Homemade Sesame Seed Milk + Why I Gave Up Dairy

If you were to google "reasons to avoid dairy" you'd get several results. Actually, you'd get about 16 million results from that search. I don't need millions of reasons to steer clear of dairy, I have 3 main reasons, and that is more than enough for me. I'll get to those in a minute. It's … Continue reading Homemade Sesame Seed Milk + Why I Gave Up Dairy

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3 Ingredient Maple-Tahini Freezer Fudge (vegan)

I'm starting out the week with the easiest and yummiest melt-in-your-mouth, no-cook, refined-sugar free fudge. I always know when a recipe is good by how difficult it is for me to take photos of the finished product. Without eating all of it. This fudge is so good, I barely got enough pictures before it was … Continue reading 3 Ingredient Maple-Tahini Freezer Fudge (vegan)

Sweet and Creamy Maple Tahini Fruit Dip (and Why You Should Eat More Tahini)

Most people know tahini as a main ingredient in hummus; a thick, somewhat bitter paste made of ground sesame seeds. There are, however, so many yummy ways to use tahini. I love using it in a tasty sauce to pour over falafel, and it makes a delicious and easy creamy salad dressing. Tahini is also … Continue reading Sweet and Creamy Maple Tahini Fruit Dip (and Why You Should Eat More Tahini)

Glowing Green Hummus with Artichoke and Spinach

Things are about to get real. Real green, that is. I thought it might be fun to feature some of my greenest creations over the next week, in honor of St. Patrick's Day.  Starting with this gorgeous, bright-hued hummus. There's just something about this dip that makes me feel like spring.  It doesn't hurt that it's … Continue reading Glowing Green Hummus with Artichoke and Spinach

Simple and Quick! Shoots and ‘Shrooms Asian Detox Soup

Now that all of my leftovers are gone, I feel the need to eat clean, simple food.  Make that clean, simple, and easy food.  When it comes to holidays and celebrations, I don't hold back.  It's healthy to indulge now and then!  I go back for seconds, I have the fluffy rolls, and I finish it off with a slice of … Continue reading Simple and Quick! Shoots and ‘Shrooms Asian Detox Soup