Blog #86: Must Have Gluten-Free Savory Oats (Vegan Recipe)

    Typically, when you think of oats you think of it in a ‘sweet’ way.  Whether it be oatmeal at breakfast, granola for a snack or on a yogurt parfait, that’s the way people usually have it. I’d heard about savory oats quite a while ago, but never actually had it until a few…

Blog #83: Gluten-Free Pasta Salad (Vegan + Food Allergy Safe)

Mama Mia!  It’s pasta! 🍝 😍  A classic and versatile dish enjoyed all over the world for decades. However, things can get a little bit tricky when you try to put your pasta fork into the gluten-free food realm. Not all gluten-free pastas are created equal.  Many gluten-free pastas turn to mush or fall apart…

Blog #81: Matcha Chia Pudding (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

      The first time I tried chia pudding, I got it from a health food store.  I didn’t like it.  I found the store-bought one to be poor tasting and over priced. But then, I discovered the glory of making it myself. Who knew chia seeds could be so yummy?  Not only can…

Blog #69: Jamaican Delight Green Smoothie (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

Sometimes you just need a delicious, nutrient packed smoothie to start your day — heck this can even be a snack or part of your lunch!  Keep it simple, keep it yummy, keep it healthy. Without further ado, here she is! Ingredients: 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/2 scoop vegan…

Blog #60: 3 Easy Plant-Based Ways To Eat Healthier Now

We all want to eat healthier.  We all want to look better, feel better, have more energy and be the best versions of ourselves.  But, sometimes getting started can be the hardest part and can keep us from even starting at all.  Has this happened to you?  Because it’s sure happened to me! Here are…

Blog #32: Easy Sunbutter Cookies

    This recipe is simple, easy, contains minimal ingredients and is free of most food allergens. 💠 INGREDIENTS: 💠 ▪️1/2 cup Sunbutter @sunbutter (**Note: Sunbutter is a sunflower seed butter, BUT, this specific brand is made in a facility that doesn’t process other nuts or peanuts. That’s the only way I can eat this…

Blog #29: Fermented Vegan Protein Powder

This vegan protein is decent tasting.  Not terrible at all.  It’s a bit lighter tasting, and less dense.  And a less overpowering taste too.  I say it like that because I’m not a fan of a similar vegan protein, Vega brand (really popular brand) because it tastes heavy and overpowers the taste of your smoothie….

Blog #25: Plant-Based Protein Sources

🌿 PLANT-BASED PROTEIN SOURCES  🌿 This chart is short and to the point. I find it super helpful.  It shows many of the plant protein sources available for you to select from.  Pick the ones best for you. I consume all the protein sources on this chart minus the hemp and pumpkin seeds (because often they are cross…

Blog #17: A Great Vegan Protein Powder Option

Today I tried a new vegan protein powder by Garden of Life (“Raw Protein: Beyond Organic Formula” is what the package says if you’re looking for the exact one I’m talking about here).  I’m SO pleased with it! 😬  It tastes fantastic and packs a protein punch of 17 grams in a serving of 23…