Okay, just a quick update today. In the last 10 days, things have grown quickly! I really think that the homemade compost packed a punch and is helping my little babies grow even more. I made my own bug repellent because I didn’t want to buy any harsh chemicals to keep little friends away.… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – May 20th 2020
May 19th 2020, 6:45 – 7:45 pm Gi, Coach Sadiq Today was an off day for me. I wasn’t feeling it. I was moody. That’s not a good mentality to train with. I’m pretty sure I didn’t eat enough today. I had a hard time paying attention. Poopy day. Technique: We worked on finding the… Read More Jiu Jitsu Journal – May 19th 2020
May 12th – a shit ton of spinach, baby greens, and kale (I had about half of this for lunch this day and stored the rest for later in the week) May 14th – 2 zucchini and 1 squash (this was the first harvest of zucchini and squash, yay! I gave it to my… Read More May Harvests!
The homemade compost was finally ready and I used it in the garden about a week ago, but I forgot to document it because I was way to freaking excited! I mean, I made my OWN compost for the garden. Real farmer talk y’all. It smelled sweet, which I wasn’t expecting, and it wasn’t sticky… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – May 10th 2020
Our garden is flourishing! I was worried about the aloe because it started turning brown after a few days at home but the base is green now, yay! The mini sweet peppers that I had planted from seeds from kitchen scraps are breaking the surface. These are one of the girl’s most favorite veggies so… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – April 27th 2020
We have plants y’all! Quick updates – The spinach, tomatoes, and baby tomatoes are sprouting. I am worried that the spinach seeds may be planted too close together, so we’ll see how they grow. The potatoes have erupted like crazy! I’ve added more compost and soil to their mounds. Once our homemade compost is ready… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – April 4th 2020, we have plants y’all!
On our weekend trip to Universal Studios, we stopped in Redlands for dinner at Plant Power, a vegan fast food restaurant that serves classics like chik’n nuggets, burgers, french fries, and milk shakes. I was starving by the time we got there and didn’t get any pictures of our food before we scarfed it down,… Read More Vegan Food Adventures – Plant Power, Vegan Fast Food
Our love of junk food is strong in the Valdez household, but in moderation of course. Here are a few favorites that we veganized for ourselves at home. Most of the time, I fly by the seat of my pants when I’m creating something in the kitchen, so if you would like a recipe for… Read More Snacksssss…snacksssss… A few of our favorite homemade junk food concoctions
On today’s episode of Vegan Food Adventures… How does that sound? Fun? Corny? It’s a work in progress. After Christmas tree shopping with the fam bam today, we drove to Glendale to visit “Mi Vegana Madre”, a vegan take on some favorite Mexican dishes. The owners used to serve their fare out of a food… Read More Vegan Food Adventures – Mi Vegana Madre