writer, advocate, holistic health coach

Month: July 2016

Vegan Buffalo Sauce

Vegan Buffalo Sauce

The first time I made this, it was for buffalo tofu bites. I couldn’t get enough of it! I admit, I put it on everything. (I might have been known to eat it with a spoon, lol.) I usually make a double or triple batch […]

Easy One Pot Pasta

Easy One Pot Pasta

If I’d known making pasta could be this easy – without all the draining/straining mess – I’d have been making pasta this way for years. I don’t know if I’ll make it the “old way” again…this is easy, quick, and delish! And it makes a […]

Five Ways to Enjoy Avocado

Five Ways to Enjoy Avocado

Avocados are one of nature’s super fruits – super tasty and super versatile! They are nutrient dense, full of vitamins and anti-oxidants including vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin E, vitamin B6, folate, magnesium, lutein, potassium, and beta-carotene. They contain good fats and are naturally sodium […]

White People, Please Stop Saying All Lives Matter. Your Privilege Is Showing.

White People, Please Stop Saying All Lives Matter. Your Privilege Is Showing.

I’m sure the title of this post will upset a number of individuals. If you’re one of them, take a few deep breaths, open your mind, and read this post completely, with an open heart. “All Lives Matter” as a response to the Black Lives Matter […]

Tahini Lime Dressing

Tahini Lime Dressing

I saw this dressing on an episode of “The Chef and the Dietitian” and I couldn’t WAIT to make it. This is, hands down, the best dressing I’ve ever had. And it is incredibly healthy to boot! Thanks so much, Plant-Based Dietitian Julieanna Hever and […]

Ten Ways to Use Lemon Essential Oil

Ten Ways to Use Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil is sometimes referred to as “liquid sunshine” – for a good reason! It is one of the most versatile essential oils, it is quite inexpensive, and it is an aromatic powerhouse. It has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and mood enhancing properties. Read on for […]

Nutritional Yeast Cheesy Sauce

Nutritional Yeast Cheesy Sauce

Nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast that is chock full of protein and vitamins, especially B-complex vitamins. The flavor is often described as nutty or cheesy…I think it’s fantastic! I enjoy this sauce more than I ever enjoyed a cow’s milk cheese sauce. And bonus: […]

Five Powerful Morning Rituals

Five Powerful Morning Rituals

Let me be honest: I am NOT a morning person. I can’t stand using an alarm clock – and with or without one, I do not wake up chipper. I’m slow to rise, and slow to get my bearings in the morning. Over the past […]