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…

Slaughterhouse-Free BLT

(Tempeh and Hummus BLT) Perhaps the most influential development in skateboarding – the urethane wheel – is now subject to arguably the least ingenuity.  Sure, you can hollow them out, put in speed bands, double the durometer and make them crystal clear, but at the end of the day, there’s only so many times you…

The Stir-Fry Salad Grind

(Stir-fry salad topped with vegan pesto, avocado and nutritional yeast) For a blog called Salad Grinds and Bean Plants, I post very few salads. This is not because I don’t like salad; this is because, with the exception of salads that require some non-intuitive ingredients (the Muskabeetz Salad, for example), posting a salad recipe is…

Hot Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies

(Five-Ingredient Sweet Potato Brownies) Believe it or not, there was a time in skateboarding history when online content did not reign supreme.  You may have heard people allude to it on The Nine Club, but unless you were on the scene before the early 00s, there’s no way to simulate the sensation of only seeing…

Kareem-a Curry

(Keema Curry with Beyond Ground Beef) Let’s keep this short and sweet: few skaters have the timeless and inimitable style that Kareem Campbell still exudes (yeah that’s right, we were blessed with a Berrics sighting not too long ago).  Whether checking his pager in the middle of a line or showing the world the correct…