Vegan Kale Caesar with Chickpea Croutons

I have to admit I’ve been really tired and bored of kale these days. BUT, every once in awhile I will eat this delicious, creamy vegan Caesar salad. When I discovered garnishing the salad with a generous amount of crunchy roasted chickpea croutons and a nut & seed parmesan cheese that sold it for me.  […]

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A Nutritionist’s Not So Naughty Cocktail

When people learn that I’m a Holistic Nutritionist, oftentimes they assume that I abstain from alcohol. But just because I try to fuel my body with nutrient-dense foods and encourage my clients to do the same, it doesn’t mean that I don’t love a good cocktail from time to time! This drink is a healthy […]


My S.O.U.P. Challenge Giveaway!

Looking for a way to fill your body with nutrient-dense foods, boost your immunity, remove toxins from your system, and improve your digestion?  In order to achieve all of the above benefits (& more!), I always encourage my clients to try out my soup recipes. Veggie-based soups are ideal for getting the optimal nutrients into […]


Roasted Delicata Squash & Tempeh Curry

One of my new favorite winter dishes is this Roasted Delicata Squash & Tempeh Curry! Delicata squash is a great source of potassium and dietary fiber and contains magnesium, manganese, and vitamins C and B. Plus the bok choy adds a lot of folate, vitamin E, and beta carotene. And tempeh is my FAVORITE vegan […]


Cauliflower Celery Root Soup

We have an incredible line up of soups on the menu for my January S.O.U.P. Cleanse. With each season, I have the fun job of taste testing all the new vegan soups and picking the lineup. It’s one of my favorite (and most difficult) parts of the job! Choosing the ingredient combinations that make the […]

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Roasted Mushroom Ragout

Do you have that meal that brings you back to your childhood? As soon as you smell it you are mentally transported to the kitchen you grew up in? That’s how my mom’s winter stew is for me. It was always a staple when the weather got chilly and with the recent dreary days in […]

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S.O.U.P Cleanse Salad Dressings

When someone tells me they’re “just not a huge salad fan,” my first question is about the dressing that they use because, in my mind, a salad is only as good as its dressing! If you’re putting just any old oil and vinegar on some greens, of course it’s not going to inspire excitement, appetite, […]


Fall Harvest Bowl

This hearty greens-and-beans-based salad bowl checks all the boxes for me! It contains healthy fat in olive oil form, protein from beans, and fiber (along with many other nutrients) from the kale. It also has a bright and verdant dressing filled with the antioxidant power of basil, and every bite hits that sweet spot of […]


Tempeh Chili

Photo from: The Simple Veganista It wasn’t so long ago that I posted one of my favorite turkey chili recipes, is it too soon for another?  I think not!  Meatless Monday is here and I’m turkeyed out, but I want a hearty stew with rich flavors.   This tempeh chili recipe is an easy fix […]

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