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 […]

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 […]

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 […]