August 2015 archive

Summer Stripes

Pink vegan crossbody bag with a striped top and jeans

Today I’m sharing my thoughts on the purpose of fashion and how our wardrobes can make a difference. I hope this post will help to inspire some of you to seek brands who give back and aspire to make a positive impact in our world.

(more…)

Berry Acai Bowl

Vegan homemade acai bowls with gluten-free granola

Today I’m sharing my recipe for a perfect vegan acai bowl. As you may know from my weekend recap post, I discovered acai bowls and became totally hooked on them! So obviously when I got back to San Diego the first thing we did was head to the grocery store to get ingredients to recreate our own.

(more…)

Date Night

Date night look

Today I’m sharing a dressy date night look perfect for a night out with your loved one. I love putting on a nice dress, a pair of heels, and sweeping my hair back for a romantic evening. It’s so easy to put together a cruelty-free date night look with a faux leather bag and simple dress. Read on for the details on this vegan evening look!

(more…)

1989 World Tour

1989 World Tour Taylor Swift

This past weekend I had the best time celebrating my birthday in LA at the Taylor Swift concert. The show was amazing and it was so good to spend the weekend with my loved ones. Today I’m sharing some photos and a recap of the wonderful weekend!

(more…)

Strappy Floral Dress

Strappy Floral Dress

Saturday evening, Thomas and I went for a sunset stroll at Salk Institute in La Jolla. The architecture there was simply gorgeous. It was a warm summer night so I stayed cool in a strappy back floral dress paired with ankle strap sandals. I put my hair up in a swingy ponytail to show off the back of this dress.

(more…)

Southwestern Vegan Nachos Recipe

Southwestern vegan Nacho Recipe loaded with corn, chile, avocado and olives plus a vegan cheese sauce.

Today I’m sharing a nacho recipe with a twist that’s so flavorful, you’ll want to make it again and again! I’ve revamped my favorite tofu sauce recipe to suit these Southwestern-inspired nachos. These nachos are a delicious twist on classic vegan nachos, they’re loaded with green chiles, corn, olives, and a creamy sauce. Totally delicious and easy to make!

(more…)

Vegan Wardrobe Essentials

Vegan Wardrobe Essentials

(Photo Credit: Avenue Lifestyle)

Curating a vegan wardrobe can be a daunting task. Between trying to find wool-free coats and faux-leather boots, it can be quite overwhelming and seem impossible. So today I’m sharing the true essentials that are necessary in every vegan girl’s wardrobe. If you’re new to cruelty-free shopping, it can be helpful to start with just the basics but even if you’re a long-time vegan, a little wardrobe refresh never hurts. I’ve put together a guide to the most necessary wardrobe items to have in your cruelty-free closet to help you get started!

(more…)

Beach Beauty

Beach Beauty by Vegan À La Mode

Summer is the perfect time to put a little shimmer in your look and let your hair down! Beachy braids and golden glows convey summer instantly and luckily you can create these looks easily with just a few beach-ready vegan beauty products. Read on for my favorites for summer!

(more…)

Vegan Pizza Night

Vegan Pizza Night by Vegan À La Mode

Does it get any better than vegan pizza and a new episode of your favorite show? To Thomas and I, it doesn’t. We settled into our Wednesday night with our personal vegan pizzas and Big Brother and it made for the perfect evening. These pizzas were so delicious, I decided to do an impromptu post on it!

(more…)

Summer Glow

White tie-front sundress with a wide brimmed hat. So cute for summer!

One of my favorite parts of our Julian camping trip was seeing the sun rays come through the trees during golden hour. It was the perfect time to shoot photos of my sundress and hat. Shortly after, the sun set, leaving the skies streaked with pink and blue. It was truly beautiful and just one of the many reasons I enjoyed the evenings in Julian so much.

(more…)

1 2