Protein shake recipe & Changes

Hi all! I can’t believe how much life has changed within the past couple of months, our entire world & how many things are affected! Our way of life, our habits, the general fear surrounding us daily (and for very good reason), as well as our overall lifestyles! For my family, we’re taking this opportunity…

Rediscovering Nature

In the past two weeks, my husband, son, our dog, Bella & I have been taking daily walks in our little town & getting reacquainted with the great & beautiful outdoors. In our town, there are a lot of gorgeous little respites of peaceful settings that you walk amongst, meditate there & feel reconnected with…

Homemade cereal

Being vegan & gluten free as well as trying to remain healthy is very important to me & my family. That being said, we love breakfast & it’s been difficult to find a good cereal that is nice to eat during the week, and that adopts all of the characteristics we need. So, I make…

Black Bean Brownies

I had my friend & Food Stylist for my new & upcoming cookbook, Rachel, over for a taste testing/business meeting last week & this was the dessert served. It was so decadent & delicious! It’s a Black Bean Brownie! I served it with homemade vanilla ice cream & homemade peanut butter caramel sauce (From a…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

My daughter came home from college this past weekend to celebrate my son’s birthday with us & one of their favorite desserts are homemade chocolate chip cookies! So, of course, I had to make those for my lovelies! I haveĀ  used my homemade g-free all purpose flour in them, that is also posted in a…

Lemon Vinaigrette

I love salad, but I know why I do – the secret is in the dressing! Dressing from a store is loaded with sugar, and difficult-to-pronounce ingredients. Sometimes you can find a good brand that’s healthier than most, but there’s usually a hefty price. I always prefer to make homemade & fresh anyway. Here’s a…

Chocolate Tofu Pudding

My family & I enjoy this recipe for dessertĀ  a lot! It’s so quick & simple to make & is a nice light dessert that is a little decadent too! Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 pkgs. of silken tofu 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup real maple syrup 1 TBSP vanilla extract chocolate mint or regular…

Scrambled Tofu

While on the Breakfast Subject lately, here’s another favorite! Ingredients: 4 tsps olive oil 4 green onions, chopped, including the tops 1 block of firm tofu, crumbled 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 2 tsps tamari (or any g-free soy sauce) *Optional: saute mushrooms &…

The Black Cat Blue Sea Award

A few days ago while writing my latest blog entry, I found out I was nominated for “The Black Cat Blue Sea” Award from another blogger who was also nominated, (Katie from “What Katie did next”). I would like to thank you, Katie for such a Lovely Honor! “This award is for bloggers who strive…

Tofu Omelette

We’re in love with breakfast foods here at our house & this is a big favorite of ours that we have almost every weekend. This Omelette is so flavorful & looks & tastes very similar to an egg omelette! I would highly recommend a red copper skillet as this will stick to most pans that…