August 2014 archive

Mixed Berry Crisp

Mixed Berry Crisp by Vegan À La Mode (Vegan, Gluten-Free and Refined Sugar-Free)

Since the end of summer is nearing, I thought it was time to take advantage of all the sweet berries in season and use them in a dessert. I turned to my favorite baking ingredient, oats and maple syrup to create a crisp mixed berry crumble. This recipe is so easy to make and can be easily interchanged with whatever berries you have on hand!

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Compassionately Casual

When it comes to casual pieces like tanks and tees, I’ve been shopping eco-friendly brands that make a difference with the money they earn from proceeds. Some of these brands include Threads 4 Thought and The Tree Kisser (post on this brand to come soon!) but my newest favorite is Vaute Couture. Vaute Couture by Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart is one of the chicest vegan brands out there. I’ve been swooning over Leanne’s stylish cruelty-free coats for quite a while but unfortunately they are a bit impractical for San Diego. But when I recently noticed Vaute Couture had a “Casual Wear” section stocked with cute tees and tanks, I instantly placed an order! This particular tank benefits PCRM’s effort to end animal testing on puppies. Shopping sustainable and ethical brands is an easy way to make a difference!

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