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Maple Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

It’s been 100 million degrees in Los Angeles lately, which made me want to use the oven (like any sane person, obviously). I had a sweet tooth and there was a can of pumpkin in the cupboard ready to expire. The logical thing to do? MAKE A CAKE!!!

INGREDIENTS

3 flax eggs (3 tablespoons ground flax + […]

September 30th, 2016|Desserts|2 Comments

PROTEIN: Plant Pumped

Protein. Everyone’s favorite topic of conversation when it comes to plant-based lifestyles.
“How do you get enough protein? But are you getting the right kind of protein? Do you just eat tofu all day? Soy will make you grow a third boob though, right?”

These are questions I get to answer all of the time when […]

September 29th, 2016|Nutrition|0 Comments

Spanish Rice

INGREDIENTS

1 small yellow onion – diced
1 small green bell pepper – diced
4 garlic cloves – minced
3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1.5 c brown basmati rice
1/2 c white wine
15oz can diced tomatoes
4oz can diced green chilies
2.5 c low sodium vegetable broth
2.25 tsp coarse sea salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
1/2 tsp coriander
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 […]

September 27th, 2016|Dinner|0 Comments

Just The Tips: Streamlining Your Kitchen Time

Do you ever wake up thinking:Today’s the day! Today’s the day I’m going to cook for myself! And then 5pm rolls around and you order a pizza?
I feel you. While my single-parent-sister is raising and feeding my insanely adorable nephew, I’m over here without children, like “Hello? Postmates? Can you bring me breakfast, lunch, and dinner? I don’t care where it’s […]

September 23rd, 2016|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

REJOICE! Pumpkin season has arrived! Time for liquid pie!
INGREDIENTS

1 frozen banana (if not frozen, add 4 ice cubes)
3/4 c pumpkin puree
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 Tbsp ground flax
1 Tbsp maple syrup
1 c unsweetened almond milk
1 tsp chia seeds
1 Tbsp almond butter (raw)
1/4 tsp cinnamon
2 Tbsp gluten-free whole rolled oats
1 pinch coarse sea salt

DIRECTIONS

Combine all […]

September 22nd, 2016|Breakfasts|0 Comments

Breaking Coffee

Ah, sweet, sweet coffee.
It wakes you up, gets you out the door in the morning, and is incredibly addicting. Have you ever tried to give it up? I have and it is NOT fun. When you drink coffee, there’s a semi-truck following you around called I WILL HIT YOU just waiting for you to give […]

September 20th, 2016|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Bites

Who doesn’t love a little cookie action?!
These guys are raw (raw cookie dough, yes please!) and taste just like an oatmeal raisin cookie! FO REALS! Using unprocessed sugars (like dates or maple syrup) gives your body nutrients (dates = potassium) and also keeps your stomach from becoming too acidic. Sugar cravings are LEGIT! They are there […]

September 16th, 2016|Desserts|0 Comments

From Oreos to Kale

Let’s talk about the past, shall we?
Right now, if you looked at my life, you might say, “Hey, that girl has her food shit together! Look at her eating her healthy, clean lunches, climbing walls, racing, etc.” What you see is me, yes. What you don’t see is the struggle it took to get me […]

September 15th, 2016|The Journey|6 Comments