Recipes Archive

Crave Eat Heal – Recipe and Giveaway

I’ve been anxiously awaiting the release of Annie Oliverio’s cookbook Crave Eat Heal for about a year now. We’ve never met in person, but Annie has become a friend though the vegan blogging community, and she was kind enough to include one of my recipes in the

Stir-Fry Inspired Salad

This dish is the result of my first “Black Box Challenge” in Rouxbe’s Professional Plant-Based Certification program. The challenge I was given was to make a side dish, soup, or salad using a leafy green and a starchy vegetable. We had to use two different knife cuts and one

Cappuccino Gels with Cashew Cream Topping

As I mentioned last week, I’m taking Rouxbe’s Professional Plant-Based Certification course, which is taking up a lot of my time in the kitchen. I recently had an assignment to create a gel using agar agar. I made coffee flavored gels and topped them with cashew cream

Sesame Black Bean Tacos

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a new, original recipe. I’ve been sent a lot of cookbooks to review, so I’ve been cooking through those, and I’ve been testing recipes for Allyson Kramer’s next cookbook. I’m also currently taking Rouxbe’s Plant-Based Certification course, which is taking up

Cookin’ Up a Storm Recipe and Cookbook Giveaway

Although I’ve never watched Whale Wars, I am familiar with The Sea Shepherd, so I was interested to to take a look at Cookin’ Up a Storm when a review copy was offered to me. Cookin’ Up a Storm was written by Laura Dakin, the cook on the ship

Nutrition CHAMPS Recipe and International Giveaway

I’m happy to be hosting Jill Nussinow’s blog tour for her book Nutrition CHAMPS today. In addition to sharing a recipe from the book, Jill has a copy of the Nutrition CHAMPS eBook for one lucky reader. This is an international giveaway, so you can enter no matter where

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

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