Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes + Frosting

Recipes and photo by Cassie Kelly   For more soy-free, gluten free, or vegan recipes follow Cassie’s blog. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup of white sugar 1/4 cup of cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. of salt 1/3 cup oil (I use sunflower) 1 tsp. vanilla or imitation vanilla 1 tsp. of distilled white vinegar OR 1 1/4 tsp. of lemon…

Mixed on Milk?

Story by Olivia Harlow, Staff Writer There seems to be an increased interest in trying out various milk types.  Alternative milks have definitely gained popularity for both coffee-drinkers and cookie-dippers alike.  The majority of milk consumers have stuck to traditional milk.  However, the number of Americans who “milk” from alternative options is increasing. For example,…

Recipe: Italian Spinach Bread

Recipe by Gracie Umana, CGM Multimedia Editor Italian Spinach Bread My grandparents emigrated from Sicily to the United States during the early 1920’s during the start of the Great Depression. Italian immigrants were not very wealthy, so with my family came some delicious and cheap recipes. Among these, my favorite holiday recipe: spinach bread! Each…

Okra: All You Need To Know

By Olivia Hitchcock, CG Lifestyles & People When the African slaves stepped off the ships on the coast of the United States, they brought with them more than just manual labor; their cultures and traditions became intertwined with the identity of many Americans. Since the 1700s, okra, a vegetable native to Africa, has made its…