4-Ingredient Chocolate Peppermint Cups

It is the middle of February which means it is officially Girl Scout cookie season. When you are out at the grocery store, you are probably seeing those adorable green-vested little girls selling Thin Mints. Do me a favor though, resist the impulse to buy them!  While Thin Mints do not include any animal products, […]

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Crispy Quinoa Broccoli Salad

I eat A LOT of salads and they can get boring pretty quickly. A plant-based protein-rich food I often add to my salads is quinoa. Have you ever tried a crispy crunchy quinoa? If not, you should because it adds a fun texture to your salad! This recipe is a simple way to change the […]

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Pickled Vegetables

Everyone loves pickles, me included! I will never forget when my Girl Scout troop visited a pickle factory and on my way home I proceeded to drink the juice from the whole jar of pickles…YIKES! In a nutshell, the idea of pickling is to create an environment that is inhospitable to the microbes and enzymes […]

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Falafel & Tabbouleh Bowl

This is a weeknight (meatless!) recipe full of all of those mediterranean flavors that my whole family loves. I love the pops of fresh mint and parsley, juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumber and a spicy jalapeno hummus to mix and dip everything in. The falafel balls take minimal time to make and are great on their […]

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Creamy Broccoli Pesto Soup

We introduce new soup recipes each season of the SOUP Cleanse and the Winter 2020 recipe soup standout has to be this creamy broccoli pesto. It combines antioxidant rich walnuts (highly anti-inflammatory!) and energy-boosting, B12 rich nutritional yeast with fresh basil and broccoli. I highly suggest making a large batch of this and making your […]

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Carrot Toast

Avocado toast is one of those dishes that is now forever cemented into American food culture. Like chips and guacamole or hummus and pita – it’s safe to say that a simple piece of toasted bread topped with flavorful veggie options has had a moment. My carrot toast spin on avocado toast is no different. […]

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Flourless Dark Chocolate Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

If you’re eating a whole foods, plant-based diet I don’t believe that anything needs to be off-limits or categorized as a “cheat” meal. With balance and intentional eating, having dessert is perfectly fine. I love to serve this flourless dark chocolate cake when guests come over. It’s simply beautiful and just the right amount of […]

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Hearty Mushroom & Bean Chili

After a week in the never-ending summer of Cabo, I’m back to what we would call “winter” here in Los Angeles (no offense to anyone in the country where winter really means winter!). The combination of coming home again and walking into a chilly house has me craving comfort food and chili is right up […]

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