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The 3-Ingredient Veggie Burger (aka the easiest you’ll ever make)

The 3-Ingredient Veggie Burger (aka the easiest you’ll ever make)

A few weeks ago, I taught a Vegetarian Eating and Living class for the local University, and part of it was to bring a few dishes and recipes for attendees to try. I knew I wanted to make something that they felt like they could easily make yet would prove to them that vegan food could…

How to Get Non-Toxic AND Vegan Tattoos

How to Get Non-Toxic AND Vegan Tattoos

Today I’m talking about something you’ve maybe never thought about. In this article, I’ll touch base on why most tattoos aren’t vegan and how to marry your clean, healthful lifestyle with injecting ink under your skin. Beyond making sure they use sterilized equipment, if you work so hard to eat clean and take care of your…

Can a Vegan Get Enough Protein Without Soy? (Gasp!)

Can a Vegan Get Enough Protein Without Soy? (Gasp!)

First I want to say that I eat soy as an occasional component of my diet, and I’m not advocating an all-or-nothing approach unless you have a legit soy allergy or sensitivity.  Let’s bust the myth that you have to eat soy to get enough protein when you remove animal products from your diet. Since discussions of…

It’s Finally Here… Win a Free Copy of My New Cookbook!

It’s Finally Here… Win a Free Copy of My New Cookbook!

Here it is!!! After months of editing and re-editing, recipe testing, shopping cart setup, and details details details… You can finally get your own copy of my new cookbook! (I’m so excited to share this with you.)  “Quick and Dirty Clean: Raw Till Dinner Meals for Busy Folks” This cookbook also functions as a guidebook for eating…

What the Heck is Eating “High Raw” Anyways?

What the Heck is Eating “High Raw” Anyways?

Today I want to break down for you the complex sounding concept of being “High Raw”. This is the first in a series on High Raw eating that I’m doing leading up to the release of my cookbook on February 22. (Yay – I can’t wait to share my cookbook with you!) By the time it…

Vegan? 4 Ways to Rethink Dining Out with Omnivores

Vegan? 4 Ways to Rethink Dining Out with Omnivores

Eating out is a common stress for newbie and seasoned vegans alike. Most of us are surrounded by non-vegan friends, family, and coworkers. And socializing is often based around food. At restaurants. So today I’ll cover four ways to rethink dining out with omnivores so that no one ends up feeling guilty or embarrassed.

5 Healthy Las Vegas Activities You Must Do

5 Healthy Las Vegas Activities You Must Do

Here it is! Been meaning to put this together forever. Reset Yourself The first Sunday of every month, the Sunday Reset is hosted downtown, usually either in an art studio or law offices gym. In the words of the Reset Project, “we are dedicated to creating a healthier community in Las Vegas by resetting the…

Warming Spiced Pumpkin Amaranth (Recipe)

Warming Spiced Pumpkin Amaranth (Recipe)

Fall means canned pumpkin has resurfaced at grocery stores. I usually go for boxed to avoid the bpa lining commonly used in canned goods. While I can never seem to cook a pumpkin and then leave it uneaten long enough to puree, having a couple of boxes in the cabinet leads to creativity in the kitchen….

What I Ate Wednesday: Bowls!

What I Ate Wednesday: Bowls!

Over the last few months, I’ve come to understand my endless love for eating out of a bowl. And embraced it. It contributes to minimalism, at least theoretically. I find that through the week I use two bowls –  medium and large. You’ll see them featured in this post. 🙂 Those are the only pieces…

Aux Vivres: Love this Vegan Cafe in Montreal!

Aux Vivres: Love this Vegan Cafe in Montreal!

Today I want to share with you my favorite bilingual cafe. Montreal’s first vegan restaurant, Aux Vivres. The translation is “to food”, a promising start. If you are ever in Montreal, this place is worth visiting. I went twice! During that time, it became one of a handful of my favorite veg restaurants across the…