Vegan and Love: How They Are the Same

I became a vegan three years ago for health reasons. At the time, I was frequently getting sick and decided I had to do something about it. So, after a bit of research and convincing, I cut out meat and dairy from my diet. While this may not work for everyone, it worked for me….

Kick Flu Season to the Curb!

I hate being sick, don’t you? It’s just the worst! I don’t get sick often (and I think I can thank my diet for that), but when I do it’s usually around the flu season. My husband works in retail, and he definitely brings homes those pesky germs! So here is a recipe for those…

Apple Persimmon Pie

Oh, the holidays… The time of year when you are competing against family members to have the best pie at the table. Well, have we got a pie for you! This pie is so good that our boys have been begging us to make it again. We guarantee your family will want seconds, and they won’t even believe it’s…

Photo of the Day: Amy’s Mac & Cheeze with Facon!

Got a hankering for some mac & cheese? Amy’s frozen mac is the bomb. Heat it up in the microwave with some pan-cooked frozen broccoli rabe (salt & pepper) and add fake bacon crumble on top! Mmm. Yas.

#Greendinner Was a Success!

Whew! That was fun. Our first #greendinner party has come and gone. After months of planning, we did it! And with only a few minor panic attacks :). First, we’d like to thank all of the Indiegogo contributors for helping us do this, and most of all, we’d like to thank our friends who attended…

Quick Tip Sunday: Veggie Broth

Before I met Jillian, I did not realize that veggie broth could simply be made… with veggies. So! our quick tip for today is how to do that. It’s much simpler than you think. Step 1: Save the ends a discards from your veggies from the week by putting them into a ziplock bag and storing…

Flowers for our #greendinner party!

We’re gearing up for the Sunday! We’ve been planning for months! Right now, we’re focused on design. These flowers are from San Francisco Flower Mart. Twine and Dandy will be doing our arrangements! Follow us on Periscope tomorrow (@bonjournalco). We’ll be on there while we prep food! 🙂

Bonjournal at the SFEtsy Indie Holiday Emporium!

We are so excited to announce that we have a booth as this year’s SFEtsy Indie Holiday Emporium, which will be taking place on Black Friday weekend, November 28–29 at Pier 35 on the Embarcadero! We’re going to be selling products from our Etsy shop, including bags, t-shirts, tanks, and select vintage housewares and recent finds….

ANNOUNCEMENT: ‘Oh Kale Yes!’ Tees and Tanks are Here!

Once you pop (up) the fun don’t stop! Jillian and I got such a great response from our ‘Oh Kale Yes!’ tote bags, that we’ve decided to go ahead and print some t-shirts and tank tops to go along with them! We have two kinds: one is a heather grey tank with white lettering (so…

3 Reasons Why You Need a Pasta Maker

#1 & 2: Pasta is delicious. #3: Pasta Sunday is a great tradition to look forward to during your busy week. You should start today! One of the things I miss from my childhood is homemade pasta. My mom had a pasta maker and every now and then, when everyone in the house was getting along,…

Southern Sweet Green Chile Cornbread

If you like jalapeños but can’t take the heat (or just not in the mood for it) boy oh boy do I have a treat for you.  My grandmother is from South Carolina and her sisters (my great aunts) are still down there.  I remember visiting them when I was a kid in the summer…

Walnut Cheeeeeeze!

Cheeeeze! With a “z” because it’s not really cheese, it’s walnuts! I made this at Jillian’s house the other week for girls night (yes, we have girls night, and yes, it’s awesome. We tell secrets and braid each others’ hair. Actually, we talk about really weird stuff and drink lots of wine). The girls loved this…