Orange Pomegranate Oatmeal

Quickly sharing my new favorite winter breakfast today ~ Orange Pomegranate Oatmeal. It’s fast and easy and oh so delicious! This method makes the creamiest, fluffiest oatmeal I’ve had. 1 cup rolled oats 2 ¼ cups water 1/8 to 1/4 cup non-dairy milk 1 banana, sliced Grated fresh ginger (I use a 1-inch piece) 1/2… Continue reading Orange Pomegranate Oatmeal

Product Review

Product Review ~ Pai Skincare

Living a vegan lifestyle is about more than what we eat. The things we wear, use and put on our bodies are important as well. Cruelty-free products are easy to find and better for the animals and for us! (Note: this is not a sponsored post, but I was sent samples of Pai Skincare products… Continue reading Product Review ~ Pai Skincare


Chili Mac recipe from Vegan Mac & Cheese and a cookbook giveaway!

UPDATE: The giveaway winner is Paula Leach! Congratulations, Paula, I'll be in touch to get your address. _____________________________________________________________________________ One of my very favorite things, pre- and post-vegan, has always been mac & cheese. From the stuff in the blue box that I made for myself when I was a kid to my mother's 3-cheese baked… Continue reading Chili Mac recipe from Vegan Mac & Cheese and a cookbook giveaway!


Crazy-Easy Sloppy Joes and 5-Ingredient Vegan Cookbook Review & Giveaway

UPDATED ~ The winner of the 5-Ingredient Vegan Cookbook is Karen Delaney! I'll be in touch to get your mailing address, and congratulations! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It's that time of year again! As soon as everyone is back in the swing of things with school and fall schedules, Halloween arrives and the holidays are here. At this… Continue reading Crazy-Easy Sloppy Joes and 5-Ingredient Vegan Cookbook Review & Giveaway


Carrot Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Change up your daily bowl of oatmeal with these delicious Carrot Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies. Full of fiber, protein, good fats and minerals, they will keep you going for hours!  1 mashed banana  2 tablespoons tahini 1/2 cup shredded carrots 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon  Dash of salt 1/2 cup rolled oats Stir together the… Continue reading Carrot Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies


Vegan Black Forest Cupcakes

I've been wanting to share this recipe for a while, and thought it would be a great time time for them. A delicious chocolate cupcake with cherry filling, coconut cream frosting and more chocolate ~ who's in? These take a few steps for the cupcake, filling and frosting, but they are totally worth it! Vegan… Continue reading Vegan Black Forest Cupcakes


Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan)

I've been wanting to make these cookies for several months now, and here they are! I've never been a fan of oatmeal raisin cookies (I mean, why choose raisins when you can have chocolate chips?) but I love cranberry orange oatmeal, so why not have it in a cookie? It is perfect! They are sweet,… Continue reading Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan)


Lemon Rosemary Sunshine Bites

These little bites have a bright sunshiny flavor with a slight herbal essence from the rosemary. They are a great pre- or post-workout snack, breakfast on the go, or light dessert. Lemon Rosemary Sunshine Bites 1 1/2 cups raw macadamia nuts 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup dates 1… Continue reading Lemon Rosemary Sunshine Bites


Blueberry Tea Cakes with Vegan Lemon Buttercream Glaze

UPDATE ~ the giveaway winner is ANN! Congratulations Ann, I'll be in touch to get your address. ----------------------------------------------- I've decided that we should institute afternoon tea as a thing in the US workday. Wouldn't that be great? A break every afternoon that includes a little cake or muffin or donut with some tea or coffee,… Continue reading Blueberry Tea Cakes with Vegan Lemon Buttercream Glaze


Spring Beet Salad

I've been hearing a lot lately about the benefits of beets, though I have to say that they have never been one of my favorite vegetables. I don't really like them in juice (they always seem to make it taste like dirt), or as a side dish by themselves (kind of slimy when steamed). I… Continue reading Spring Beet Salad