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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lettuce Wraps with Tempeh & Peanut Sauce

I love tempeh! It is really delicious if it’s prepared correctly. It’s a great source of protein and has a host of other nutritional benefits. You can learn all about tempeh here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tempeh. One of the best ways to prepare tempeh is to steam, simmer or marinade before using it in a recipe. If you don’t […]

2016 Healthy Food Trends

There are soooo many exciting things happening in the world of vegan food! You probably know about a few of the delicious foods below, we hope these healthy and healing food trends become even more widespread in 2016! Just a few of our favorites include: Fruit Infused Water: Water infused with fruit and herbs or veggies make a […]

Happy New Year! Sharing some of my vegan holiday favorites!!

Hello All! I had a wonderful holiday season with my friends and family! I hope you did as well! I just want to share a few dishes we made on Christmas and show you the delightful presents I got from those that love me the most! Butternut squash and leek tofu scramble on Christmas morning, find the […]

Merry Christmas! And Vegan Food Gift Ideas

Hello dear friends! It has been a while since I’ve had the chance to get a post up. I’ve had a very busy and productive last few months teaching, working on recipes and working at my day job as well. One of the most exciting and delightfully fun classes I taught recently was a Vegan Food Gifts Class. […]

Earth Cures – Natural Remedies

Earth Cures is a wonderful little home-grown company (literally). Earth Cures creates and sells an herbal alternative to pharmaceuticals and lucky for me, I have started working with them! Earth Cures is a woman owned business that believes in nurturing the whole person; body, mind and spirit and is located at the base of the […]

Spring Clean and Green Your Personal Care Products

I’ve learned many things over the course of my career about the environment, hazardous chemicals and their effect on bodies. Now that I’m a coach I have the opportunity to share this important information and be of more assistance to my friends, family and community in general. Our skin is our largest organ and everything […]