Roasted Cauliflower Recipe with Garlic, Parsley and Red Wine Vinegar

April 15, 2017

This roasted cauliflower recipe contains the perfect balance of texture with a fantastic flavor profile of garlic, parsley, crushed red peppers and red wine vinegar. The first time I experienced this recipe was at a restaurant in Venice Beach called Gjelina.  I honestly couldn’t stop eating it. As soon as I got home, I attempted to reinvent…

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Holidays Made Easy with Vegan Appetizers You Can Afford

December 17, 2016

Vegan appetizers are one of my favorite food dishes to prepare and a must for any get-together. These vegan appetizers don’t include expensive cheese, but they do include delicious, healthy cheese alternatives. This year I focused on affordability. I often hear how expensive a vegan diet can be but you don’t always have to shop…

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Crudite Platter with Creamy Vegan Ranch Dressing

August 15, 2016

The key to a successful crudite platter is to use all the season’s best vegetables. Today I choose green for my crudités because sugar snap peas, green beans, asparagus, cucumbers and green cauliflower were all available at my local farmer’s market. I recommend taking a few minutes to properly prepare each vegetable. Here is what you do.…

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Roasted Cabbage with Lemon Yogurt Dressing

January 18, 2016

Roasted Cabbage with Lemon Yogurt Dressing An unusual roasted cabbage recipe was featured in the Los Angeles Times on Sunday. Anything that includes cabbage always catches my eye. The recipe called for the cabbage to be blanched for one minute in boiling water, dried, drizzled with oil and placed directly into the barbecue coals. Rotate every…

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Vegan Thanksgiving – Recipes For A Complete Holiday Dinner

November 12, 2015

“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal…

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Holy Moly Sweet Pea Guacamole

September 16, 2014

Sweet Pea Guacamole Just found out it is officially “Guacamole Day.” Who knew? So to celebrate I made one of my favorite guacamole recipes. Hope you enjoy this easy sweet pea guacamole recipe as much as I did, and Happy Guacamole Day. Holy Moly Sweet Pea Guacamole   Print Prep time 10 mins Total time…

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Layered Taco Salad with Cilantro Dressing

August 6, 2014

I’ve never met a vegan who didn’t love themselves. When I say that I don’t mean conceited, narcissistic love, I mean self-love. Six months ago a dear friend of mind stopped eating meat and dairy. It really took me by surprise because I have never known her to take care of herself. She is overweight, depressed…

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Fig & Arugula Flatbread with Grapes & Balsamic Vinegar

August 3, 2014

There are many reasons to love summer, but my favorite reason is I get to spend more quality time with my friends and family. And the best part is, everyone seems more relaxed and carefree. I believe sunny skies and rising temperatures brings out the best in people because they are getting enough of their vitamin D.…

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Healthy Recipes For a Vegan Memorial Day

May 23, 2014

Healthy Recipes for Memorial Day Happy Memorial Day Weekend everyone. With the massive beef recalls going on this week, it would be the ideal time to serve and encourage your family to enjoy a delicious meatless holiday. There are so many yummy options including this plant based burger as the piece de resistance. Sides could include baked beans,…

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Cauliflower Buffalo Wings & How To Improve Your Health

December 8, 2013

“If all you can do is crawl, start crawling” – Rumi I always say the only way you can change your life is to create new actions.  New actions lead to new opportunities. A fresh era is only 24 days away and a possible beacon for change.  If you think of this new year as…

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