Category: Recepies

TIP OF THE DAY: Nut Milk
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TIP OF THE DAY: Nut Milk

November 23rd is National Cashew Day. This year, take a step away from the snack nuts and take a look into the newest cashew product: cashew milk. WHAT IS NUT MILK? Nut milks are non-dairy milks made from ground nuts. The liquid looks like cow’s milk, hence the name. Basic nut milk comprises nuts crushed...

November 24, 2017November 24, 2017by
Hot Tamale Burgers, Lasagna Soup, and Buffalo Fritters
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Hot Tamale Burgers, Lasagna Soup, and Buffalo Fritters

Don’t let your Thanksgiving feast leave you feeling over-stuffed & doing the tofurkey waddle! Prepare now to make sure you’re on track next week with this post-holiday plan! Enjoy all these comforting meals (without the guilt!): Hot Tamale Burgers  Lasagna Soup Polenta Stroganoff Buffalo Fritters Bayou Burritos Lemon Takeout Chickpea Bowls Maple Peanut Soba Noodles  &...

November 23, 2017November 23, 2017by
206 Books in 2017 (part 3) + 5 Best Audible Narrators
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206 Books in 2017 (part 3) + 5 Best Audible Narrators

I double lapped my goal of reading 100 books in 2017. As of today, I’m at 206 books with a stretch goal of 217. Audible is my secret. Although I can’t listen as fast as my eyes can read, listening allows me to “read” at every opportune moment such as during the 5 minutes I’m...

November 21, 2017November 21, 2017by
5 Do’s and Don’ts For A Harmonious Holiday
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5 Do’s and Don’ts For A Harmonious Holiday

As promised, here are my 5 “Do’s and Don’ts” for a harmonious holiday… Do’s: 1. Do let the host know about your dietary restrictions ahead of time. You’re being more of a burden by not telling them. I had a terrible experience once where I planned to just make it work, but there was nothing...

November 20, 2017November 20, 2017by
TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Veestro & Other Better-For-You-Foods
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Veestro & Other Better-For-You-Foods

[1] These pizza crusts are made from fresh cauliflower, from Cali’Flour Foods. [2] You can top your pizza with anything you like—just as with a wheat crust. This Shrimp Caesar Salad pizza is from HealthyMood_SF | Instagram. [3] Kevita Master Brew kombucha has great flavor plus probiotic benefits (photo courtesy KeVita).   Typically, we have...

November 20, 2017November 20, 2017by
Taking Meals on the Road and 3 Airplane Food Travel Hacks
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Taking Meals on the Road and 3 Airplane Food Travel Hacks

Will you be driving a lot with overnight stays this holiday season? “I don’t know what this says about me but the first thing I thought when planning this out was, what about my food and should I prep at home and transport? And how will I transport?” asked Kim F. These meal plan bags...

November 19, 2017November 19, 2017by
Giving Bowls, Mini Pumpkin Pies, Stuffing’d Potatoes
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Giving Bowls, Mini Pumpkin Pies, Stuffing’d Potatoes

OMGGG Thanksgiving is just a week away.  Here’s your easy, REALISTIC Thanksgiving menu.  All of the traditional holiday flavors… … but 100% plant-based and uncomplicated. If every recipe you’ve come across has felt intense or unapproachable…  This is YOUR menu.  Simple, healthy recipes. No weird ingredients or faux stuff.  Imagine serving these dishes on Thanksgiving: ...

November 19, 2017November 19, 2017by
Turning FOMO into JOMO
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Turning FOMO into JOMO

ThanksLiving mini-series, post #3 Quick recap of the series so far: #1 peaceful way to discuss dietary choices  How to WOW guests with outside the box recipes If this is your first vegan Thanksgiving (or your 10th) you might feel a little sad or nostalgic or like you’re missing out… There’s nothing to be ashamed...

November 19, 2017November 19, 2017by
Greek Lasagna, Butternut Queso-dillas, and Pumpkin Sloppy Joes
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Greek Lasagna, Butternut Queso-dillas, and Pumpkin Sloppy Joes

Did you know: 51% of annual weight gain happens between Thanksgiving and New Years?  😱 😱 😱 Don’t fall into the trap of relying on willpower. I’ve tried white knuckling my way through…  …It didn’t go very well!  Does this sound familiar? “I do well on the weekdays, but by the time Friday rolled around...

November 19, 2017November 19, 2017by
Outside The Box Vegan Holiday Dinners
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Outside The Box Vegan Holiday Dinners

ThanksLiving mini series, post #2. In the previous post, I shared my exact menu and how to respond to *that* relative (or anyone who is grilling you on your choices) with my goldstar response (steal it!) In this post, you’ll learn how to serve an impressive Thanksgiving dinner (customized entirely to your unique family). A...

November 19, 2017November 19, 2017by