Portobello Sandwich with an Olive Chimichurri

I got some lovely “ancient grain” bread at the farmer’s market on Saturday and I had some portobellos so I knew I would have to make a sandwich. I have always had a strange relationship with sandwiches. When I was a kid I hated mustard, mayo, lettuce, pickles, relish, raw onion, sauerkraut, and horseradish so […]

Marinated Olives

Marinated Olives, originally uploaded by fikustrees. Here is another great idea for St. Patrick’s Day. I got this recipe from Bon Appetite Magazine. They have to marinate for several days, the longer they stay in the marinade the better. I think a mix of different sized green olives would be perfect for the holiday, but […]

Vegan Food and Animal Exploitation on Isla Mujeres Mexico

I had a beautiful time in Isla Mujeres but before I get into the unreal beaches and delicious food I want to warn you that, like everywhere on our still blue and green earth people on Isla Mujeres are exploiting animals for entertainment and profit. Generally, I don’t even blog about seeing animals being capitalized […]

In the election for Texas Senator, the better choice for the animals is *clearly* Beto O’Rourke

pic.twitter.com/LLxvJUWQ5C — Beto O'Rourke (@BetoORourke) October 10, 2018 The Humane Society Legislative Fund works to pass animal protection laws at the state and federal levels, to educate the public about animal protection issues, and to support humane candidates for office. They keep a scorecard of how legislators voted on different Animal Welfare bills, including if the […]