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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…

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: Returning Voices

Saturday Distribution: Returning Voices

Our Saturday Distribution posts are back! Due to some stress, and normal life stuff, it became a little difficult to write after our vegan food distribution, it’s interesting to note how life sometimes has a way of silencing the heart.

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!

Saturday Distribution: Announcements!

Saturday Distribution: Announcements!

We have new and exciting announcements of Veganteer changes and upcoming events! A few weeks ago we said goodbye to our dear Julianna, as she headed over to Texas A&M University for college. To say that we will miss her is an understatement. Ollie, who now sees her as part…

Saturday Distribution: Inspiring Day and Exciting Announcements

What an inspiring day last Saturday was! We distributed 57 chil, 72 water bottles, we leafleted, had conversations on veganism, and connected with each other and with other people in the park also trying to make positive change for their community and thus the world. It was 27 years since…

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire: Odds and Ends

Part of being low income in general is finding ways to have enough food to cover all your meals for yourself and your family. Today’s recipe is on the lean side, for when money just isn’t there and you only have the little odds and ends in your fridge. This…

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire (LIVE): Lentil Hash

Low Income Vegan Extraordinaire (LIVE): Lentil Hash

For this week’s installment of LIVE, we bring out lentils. Supermarkets often have lentils on sale. My own supermarket had the 12 oz bag on sale for .99. Of course prices will vary among regions, but they are still a generally affordable legume, and one that packs up the nutrition…