Glowing Green Spinach Artichoke Hummus - Vegan

My Favorite Green Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

I thought it might be fun to post some of my leanest, meanest, and greenest plant-based recipes, in honor of St. Patrick's Day. And by meanest, I mean most delicious! With everything from appetizers to main dishes, smoothies and desserts, this list proves its so easy eating green. Here are my favorite savory, sweet, and … Continue reading My Favorite Green Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

Mango-Avocado-Mint Green Smoothie

After a weekend full of birthday cook-outs, cupcakes, and chocolate chipĀ ice cream cookie cups (oh yes!) I felt like I need a dose of green to start my week. This creamy green smoothie was filling, refreshing, fruity, and so satisfying. Although my daughter asked for a "pink" smoothie this morning, I found her eyes wandering … Continue reading Mango-Avocado-Mint Green Smoothie

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

Chocolate Minty Matcha Cups + Make Your Own Coconut Butter (vegan)

When I threw these little treats together for myself on Halloween, and posted a photo on Instagram, I had no idea they would be such a hit. The photo above happens to have the most likes on my page. Many people requested the recipe, and since it was a spur-of-the-moment, "mama needs some chocolate" treat, … Continue reading Chocolate Minty Matcha Cups + Make Your Own Coconut Butter (vegan)

Minted Strawberry and Avocado Beauty Salad with Balsamic Glaze

Ingredients: 2-3 cups of fresh hulled and halved strawberries 1 large avocado, cut into chunks or slices 2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh mint 1/2 a lime Balsamic Glaze 1 cup balsamic vinegar Instructions: Make your glaze. Simply bring the vinegar to a low boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer. Keep an eye on … Continue reading Minted Strawberry and Avocado Beauty Salad with Balsamic Glaze

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

Pear Vanilla Mint Smoothie

A couple of weeks ago, while shopping for groceries, I spotted a big, beautiful bunch of fresh mint, and I feltĀ compelled to buy it. I don't normally find it in huge bunches like that, and I got really excited thinking of all kinds of things I wanted to make with it. My favorite way to … Continue reading Pear Vanilla Mint Smoothie