Coconut Sugar Caramelized Plantains

COCONUT SUGAR Caramelized Plantains! SO Delicious and refined sugar free! #vegan #glutenfree

It’s not often that I eat dinner solo these days, but one recent evening when John was away I walked down to our local Whole Foods and went straight for the hot food and salad bar.

Have you ever been there? That place is like magic!

How to Cook Plantains #vegan #glutenfree

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AMAZING, Healthy 30-minute Quinoa Spring Rolls with Cashew Dipping Sauce! #vegan #glutenfree #springrolls

Quinoa Spring Rolls with Cashew Dipping Sauce

If you haven't been able to tell, I kind of have a thing for spring rolls. For instance:Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Crispy Tofu Rainbow Spring Rolls Banh Mi Spring RollsAre you really surprised that I now have a quinoa version? I didn't think so. ... Read More →

AMAZING 6 Ingredient Sundried Tomato PESTO Pasta! 6 ingredients, 20 minutes, SO delicious and healthy! #vegan #glutenfreee

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta (Vegan + GF)

It's getting to be that time of year when dinners are meant to be eaten on patios and lunches should be consumed in parks and on beaches. For such weather, I have just the thing:Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta! Hello spring. ... Read More →

AMAZING Garlicky Kale Salad with Tandoori Spiced Chickpeas! 30 minutes and SO delicious! #vegan #glutenfree #dinner

Garlicky Kale Salad with Crispy Chickpeas

Sometimes a girl just needs a hearty kale salad.There's no explaining why; she just does.So move out of the way and give her that kale salad.She deserves it. That and the chocolate. Give her all of the chocolate. ... Read More →

EASY Vegan Chia Seed Pudding! #vegan #glutenfree #healthy

Overnight Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

I'm a little late to the chia seed pudding bandwagon, I know. But that doesn't mean I can't be an enthusiast.The chia seed has been having a moment for what seems like the past five years. That's probably because its uses are limitless. ... Read More →

ALL NATURAL Citrus Gin and Tonics made with Sparkling Water, Agave and your favorite Citrus! #vegan

All Natural Gin and Tonics

I'm becoming a gin and tonic girl. Is that OK, mom?There's something mesmerizing about how light and bubbly this drink is. So refreshing and simple. I'm not even usually one for dry cocktails, and I'm certainly no gin connoisseur. But come springtime, gin and tonics are practically all I want in my hand.OK, that and margaritas. Tequila, I'll never quit you. ... Read More →

AMAZING Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Cake! 1 bowl, SUPER RICH, and #glutenfree #dessert

1 Bowl Chocolate Hazelnut Cake (Vegan + GF)

Allow me to introduce my absolute new favorite cake.Chocolatey Hazelnuty Vegan Gluten Free 1 BowlThe obsession is real. ... Read More →

Best of March photo

Best of March

Was it just me or did March crawl by? I suppose after February any month seems like a century.In any case, I'm thrilled it's spring and I intend to bask in the sun on every patio in Portland from now until September.March was another busy and productive month for us with lots of new content, blogger resources and a little travel.Today we're recapping everything we did, ate and made ... Read More →

EASY 5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cup Chia Seed Energy Bites! #vegan #glutenfree #peanutbutter

5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cup Energy Bites

Sometimes, "real" food sounds exhausting and you just want something quick and easy to throw in your purse and call "lunch" without anyone judging you.Well, consider this a judgment free zone. And if today is one of those days, here is my solution: Energy bites!5 ingredients 15 minutes Naturally sweetened Tastes like a peanut butter cupGet on board. ... Read More →

SIMPLE Whole Grain Seedy Vegan Bread | Perfect for sandwiches, toast and more! #vegan #baking #bread

The Easiest Whole Grain Seeded Bread

My mom used to make her own bread and yogurt from scratch.I mean, come on. How cool is she?I remember learning that and thinking my mom was the most awesome hippie mom ever and I wanted to do the same if I was ever a mama.The bread-making season in our house ended sometime around the arrival of 10-pound me. But can you blame her? She had two babies to look after and who has time to ... Read More →