Sweet Nutty Green Smoothie Bowl

Have you tried a smoothie bowl? I was loyal to my beloved oats for breakfast all year, until Instagram wore me down and I succumbed to the smoothie bowl trend. I also really wanted to up my greens intake. However, I like being able to […]

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Vegan Mug Omelet | Ready in 2 Minutes

I made a Vegan Mug Omelet! Eggs were the last animal product I continued eating. Jack and I always had omelets and a veggie hash on Monday nights for dinner. Omelets are quick, tasty, and easily personalized. When I transitioned to a completely vegan diet I […]

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Balsamic Zucchini Chick’n with Grits

A year ago… Jack surprised me with a cooking class at Sur La Table for my birthday. (He’s a keeper, right?) I was not vegan at the time, nor was the cooking class. However, I learned how to make a delicious balsamic zucchini corn salad […]

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Cauliflower Teriyaki Salad (or Wraps) | Meal Prep

On Sundays, We Meal Prep. I have a challenge for you. What would you prep for lunch everyday if you had no access to a microwave, refrigerator, or even a table/desk to eat? This is my challenge each week because these are the conditions at […]

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Chorizo Chili Rice Skillet | Healthy One Pan Meal

  My Chorizo Chili Rice Skillet dinner checks all my boxes for a weeknight dinner. It takes around 35 minutes to make with an assortment of colors and textures. All the ingredients simmer together in one skillet and emerge packed with flavor. I was inspired to make this dish […]

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Lemony Hemp Hummus

I eat hummus nearly every day. On days I do not eat hummus, it’s for one of two reasons: I don’t have any or don’t have the ingredients needed to make it. Someone or something is holding me against my will. In case you haven’t […]

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Mushroom Asparagus Pasta Primavera

Spring Inspired Mushroom Asparagus Pasta The Spring season always reminds me to eat seasonally.  In the late Spring of 2012, I started frequenting farmer’s markets and organic health food stores. I stopped meal planning. Instead, I created meals around the ingredients currently growing. Over the years, I still […]

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Vegan Chickpea “Tuna” Salad

  If you like tuna salad, you will LOVE my vegan chickpea “tuna” salad. This is a healthy, simple, and quick salad that is even better than the original.

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One Pot Balsamic Quinoa Salad

ONE POT Balsamic Quinoa Salad I love a Sunday Funday, but when I end up spending my Sunday being spontaneous (it should be noted my version of spontaneous is trying out a new path when walking our dog, Jackson) I end up without a lot […]

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Grain Free Granola | Cacao + Peanut Butter

As my taste has changed with eating real whole food, I no longer crave sugary or processed desserts or treats. I crave granola. Not just any granola, homemade granola.

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