My Favorite Green Juice

I’m on my third juicer. I bought my first one about 10 years ago and it was the cheapest one I could find. It was quick to juice and kind of easy to clean, but I got bored with it and gave it away. The second one

Savory Stuffed Apples from The Great Vegan Grains Book by Celine Steen and Tamasin Noyes

Have you noticed that there seems to be a war on grains going on? Some people don’t think they should be consumed because our human ancestors didn’t eat them, however it’s believed that grains have been a part of the human diet for many thousands of years.

My Favorite Recipes for a Vegan Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving wasn’t always a day of eating one’s self into a food induced coma. It’s believed that the first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621 between the colonists and the Wamponoag Indians. The early settlers were dying of starvation and the Native Americans showed them how to work

Six Tips for Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

Did you know that as a nation, we consume more calories on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year? Tradition has conditioned us to feast with family and friends on this day to honor the bountiful harvest of the country’s first settlers. Today, that bountiful

No-Bake Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake

While I love to bake, I’m not very good at come up with my own recipes for baked goods. To me, baking seems more like a science, whereas cooking is more of an art. I’m an artist with a very unscientific brain, so when it comes to

The Plant-Based Journey by Lani Muelrath

By now, I think we all know that following a whole-foods, plant-based diet is the best way to stay healthy. In my work as a health coach, I’ve found that people who are transitioning to this type of diet often feel overwhelmed and aren’t quite sure where

Vegan Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole is a Thanksgiving favorite, and it’s a dish that doesn’t take very long to prepare. I If you Google it, recipe that appears most often is made with frozen vegetables, milk, canned cream soup, and packaged crispy onions. It was originally created in 1955 by a

Vegan Spinach-Mushroom Omelet

One of my favorite meals in my prevegan days was a simple omelet with mushrooms and cheddar cheese. When I went vegan 14 years ago, I figured I’d never eat one again, not realizing that vegan chefs and bloggers would soon create delicious vegan versions of just

Buffalo Mozzarella from DIY Vegan by Nicole Axworthy and Lisa Pitman

Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while probably already know that I had major surgery in the spring of 2014. For those of you who are new to this blog, I had major surgery in the spring of 2014. I was instructed not

Vegan Chickpea Waldorf Salad

The Waldorf Salad was created in the 1890s by Oscar Tschirkyat the Waldorf Hotel in New York City, and it consists of fresh apples, celery, grapes, and walnuts dressed in mayonnaise. The original recipe didn’t have nuts, but they were added at some point later. I don’t think I