DGKale: Vegan Parmesan Kale Chips

(Vegan Parmesan Kale Chips by Nu Food) What I’m about to say might be wildly controversial, but skateboarding has—at times—glorified drug use. Shocker, I know. But seriously, let’s examine this for a second; while hard drugs are thankfully less promoted in skateboarding (and indeed are sometimes obstacles that we encourage our idols to overcome with…

Tiago Lemo(n)s: Lemon, Olive Oil and Rosemary Cookies

(Rosemary, Olive Oil and Lemon Cookies with Lemon and Rosemary Cashew Butter Icing) I’ve wanted to make Tiago-themed recipe for a long time, but that Thrasher Pulaski video that aired this week was the final kick in the ass I needed to honor the new king of pop.  Normally I’d say that only skaters from…

Vegan Protein Maple Bacon Donuts

(Vegan Maple Bacon Donuts with Hemp Protein, AKA Dompierre’s Donuts) Question: What do Nick Dompierre, Brandon Biebel and Chad Knight all have in common? Answer: They could all probably pick you up over their heads and Bane you. There was a time when this kind of strength in skateboarding was not appreciated; in fact, for…

Sweet Potato Waffle Soles

(Shredded Sweet Potato Waffles) If you were to list out the most iconic companies in skateboarding’s history, you’d be hard-pressed to find a company that has left a more indelible mark on skateboarding than Vans. While it’s easy to look back at Vans’ history and deduce a very common theme to the vast majority of…

Josh Hominy Tortilla Soup

(Spicy Hominy and Black Bean Tortilla Soup) If there’s one marketing tactic skateboarding has perfected, it’s the “anti-marketing” advertisement.  Perhaps no other artists or athletes enjoy self-deprecating humor more than the folks who willingly throw themselves down stairs and rails for the sheer joy of it.  While many companies have poked fun at themselves (early…