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 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Vegan Fusion with Mark Reinfeld and a giveaway!!!

I had a really wonderful experience a few months ago… I attended a week-long vegan and raw foods immersion with the world-famous vegan chef, Mark Reinfeld. Mark is the co-founder of Vegan Fusion, a wonderful group that offers a wide range of vegan services. The class was amazing; I met great people, had some very thought-provoking philosophical discussions about […]