Building Community Around Free Vegan Food
Summer Starters!

Summer Starters!

June has been a month of many beginnings for Chilis on Wheels! This is our busy season, if you’ve ever wanted to volunteer but haven’t taken the plunge, now is the time! In NYC, we welcomed Carla Tejada to our team, as Volunteer Coordinator! She is an amazing human, already…

What a year! 2016 in Recap

What a year! 2016 in Recap

What a year, what a year! 2016 has been a year of growth for Chilis on Wheels. Look at all we’ve done! Emergency Food Distribution, 11,239 meals have been served!! We continue setting up weekly in Tompkins Square Park, with mobile teams that distribute meals along the perimeter. We have…

September Recap & Upcoming Events

September Recap & Upcoming Events

What a month we had! We held a clothing drive, collected and shipped donations for Standing Rock (the warriors protecting our water in North Dakota against the Dakota Access PipeLine) in collaboration with Collectively Free, tabled at the Catskills Animal Sanctuary annual Shindig, collaborated with New York Farm Animal Save…

Restarting the Conversation

Restarting the Conversation

Good day! Thank you for following Chilis on Wheels in our quest to fight hunger and build community around vegan meals with empathy and compassion for all! I wanted to update you on what we have been doing and what is coming up for us! We haven’t been keeping up…

Saturday Distribution: Superheroes for a Compassionate Halloween!

Saturday Distribution: Superheroes for a Compassionate Halloween!

I’ve been trying to figure out how to start this post, and I’ve written three or four sentences that although are grammatically correct, structurally sound, they do not convey the emotion that I felt on our Superheroes for a Compassionate Halloween event. I have been struggling with feeling, with reaching…

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Potato Lentil Turmeric Soup!

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Potato Lentil Turmeric Soup!

Today’s recipe is from Plant Based on a Budget. Now that the weather is starting to cool, soups are all the rage! Be sure to take a look at this one. Remember to substitute ingredients where needed.

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Vegan Fast Food

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Vegan Fast Food

For the first time in the history of our Low Income Vegan Extraordinarie series- we will not be featuring a recipe, but we will be sharing some vegan options in fast food joints! The reality is that as low income people we don’t always have a lot of time to…

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Curried Okra with Chickpeas

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Curried Okra with Chickpeas

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Curried Okra with Chickpeas This recipe is pretty inexpensive, extremely filling, and absolutely delicious!

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Pigeon-Peas Meatballs

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Pigeon-Peas Meatballs

Pigeon-Peas Meatballs This recipe is fairly easy to make and delicious. It is all plant-based without the expense!

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Bean Stew

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Bean Stew

For this installment of Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire, we will be making a Bean Stew! Delicious, nutritious, filling, and affordable!