Four Fresh Juices to Keep You Healthy, Happy, and Glowing All Winter Long

Nothing makes me feel more shiny, clean, and energized than a glass of freshly pressed fruit and vegetable juice. Especially after a long weekend of eating all the delicious vegan food. Did everyone have a nice Thanksgiving? Ours was a busy one, involving lots of driving, and of course, lots of feasting. This week, all … Continue reading Four Fresh Juices to Keep You Healthy, Happy, and Glowing All Winter Long

Iced Matcha Latte (Vegan, Refined Sugar-Free)

The Best Iced Matcha Latte (Vegan, Refined Sugar-Free)

You guys know I love my matcha. This marks the sixth recipe on the site featuring that antioxidant-rich vibrant green tea powder. I can't get enough of it! In my usual style though, I've skipped right over the standard matcha latte recipes and went straight for the obscure (but delicious); Matcha popsicles, matcha cheesecake, matcha … Continue reading The Best Iced Matcha Latte (Vegan, Refined Sugar-Free)

Beet Watermelon Grape Juice – The Perfect Pre-Workout Drink (No Juicer Needed)

One of my favorite subjects to research is functional foods. Obviously all plant foods are functional, but I love learning how certain foods can provide that extra boost to our bodies; helping us heal, improving our moods, and even enhancing our workouts. In the last several years, the power of beets and beet juice have … Continue reading Beet Watermelon Grape Juice – The Perfect Pre-Workout Drink (No Juicer Needed)

Strawberry Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing (vegan, oil-free)

The weather has turned tropical here, with temperatures creeping up to 90 and plenty of humidity. This kind of summer heat makes me want to forgo the heavy meals and fill my plate with fresh, juicy fruits and vegetables. Some may find this surprising, but I don't usually make too many salads. If I do, … Continue reading Strawberry Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing (vegan, oil-free)

Glowing Shamrock Smoothie

This sweet minty smoothie is not only the perfect green beverage to sip for St. Patrick's Day, but for the rest of spring and the warm days of summer too. It's frosty, fruity, and sweet with a big minty punch. While my Copycat Shamrock Shake is creamy and indulgent, this smoothie is light and refreshing, … Continue reading Glowing Shamrock Smoothie

Golden Years Turmeric Smoothie (whop whop whop)

If you've never tipped a little turmeric into your smoothie, I'm here to tell you you're missing out. Talk about a unique and utterly delicious sipping experience. Combined with cold creamy coconut milk, frozen mango + pineapple, a touch of fresh ginger, and a sprinkle of sweet Ceylon cinnamon, and you've got your self one … Continue reading Golden Years Turmeric Smoothie (whop whop whop)

Pretty Things Smoothie (with Beet, Strawberry, and Citrus)

When I heard that David Bowie passed away 10 days ago, I was in disbelief. How could he be gone? To echo the phrase I kept reading others lament, "I didn't know he was even mortal!" His creativity and talent seemed superhuman. Even though I didn't know David Bowie personally, I was incredibly saddened by … Continue reading Pretty Things Smoothie (with Beet, Strawberry, and Citrus)

Get Gorgeous Giveaway!

It's here, it's finally here! It's the moment we've all been waiting for! Ok, I guess it's just me that's been waiting for it, because you guys didn't even know it was coming. I've been wanting to do a giveaway on the blog for some time now, and what better day than my birthday (woohoo!) … Continue reading Get Gorgeous Giveaway!

DIY Raw Cacao Super Antioxidant Face Mask

If you've ever dreamed of face-planting into a rich, chocolate-y dessert, then have I got a treat for you today. That's right, I'm suggesting you smear chocolate "pudding" all over your face, on purpose. Clear some space on your schedule, friends, it's time for a chocolate spa day! The inspiration for this creamy¬†cacao¬†face mask came … Continue reading DIY Raw Cacao Super Antioxidant Face Mask

Radish, Pea, and Mint Quinoa Salad with Zesty Lemon Dressing

That's right, I'm jumping right from heavenly cupcakes, to healthful veggies. It has been far too long since I posted a salad here. Like, 5 months too long. Actually, I've only ever posted one measly salad on this site (a dandy, though... my fall favorite, Warm Smoky-Maple Kale Salad with Apples and Sweet Potatoes). Well, … Continue reading Radish, Pea, and Mint Quinoa Salad with Zesty Lemon Dressing