Erika’s 25-Minute Meals: Chana Masala

By | September 11th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|

One of the ways I make healthy eating more affordable for my family is by sliding accidentally vegetarian dishes into our meal plans like chana masala!

Chocolate Granola

By | September 8th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|

an iPhone photo of my carob chip granola! All this talk about breakfast has me just a little bit hungry. Once I discovered the bulk shopping section of my grocery, I started playing with random stuff, just hoping something would excite me. After being mad that I was spending so much money on [...]

Supermarket Swindle: Yeah, About That Almond Milk…

By | July 27th, 2015|Supermarket Swindle|

We're paying upwards of $3 for a quart of water with a small amount of almonds and a large amount of filler and fake nutrients.

5 Huge Takeaways from Rolling Stone’s Gruesome Report on YOUR Meat

By | December 18th, 2014|Did You Know|

Some insight for those who eat meat, would like to keep eating it, yet not endanger their health or their environment.

Making It Mo’ Betta: Embracing Vegan Baking

By | August 31st, 2014|Food 101|

Vegan baking doesn't have to be as bad as people think.

Pecan Kale Salad

By | June 24th, 2014|Recipes|

Looking for a way to spice up your kale salads?

Brown Rice Pilaf

By | April 17th, 2014|Recipes|

A simple way to prepare brown rice.

Tips for Creating a Colorful, Flavorful, Lunch Wrap Using Whole Collard Green Leaves

By | March 20th, 2014|From Erika's Kitchen|

How I was inspired to turn collard greens into wraps, and step-by-step instructions for how you can try it, too!

Spanish Rice

By | December 24th, 2013|Recipes|

A delicious spanish rice recipe that doesn't need meat or meat broth!

Corn and Chickpea Salsa

By | November 14th, 2013|From Erika's Kitchen, Recipes|

3 cups corn 1 cup chickpeas (already cooked) 3/4 cups red, green and yellow pepper 1 cups onions 2 tbsp cilantro 1/4 cups lemon juice, 1/4 tsp salt Throw ingredients in a hot skillet together, in the order listed. Go read a book... or... this little site.

Q&A Wednesday: How Do Vegetarians Get Their Protein?

By | October 31st, 2013|Q&A Wednesday|

Q: How do you supplement your strength training with protein with a decreased consumption of meat?

Q&A Wednesday: Do Black Vegetarians Exist?

By | May 21st, 2013|Q&A Wednesday|

Q: Do Black vegetarians exist?

Honey Orange Tofu Stir Fry

By | May 13th, 2013|Recipes|

It's about time we got some tofu in here, huh?

Green Veggie Saute

By | April 1st, 2013|Recipes|

A deliciously tangy way to prepare vegetables!

Q&A Wednesday: How Much Meat DO You Eat?

By | June 20th, 2012|Q&A Wednesday|

Q: Wow! I think you really need to tell the folks just how much meat you actually eat in a year.


By | June 8th, 2011|From Erika's Kitchen, Recipes|

I live for Italian food. I don't even care. Herbs, sauces, wines.... I just think I could go for all of it. At the same time. Yes.