Blog, Recipes, Sweet Treats

Peanut Butter and Raspberry Jelly Cheesecake (Vegan)

This Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake is for all of the dreamers out there. They said we couldn't have our PB & J AND cheesecake, too, but we'll show them. This is probably my favorite vegan cheesecake to date, y'all. So if you are a peanut butter and jelly lover like myself, I hope you … Continue reading

Blog, chocolate, Recipes, Sweet Treats

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan & Grain-free!)

A vegan and grain-free chocolate chip cookie that doesn't taste like cardboard? Why yes they DO exist! These chocolate chip cookies are like a soft, buttery cloud of deliciousness. In my house, these chocolate-chip cookies are pretty much a staple. I quite often find myself making a batch, and sometimes I put them in the … Continue reading

Blog, Meals, Recipes

Quinoa Fritters With Garlic Aioli (Gluten- Free!)

Some of the requests I get from clients are for quick, easy, and healthy vegetarian recipes. Well folks, this recipe for quinoa fritters by Vanessa Vickory is one of my top go-to recipes! Not only are these bad boys delicious, but they are SUPER easy to make. Since the fritters can be made with left over quinoa, … Continue reading

Blog, Chocolate, Recipes, Sweet Treats

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Squares (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

Introducing a healthy chocolate chip cookie dough! I came up with this recipe after trying something called an "Under Baked Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough" at a pub I visited in Scotland. Seeing as I'm a firm believer of "a little bit of what you fancy does you good", I ordered it for my two friends … Continue reading

Blog, Chocolate, Recipes, Sweet Treats

Raw Dark Chocolate (Only 5 Minutes to Prepare!)

I love dark chocolate. If someone gave me the ultimatum to go without hot water or dark chocolate, I think I would probably go without hot showers for the rest of my life. As much as I love dark chocolate, I equally disdain all of the artificial ingredients put into many of the store- bought brands … Continue reading

Blog, Recipes, Smoothies, Weight Loss

The Kiwi Kick!

Green smoothies don't have to be boring or taste like a garden! The Kiwi Kick is packed full of nutrients, vitamins, greens, and healthy fats that will provide your mind and body with a steady stream of energy throughout the morning, and keep you satisfied until lunch. Even better, the ginger, cayenne pepper, chia seeds, and greens … Continue reading

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Kitchari

Kitchari, a combination of rice and mung beans, is used in Ayurveda for cleansing the system. It is easy to prepare, and its balance of protein, carbohydrates, and fat makes for an easy-to-digest yet highly nourishing meal. In addition to being delicious, kitchari is also used to cleanse. To find out how to start a … Continue reading

Blog, Meals, Recipes, Uncategorized

Steamed Sweet Potatoes with Wild Rice, Basil & Tomato Chili Sauce

I've been looking forward to trying out this recipe from This Rawsome Vegan Life for a while. I currently live in Taiwan where the sweet potato is the national vegetable because they grow abundantly on the island, and the vegetable itself resembles the shape of the country.  It only seemed fitting that I make this dish while living … Continue reading

Blog, Recipes, Sweet Treats

Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

Peanut Butter. Chocolate.  I really don't think it gets much better than this. For those of you who have a sweet tooth like me, having healthy dessert options on hand means you are less likely to eat unhealthy sweets. This peanut butter chocolate fudge, however, is the perfect combination of sweet and creamy, leaving your sweet tooth satisfied without … Continue reading

Blog, Herbal Remedies/Drinks, Recipes

Energy Boosting (and Cramp Fighting!) Hot Cacao

For an alternative to coffee for your energy boost in the morning, check out this creamy and delicious hot cacao. Not only does it provide you with magnesium, fiber, and antioxidants, but it sends your body a steady stream of energy that will not spike and crash like the rush from coffee. As for women, this drink … Continue reading