The “Smoothie, Salad, Soup” Jump-Start Plant-Based Eating Plan

It's January. We all know what that means. Resolutions! Eating healthier! Joining the gym! Getting reeeeealllly psyched up and spending a fortune at the health food store in a frantic attempt to completely overhaul your kitchen. Believe me, I understand. In the past I used to create complicated resolution-inspired meal plans for myself that involved … Continue reading The “Smoothie, Salad, Soup” Jump-Start Plant-Based Eating Plan

16 Best Recipes of 2016

Hi, hi, hello! How has everyone enjoyed the holidays? We had a very busy weekend last week, and we're coming up on another weekend of traveling. My nephew is getting married this weekend, which pretty much blows my mind (and makes me feel very, uhm, mature), especially since I still think he is a toothy-grinned … Continue reading 16 Best Recipes of 2016

Raw White Chocolate Lemon Macaroons - Vegan, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Refined Sugar Free

Raw White Chocolate Lemon Macaroons

Hello my friends! I'm sharing one more, just one more little recipe before I sign off from the blog for several days (you can still catch up with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest). These yummy nummy raw macaroons are just too tasty to wait until after the holidays to share with you. The best … Continue reading Raw White Chocolate Lemon Macaroons

Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas: A Dozen Vegan and Gluten Free Desserts and Sweet Sides

If you're on the look-out for some healthy, plant-based and gluten free sweet sides, appetizers, or desserts that aren't pumpkin pie, look no further! Look, pumpkin pie is a must, but if you are searching for something a little bit different in addition to the Thanksgiving mainstay for the dessert table, here they are! I've … Continue reading Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas: A Dozen Vegan and Gluten Free Desserts and Sweet Sides

Chili Mocha Brownie Bites – Vegan, Refined Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free

What do you do with surplus, or "undesirable" Halloween candy? As soon as we wrapped up our trick or treating festivities Monday night, I did a quick and discreet sorting out of my daughter's candy. All the "baddies" were given away, either to neighbors or sent with my husband to his work. I let my … Continue reading Chili Mocha Brownie Bites – Vegan, Refined Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Dip (Vegan, Oil-Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Today's recipe comes from my desire to eat all the autumn foods, all at the same time. I think it became very obvious after sharing this photo on Instagram last week that I've once again emerged myself completely in the flavorful delights of fall. In other words, I'm completely obsessed, and need a daily fix … Continue reading Salted Caramel Pumpkin Dip (Vegan, Oil-Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Chili Mocha Maca Smoothie – Vegan

Happy Wednesday, friends! I'm hopping on here real quick today to share a smoothie that I think you will really love. It's a rich mix of chocolate and coffee with a hint of ancho chili and cinnamon.  It's a fun spin on the new Starbuck's mocha flavor, with a lot less calories and sugar. In … Continue reading Chili Mocha Maca Smoothie – Vegan