Vegan Parmesan

This is an easy, 4-ingredient recipe that can be used as a salty, cheesy topping for pasta, pizza, salads and more! It forms a fine, dry crumble that is perfect for sprinkling and has a delicious, cheesy taste. If you’ve avoiding or sensitive to dairy, it is a perfect alternative that tastes a lot better…

Blueberry Muffin Bowl

  This is a filling breakfast idea that comes in a gorgeous purple hue and delivers a healthy dose of anthocyanins, a beautiful antioxidant for your body.  Blueberries also contain a diverse range of phenolic compounds and are low in sugar. Oats add texture and are a low-glycemic, filling grain.  Yogurt offers probiotics and a…

Homemade Hummus: Cheap and Easy

This is an easy recipe for homemade hummus, using pantry staples.  I’ve omitted the tahini because I don’t have any on hand and because I am sensitive to sesame seeds.  But boosting the garlic makes this dip outstanding and you won’t miss the sesame one bit. One can of chickpeas, rinsed off and drained well,…

Chocolate Omega Bowl

A fast and easy breakfast bowl filled with plant-based omega fats.  This entire dish is high in many quality healthful fats, and would fit into a keto-tarian diet. Healthy fats are so crucial to your brain and hormonal health. It also gets an adaptogenic boost with the addition of maca powder, great for stamina, energy,…

Red Curry Rice and Chicken Soup

Do what you can, use what you have, start where you are. It seems like that has been my mantra lately as we stay home, make meals with the food we have on hand, and pray for everyone out there in the world as we go through these hard times. One day at a time….

Pesto Quinoa Pizza

This may qualify as a flatbread more than a pizza, but I enjoy it as a pizza since that’s something I don’t indulge in very often.  This recipe is gluten-free, and unusual in that it used whole, uncooked quinoa grains as the base for the crust.  The grains are soaked overnight instead, keeping all nutrients…

Caring for your Immune System

In light of recent news that seems to be flooding our devices and inboxes, I feel called to write about how incredible our immune systems are, how many built-in defenses we have evolved, and what we can do to further support ourselves during times of stress and viral infection. First off, know that you are…

Samoa Smoothie Bowl

Coconut…chocolate…caramel!  Those cookies that can create such a cravings, yet are full of restricted ingredients for many people.  Can a smoothie this decadent possibly be good for you?  Yes! Unsweetened shredded coconut and coconut milk are full of healthy saturated fats.  The caramel-like sweetness of dates merges with deep chocolate protein powder to create that…

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Crunch Smoothie

Maybe the name is a bit much but this smoothie bowl really does have it all!  It will totally satisfy any cravings you have for peanut butter cup ice cream – but it’s incredibly healthy with no dairy, no refined sugar, no gluten!  It also contains a good dose of plant-based proteins, healthy fats, and…