Ginger-Lime Tonic, Afro-Vegan Eats 3

After the Thanksgiving cornbread stuffing, macaroni and cheese, candied sweet potatoes, chocolate cupcakes… the list goes on…a Ginger-Lime Tonic is the perfect cleansing drink. This is my last post from the Afro-Vegan Eats cookbook and a drink that I definitely plan to make again and again. In Afro-Vegan Eats, the tonic is a Ginger-Lemongrass mix,…

What’s in Your Air and Fabric Freshener Spray?

The Honest Company recently released a line of Air and Fabric Freshener sprays. The sprays come in the following scents: Lemon-Verbena, Lavender-Vanilla, and Orange-Cypress. I just received the Lemon-Verbena scent…which is a fresh, uplifting, very tart, lemony scent…a perfect juxtaposition to the cold winter months to come. A Rundown of the Ingredients deionized water, plant-based…

7 Days of…Natural Deodorant

There has been so much hype about this little 2 oz. jar of natural deodorant cream. For the past 7 days, I’ve taken Soapwalla’s natural deodorant for a test drive. I purchased the deodorant from The Detox Market with high hopes. I started looking for an effective natural deodorant ever since a brand of antiperspirant…

Sweet Potato Granola, Afro-Vegan Eats 2

I have NEVER made granola before, but the recipe in Afro-Vegan sounded so easy that I had to try it. Inspired by the sweet potatoes in the granola, I added more classic fall elements by way of fresh cranberries and pecans to construct a layered yogurt, granola, and fruit moment, so here it is… The…

Collard Greens and Grits, Afro-Vegan Eats 1

What do you think of when you hear Afro-Vegan? I think of vegan food full of flavor and spice. That’s exactly what I discovered when I picked up Bryant Terry’s Afro-Vegan cookbook. Because I’m so in love with this cookbook, I’m featuring one of my three favorite recipes over the next month. Things that I…