gluten free vegan zucchini muffins!

It’s summer squash season, and I just harvested a foot long zucchini from my garden. That’s a whole lotta zucc! Top of my recipe list this year is zucchini muffins! and these most certainly deserve the exclamation point. Packed with fresh zucchini, dates, almonds and hemp seeds, and topped with buttery crumbles- you’ll definitely be […]

ch-ch-ch-chai chia

Chia seeds (yes, the same ones used with those adorably frightening chia pets, chia people, and, most recently, Chia Obama) are rich in protein (and complete protein at that!), omega-3 fatty acids (even more so than flax), and antioxidants. When compared to other good sources of fiber, chia reigns supreme, beating out even the dry figs and prunes grandma used to feed you when you couldn’t make #2 as a wee one. Read on for a simple and delicious chai chia pudding recipe…

raw carrot ginger flax crackers

Super yum with a satisfying crunch that so many raw foods leave you yearning for, these are a staple in any raw kitchen. These flax crackers are gluten-free, vegan, packed with fiber and healthy omegas, and will make your hair nice and shiny. Simply put, they’re delicious and nutritious! raw carrot ginger flax crackers raw […]

maple pecan grawnola

Granwnola. Mmm-mmm-mmm! This is one of the most delightful, scrumptious & grounding raw foods there is. And it’s easy! I decided to go the gluten-free route and include sprouted buckwheat (also known as buckwheaties for their delicious crunch) instead of oats, so it took an extra two days for sprouting. If you are in a […]

south of the border black bean quinoa salad

Inca warriors fought to the death with a deep, invincible self belief. They entered the battlefield in unsettling repose- silent in swift yet seemingly motionless form- to fearlessly engage the enemy in raw hand-to-hand combat. They often returned from battle with the severed heads of their opponents in their hands. They endured a blood-soaked thirty-six-year-long […]

miso-hungry split pea soup

For many, cooked peas bring back childhood memories of angst, and are strictly categorized as survival food. No matter how cute the name (greenie beanies and pea-peas), veggies can be difficult for some kids to swallow.¬† I’m here to help you grow up. All you have to do (after cooking this deliciously filling soup, of […]

chipotle black bean burgers

Fast, simple, and soooo flavorful, these burgers are a surefire crowd pleaser! I love making this recipe in bulk so I can freeze the uneaten patties, though they have yet to last longer than 2 days in my house. These chipotle black bean burgers are vegan, gluten free, low fat, and high in protein, so you can feel good about eating them!

creamy hawaiian kale salad

Friends, I ask you to join me in relinquishing that lifelong grudge against all things vegetable. For those of you that gag at the thought of a steamy, heaping pile of broccoli, consider your days of denial over. Sure, cupcakes sound more palatable than cauliflower, but they can’t help you fight cancer like their cruciferous opponent. I’m here to help you love your veggies. (And no, ketchup doesn’t count.)

Read on for the most divine kale salad recipe.

white bean hummus

This hummus is a surefire crowd pleaser! Easy, fast & inexpensive to make, it’s the perfect accompaniment to any party, or great just to have on hand for a quick fix meal. Packed with satisfying protein, cholesterol-lowering fiber, and memory enhancing thiamin, white beans are a virtually fat-free delicious and nutritious staple for any healthy vegan diet.