A Very Vegan Valentine’s Day Menu

Valentine’s Day is almost here! The day is usually celebrate with cards, candy, and flowers, and like most other holidays, food is usually a big deal. A lot of people like to go out to eat on Valentine’s Day, but restaurants can get super crowded, and some even raise

6 Vegan Pizza Recipes for National Pizza Day

Did you know that February 9th is National Pizza Day? Yep, it’s a thing! It’s not too surprising that pizza gets it’s own day, since Americans do love it so much. Gennaro Lombardi in New York City was the first pizzeria in the United States, opening its doors in 1895.

Kung Pao Soy Curls

Chinese New Year is next week, so I wanted to share one of my new favorite Chinese-inspired recipes. In doing research, however, I learned that while kung pao is a Chinese restaurant favorite amongst Americans, those native to China aren’t very fond of the dish. Reasons vary

10 Health Benefits of Chocolate

Chocolate is my favorite food. There’s nothing quite like it – it’s rich, decadent, and delicious. Chocolate actually comes from beans (the seeds of the theobroma cacao tree to be exact), and as with most plant-based foods, it’s highly nutritious. Not all chocolate is created equal though. When

10 Vegan Snack Recipes for Game Day

I’m not a sporty person. I have no idea whose team is doing what, but I do know that there’s a big sports ball match coming up soon. And I know that a lot of snacks are consumed when people are watching said match. Since I am

Mighty Migas from The Taco Cleanse

Because I’m a vegan health and lifestyle coach, I receive a lot of requests from people asking me to review their cleanse or try their detox program. I almost always turn them down, because I know it’s not necessary to go on a cleanse or detox to

Mustard-Coated Oven Fries

You may think I’m weird, but I like to dip my fries in mustard rather than ketchup. As a child I hated mustard, and I was at total ketchup girl, but at some point in my early adulthood that changed, and I rarely reach for the ketchup now.

Vietnamese Brussels Sprout & Noodle Salad from Superfoods 24/7 by Jessica Nadel

In the nutrition world, superfoods are all the rage, and there’s always talk of incorporating more of them into one’s diet. The definition of a “superfood” can change, depending on who you are talking too. For some people, a superfood can be an exotic ingredient such as

What’s for Dinner? Dinnertime Favorites from Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen

If you follow me on Instagram, you may know that I’ve been hard at work on an e-book. I’m happy to announce that it’s now available! What’s for Dinner? is the first in my Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen Favorites e-book series! It features 20 of the most popular dinner recipes

Mushroom Purses from The Make Ahead Vegan Cookbook by Ginny Kay McMeans

In my health coaching business, I see a lot of clients who work long hours and don’t have much time to cook in the evenings. I often recommend using a slow cooker or cooking ahead and freezing meals, so that dinner will be ready when they get