Vegan


Four-Ingredient Pumpkin Pie Smoothie 4

Though it’s still warm here in Florida, fall spirit has descended upon us like a warm, cozy, trendy, scarf-wrap. This four-ingredient Pumpkin Pie Smoothie will help get you in the warm and cozy mood, without the hairline sweat you’d get from downing a hot PSL in 90 degrees.     But […]


Our Top Ten Most Popular Plant-based Recipes 2

  Ten of our all-time, most searched recipes, all in one place!  Check out our Our Top Ten Most Popular Plant-based Recipes.   Sunday night, Hurricane Irma rolled through my quiet, oak lined street like a freight train. She toppled oaks and brought flood waters to my next door neighbor’s back […]


Honey-Ginger Chicken Wings, Vegefied! Try Honey-Ginger Tofu Wings. 6

My daughter and I like to lay around and watch the Food Network like it’s our own makeover challenge.  If we see something that looks awesome, but isn’t plant-based, we vegefy it.  Our newest creation is Dinner At Tiffani’s Honey-Ginger Chicken Wings – Vegefied! Meet (Agave or) Honey-Ginger Tofu Wings.   […]


Giveaway! Enter To Win $25 Earth Fare Gift Certificate 2

A new natural foods grocery store has opened in the Mandarin area of Jacksonville, Florida – Earth Fare!     Last night my friend Dena, my daughter and I got to take a VIP tour of the new store. As a thanks for stopping by they offered to give my […]


Grilled Tomato Sauce 4

Have you ever made a grilled tomato sauce?  Ooooo…..have I got the recipe for you!   A few weekends ago I took a trip to NYC. A friend of mine made salsa by grilling the tomatoes, onions, garlic etc. and then pureed it for a smoother texture. The flavors were […]


Jack-what? Jackfruit! Pulled BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches. 2

Have you ever heard of jackfruit? Seriously.  This fruit is crazy. I first came across BBQ jackfruit at Vegfest and was amazed at how much it looked like pulled pork. I hadn’t tried it until this very recipe.    Jackfruit became one of the top food trends of 2017. I […]


What Ripped Yoga Pants Taught Me About Life 12

This is the story of yoga pants that ripped during class and what it taught me.   Before the start of every class my teacher asks us what we want to dedicate our practice to. Many times I’ll dedicate the class to simply having gratitude, or a family member.  This […]


Grilled Balsamic Portabella Burgers 4

  Grilled Balsamic Mushroom Burgers are a light, delicious alternative to beef burgers. No cholesterol and low in calories – yet moist and full of flavor.  A win-win!     It’s time to take a vote. Portobello or portobella? Which is the correct spelling?   I tend to lead towards […]


Mango & Avocado Spring Rolls with Nutty Dipping Sauce 4

Here in Florida we’re in full even-my-eyelids-are-sweating mode, and it’s only June.  It’s time for something cool and fresh – like Mango & Avocado Spring Rolls with Nutty Dipping Sauce.   These fresh mango and avocado spring rolls are a little sweet, a little savory, a little crunchy, a little soft […]


How To Cook Brown Lentils In Bulk Using A Pressure Cooker 2

What if you could live years longer just by eating a cup of super-yummy lentils per day? What’s that you say? I’d love to learn how to cook brown lentils but it takes too long to cook them? Let me introduce you to the pressure cooker.   But first, let’s get […]


How To Cook Brown Rice In Bulk In Three Easy Steps 5

    Even the most basic foods can be scary to cook when you’re first getting into the kitchen.  When you’re going plant-based, there are a few basics that you’ve gotta master to be successful – including how to cook rice and grains in bulk. Shopping and cooking from the […]


One-Pot Moroccan Carrots, Lentils and Rice 3

  Ever wonder what to do with leftover rice and beans or lentils? Well I’ve got the recipe for you! One Pot Moroccan Carrots, Lentils and Rice – a “my-family-went-back-for-seconds” recipe.   There’s one thing I’ve learned to be true as I’ve transitioned to a plant-based lifestyle….if you cook and buy […]


Ten Vegan Cinco de Mayo Tacos To Inspire You! 4

  Cinco de Mayo. It’s not just a margarita filled haze. It’s also good food, friends, bright colors and Mexican beer too. We can’t forget the beer. Today I’m featuring simple, versatile, vegan tacos. An ode to Cinco de Mayo tacos, if you will.   In the past I was […]


Indonesian Peanut Gado Gado Sauce Recipe And Roasted Veggie Salad 4

  You’ve landed here because you’re either looking for a Gado Gado sauce recipe or you’re one of my awesome email subscribers. Either way, you’re gonna be stoked – because this Indonesian peanut sauce is perfect for dressing, marinade or dipping sauce.  It’s sweet, spicy and savory with a little […]


Bumble Bee Corn and Black Bean Salad 5

Bumble Bee Corn and Black Bean Salad – a salad that got a self-professed veggie and bean hater to say, “I actually enjoyed that. I could eat that. It had a lot of flavor!”  And shhh……he had no idea it had no oil in it!   This incredible salad was […]


What The Health Film Review – The Newest Must-See Documentary 2

Have you struggled with, or know anyone that has dealt with cancer, diabetes, heart disease or obesity?  How would you feel to be armed with the knowledge that genes have little to do with any of these diseases and that we’ve got more power than we think? What The Health Film Review: […]