Recipes

Juice Pulp Muffins: Vegan, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Recipe

Juice Pulp Muffins: Vegan, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Recipe

Juice up your life Last year after I was diagnosed with Lymphoma, I immediately went into research mode and dove into everything I could find when it came to anti-cancer nutrition. Carrot juice came up time and again: there were numerous stories of miraculous recoveries […]

Vegan Spinach Basil Pesto

Vegan Spinach Basil Pesto

All the Italian in me To the best of my knowledge, I have zero Italian in me. But I was born in Manhattan and raised in New Jersey, so I know good pizza and I know good Italian food. And I’ve been to Italy. The […]

Clean Green Soup: A vegan cancer fighting machine

Clean Green Soup: A vegan cancer fighting machine

The S Factor Anytime I overindulge a bit in the food department and stray from my typical healthy eating habits (hi bachelorette, reunion, and wedding all within 9 days), I revert to the S factor: really Simple eating, comprised primarily of soups, salads, and smoothies, […]

Sugar: The Dietary Devil, and why you should cut sugar

Sugar: The Dietary Devil, and why you should cut sugar

The White Devil Unless you’ve been completely disconnected from reality, you know that the sugar skeleton is finally out of the nutrition closet. It’s worse than gluten, it’s worse than dairy, and yes, it’s even worse than fat.

Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus

Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus

Spice up your summer Hey guys, I hope you all had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! I spent mine celebrating my cousin’s soon-to-be wife’s (so does that make her my future cousin-in-law? ;)) bachelorette on Cape Cod and phew I’m exhausted but feeling so nourished.

Vegan Queso, Two Ways

Vegan Queso, Two Ways

Ay yo where’s my queso As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been on a Mexican food kick lately, so I figure no better time than now to post my vegan queso recipes. I made more this week, of course. And seriously this dip […]

Taco Tuesday, Grain-Free Dairy-Free Style

Taco Tuesday, Grain-Free Dairy-Free Style

Cinco de Mayo vibes So I’ve been on a total Mexican food kick lately, thanks in part to Cinco de Mayo as well as the shift in weather. Cinco de Mayo kind of signifies a shift in my dietary habits and cravings, and even though the warm weather […]

Vegan Parmesan Cheese: The Dairy-Free Cheese Solution

Vegan Parmesan Cheese: The Dairy-Free Cheese Solution

Going Dairy-Free When it came to going dairy-free, giving up milk was no problem for me at all. Growing up, I dreaded the glass of milk I was forced to drink at dinner. Because when I was a child, it was ‘common knowledge’ that drinking […]

Golden Milk – Why you Should Drink it and How to Make my favorite Turmeric Milk Recipe

Golden Milk – Why you Should Drink it and How to Make my favorite Turmeric Milk Recipe

Liquid Gold in a cup I can’t believe it has taken me this long to post about Golden Milk. It’s delicious and nutritious and SO easy to make. But before I go on, I want to make it clear why I’ve been drinking it so much, […]

Raw Vegan Paleo Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Maple Cinnamon Cashew Cream

Raw Vegan Paleo Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Maple Cinnamon Cashew Cream

Eat like a rabbit My family celebrates Easter, and I celebrate any excuse to make treats. And of course I’m always on a mission to satisfy my sweet tooth in a healthier way, using real, whole foods ingredients and as little sugar (never refined of […]