Low Fat, Vegan Garden Veggie Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

One of my favorite things, before my vegan and healthy days, used to be buying delicious garden veggie spread, spreading it over crackers and indulging in it with a cup of hot tea.  After I had lost my senses and gone vegan, I still figured out a way to make this treat--I simply used vegan cream cheese and stuffed it with all of my favorite fixings.  But, then I got smart … [Read more...]

Delicious Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

Top of the morning, loves! I hope you are having a great week. I kicked off mine by getting ready for the gardening season--planted more seeds, worked in the garden, preparing the soil, and planned a new layout for Mom's garden, while also prepping for a serious DIY project.  I will be refinishing an entire dining room set--a table and six chairs.  Wish me luck on this … [Read more...]

Low Fat Veggie Curry Recipe that Will Make You Lick Your Spoon

Last week Hubby took me out to Portland and we visited Veggie Grill. Let me tell you--the best tasting vegan food I ever tasted outside of my own kitchen! Hands down! While not all of their offerings are healthy, they have a lot of great, heart healthy options.  I ended up enjoying their Butternut Squash Velvet soup and Bombay Bowl--a combination of many delicious veggies … [Read more...]

Easy 10 Minute Probiotic Rich Miso Soup Recipe

I covered the benefits of fermented foods in the past in detail, so, today I will highlight only a few benefits and then share a great, easy to make miso soup recipe, filled with fermented, probiotic rich ingredients, which takes less than 10 minutes to make. Fermented foods introduce beneficial bacteria into our gut flora. While they will not replace prescription … [Read more...]

5 Daniel Fast Dessert Recipes

Whether you are fasting or not*, I know how it sounds--who would think of eating desserts while fasting? Sounds pretty unrealistic and spoiled; yet, I am going to share 5 delicious Daniel Fast friendly dessert recipes that will not undermine what you are doing during the fast.  All of them are made with whole food plant based ingredients only.  None contain processed sugar … [Read more...]

15 Delicious Daniel Fast Recipes

Whether you are following the Daniel Fast or enjoy eating healthy plant based, whole food meals, these 15 Delicious Daniel Fast Recipes will please your palate.  They are easy to make, scrumptious, store well and won't rob you of your time. If this is your first time doing the Daniel Fast, make sure to read this post: Everything You Need to Know About the Daniel … [Read more...]

Vegalicious Thanksgiving Recipes | Downloadable Menu

Do you have your Thanksgiving menu planned and grocery shopping done? If not, I want to do something special for your this year--provide my annual vegan Thanksgiving Recipes and Menu to you, totally FREE of charge.  Yes, I love my readers THAT much! It is my way to wish you a healthy and happy Thanksgiving. I have created an amazing Vegalicious Thanksgiving menu your … [Read more...]

Vegan Gluten Free Brownies Recipe

A couple of weeks ago I learned that Bob's Red Mill came out with a new gluten free flour mix. While I personally do not have to avoid gluten, I have plenty of clients and readers who do; so, it was time to experiment...and experiment I did. The flour comes with a claim of 1-to-1 substitution power, so, I tried it in every way possible--desserts, cauli poppers, and even … [Read more...]

Moringa Protein & Energy Bar | All about Moringa

Right before moving from Ohio, I got an email from a sweet online acquaintance of mine, Karen. She told me about a plant I have never heard of before--moringa, and about all of the health and nutrition benefits that come packed in it.  I am always up for learning something new, so, I spent a little time reading about it.  While I do not believe in any magic plants (all … [Read more...]

5 Delicious Fat Free Vegan Soup Recipes

Fall weather has taken residence in Washington.  While the nature is gorgeous, with leaves changing colors and bidding their farewell to the warm days of Summer, while gently gliding off the tress in their last dance, it has been getting cold enough to want to stay inside, curl up on a couch with a warm bowl of soup in my hands and enjoy my family. Why soups? They are a … [Read more...]