul Vegetarian. Original Soul Vegetarian,

Posted in CULTURE, Food, WELLNESS

#VashtieVitals: Why You Should Be Using Milk Thistle & The Importance Of Having A Healthy Liver

Many people have used a plant called Milk Thistle. Milk thistle is a prickly purple plant with white veins. The ingredient from milk thistle is the collective compound called “silymarin”. Silymarin is known to have antioxidant, anti inflammatory, and antiviral

Posted in BLOG, Food, WELLNESS Tagged with: , , , ,

#WellnessWednesday: Vashtie’s Daily Tonics & Supplements

We are all saddened about the recent passing of our king Nipsey Hussle, while some of us have moved on others are still going through it. Those who followed him from the beginning or have just become a fan of

Posted in BLOG, Food, WELLNESS Tagged with: , ,

Why Every Veggie Lover Should Have A Dehydrator In Their Kitchen

Photo Courtesy of Pinterest If you’re a green clean-eating health guru, then this one is all for you. It’s time to pull the fruits and veggies out and take it one step further in leveling up your healthy lifestyle. The

Posted in BLOG, Food

Vegan Doubles, A West Indian Cuisine

Doubles (curry chickpeas and spicy flatbread) are of the most prominent Trini Street Snack/ sandwich and has become the epitome of the Caribbean food culture. This treat is deep fried and completely vegan! When you think of vegan food, you

Posted in BLOG, Food Tagged with: ,

#VashtieEats: Jack’s Wife Frieda

A love story for the ages is what Jack’s Wife Frieda would be considered to be. Two immigrants by the name of Jack and Frieda (if you hadn’t caught on) began their lives together in Johannesburg in 1930. As the

Posted in BLOG, Food Tagged with: , ,

9 Vegan Valentines Day Candies

Valentine’s day is around the corner and if you’re like us, you love candy even on just a plain old regular day! On top of the flowers, sentimental cards, and material gifts, candy is a must have and must give

Posted in BLOG, Food Tagged with: , ,

How To Make Vegan Coquito, A Traditional Puerto Rican Holiday Beverage

Blessed are you, if you’ve ever sipped the nectar of the Puerto Rican gods – known as Coquito. Defined by Wikipedia as: “Coquito meaning “Little Coconut” in Spanish is a traditional Christmas drink that originated in Puerto Rico.” *Dominicans also prepare their own version of

Posted in BLOG, Food Tagged with: , ,

#VashtieVitals: Here’s What Vashties Whipping Up For Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving is upon us and we’re all ready to grub! This time of year is always joyous because we get to stuff our faces and spend time with our family and friends. This year is extra special because Vashtie will

Posted in BLOG, Food, WELLNESS Tagged with: , ,

8 Halloween Candies You Had No Idea Were Vegan

Halloween is right around the corner and there are three things on our mind: our costume, the end of our sober October challenge and all the candy we will enjoy throughout the month. If you’re like us, vegan candy is

Posted in BLOG, CULTURE, FEATURED, Food Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Twitter

  • This quarantine has me washing my hands countless times every hour yet showering my body every other day 🤦🏾‍♀️
    about 4 hours ago
  • I just realized that Tabitha has always been an all-around cool name 🤔
    about 1 day ago
  • Show me your favorite #TikTok’s. Every one I accidentally see on instagram makes me want to rip my hair out.
    about 1 day ago

Appearances

SPONSORED

Inquire about sponsored posts at Cris@vashtie.com