Alexis Montoya

Alexis Montoya is a passionate storyteller born and raised in The Bronx. She loves to write about veganism, community, activism, and her roots in Puerto Rican and Peruvian culture.

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Vegan Puerto Rican Pastelillos Recipe
5 days ago
When it came to making pastelillos as a kid, I was always on dough duty. Covered in flour and gaining muscle mass by the minute, I rolled out what must be thousands of discos over the course of my lif...
The Bronx Veganism
15 days ago
It's been one year since I became vegan. For a while now, I've been ruminating on what kind of veganism I strive to represent. In a lot of ways, mainstream veganism fails to represent the reality of w...
8 Vegan Snacks to Help You Survive This Semester
21 days ago
Welcome to a brand new school year! In the rush of this new semester, it’s always wise to take some snacks with you to recharge in-between classes. Below are some of my favorite vegan snacks that work...
The Bronx Vegan Eats: Vegan Pho + Banh Mi
24 days ago
There are times when eating vegan food leaves me feeling like I truly put something good in my body. It’s almost as if my mind, body, and soul is refreshed. That’s the kind of feeling I had when tryin...
Vegan Cookbooks by Vegans of Color
a month ago
One of my biggest concerns when becoming vegan was losing out on the dishes from my culture. With time, I learned that veganizing my cultural meals are achievable. These vegan cookbooks feature author...
The Bronx Vegan Eats: Top Tortillas
a month ago
Walking around the immediate area of the busy Buhre Avenue train station will show you more food options than you can handle. It’s amazing that this area isn’t designated a food hub of the Bronx! Of a...