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Healthy Homemade Chili Recipe [Vegan, Easy]

Hey, friends! It is summertime, but that doesn’t mean one can’t indulge in some savory and grounding chili. The other night, Aaron (my boyfriend) and I were chatting when all of a sudden, I declared: “You know, chili sounds darn good.” He agreed, so we made a plan. A few days later, all i Read More →
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Peach Cobbler Muffins w/ Brown Sugar Oat Streusel {Vegan, Cooked}

Hey, lovelies! OH, MY GOODNESS. First of all, in two weeks, I’m moving with my boyfriend/partner. Where are we going? Well, those details will SOON be shared. And seriously, I can’t wait. I know, I know, it probably wasn’t fair to drop that on you and not even give you a hint… But let me Read More →
MinestroneSoup

Easy {Vegan} Minestrone Soup

Hey, lovelies! My, oh my. Spring has definitely arrived and I am loving this weather. How about you? In just a couple of short months, a secret project will be unveiled that is literally turning my life upside down. I can’t wait to share it with you! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle Read More →
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Easy {Vegan} Lemon Poppyseed Muffins + Retreat Recap

Hey, lovelies! Spring is upon us and that makes me so happy! What better way to bring in the refreshing season than with bright and tasty lemon poppyseed muffins (vegan, of course)? I made these delectable muffins for the retreat which recently took place (hosted by Sturgis Yoga) and everyone LOVED Read More →
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Pumpkin-Spice Scones w/ Toasted Pecans & Maple Glaze [Vegan]

Helloooooo, lovelies. Ah, spring is coming. Can you feel it? With spring comes the promise of warmer weather and adventures which will undoubtedly lead to exciting new projects. Speaking of exciting new projects, I have something AWESOME and new in the works, but you’ll have to wait a few months Read More →
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How To: Make ‘Magic’ Coffee! [Vegan Recipe]

It’s like Bulletproof coffee, but better… ;) [caption id="attachment_8034" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Credit: thehidelounge.com[/caption] Hey there, lovelies! Oh my goodness, I’ve missed you all so much. In case you’re a regular follower, you’re likely aware that I haven’t shar Read More →
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Sugar-Free Pumpkin Donuts {Paleo, Low-Glycemic, GF, DF}

Hey there! So, I know ‘cavemen’ didn’t have donuts or access to products like coconut flour thousands of years ago, but modern-day health foodies DO, therefore, I have created these delectable sugar-free pumpkin donuts so we might all enjoy a guilt-free dessert. Before you turn your nose u Read More →
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African Peanut & Sweet Potato Soup {Cooked, Vegan}

Hey, everyone! Long time, no blogging… I know. But, I feel my absence is justified. Did you know that I finally returned to the U.S. after another six-month stint abroad? I was blessed to be able to leave in November 2015 and venture to Bali and Thailand for three months, then head to Africa Read More →
CinnamonOatmeal

Cinnamon-Fruit Oatmeal {Vegan, Low-Glycemic}

Hey, lovely! Blessings to you and your family. I have just one week left in Africa, and I'm using my remaining time to put together an AMAZING Bloom for Life Cookbook (with 80+ recipes and a 2-week menu plan), as well as teach students nutrition and whole food cooking at the Organics4Orphans sch Read More →
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Herbed White Bean & Eggplant Spread [Vegan]

Um, yum! If you like healthy, easy-to-make, and perfect-for-work types of lunches, you’re in luck! While in Africa volunteering with Organics4Orphans, I got in the habit of sitting down to a lunch with some kind of spread (such as guacamole, hummus, or mashed chickpea salad), leafy gr Read More →
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How To Make Bone Broth To Overcome Leaky Gut….

Hey, everyone! After posting tons of plant-based recipes, now we’re going to dive into something a little more serious: bone broth.  I know that many people who follow my blog are hardcore vegetarians and vegans. Besides the consumption of bone broth, I would be, too.  I make a point to n Read More →
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Nourishing Potato Curry w/ Kale [Vegan, GF, DF]

Hey there! So, back in the States, it is cold.  In Africa, notsomuch.  Days here range from mid 70’s (F) to mid 80’s (F). And when the sun isn’t beating down, there is refreshing rain to dampen the dust. But, as Kenya is heavily influenced by Indian culture, it only makes Read More →