Pam Giarrizzo

Pam Giarrizzo Pam Giarrizzo has been a Sacramento vegan for almost ten years. She and her non-vegan husband are the parents of a college-age son, also not a vegan. The challenge of dining out under these circumstances led to the creation of the Sacramento Vegan blog.

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Pieology

Aug 30, 2015
Pieology

Recently, the Sacramento Bee's restaurant critic published a review of Pieology, a pizza restaurant that opened in midtown late last year. While I didn't read the whole review, I did check the sidebar to see if the restaurant was vegetarian-friendly. ...

8 Uses for Beeswax Throughout Your Home

Aug 25, 2015
8 Uses for Beeswax Throughout Your Home

This summer marked our first year of beekeeping. We recently processed a couple of frames for their honey and wax, and I was surprised at how much honey we harvested. We got nearly a quart of honey from just one frame! The beeswax, however, was another story. The bees are... 

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Broderick Midtown

Aug 23, 2015
Broderick Midtown

I guess I haven't been on L Street much lately. Big changes are happening in the 1800 block, and until recently, the only one I knew about was that Wahoo's Fish Tacos had closed a few months ago. Last week, Chris Jarosz opened Broderick Midtown in th...

Broadway Coffee

Aug 16, 2015
Broadway Coffee

Broadway Coffee opened last month in Oak Park, and there are at least two reasons this should make local vegans happy. First, they don't charge extra for soy or almond milk in their coffee drinks. Second, they have a nice selection of Sassy Oh vegan ...

One Secret Ingredient to Make Pesto on the Cheap

Aug 12, 2015
One Secret Ingredient to Make Pesto on the Cheap

Basil, basil, basil! It’s tucked in here and there in our front yard garden and also in the raised beds in the back. We use it in tons of our favorite recipes–Crock Pot Spaghetti Sauce, on pizza, in Spicy Red Chicken, in pasta salad, and lots more. And when you... 

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Road Trip! San Diego

Aug 9, 2015
Road Trip!  San Diego

My husband Phil and I spent a few days in San Diego last week. I've found that the toughest time to be a vegan is when I'm traveling with a non-vegan, since we have to go from restaurant to restaurant at meal time, looking through menus until I finall...

You Have The Power To Do Real Good

Aug 5, 2015
You Have The Power To Do Real Good

Nerd Alert! Nerd Alert! Any other “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” fans out there? *peers out through computer screen* Oh good! Glad I’m not the only one. I love Buffy. She’s an amazing role model–a kick-butt woman who doesn’t waste any time getting things done. That’s why I’m excited to say... 

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Sacramento Vegan is taking the week off.

Aug 2, 2015


What’s an Emergency Fund & Why Do I Need One?

Aug 1, 2015
What’s an Emergency Fund & Why Do I Need One?

Two years ago a dear friend’s husband was unexpectedly laid off from his sales job. She came to me in a panic (knowing my frugal reputation), and we started strategizing about what to do. One of the first things I asked her is, “Do you have an emergency fund?” What... 

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Metro Kitchen + Drinkery

Jul 26, 2015
Metro Kitchen + Drinkery

For a street that didn't used to have much going for it, R Street has certainly turned into a happening place. Several months ago, artists camped out overnight to apply for space in the new Warehouse Artists Lofts at 11th and R, and now a new public m...

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