20 Ways to Love Yourself (and Animals) Through the Holidays and beyond

It can take a little work to eat healthy every single day; everyone slips ups here and there, can’t resist or over indulges in their favorite treat. Eating occasional treats and small indulgences aren’t the end of the world, but getting stuck in an unhealthy eating pattern and eating meals you know aren’t good for you […]

Peaceful Rebel Vegan Cheese!!

I’m delighted to tell you today all about a Colorado based vegan cheese company! Peaceful Rebel Vegan Cheese is made by Malina Farias, in Denver CO, and is just absolutely delicious!! It’s also super versatile and provides great options for those looking for a non-dairy / vegan cheese substitute that sometimes can be hard to find (feta, queso fresco, mozzarella, gouda). Peaceful Rebel Vegan Cheeses can be used in […]

Looking for a beautiful vegan jacket this winter? Check out Hoodlab!

I recently stopped by the coolest pop up shop in downtown Denver. Cici Dunn owns and operates HoodLAB and distributes Hoodlamb jackets which are some of the most beautiful and elegant jackets I’ve ever seen. Not only does HoodLAB sell jackets, they also sell the coolest hats, caps, puffy earmuffs, scarves, mittens, t shirts and faux fur accessories. The best […]

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 […]

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 […]