Author: albanana

What to do with dandelion?

Spring is here! I repeat, spring is here! And with spring comes dandelions (Taraxacum officinale). I know most people see them as invasive lawn weeds but in reality they’re pretty amazing. From flower to root, dandelions are packed with nutrients and have been used in traditional medicine for centuries. I’m

Vegan mains for Christmas

It’s no secret, ditching meat and other animal products is one of the most sustainable things you can do. It’s also one of the kindest. After all, isn’t the Christmas season all about joy, love and kindness? So forget about the dead birds and the ham! You don’t need meat

Zero waste Christmas tree 2.0

Long time no see friends! I kind of left the blog die out the past year, in favor of Instagram, but I have decided to start posting here again. Insta is no longer fun and I blame the algorithm. I love the community we created there but I just see

Can you be fashionable and sustainable?

Admit it. Whenever you think about sustainable fashion, you picture shapeless hemp clothes paired with hiking shoes. At least I did when I decided to adopt a greener lifestyle. I truly believed it was going to be harsh on my closet and that I was going to have to compromise

Sustainable collections are bull. Here’s why

Organic cotton, piñatex, grape leather, recycled polyester… these are all the cool new materials fast fashion brands have to offer in their sustainable collections. From H&M to Zara, every brand now offers affordable clothing that is trendy AND eco-friendly. Isn’t it the dream? Everybody seems so excited about it. So

Vegan cinnamon rolls

I remember the first time I tried a cinnamon roll. I was 10 years old and we were visiting family friends in Kansas. Our now late friend Evelyn made the best ones in the world and boy they tasted good! She would bake a batch just for me each time