“Eat Portland: Annika Lundkvist dips her toes in Portland’s booming vegan scene” September 2015 issue of Vegan Life Magazine This is a piece I wrote & photographed in Spring 2014 while on a brief visit to the Pacific Northwest (in the middle of a move from Hawai’i to the USRead More →

Rödbetssallad is one of my favorite things to prepare & eat. It’s delicious & also carries,  for me,  memories of childhood Summer visits to Southern Sweden when this creamy salad was always part of the breakfast spread.  It is traditionally a vegetarian dish but so easy to make vegan. IRead More →

My piece on vegan eating on & exploration of the island of Hawai’i (a.k.a. the Big Island)  in the March/April issue of UK publication Vegan Life. The Big Island is one of my favorite regions in the state of Hawai’i.  I love the great big expanses and diversity of climateRead More →

On a late summer trip to NYC for my birthday, I had one request to my husband- a family morning visit to Brooklyn for a little vegan food & fashion exploration: breakfast at Champs Diner, a couple doughnuts at Dun-Well Doughnuts & a visit to Vaute HQ for some photos & to buy a coat.Read More →

I love tacos so during Summer 2015 it was really fun to get into a ritual of weekly vegan taco nights, usually for ‘Taco Tuesday’ or ‘Taco Thursday.’ I enjoy making this spread for my family but know it is also the perfect feast with guests as it’s fun to prepare, shareRead More →

Summer Dishes! #annikainthekitchen + Annika Lundkvist Photography Cucumber Turmeric Sea Salt Salad Parsley Trimmed Tofu Coins Topped with Butternut Squash atop Pearl Couscous Pecan & Garlic Crusted Seitan on top of Rice, Wild Greens & Tomatoes Seitan Picatta atop Orzo Cinnamon Apple Filled Phyloo Shells with Coconut Ice Cream &Read More →

On a visit to Maui in March, 2015, I had the opportunity to stop in at Maka by Mana, have lunch, photograph a few plates & meet Chef Shanaan. The atmosphere at this mostly raw vegan Paia eatery is so bright & the food is incredible.  If I lived on Maui I’d beRead More →

“Raw vegan gourmet is a movement, not a diet.” -Chef Sylvia Thompson My collaboration in Spring 2015 with Sylvia Thompson, Chef & Owner of Greens & Vines Raw Vegan Gourmet Restaurant in Honolulu, to create food photography for her cookbook. I also learned about raw vegan food along the way andRead More →

Leilani Farm Sanctuary: Annika Lundkvist meets President & Founder Laurelee Blanchard Q & A + photos July/August 2015 issue of Vegan Life Magazine On a visit to Maui in early Spring 2015 I visited Leilani Farm Sanctuary to take their tour, meet Laurelee & photograph some of the animals atRead More →

Vegan Cosmetics Photoshoot Featured Brand: Harvey Prince February 2015 Honolulu, HI Q & A with Harvey Prince NJ/NY Your company story at your websites shares a lot of exciting & essential aspects of your brand’s philosophy, including the features of being 100% cruelty free, no animal testing & crafted in theRead More →

Vegan Cosmetics Photoshoot Featured Brand: Crazy Rumors February 2015 Honolulu, HI Q & A with Edie of Crazy Rumors Kennesaw, Georgia Do you envision a growth of vegan cosmetics & beauty lines in the future?  How is the reception there locally in your region for vegan cosmetics in general?  Yes absolutely!Read More →

 Vegan Cosmetics Photoshoot Featured Brand: La Fresh February 2015 Honolulu, HI Q & A with Kelly of La Fresh CA Do you envision a growth of vegan cosmetics & beauty lines in the future?  How is the reception there locally in your region for vegan cosmetics in general? Although some pastRead More →

Vegan Cosmetics Photoshoot Featured Brand: Au Naturale Cosmetics February 2015 Honolulu, HI   Q & A with Ashley, founder of Au Naturale Cosmetics Green Bay, WI Do you envision a growth of vegan cosmetics & beauty lines in the future?  How is the reception there locally in your region (or theRead More →

Vegan Cosmetics Photoshoot Featured Brand: DeVita Natural Skincare February 2015 Honolulu, HI “I truly do believe we are seeing & experiencing a real paradigm shift.”  Q & A with Lisa Reuer, Director of Marketing & Product Development DeVita Natural Skincare (Phoenix, AZ) Do you envision a growth of vegan cosmetics & beauty linesRead More →

Vegan Cosmetics Photoshoot Featured Brand: Hurraw! February 2015 Honolulu, HI Q & A with Hurraw! Balm Whitefish, MT Do you envision a growth of vegan cosmetics & beauty lines in the future?  How is the reception there locally in your region (or the greater Rockies) for vegan cosmetics in general? DEFINITELY, beingRead More →

Vegan Cosmetics Photoshoot Featured Brand: Everyday Minerals  February 2015 Honolulu, HI Q & A with the Creative Team of Everyday Minerals Greenbay, WI Do you envision a growth of vegan cosmetics & beauty lines in the future?  How is the reception there locally in your region  for vegan cosmetics in general?Read More →

Vegan Cosmetics Photoshoot Featured Brand: Marie Natie February 2015 Honolulu, HI Q & A with Mary Yang, Founder of Marie Natie Cosmetics Thousand Oaks, CA & Toronto Do you envision a growth of vegan cosmetics & beauty lines in the future?  How is the reception there locally in your region  forRead More →

I held my 1st Vegan Cosmetics Photoshoot event on February 22, 2015  in Manoa Valley, Honolulu.   Participating Brands: Click on each brand to visit the gallery of photos & Q + A with brands Au Naturale (Green Bay, WI) Everyday Minerals (Austin, TX) DeVita (Phoenix, AZ) La Fresh (Chino, CA) Hurraw! (Whitefish,Read More →