Healing the Vegan Way Book Review and Giveaway!

I am absolutely delighted to tell you about the new book, Healing the Vegan Way, by one of my favorite vegan chefs on the planet, Mark Reinfeld. Mark is a widely acclaimed and multi-award winning chef and author of seven books. He has an impressive list of accomplishments including Executive Chef for North American Vegetarian […]

Ranger’s Bakery – Healthy Dog Treats and Giveaway!!

I have another wonderful small business to share with you! This time a delicious Colorado local pet treat business, Ranger’s Bakery! Shelby and her dog Ranger (who was the inspiration for the creation of Ranger’s Bakery) offer a variety of awesome dogs treat. Many of which are vegan! Yay! Shelby is Colorado native and before starting […]

Zoodles with Parsley Pesto!

Zoodles (zucchini or another spiralized vegetable) are amazing and the recipe below provides some awesome benefits, is tasty and a great summer recipe too! I love my spiralizer and am loving experimenting with different recipes! Some fun facts about this recipe: Walnuts are highest in Omega 3s of any food, and are essential for vegan diets- considered […]

Jackfruit!

I have a super fun, delightful new product to tell you about!! Jackfruit made by a wonderful company! The Jackfruit Company! What is Jackfruit you may ask? This delicious fruit is a staple crop cultivated for years in South and Southeast Asia. It lends a “meaty” texture, is rich in fiber, is a healthy alternative to […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

In honor of Mother’s Day (A great day to celebrate ALL mothers) I would like to share one of my favorite recipes using vegan cheese!! When you eat cheese and dairy you inflict pain and cruelty on baby calves and their mothers especially. It’s hard for me to write this knowing how many beautiful, gentle, kind […]

Happy Piggies in A Blanket!

I had a delightful time a few weeks ago at the Denver Gala and fundraiser for the Humane League. I donated a few appetizers, they were so delicious I thought I must share them! 🙂 I made Vegan Not-Pigs in a blanket! They are so fun and easy! And used pretty convenient ingredients; Field Roast is one […]

Healthy Skoop – a Colorado Small Business Giveaway!!

I am delighted to offer this review and giveaway from the great folks at Healthy Skoop! As many of you know, through this blog, my coaching and vegan chef services I work to help people live their happiest, healthiest and most vibrant life. The reason I really like Healthy Skoop products is that they can help […]

Happy Earth Day! Let’s Keep Our Ocean Healthy!

Happy Earth Day! One of my favorite days of the year. As some of you know… In one of my professions, I am a biologist and environmental scientist. I have always loved animals and the environment. I loved them both so much that I made a career out of protecting them. While I enjoy what I do very […]

Spring-y Rice Pilaf

I’ve been experimenting a lot with recipes. I’ve found some not so good ones, some that need some tweeking and some that are just perfect!! This one is just that perfect! I was inspired by an episode of Rachel Ray to make and veganize the lovely spring rice pilaf! Easy Vegan Pilaf with Herbs The herbs in […]

Ethical Choices Program

I have exciting news! I am now a Humane Educator teaching students about healthy eating and ethical food choices at High Schools in Colorado!! The Ethical Choices Program is a non-profit organization that aims to empower high-school students to make thoughtful, responsible lifestyle decisions, which will be essential if our communities are to live harmoniously […]