Bold 'n Spicy Garlic Kale Chips, Halloween Orange

The best part about devouring an entire batch of freshly-made kale chips is that it feels oh-so-naughty going crunch-munch-crunch, but in the end you can basically say, "Hey, I just ate a huge salad!" Nutrition score. These not-so-spooky, vampire-not-approved, Halloween-approved, Garlic Turmeric Bold Kale Chips are frightfully fun and just may give your taste buds a wake up call with their spicy flavor and bold garlic bite. Each orange-tinted chip is loaded with yummy flavors and kale superpowers for a very healthy Halloween snack ....more

Curried Coconut Cauliflower Soup with warming spices.

This Curried Coconut Cauliflower Soup is a delicious and easy-to-make soup that is warming and soothing for fall.Read more » This is a summary, images and full post available on HHL website! ...more

Wellness Gets Real. My Story.

With each new blogpost, I am continually so grateful that this little food blog I started back in 2007 is now my full-time career. But besides being my dream job, the truly most valuable aspect of blogging for me has been all the amazing connections I have made with my readers and fellow bloggers, you guys on the other side of this screen. You are a community of compassionate, aware, sometimes hilarious and always inspiring individuals from all over the world ....more

Copycat Vegan Rocky Road, aka Chocolate, Nuts and Marshmallow!

Halloween time is the perfect time to turn your kitchen into your very own DIY candy station. From Almond Joy to Peanut or Almond Butter Cups and some creative creations of your own. I love veganizing some of my old favorite classic candy bars, and this week brings some marshmallow-filled Rocky Road fun ....more

Ginger-Maple Fall Spiced Tofu and Apple Cubes + Giveaway

These Ginger-Maple Fall Spiced Tofu and Apple Cubes are perfect for a fall entree or healthy snack that is savory-sweet and rich in plant-based protein. Ginger, cinnamon, maple and apple sweeteness coat each perky cube. And guys, if you are not a fan of tofu like me, you can easily substitute in cubed tempeh or some chickpeas or even a cooked grain like farro or rice! ...more

Orange-Spice Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Waffles. Freezer-Friendly!

These fluffy yet hearty Orange-Spice Pumpkin Waffles are perfect for a cozy-healthy-happy autumn morning breakfast or brunch. They are gluten-free, made using an oat flour and seed base, with simple ingredients and a hint of orange spice to give them fall flair. And the best part? ...more

24 Hours of Kale Recipes!

Today is Kale Day 2014. Who knew, right? Well in honor of this super VIP, er VIV veggie, I am sharing 24 hours worth of my favorite vegan kale recipes for the green god or goddess in all of us ....more

Pecan Pie Oatmeal Cookies. Gluten Free.

These warm and fluffy Pecan Pie Oatmeal Cookies are filled with goodness and taste like dessert. Perfect pairing for a warm fall mug! These cozy-time cookies are vegan, gluten free and sweetened only with bananas and sticky sweet Medjool dates ....more

Why I Won't Be Opening Another Can of Pumpkin This Season

Nope. I am not opening another can of pumpkin this entire season. Seriously ....more

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte VIDEO + 9 PSL Tips

Skip the line at Starbucks by making a PSL at home! And this vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte is made using real pumpkin, warming spices, cozy maple syrup and non-dairy milk. Watch me whip up this seasonal latte in my latest YouTube video + get my PSL tips!..Read more » This is a summary, images and full post available on HHL website! ...more