September 2017

Here is how a simple shopping trip led to the creation of a recipe. Our Loaded Crispy Rice Treats are a direct result of grocery shopping. While Ethan and I¬†were shopping at our local Whole Foods we saw a package of “Crispy Treats,” also known as Rice Krispie Treats, but without paying for using the name. Hoping that these might be vegan, Ethan¬†picked them up and checked the ingredient list. in light of the fact that the store carries Dandies and Sweet and Sara* marshmallows, it was not completely unreasonable to think that these could be vegan. Well, they aren’t. Check out the 3rd line. At least Whole Foods had the courtesy of letting us know that not only do these contain gelatin, but the gelatin comes from pig bones. Lovely. By this time however, the genie was out of the bottle and we were wanting crispy rice treats. We

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As a community that is rooted in compassion and committed to the belief that we all have the right to bodily integrity, this Nazi-like notion of what a “vegan” or “animal rights activist” looks like is nothing but offensive and antithetical to our movement.

This recipe for Street Fair Corn from NYC Vegan was inspired by the numerous street fairs that happen around the City all summer long.