• new year's resolutions check in

    2017 New Year’s Resolutions Check In

    With March drawing to a close I thought I’d do a little new year’s resolutions check in. It’s so easy to made big, lofty goals in the first week of January. Everything feels possible as…

    March 29, 2017
  • kale pistachio pesto

    Kale Pistachio Pesto + A truRoots Giveaway

    Happy first day of spring! It’s the beginning of my favorite time of year: warmer temps, longer days and the return of all things green. Of course, Mother Nature had other ideas today as we bundle…

    March 21, 2017
  • carrot cake oatmeal

    Carrot Cake Oatmeal (Gluten Free + Vegan)

    I originally started this post saying that one can only live on smoothies for so long, that was before I got the cold from hell, courtesy of one coughing, runny nosed 2 year old.…

    March 13, 2017
  • Celebrating International Women’s Day

    As I’m sure you’re aware, today is International Women’s Day. Throughout my life I have been gifted by so many relationships with strong, brave, powerful women. Some I’ve been lucky enough to have been…

    March 8, 2017
  • The secret to perfect tofu

    The Secret To Perfect Tofu

    I shied away from tofu for a long time after becoming vegetarian. It didn’t really do it for me and making it at home always felt like a letdown. But in an attempt to diversify…

    March 6, 2017
  • Ginger Turmeric Carrot Smoothie

    Ginger Turmeric Carrot Smoothie (vegan, gluten free)

    Thank you very much for all your kind comments and for reaching out directly about my last post. It’s never easy to put yourself out there and share the messy, complicated parts of yourself.…

    March 2, 2017
  • less doing, more being

    Let’s Get Real: Flaws, Messes, Less Doing, More Being

    I’ve been writing a lot of recipe posts lately. I don’t mind these periods of culinary creativity. When they come, I just roll with them. But, something’s been nagging at me. Something I’ve been…

    March 1, 2017
  • maple coconut bacon

    Maple Coconut Bacon (vegan, gluten free)

    When I went vegetarian almost 7 years ago (!), my last hold out was bacon. Everything else was so easy to give up. I didn’t like the taste of it so I stopped eating…

    February 28, 2017
  • Butternut squash smoothie

    Low Sugar Smoothie Using Butternut Squash

    Yep, you read that right, a vegan, low sugar smoothie using butternut squash! No, seriously, hear me out. A few days ago I was thinking about morning routines. Our neighbors have two kids, one…

    February 23, 2017