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Muffin

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 →
Donuts

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 →
BeanDip

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 →
broth

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 →
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Easy Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

Hey. So. You’re about to be super pleased with these 7-ingredient cinnamon rolls. While in Africa (yes, I am in Africa - Kenya, to be exact), I was gifted the inspiration to make cinnamon rolls with the limited ingredients on hand. The flour isn’t gluten free or organic. I had to use regu Read More →
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Authentic Indian Chai Tea w/ Coconut Milk [Vegan]

Hey, beautiful friends! As I write to you, sitting in 80+ degree (F) Bali, I’m reminded that back home, the United States is in a frenzy as people finish off their last-minute Christmas shopping and prepare for feasts with friends and family members. This year - like last year when I was at an Read More →
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Spiced Pumpkin Pie Smoothie {Raw & Vegan}

Hey, beautiful! I hope your Halloween has been spooktacular (I’m sorry, I couldn’t help myself) and you’re enjoying the Fall bounty of root vegetables and more! Today is the day! Well, tomorrow actually. I’m presently in Denver with my mom and niece, and we spent the gorgeous day touring Read More →