#BasicSkitch: Pumpkin Spice Quinoa and Ginger Tofu

Prep time: 90 minutes (for draining/marinating); Bake time: 20 minutes. As the leaves start to change color and fall brings mercy on overheated skaters in every state except Texas, certain trends are inevitable, like the rise in #basic autumn accoutrements, such as Uggs and jeggings, and an abundance of pumpkin spice everything, from lattes to […]

“Pretty Sweet” Potato Burgers

(Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burgers) Prep time: 30 minutes; Bake time: 45-50 minutes. There are certain milestones in skateboarding that almost every skateboarder remembers in perfect detail: the first board you ever had, landing your first kickflip, your first non-Payless pair of skate shoes. You get the idea. Among those common mile-markers firmly embedded […]

Maple: Seven Steps to Heaven(ly) Energy Bars

(Seven-Ingredient Maple Energy Bars) Prep Time: 20 minutes; Bake/Chill Time: 1 hour. Let’s talk about Marc Johnson. How many other skateboarders can boast nineteen video parts (and counting) over their careers? How many of them can put out a three-song part that not only avoids the potential death trap of being boring, but is well-crafted […]

“The Search for Animal Chia” Bars

(Chia bars with dark chocolate, coconut and almond butter) Prep time: 10 minutes.  Bake time: 15 minutes (allow one hour to cool). I really am sorry about the pun, but I’ve been waiting to use that for a long time.  I promise I won’t always use such terrible puns in my recipes, but you just […]