Low-Gycemic

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 →
indiaplatter4

Indian Platter: Creamy Coconut Soup w/ Tandoori Nut Balls {Raw, Vegan, Paleo, Low-Glycemic}

Good day to you, lovely! Spring is officially in the air! What are your doing to celebrate? I, personally, am taking the time to ‘go within’ and reflect on a lot of the lessons gifted over the last year(s), as well as what to do next! That contemplative next step includes learning how to mak Read More →
AfricanPeanutStew2

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 →
Curry6

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 →
SavoryGreen4

Spicy & Savory {Low-Glycemic} Green Smoothie

Hey, friends! So… I love fruit. I am all about that fruit. And, surprisingly, being in Africa, there is an amazing abundance of it (which I did not expect... though I am 100 miles away from the equator). But, as I mention when teaching about flavor balancing and Chinese medicine, there needs t Read More →
tomatoparsleyquiche4

Tomato & Parsley Quiche {Live Food, Vegan, Low-Glycemic}

Wow - vegan and ketogenic? Yeah, totally doable. In fact, I’m FINALLY finishing a live food ketogenic recipe book with tons of recipes to allow you to do just his. Why?  Well, after spending time as a chef and nutritional counselor at several holistic healing centers where a simple, plant-ba Read More →
YUMMERS.

How To Make Super Delicious {Raw, Vegan} Dehydrated ‘Chick-N’

Okay, faux what? While I dislike rebranding hearty plant-based alternatives as a ‘mock’ variety of a dead animal, it’s what catches peoples’ attention. So, like it or not, this recipe is for faux chick-n that tastes so good, I’ve actually had people (vegetarian or vegan, as expected) fr 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 →
GreenSmoothie

Morning Glory (Asian) Smoothie

Hey, beautiful! I hope you are well! It is an eventful and interesting time on this planet, and I know many of us are a bit confused and tired as worldviews are being shaken up. All I can say at this time is to have faith and really make the effort to care for yourself. When your body is nourish Read More →