Applesauce for the New Year!

    Ingredients 6 pounds mixed apple varieties (Gala, Honeycrisp, Golden Delicious), peeled, cored and cut into eighths 1 cup apple juice or water Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/2 cup of agave nectar 1 teaspoon cinnamon   Directions Throw the apples, apple juice and lemon juice into a pan and bring it to the boil…

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seeds are incredibly healthy for your body. Posted below is a great recipe to help you absorb some of the benefits! Ingredients 2 cups coconut milk (homemade or natural) 1/2 cup Chia Seeds 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup (or less) maple syrup (or sub any sweetener) Optional: 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder Instructions For Blended/Smooth…

Vegan Horchata

Happy New Years everyone! Enjoy this alcoholic drink from the Caribbean islands! Ingredients 1.5 cups horchata 1 cup unsweetened almond, coconut, or rice milk 2 ounces (4 Tbsp) dark rum or Kahlua 8-10 ice cubes   Instructions Either add all ingredients to a shaker to combine, or simply divide horchata, almond milk, and rum between two…

Pasta

  Ingredients 1 lb. spaghetti 2 ears corn, shucked 1 medium yellow squash, cut into 1/2″-thick slices 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/2″-thick slices 1 small bell pepper, seeded and cut into sixths 4 green onions, trimmed 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 lemon 1/2 c. store-bought refrigerated pesto 1 pt. grape tomatoes, halved 1/4 c….

Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

  Gingerbread cookies are some of my favorite cookies ever! Hope you enjoy the recipe below. Happy holidays everyone 🙂  

On Hiatus

  Hi everyone! ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Happy holidays everyone! I will taking a holiday hiatus from substantive posts for the next few weeks, but this year I have decided to keep my recipe posts going! I will officially return on January 15th with some fresh and interesting content. Stay warm! Yours truly,…

Vegan Mac & Cheese

            Like many Vegans, I was thrilled when I discovered that I did not have to give up macaroni and cheese! Check out this fun video from The Happy Pear and Cheap Lazy Vegan.  

Kyopolou (Bulgarian Eggplant Dip)

I had the great pleasure of trying this Bulgarian dish during the Special Reception The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Bulgaria to the United Nations during International Law Weekend. Ever since that time, I have been obsessed. Try it for yourself using the recipe below! Ingredients 2 Egg plants 3 red bell peppers 1 green…

Choco-Cherry Supercarb Bars

I love a good snack bar, so I decided to share this recipe from Good Housekeeping. Ingredients 2 c. old-fashioned oats 1/2 c. quinoa 1/2 c. chia seeds 1/2 c. sliced almonds 1/2 c. dried cherries 1/2 c. chopped dark chocolate (Make sure there is no milk added) 3/4 c. creamy almond butter 1/3 c….

How a Vegan Diet Clears Adult Acne

  I have mentioned quite a few times that my face has gradually cleared up after I adopted a Vegan diet, in which I eliminated meat and dairy. Now, I am blemish-free, and loving it! Check out Dr. Low’s diet tips to make your skin glow!   WHAT TO EAT FOR CLEAR SKIN BY DR…

Carrot Apple Ginger Soup

This is a light soup recipe that is perfect for after the Thanksgiving holiday! Thank you “Oh She Glows” for this delicious recipe.   Ingredients: 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil + more for garnish 1 small onion, diced (1 cup diced onion) 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp fresh grated ginger 1 large apple…