Medjool Date Salted Caramel Sauce in a Vitamix. Fat-Free.

I am always trying to use Medjool dates in more of my recipes because I love them so much. They are so sticky-sweet and amazing all on their own - they don't need much! I love blending them for raw crusts for pies and tarts, stuffing them with cashew cheese, slicing them over top salads or nibbling them just as they come, as a super healthy dessert treat ....more

Easy Vegan Queso in Minutes! Spicy + Creamy Dip or Sauce.

I am currently obsessed with this super easy Vegan Queso Dip. I made it in minutes (soak free version!) and drizzled it on just about everything last night at dinner. Cheezy, with loads of spice, a hint of lime and fresh cilantro on top ....more

How to Start a Blog in 5 Easy Steps! + Blogging Tips

So obviously you love reading food blogs, hooray for that! Well what about YOU starting your own blog. If you love being in the kitchen, trying and sharing recipes and exploring the ever-curious world of food (or another blog topic!) lets chit chat!. ....more

Peanutty Celery Apple Edamame Salad with a spicy kick!

One of my favorite snacks as a kid was "ants on a log." Creamy peanut butter slathered on crisp, crunchy sticks of celery, juicy raisins nestled on top. It was the perfect combination of rich and nutty, fresh and hydrating, creamy and crunchy, salty and sweet, healthy and indulgent. Well if you are like me, you probably love that classic combo of celery and nut butter, and maybe even apple and nut butter ....more

Vegan Blackberry Cheesecake

I was craving blueberry cheesecake, but somehow ended up with this silky Blackberry Cheesecake with a hint of sweet orange citrus. And that turned out to be quite a delicious tweak in my plans. This easy cashew cheesecake with sweet-tart, deep vibrant purple blackberry accents makes a wonderful no-bake dessert!..Read more » This is a summary, images and full post available on HHL website! ...more

I'm Having a Moment.

I am having a moment. A cookbook kind of moment. A wow-this-is-all-really-real moment ....more

10 Amazing Discoveries in Florence, Italy - Vegan in Swiss + Italy, Part 2

The adventure continues! I am so glad you all enjoyed my first part of this Vegan in Italy and Switzerland Travel Feature. Read part one here ....more

Fairytale Land: Switzerland -- Vegan in Swiss + Italy Trip, Part 1

My favorite thing about how I have crafted my blog over the years is that I am able to write about more than just food and recipes. You guys are receptive and welcoming to all sorts of posts from me, from restaurant reviews, book reviews, wellness tips, videos and even a few stories, reflections and experiences from my personal life. And of course, travel ....more

Plantain Black Bean BBQ Wraps

These Plantain Black Bean BBQ Wraps make a delicious handheld dinner. Crispy, caramelized, sticky-sweet plantains mingle with black beans and a spicy, flavorful shiitake mushroom-onion sautè. Add in some lively greens, buttery avocado and some optional add-ins like salsa, citrus and vegenaise and you have yourself a very cravable meal ....more

New HHL Tees! Very Limited Time Only!

You guys asked for them, so I am happy to offer a very limited time offer to anyone who wants a Healthy Happy Life tee. Check out the details. Plus a free shipping discount for YOU!..Read more » This is a summary, images and full post available on HHL website! ...more