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 […]

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! ūüôā I made Vegan Not-Pigs in a blanket! They are so fun and easy! And used pretty convenient ingredients; Field Roast is¬†one […]

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 […]

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 […]

FOOD LOVE & A Cookbook Giveaway!

Well this is exciting! I’ve got another awesome e-cookbook to give away this week! You will love this one, the recipes are delish and the book full of such great health¬†information to help you live your¬†healthiest, most delicious & most¬†radiant life. A bit about the author: Tess Challis¬†is¬†an author, vegan chef, wellness coach and mom […]

Brussel Sprout, Cranberry and Tempeh Stir Fry

This dish is super yummy and incredibly healthy. It’s a great use of tempeh and¬†provides essential calcium and iron, protein,¬†omega 3s and with a kick of orange is also a great winter-season dish. With some amazing flavor combinations, it would be fantastic as a recipe to serve for a meal or side dish for Thanksgiving […]

The Healing Power of Dates

Do I ever love dates! The recipe below is a power house recipe that is super healthy, healing, and super easy too! Just a bit about the ingredients: Dates are good for adding natural sweetness to a wide variety of recipes.¬† You can make a paste out of them and add to dishes or¬†use as […]

Vegan Under Pressure Cookbook Giveaway!

I’ve got another great cookbook to giveaway! This one is so fun and the recipes are just delicious. I’m really enjoying using my pressure cooker and this cookbook is teaching me how to become an expert! A pressure cooker provides so many benefits, if you don’t have one, I highly recommend it and this awesome […]