Making mornings delicious and nutritious, one plant based smoothie at a time. So this fella is pretty fantastic. You've got your berries, your banana base, some ground flaxseed for a wholesome one-two punch... I have a hard time eating salads every day. (Okay, I'm gonna be honest. I last ate a salad maaaaybe three weeks … Continue reading Recipe: Blueberry Banana Bomb Green Smoothie
I have a weakness for zee noodle. Aaaaah, noodles... *snapping out of it* So, when I crave those calorie-deficient, no good, white, processed, crappy noodles, the lean-mean-green zucchini comes to my rescue. And when I want handfuls of melty mozzarella cheese on top, I grab the nutritional yeast (which, let's be honest, has a TERRIBLE … Continue reading Recipes: Plant Based “Make It Italian” Dinner
My mom actually turned me on to this twist. Sure, it looks like a regular ol' green smoothie. I get it. But wait, there's more... (Did you say that in your best game show host voice? I hope so.) "Orange You Glad I Went Bananas" Recipe: 2 frozen bananas 2 handfuls of spinach 1 large … Continue reading Recipe: “Orange You Glad I Went Bananas” Smootie
Heavens above, I can't stop sipping! And when it's a green smoothie, that ain't a bad thang. Listen, when the first trimester morning sickness derailed my eating -talk about processed carb craving...- it was (is) hard to get back on the healthy wagon. Spinach or noodles? Hm... noodles, thankyouverymuch. Today I had an idea that … Continue reading Recipe: Green Cocoa Mama Shake
It's pretty simple. When we decided to go plant-based, it made sense. But it took a few tries of other food philosophies to get there. A year previously we'd tried a stint of raw vegan, then fruitarian. If you're new to those, raw vegan is -well- all uncooked plants+seeds+nuts+grains. Fruitarian is where you just eat fruit. … Continue reading Why Plant Based?
For some reason I want either bland food...or set-your-face-on-fire hot food when I'm pregnant. This recipe is the latter, but you can tame the spice to fit your flavor. Most recipes are prefaced with a lot of yada-yada, so I'm just going to dive in: Zee Peanut Sauce First off, I'm an eye-baller. Me and … Continue reading Recipe: Thai Peanut Sauce Rice + Veggies
My mouth is going nuts right now -I'm chomping on this phenomenal salad as I type and my fingers just can't fly fast enough to describe the wondrous experience! Obviously, I had to share. I got this fabulously ripe papaya today at zee market and I can't stop eating it, so...I based my salad around … Continue reading HOLY MOTHER OF SALADS: Flavor Explosion