Vegan Spinach Pesto

Pesto is one of my all-time favorite condiments. I use it as a sauce on pizzas and pasta, I spread it on sandwiches, and sometimes I’ll just eat it on bread as a snack. The word “pesto” comes from the Italian word pestâ, which means to pound

Banh Mi Tostadas from 100 Best Vegan Recipes by Robin Robertson

I don’t know how she does it, but Robin Robertson has written yet another cookbook! 100 Best Vegan Recipes is her newest book, and it contains 90 of her favorite recipes from the best selling 1,000 Vegan Recipes along 10 that are brand new.   For those

10 Reasons To Eat More Mushrooms (with Recipes!)

When I was young, I didn’t think I liked mushrooms. It’s possible that the reason behind it was that my mom didn’t like mushrooms, and by default, I didn’t either. Or it could be because when she did buy them for my dad, they were canned. And

Gardein Sweet and Sour Porkless Bites Stir-Fry

Discover the delicious and convent way to eat meat-free. Gardein Sweet & Sour Porkless Bites are better for your body and better for the planet!  As a vegan health and lifestyle coach, I advocate for a whole foods plant-based diet. As a busy person living in the

My Go-To Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce

There’s no dairy in this rich and creamy cashew cheese sauce! The cheesy flavor comes from a blend of nutritional yeast, lemon juice, and miso.   This is my go-to cashew cheese. I spread it on raw “bread” for sandwiches in the summertime, drizzle it on nachos

10 Spring Vegetables to Add to Your Diet Right Now

Spring has sprung! In my neighborhood, grass is beginning to grow again after the winter’s frost, buds are blossoming on trees, and wild daffodils seem to be blooming wherever I look. After a long, cold winter, the warmer weather is welcome, as is the spring produce it

Creamy Cannellini Mushroom Stroganoff

A few weeks ago on The Walking Dead, one character invited another over for dinner, offering to make beef jerky stroganoff. I’m sure that food is pretty scarce in the zombie apocalypse, but I couldn’t help but think, “there has to be a supply of mushrooms he

10 Ways to De-Stress Right Now

As a health coach, I work with people to help them make healthier food choices, eat more veggies, and deal with health issues. Everyone is unique, and each person has his or her own specific list of goals. The one thing that all of my clients have

Lemon-Dijon Tempeh and Mushrooms

I was flipping through an issue of Shape magazine recently, and I came across a recipe for Tarragon-Lemon Chicken and Mushrooms. I can’t stand tarragon, and while I adore chickens, I would never think of eatting one, but the recipe still piqued my interested. I do love

12 Vegan Recipes for Easter Brunch

I recently polled my Facebook friends to find out what people traditionally eat on Easter Sunday. I was genuinely unsure, as my family always either went out to eat or we went to someone’s house and ate the same types of foods we had on Christmas and Thanksgiving.