Down to Earth Organic & Natural marked its 40th anniversary by publishing its first Down to Earth Cookbook. The soft-cover 112-page book includes 40 vegetarian recipes, one for each year of the company’s history. The recipes, accompanied by beautiful photography, are a collaboration by vegetarian chefs of the Community Outreach Team at Down to Earth. […]
It was my landlord who first told me that Farmacy Health Bar was serving up Maui venison burgers. I told her that I thought it was pretty cool, and bold considering the restaurant is a huge favorite with vegans and vegetarians. She agreed, and confirmed that there’s currently a significant vegan activist backlash against it. […]
Join Chef Mama T for another fantastic vegetarian cooking and raw food class on Tuesday, May 17 at Down to Earth. Traveling to the Valley Isle from Oahu each month, Mama T offers a particular twist to veggie preparation while using only organic ingredients, fresh spices and a delectable touch of Italian cuisine. Free. 6pm. Down […]
Try your skills at preparing a raw breakfast this Tuesday, Dec. 15 at Down To Earth’s Vegetarian Cooking Class . The menu will include raw strawberry yogurt, raw granola and raw hazelnut milk. Learn simple techniques that produce big flavors. Free. 5-6pm. Down to Earth (305 Dairy Rd., Kahului); 808-947-3249, Downtoearth.org -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo courtesy of Down […]
True sustainability doesn’t just require conservation of energy or a restriction of carbon emissions. Those are important, but in many ways they pale before water. Have you ever considered your water footprint? We’re talking not just the water you use at home, but also how the number of gallons needed to produce the food that […]
Have you ever tried taking a vegan to a sushi dinner? Trust me: it’s hell. Most sushi is sublime, beautiful art, and though it does often contain vegetables, the raw fish, sticky white rice and bonito sauces are not so vegan-friendly. Now Chef Takashi Asakawa has brought his sushi expertise to Choice Health Bar in Lahaina, a truly organic, vegan-friendly […]
Best Health Food Store Mana Foods This is more than just our island’s best health food store. It’s a Paia landmark, and part of the Northshore lifestyle. There’s more natural food packed inside Mana than you’d think possible. There are natural foods, locally grown produce, fresh breads and gourmet dairy products. You can also dive […]
Best Vegetarian Choice Health Bar The mighty kale and acai bowl couldn’t find a better spokesplace than Choice Health Bar in Lahaina. When our readers want to go green in their diet, Choice is the best restaurant on Maui to get the goods. It’s because Choice founders Emily Kuntz and Katheryn Dahm are hard at […]
Mark Reinfeld is a world-renowned vegan chef who comes to Maui about once a year to teach people how to create amazing vegetarian dishes. He has several cookbooks, including Vegan World Fusion Cuisine, which won several awards and was based on his Blossoming Lotus Restaurant on Kauai. Reinfeld has a celebrity following for his food […]
Saffron Indian Cafe & Grill Exotic North Indian eating on Kihei’s south shore There’s no getting around the fact that we don’t have much Indian cuisine in Hawaii. It’s almost out of our comfort zone, a surprising fact given the melting pot of Asian, Polynesian and fusion available. Thankfully, Saffron Indian Cafe and Grill is […]
Their mantra “its not the food in your life, its the life in your food” sets the tone for your dining experience. They wanted to come up w a raw foods concept that is approachable for all. Their smoothies and bowls r unique, and tasty as they r healthy.
Chef Alex Stanislau always delivers! Tonights five course all red pairing was an incredible meat laden delight yet that did not stop my vegetarian cohort Ariel from attending. Alan Jahns saus Orin Swift is at the top of the trend chain, these pairings proved why.
I used to be intimidated by the idea of turning those plasticy pebbley pesky dried beans in a bag into something edible. But then my curiousity got the better of me. While u do need time, u dont have to fuss over them much. Soak beans overnight, make sure you have an inch or two […]
Awesome veggie slice, but they have other options for the special too. Salad was excellent. Mom had the fresh mahi grilled sandwich: really good too.
Amigos supafly foodmobile throws down the Killer mexican for lunch on the corner of market and vineyard. I dont know how they do it, veggie, chicken, al pastor, chile relleno, tamale…beans n rice…they must have a mexican food genie back there.
One of the greatest things about this plant strong meal is its simplicity and wholesomeness. WYSIWYG. Roasted seaweed bearhugs julienned veggies avo and sprouts lined in lettuce. The flavors all pair and party. Land and sea. Alive and Well!