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chickpea magazine archives - DIYs

 *photo by tara pelletier

DIY house cleaners (spring 2013)

DIY candle holder (fall 2013)

DIY sugar scrubs (spring 2014)

DIY deodorant (summer 2014)

let’s ferment! (summer 2014)

kitchen beautician: 3 DIY body care recipes (winter 2014)

herbal steam (spring 2015)

peach & turmeric face scrub (spring 2015)

tea-stained stationery (winter 2015)

peppermint tea bath (winter 2015)

green tea scrub (winter 2015)

onion-skin dye (winter 2015)

flowery fizzy bath bombs (winter 2015)

bath tea (winter 2015)

floral & fresh jojoba body oil (spring 2016)

peppermint lip scrub (fall 2016)

galaxy jar (fall 2016)

star wind chime (fall 2016)

simmer pot (fall 2016)

bath soak (fall 2016)

face mist (fall 2016)

yoga mat spray (fall 2016)

rollerball perfume (fall 2016)

clay mask (fall 2016)

room spray (fall 2016)

salt scrub (fall 2016)

a guide to soap-making (issue 23: whole)

easy coconut milk soap (issue 23: whole)

shea butter soap w foraged flowers (issue 23: whole)

3 ways to make your own clay pots (issue 23: whole)

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chickpea magazine archives - how tos

*photo by tiffany noe

daily life

packing a vegan lunch (fall 2011)

summer skin survival (summer 2013)

time-saving tips in the kitchen (spring 2015)

stocking summer produce (summer 2015)

5 tips for vegan dining out (fall 2015)

5 ways to use tea this winter (winter 2015)

winter movement & vegan power snacks (winter 2015)

curating a conscious beauty bag (spring 2016)

learning to disconnect (spring 2016)

reducing plastic, piece by piece (spring 2016)

the ins & outs of meal planning & prepping (fall 2016)

community & relationships

creating vegan communities (fall 2012)

host an awesome vegan cocktail party (winter 2012)

dating an omnivore as a vegan (fall 2013)

gluten-free entertaining (winter 2013)

veganize your 9-5 (fall 2014)

planning the perfect vegan soiree (winter 2014)

plan your perfect vegan wedding (spring 2015)

hosting made easy (fall 2016)


grow sprouts & microgreens (spring 2012)

breaking frozen ground: how to prep for a vegetable garden (spring 2014)

how to grow (and eat!) your own edible flowers (issue 23: whole)

grow your own kitchen (issue 23: whole) 


soups: spectacular simplicity (spring 2012)

homemade sodas (summer 2012)

no such thing as bad pizza (summer 2012)

non-dairy milks: a complete guide (spring 2013)

make your own hard apple cider (fall 2013)

vegan meringue (spring 2014)

gluten-free cakes (spring 2014)

spring rolls (spring 2014)

fermentation, a study (summer 2014)

let’s ferment! (summer 2014)

campfire cucina: prepare the ultimate toolkit for discovering local food on the road (fall 2014)

cold-weather spices (fall 2014)

heirloom holidays: making your family cookie recipes vegan & gluten-free (winter 2014)

baking bread (winter 2014)

heirloom holidays: turning cookie classics vegan & gluten-free (winter 2014)

getting started with fermentation (issue 23: whole)


more than just rabbit food: how to get greens in a raw diet without resorting to salads (fall 2012)

winter picnic tips (winter 2013)

grown-up PB & J’s (winter 2013)

diy ice cream sundae bar (summer 2014)

wine pairing 101 (winter 2015)

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