Caswell (Blue)Berry Smoothie

(Blueberry, Mango, Almond Butter and Turmeric Smoothie) Given that the last two recipes I’ve posted have involved a little more work (granted, with a delicious payoff), this week’s recipe is a breeze that’s easy to throw together for a quick pre- or post-sesh treat. I don’t think I’m pushing the envelope by positing that Caswell […]

The Travel Pack

(Easy travel-friendly snacks inspired by Ryan Clements’ relentless travel schedule, including banana mango fruit leather, almond butter coffee bites and roasted pumpkin seed trail mix) As much as I fantasize about being out in the streets destroying spots, I’d be remiss if I didn’t admit that a more dormant fantasy of mine has always been […]

Cha-YO-te Flip Tacos

(Chayote squash tacos with Baja mango slaw and chipotle almond butter; inspired by the vegan fish tacos at Jajaja Plantas Mexicanas in NYC and the front-foot catch tre flips you know you’ve tried to copy). Prep time: 60 minutes; bake time: 10 minutes. Forgive me if this title takes some explaining, sometimes I forget that […]

Willy’s Baja Lipsliders

(Wahoo’s-inspired Black Bean Shiitake Sliders with Vegan Baja Slaw) Prep time: 20 minutes. Bake time (including mushrooms): 20 minutes. Total time: 40 minutes. When I started this blog a little less than two months ago, the stated purpose was to promote longevity on the board through healthy, plant-based cooking.  If you’re looking for the very […]

Switch Mango Push Smoothie

(Mango and Avocado Smoothie) As much as skateboarding focuses on freedom of expression and rebuking society’s arbitrary strictures (who doesn’t love the irony of Pretty Sweet’s “Dudes in Suits” chapter?), there are a few rules in skateboarding that stick out like proverbial thorns in a rosebush.  To be frank, they don’t make a lot of […]