Teff Love Review, Recipe and Giveaway

Several years ago Mesob, an Ethiopian restaurant, opened in my town, and I noticed that about half of the menu was vegan. Before it’s arrival, I didn’t know that Ethiopian food was “a thing”. I’ll try just about anything vegan, but Dennis didn’t like the sound of

Greens 24/7 Review, Recipe and Giveaway

I’m a greens pusher. Green vegetables have so many wonderful health benefits that I recommend them to all of my health coaching clients on a regular basis, suggesting they eat them with every meal. To most people, that means some spinach thrown into a smoothie, a salad,

Keep It Vegan by Áine Carlin – Recipe and Giveaway

I have to admit that when I was first asked to review Keep It Vegan: Over 100 Simple, Healthy and Delicious Dishes by Áine Carlin I was going to turn it down. I hadn’t heard of the author before, and I already had a stack of books

10 Recipes for a Vegan Valentine’s Day

When people think of food with aphrodisiac effects, they often think of oysters, but the truth is that most aphrodisiac-like foods can be found in the plant kingdom, and the list is long: hot peppers, asparagus, bananas, avocado, arugula, beets, pumpkin seeds, berries, ginger, garlic, walnuts, sweet

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible Guest Post and Giveaway

I’m beyond excited to be hosting The Vegetarian Flavor Bible blog tour today! Author Karen Page is here with a guest post and a chance for you to win a copy of the book. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is a gigantic tomb devoted to the flavor profiles

Vegan Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

It may seem like we just packed away the Christmas decorations, but Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it. Like Christmas, Valentine’s Day can be a big day for gift giving. Whether you’re giving something to your sweetie, your family, or yourself, I have some

Easy, Affordable Raw by Lisa Viger – Recipe and Giveaway

I first became aware of the raw food phenomenon about 5 years ago. I decided to give it a try, and with the help of a fellow health coach, I did a 21 day raw challenge. I was amazed at how much energy I had after just a

Stop Calling Vegan Food “Fake”

I recently watched a rerun of the canceled-too-soon show Raising Hope, and Cloris Leachman’s character Maw Maw was eating a plastic apple. “This apple tastes awful!” she exclaimed, and her granddaughter Virginia told her she was eating one of baby Hope’s toys. It reminded me of the

Living Candida-Free by Ricki Heller – Recipe and Giveaway

In my health coaching practice, I occasionally work with clients who are suffering from candida overgrowth. It can be a tough thing to treat, as most doctors don’t know much about it and will usually just prescribe an antifungal medication to combat it. (That is, if they recognize that

Please Stop Giving Unsolicited Advice

Throughout high school and college I worked at my local CVS as a shift supervisor. I usually worked the evening shift and on weekends, but when I had a day off from school, I sometimes went in to the store early. The daytime crowd saw far more