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 →

Low-Glycemic ‘Flower of Life’ Smoothie {Live Food, Vegan}

Hey, lovelies! First - if you haven’t heard, there is a MASSIVE sale right now on PRINT Bloom for Life cookbooks. I only pre-ordered 30, but each is going for $17.99 + a flat rate shipping fee of $5.99 within the U.S. This is a $10 savings on the printed book, so please email me at bloomforlife@g Read More →

How To Make Hydrating Papaya Boats {Raw, Vegan} + Standing Rock Update

Hey, lovelies! Okay, this might be the simplest recipe ever, but it’s still a great one to know how to prepare. Granted, one is most likely to make this dish if they live in the southern U.S., Latin or South America, and tropical regions elsewhere, but it’s still possible to create even in cold Read More →

How To Make (Healthy, Vegan) Chocolate Ice Cream In 5 Minutes

Hey there! It's official! Spring is in the air, the weather is glorious, and soon, hot weather will be upon us. I don't know about you folks, but I intend to chill down this summer in a super delicious way. No, I'm not talking about heading to the lake and reading in the sun (though that will Read More →

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 →

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 →

Anti-Parasitic And Anti-Inflammatory Tropical Green Smoothie

Hey, beautiful! Wow - I know it’s cold in Europe and Northern America, but the 90+ temperatures in the tropics are causing me to reach for uncooked, expansive-type foods (like fruits and raw salads) to keep cool. With papaya and dragon fruit on the mind, I’ve been going to the local Balinese Read More →

Bloom for Life Green Juice (Staple)

Hellllooooo, beautiful! Wow, it is such a blessing to be sharing with you this incredibly delicious and nourishing green juice recipe - an elixir that will no doubt become a staple in your life! In case you don’t know, I am presently traveling/living in Bali, and holistic healing / mindful liv Read More →

{Raw, Vegan} Creamy Mushroom & Avocado Soup w/ Miso

Hello beautiful! I am officially back in the States. Traveling for over 40 hours, it has taken me a couple of days to sync back up to this side of the world, but am ready to begin dishing out new recipes, sharing services, and publishing new menu plans and recipe guides for y’all. ;) Every d Read More →

Yummy Cinnamon Bun Smoothie

Um, okay. I couldn’t help myself. Writing up a storm for fellow alternative media sites, I stumbled across this gem and was like, “Ermegerd – must make”. Well let me just confirm for you all – it freaking rocks. I mean, how many times have you woken up in the morning wishin Read More →

Kichari 101 {Benefits & Recipes}

This article is gifted to you on behalf of Planet Herbs, specifically author Michael Tierra. He summarized the benefits and history of Ayurvedic Kitchari so beautifully I wanted to share. Personally, this staple has been my saving grace while traveling in foreign countries, needing to re-balance t Read More →

{Raw, Low-Fat Vegan} Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwiches

*Jaw Drop* I know. Were you aware something so magical exists? Please… Do I need to remind you the mission of this food blog? It, myself, and all other team members who are commissioned to keep it running and awesome think you are magnificent, and we really, really, really want you to Read More →