pinto bean vegan stuffed poblano peppers

Pinto Bean Vegan Stuffed Poblano Peppers

One of my favorite ways to include more plant-based meals into my diet is by cooking Mexican cuisine that is vegetarian or vegan. Using Mexican/Latin spices somehow just makes *anything* taste fantastic. These creamy, filling, and spicy pinto bean vegan stuffed poblano peppers are easy to make and are super satisfying!   These pinto bean …

split pea soup

Beauty Benefits of Zinc + Weight Loss Warrior Split Pea Soup

My, how I love my soups. I’m starting to experiment with more and more these days and my current obsession is a creamy yet dairy free split pea soup. I had split pea soup many times growing up. The nostalgia of sitting in my parent’s kitchen slurping up this delicacy before I make my way …

one day spring meal plan

VIDEO: One Day Meal Plan: Spring Clean That Bod!

Spring is hereeeee! Warmer days are ahead, daylight is going to last longer, life in general is just going to be better because everyone is SICK AND TIRED of winter! I don’t know about you but I’ve been seriously indulging ALL winter long. I mean majority of the reasons why my entire diet has just …

chickpea cucumber salad

Spring Sides: Chickpea Cucumber Crunch Salad

This is a hearty and healthy salad that I love to create for spring and summer gatherings. It’s refreshing, zesty, and packed with nutrients. At any given moment I typically have at least 3 cucumbers in my fridge to add to my green juices, salads, and even gazpacho soups. Cucumbers are an extremely hydrating vegetable, …

glutenfree vegan blueberry muffins

Gluten Free Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Two things I absolutely love: sweets and feeling healthy. Oh and gluten-free vegan blueberry muffins. You know that feeling when you indulge in something gooey, decadent, and oh so sweet? Guilty, bloated, and just a feeling like you overdid it.  I want to abolish these feelings that we associate with eating foods like sweets or savory …

mushroom stroganoff with spiralized parsnip noodles

Rosemary Mushroom Stroganoff With Spiralized Parsnip Noodles

This vegan mushroom stroganoff is so extremely satisfying and filling – yet it is grain free, dairy free, gluten-free, and fueled with mushrooms! We made a big batch recently for Sunday dinner and gobbled down the entire pot in 2.5 seconds flat. This recipe reminds me of childhood when I would go to Berghoffs (a …

gluten free dairy free pumpkin sage pasta

Grain Free Dairy Free Pumpkin Sage Pasta

Combining two cold fighting herbs, sage and thyme, to create this dairy free pumpkin sauce pasta. This recipe is gluten free, grain free, and vegan!  Sage and thyme are two herbs that I’m going to be incorporating into so many recipes and natural wellness remedies this winter! Why? Because they both have many wonderful properties …