Vegan PESTO

Pestoooo. YUM. without the rape or torture of ANIMALS. even more YUM. At the end of a busy week, I go into my kitchen and what do I find? Spinach that desperately needs to be used up. Basil leaves barely hangin' on. And fresh kale that I knew I should eat but didn't wanna make … Continue reading Vegan PESTO

my super awesome Mexican Birthday! + Being Vegan in Mexico

Hey guys!!! I just wanted to share with you how awesome being vegan in MEXICO was and is! It was more amazing than I imagined. I'm from Michigan. The only Mexican restaurant I ever saw growing up was called AZTECA. It was in a small business plaza. And I never went. Not sure if it … Continue reading my super awesome Mexican Birthday! + Being Vegan in Mexico

Vegan Parisian ~ Being Vegan in Paris & Vegan Paris Guide!

P A R I S. A city we all dream of visiting. Or at least I have. But I must say I've never been in a rush to go. I always thought a trip to this beautiful place would be later on in my life. In a world where I'm a married woman and am spending this … Continue reading Vegan Parisian ~ Being Vegan in Paris & Vegan Paris Guide!

Crispy Chickpeak Cakes

If you know me, you know I love my grandmother. When I first moved off on my own, I left without knowing how to really cook. The one recipe I had, I used the heck out of. It was my favorite thing my granny would make me! Salmon croquettes accompanied by white rice, green peas … Continue reading Crispy Chickpeak Cakes

Delicious Vegan Coconut Curry

Some days, you just crave a big warm bowl of coconut milk! Warm turmeric. Warm mushrooms. Melt in your mouth potatoes. Something to slurp on... Come on. I can't be the only one! Coconut curry is so healthy and filling! It is like South Asian comfort/ soul food. I love cuddling up with a bowl … Continue reading Delicious Vegan Coconut Curry

Vegan Grilled Cheese on a Waffle Iron

Sure, you could go the classic way and make your grilled cheese in a frying pan. But how fun is this?! Put that bad boy in a waffle maker. It just makes eating a vegan version of an American classic so much more enjoyable (and convenient)! Never have I ever owned a waffle iron in my … Continue reading Vegan Grilled Cheese on a Waffle Iron

Delicious White Beans & Greens

Cannellini Beans! AKA White Kidney Beans. I saw them in the store the other day and decided to give them a try. I've never bought white beans before so I had no idea what to expect or what they would go well with. I had just got home from the gym so I was craving … Continue reading Delicious White Beans & Greens

Soul Searching in Oakland 

...and by that I mean, I found vegan soul food. In Oakland, California. And I think I left my heart on the table. Souley Vegan is one of the few vegan places I heard about existing during my first trip to the Bay Area. Unfortunately, they are closed on Mondays so I wasn't able to … Continue reading Soul Searching in Oakland 

listen to your body

This is something I have failed at over and over again but have finally learned. Making the decision to accept what my body is telling me has been one of the best things I could ever do! How many times do our bodies try to communicate with us but we ignore what it is saying? … Continue reading listen to your body