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 […]

Vegan Under Pressure Cookbook Giveaway!

I’ve got another great cookbook to giveaway! This one is so fun and the recipes are just delicious. I’m really enjoying using my pressure cooker and this cookbook is teaching me how to become an expert! A pressure cooker provides so many benefits, if you don’t have one, I highly recommend it and this awesome […]

Cheater Vegan Native Tacos!

Most of my friends and family know that I grew up near what is known as “Indian Country” in the southwest United States. Lucky for me, my wonderful mama taught me how to cook with and optimize local foods. She quite an impressive cook and always made us delicious meals enhanced by the flavors of the southwest. She still is a great […]

Are you feeling under the weather?

I avoid being sick most of the winter time, I think I stay so healthy, with a strong immune system thanks to my vegan diet full of fruits and veggies!! 🙂 The crud has been going around my office and in my community in general and I started to feel a touch of sickness coming on so I’ve pulled out my […]

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. […]