Strawberry Chocolate Chip Shake

I was in South Carolina this past weekend for my brother’s wedding. It was only about an hour outside Charleston so my husband and I decided to stay a couple days in the city since neither of us has been. Charleston has great food and scenery so it was nice to just walk around and eat....more

Vanilla Bean Chia Milkshake

Milkshakes are probably one of my favorite foods ever. It is up there with waffles and that is saying a lot. When I first stopped eating dairy the thing I missed the most was ice cream – specifically Jeni’s ice cream. During this transitional time I stumbled across a recipe by Spunky Coconut for a chocolate chia shake on her blog and in her chocolate book....more

Chocolate Chip Coconut Macaroons

Herbed Parsnip Fries

Ginger Lime Green Smoothie

SWEET POTATO BEAUTIFYING BALLS

5 Physical Improvements I've Had Since Going Vegan

You know how sometimes we get caught in a whirlwind of things suddenly happening to us, and we forget something important? Well, that recently happened to me: I recently started a new job, got lots of new opportunities for my blog (the new Everyday Heroes series taking off was awesome!), continued to explore our new surroundings in the Northwest Washington and almost got used to this new rhythm of life – and in the meantime, completely forgot that it's been over a year since I ditched all animal-derived foods and went vegan!All is not lost, so I’m going to celebrate my belated Veganniversary (yes, that’s a real word) today! And what’s a better way to do this than to count all my blessings and see how my life and wellbeing have changed since I made a leap towards a more responsible, sustainable lifestyle....more

Vegan Tamarind and Kabocha Squash Soup Recipe

Labor Day has passed, and you know what that means – fall recipes are beginning to pop up all over the blogosphere! Today I’d like to share with you the recipe for Tamarind and Kabocha Squash Soup that I recently came up with – but before you say to yourself, ‘Those ingredients sound way too fancy!’, bear with me for a minute: I’ve got some suggestions for easy substitutions down below....more

Golden Curried Red Lentil, Vegetable & Coconut Soup

   We might as well dive right into...more