Danielle's Bread & (a bit of) Butter

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Apr
2020

Whether you have recently left Isla Vista to take your online classes elsewhere, graduated, or simply want to make your IV comfort food at home, I have found veganized versions of Isla Vista’s best munchies.

Vegan Chilli Cheese Fries (from Ela Vegan):...

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20

Mar
2020

Cooking vegan dishes can feel daunting. How is it possible to create yummy food without the flavors of butter, milk, and eggs? Apart from the expensive, often heavily processed, plant-based versions of the aforementioned foods, there are vegan substitutes that may already be in your kitchen.
 
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09

Mar
2020

Staying healthy in college can feel like a constant battle, and with finals approaching, it is important to find ways to feel your best. Let's look at some common foods that may help you feel your best during finals week!
 
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02

Mar
2020

Sometimes the comfort of a yummy meal can make the day better. Choosing to consume a plant-based diet does not mean bidding farewell to your favorite childhood snacks. When I stumbled upon these amazing vegan recipes, I had to share them. Pigs in a blanket can be vegan-ized, and is incredibly yummy, when the “pig” is replaced with a...
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24

Feb
2020

Have you ever thought about how much waste one person can create in a month, a week, or even just one day? A large portion of this waste can likely be attributed to food packaging, which makes up 23% of garbage in US landfills (Ocampo). With these staggering numbers, the rise of the zero-waste movement has begun, and it is spreading...
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20

Feb
2020

Hummus is an amazing superfood. Vegan, protein packed, filling, and delicious -- hummus does it all. But have you ever tried eating hummus for dessert? Chocolate hummus is surprisingly delicious and is a healthy alternative to chocolate candies and spreads. And for cinnamon and vanilla lovers, there are recipes for you as well. All...
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11

Feb
2020

The prospect of cold weather and a busy class schedule can make winter quarter can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. No matter where you are, it is easy to find peace in the simple, yet powerful, practice of meditation. Meditation is akin to mental exercise and may include reflecting, creating space, and staying calm. The...
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03

Feb
2020

Some things, like peanut butter and chocolate, are just better together! While the weather may be cooling down here at UCSB, the quarter system has ensured that our classes are only heating up! Tests can be stressful, but a fool-proof way to calm down is the tranquility of baking, and the undeniable “yummy-ness” that comes from...
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27

Jan
2020

Often times, soup is thought of as a sad, last-resort, or “only when I’m sick” meal. But soup is SOUPer easy, inexpensive, delicious, and perfect for keeping warm in cold weather. The moment I felt a cold coming on, I made this amazing vegan lentil stew and it cured me! Try this high-protein, incredibly tasty stew for yourself. I...
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Jan
2020

The ocean is the life force of our planet. Spanning over 70% of Earth’s surface, the ocean contains 1.3 billion cubic kilometers of water 1. While this expansive area is impressive, our seas are still heavily sensitive to human actions. According to the World Wildlife Foundation, “approximately three billion people in the world rely...
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