Category: Vegan

Strawberry Fields Smoothie: Organic Squeeze Copycat Recipe!

  I love starting off my day with a nutritionally packed breakfast, and there aren't many easier or quicker options in those early morning hours than a smoothie. You can throw together an endless combinations of fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and ...

No Bake Pumpkin Bars: Gluten-Free, Vegan, & No Refined Sugar!

  Today I give to you a delicious pumpkin dessert recipe just in time for Thanksgiving! If you are trying to make a dish your gluten-free aunt, vegan cousin, and everyone in between will enjoy, then you can breathe a sigh ...

Spaghetti Squash Casserole: Lentil Walnut & Spinach with Red Sauce!

  It's been a crazy past couple of weeks for me in OKC. I planted my first garden (isn't it gorgeous)! It's mostly tomatoes and a variety of peppers, but I'm growing strawberry, asparagus, and basil too. If you ever plan ...

Lentil, Kale, and Roasted Veggie Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

  I've been on a bit of a sweet potato kick lately; my last two weeks blog posts have been about my favorite orange vegetable. Since my mileage is increasing for my next half marathon, and I'm keeping up my weight ...

The New Way to Get in Your Greens: Collard Green Wraps

Collard green wraps aren't brand new in the food world, but they are new in my personal repertoire. I'll be honest, I don't think I'd ever even eaten collard greens until I turned it into this wrap, but I'm so ...

A Healthy Nutella: No Sugar Added

You know that feeling you get when you accomplish something monumental, like finishing a marathon, graduating college, or getting a promotion? That's how I felt today when I made a healthy Nutella with no added sugar or oil. Overreaching a ...

California Quinoa Salad (Whole Foods Copycat Recipe)

  I love one-dish meals, especially when they are super flavorful. So when I picked up this quinoa salad at Whole Foods a while back, I instantly knew it was a recipe I wanted to recreate over and over again--and I ...

Homemade Pecan Pie Larabars

  The multitude of "healthy" snack bars on the market right now is overwhelming. If you have ever visited this section at Whole Foods, you know what I mean, and you probably left with a headache caused by attempting to decipher ...

Blackstrap Molasses and an Iron-Rich Pear Gingerbread Smoothie

  If plants are good for us because of the healthy nutrients they contain, and sugar cane is a plant, shouldn't sugar be good for us? Okay, I admit that's not the best logic because we all know sugar isn't a ...

Blueberry Raisin Energy Cookies

  I think we need to revolt against packaged desserts--who's with me? Those sickly sweet, overly processed desserts have no place in our health-conscious diets anymore. Have you heard that Nabisco just came out with a watermelon-flavored Oreo? I haven't actually looked ...