Roasted Asparagus with Toasted Sesame Miso Dressing

I don’t particularly care for asparagus when it is in a dish, it’s flavor is too powerful. But as a beautiful stand alone, count me in. Especially when there is a toasted sesame miso situation sitting on top. Asparagus is pretty nutrient dense with a variety of vitamins and minerals, it contains a decent amount…

Oat Milk

Oat Milk Quick, Easy and Nutrient Dense Makes about 3 cups 20 minutes to soak 3-4 minutes to blend Cheaper and better for you than store bought RECIPE 🥛 1 cup organic rolled oats, soaked at least 20 minutes (I used @onedegreeorganics gluten free, sprouted rolled oats) 🥛3 cups water 🥛OPTIONAL – add cinnamon, cardamom or other…

JuJubes (Dried Red Dates)

Jujubes are not just sugary, chewy candy that sticks to your teeth. This naturally sweet fruit, which tastes like an apple, was cultivated in Asia, is typically reddish in color, and can be eaten fresh or dried. The dried version are sometimes called Chinese dates and can be used as an herbal remedy or health…

Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie

Warming, sweet, delicious and nutrient dense, this a quick and easy breakfast. Add the immunity and mood boosting adaptogens maca and reishi powder and you have smoothie 🥇 gold. 🍠1 banana 🍠1/4 cup steamed sweet potatoes (I saved some from when I made mashed sweet potato enchiladas earlier this week) 🍠1/4 cup aduki beans (aduki…

Creamy, Versatile Coleslaw Dressing

WHY It’s finally sunny in LA (for the time being) and I wanted to eat something that reminded me of summer. So I made open faced Pulled BBQ Jackfruit topped with Creamy Crunchy Coleslaw ( I ♥️ alliteration) Jackfruit shreds much like slow cooked chicken or pork and can absorb many a flavor, making it…

Roasted Tomato Hummus

WHY I roasted one too many tomatoes the other day while making enchiladas. And rather than throw the sweet roasted tomato away (I hate food waste and it did nothing to me), I thought, why not blend it into some smooth and creamy hummus. I’m so glad I did. I added some reishi (mood and…

Banana Almond Butter Dream Smoothie

Bee Pollen Bee pollen is a complete protein, enhances energy and is packed with good carbs, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. It’s also said to be good for your liver, skin and hair. Three of my favorite subjects! It may not be considered vegan as it is a by-product if bees and their hard work. 🍌1…

Chocolate Coconut Cups

  These tasty little vegan, gluten free, very low sugar cups are quick and easy to make and will add a nice touch to any party or any time, like a random Tuesday. INGREDIENTS Makes 20 cups*1 1/4 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut*1/4 cup pure maple syrup*2 tbsp virgin, unrefined coconut oil, softened*1/2 tsp vanilla extract*pinch…

Banana Cream Pie (Smoothie)

🍌1 banana 🍌3/4 cup almond milk (I used @califiafarms unsweetened origins) 🍌1/4 cup coconut water (I used @harmlessharvest)* 🍌1 tbsp organic virgin coconut oil 🍌1/4 cup rolled oats 🍌1/4 cup cooked chickpeas (yep, I realize it’s a little weird, but so am I) 🍌1 tbsp Maca powder** (I used @navitasorganics) 🍌1 tbsp Tocos*** (I used @sunpotion) 🍌1 tbsp organic hemp…