About Angela Wave Glasser

Angela Wave Glasser has a graduate degree in Social Work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California. She worked in the mental health field for over ten years. Trained, as a social worker, to advocate for those who cannot advocate for themselves. She had always assumed she would be an advocate for people. But for the last few years she has felt herself drawn towards advocating for another species. "I never imagined that I would want to be an advocate for cows. But that is where I am. I can’t deny it any more. This strange pull – no – burning desire to educate people about the horrors this gentle species has endured at our hands."
510, 2016

Vegan for the environment…

By |October 5th, 2016|Food For Thought|0 Comments

 

When I first decided to stop eating animals, over 20 years ago, and later to stop eating dairy and eggs, I didn’t even consider the environment as one of the reasons why. I hadn’t thought about the environmental impact that animal agriculture has on the world. I had heard from different sources that animal agriculture was […]

404, 2016

Homemade Watermelon Popsicles!

By |April 4th, 2016|Angela's Kitchen - Vegan Recipes|0 Comments

It’s popsicle time! How do I know this? My kids have been asking for them constantly. As soon as the weather warms up my youngest starts thinking of watermelon popsicles. They are so easy to make and there is no added sugar or food coloring.
I’m constantly shocked at the amount of sugar and added ingredients like […]

2307, 2015

Cashew cream frosting

By |July 23rd, 2015|Angela's Kitchen - Vegan Recipes|5 Comments

This frosting will turn a healthy muffin into a decadent dessert. It is perfect on top of the Oatmeal Blueberry cake. It is sugar, oil and dairy free and so delicious. Whip it up in minutes. There are only four ingredients!
Ingredients:
1 cup raw cashew nuts
3/4 to 1 cup liquid (water or your choice of non-dairy […]

2007, 2015

Vegan Gluten Free Oatmeal Blueberry Cake

By |July 20th, 2015|Angela's Kitchen - Vegan Recipes|5 Comments

This cake has become my go to dessert for parties and special occasions.  I make this cake so often that I no longer need to look for the recipe and I almost always have all the ingredients on hand. The batter can easily be used for muffins, just reduce the baking time by about 5 […]

505, 2015

Plant-Based dinners for kids

By |May 5th, 2015|Angela's Kitchen - Vegan Recipes|4 Comments

So, what do your kids eat?

I get this question a lot from other mothers who would love to transition their kids to a plant-based diet but just don’t know where to start. It can be totally overwhelming if you are new at this because most of us grew up having some form of dairy or […]

2204, 2015

Vegan Birthday Party ideas

By |April 22nd, 2015|Angela's Kitchen - Vegan Recipes|2 Comments

Fruit Kebobs and other vegan birthday party snacks:

We go to a lot of birthday parties these days between the two boys and all of their classmates. Most of the parties have at least some snacks that the boys can eat but I also have made a habit of bringing along a snack back of our […]

1103, 2015

Does organic milk = humane milk?

By |March 11th, 2015|Food For Thought|5 Comments

The debate rages on over organic milk vs. regular milk. For the most part the debate has focused almost entirely on nutritional issues. But the question remains, what about the treatment of the cows? Are cows raised  for organic milk treated more humanely than cows raised for regular milk? Are those smiling cows on the […]

2402, 2015

Must Watch Melanie Joy Videos

By |February 24th, 2015|Food For Thought|0 Comments

I was so struck by these videos. The first is at TEDxMünchen – Beyond Carnism and toward Rational, Authentic Food Choices. The second is a short trailer for Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows.

Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M. is a Harvard-educated psychologist, professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, […]

2402, 2015

Philip Wollen : Animals Should Be Off The Menu debate

By |February 24th, 2015|Food For Thought|0 Comments

At age 34, he was rated by Australian Business Magazine in their Top 40 Australian head-hunted executives. At age 40, he witnessed cruelty on such a colossal scale that it affected him profoundly. He decided to give away everything he owned with warm hands, and die broke. ‘And so far, we are right on budget,’ […]

1902, 2015

The Reluctant Advocate

By |February 19th, 2015|Food For Thought|0 Comments

I’m a social worker. I’m trained to advocate for people who can’t advocate for themselves. I’ve worked with men, women and children who have been victims of violent crimes. I’ve worked with homeless people, severely mentally ill people, incarcerated people, people with multiple addictions, people who have attempted suicide or are considering suicide, you name […]