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Vegan Coffee Chocolate Chia Pudding

Vegan Coffee Chocolate Chia Pudding

I go through phases where I am totally obsessed with chia seeds. Currently this vegan coffee chocolate chia pudding has had a permanent residence in my fridge. I store it in varying sizes of jars, perfect for a grab-and-go afternoon snack. I did a quick Google search to brush up on the health benefits of […]

Vegan Oatmeal Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Oatmeal Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

I know what you’re thinking: it’s mid-January and I’m posting a recipe for vegan oatmeal pecan chocolate chip cookies. We’re still supposed to be on a healthy kick right? Well the biggest part of eating healthy for me, is balance. If I only eat salad and kale, I’ll be miserable, I’m not a horse. So […]

Paleo Pumpkin Granola

paleo pumpkin granola

If you’re like me and are a little hazy on what exactly “paleo” means in regards to food, don’t worry! In this case, paleo pumpkin granola means NO OATS, or any grains for that matter. Yes, this paleo pumpkin granola is made purely from nuts, seeds, and coconut flakes. And let me tell you, I […]

Raw Date and Nut Bites

raw date and nut bites

Summer is over, and a cool wind greets me in the mornings. And so we enter into another busy fall. I always strive to eat healthy, and when I’m on the go, it can be especially difficult. Recently, I made these raw date and nut bites, and they are the perfect alternative to processed protein […]

Raw Vegan Avocado Pesto with Zucchini Noodles

Raw Vegan Avocado Pesto with Zucchini Noodles

Summer’s bounty is upon us, which means fruits and vegetables are in their prime. My goal is always to consume as many live foods as possible, and this recipe for raw vegan avocado pesto with zucchini noodles, ticks every box. Not only is it completely raw and unprocessed, it is PACKED with nutrients, healthy fats, […]

Raw Vegan Coconut Cashew Cheesecake

Raw Vegan Coconut Cashew Cheesecake

This recipe for raw vegan coconut cashew cheesecake was inspired by a close friend of mine who decided to eat raw this summer. While I have no reason to partake in this diet, I was super excited to experiment with some dishes for his visit. And I am so glad I did!

Vegan Chickpea Pasta with Garlic Cashew Alfredo Sauce

vegan chickpea pasta with garlic cashew alfredo sauce

This vegan chickpea pasta with garlic cashew Alfredo sauce happened by accident last week, when I was trying to compete in a giveaway by one of my favorite pasta companies, http://www.eatbanza.com. The entry challenged the competitors to create a completely plant based pasta dish. I was, as you can imagine, ALL over this. Plant based […]

Vegan Coconut Acai Popsicles

vegan coconut acai popsicles

As the weather once again hits the high 90’s here in LA, I turn to my favorite frozen treat. These vegan coconut acai popsicles are creamy, packed with healthy fats, and anti-oxidants. I made some homemade granola and sprinkled it on top of some melted dark chocolate for an extra crunch; plus the cinnamon in […]

Vegan Paleo Chocolates

Vegan Paleo Chocolates

I have never been into reality TV. It’s just not my cup of tea. However…my old roommate and I got helplessly addicted to The Bachelor, and soon another girlfriend starting coming over every Monday night to catch up on all the latest gossip, kisses, and of course, chocolate. Because there is really nothing better than […]

Baked Veggie Taquitos

Healthier Super Bowl Snacks

These baked veggie taquitos are an homage to my older brother Neal, and the dinners he ate as a kid. He would eat a plate of taquitos for dinner, (likely chicken, but I had no clue, being an extremely picky eater) and I have had a strange obsession with them ever since. I made and […]