Book Club – Forks Over Knives

I first saw the documentary Forks over Knives when I became vegetarian when first diagnosed with Lupus.  Shortly after, they released the companion book as well as a cookbook.  This documentary changed my life and the way I look at food and health.  You can visit the Forks over Knives site here for great articles,…

Toasty Tuesday – Razzle dazzle raspberry

We love this one for a sweet yet satisfying antioxidant boost to our day.  Choose your favorite gluten free toast and slather it with vegan cream cheese, black and red raspberries, chopped basil and drizzle of agave.  YUM!  

Black Bean Enchilada Lasagna (vegan, gluten free)

Print Black Bean Enchilada Lasagna (vegan, gluten free) Prep Time 1 hour Cook Time 45 minutes Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes Servings 6 Ingredients 2 cups Black Beans organic, rinsed 1 cup Cilantro fresh, chopped 2 cloves Garlic minced 1 Onion, medium finely chopped 2 tbs Non dairy milk 2 cups Tomato puree organic…

Not Your Average Avocado Toast

Try this toast on for size! Gluten Free Rye Toast with Avocado, Pomegranate seeds, and a drizzle of avocado oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper or red pepper flakes. Yum!

Garlic-ey Goodness (vegan, gluten free)

Print Garlic-ey Green Goodness (vegan, gluten free) Green veggies over green veggie noodles with just enough garlic to keep you safe from the creatures of the night  Prep Time 30 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Total Time 50 minutes Servings 4 Ingredients 1 Crown of Broccoli organic, washed, chopped 1 Asparagus, bunch organic, washed, chopped…

Book Club – The Raw Transformation

The Raw Transformation: energizing your life with living foods. By: Wendy Rudell This book has been a great resource for me and is a must have for anyone venturing into a raw lifestyle. The visually stunning guide to going raw proves that it is possible to enjoy healthy food and great flavor. The more than…

Toasty Tuesday – Cinna-nana nut Toast

Who doesn’t love toast?!? With the onset of the “Avocado toast” craze, we wanted to bring you some other alternatives that are vegan and gluten free.  First up: Cinna-nana nut! 2 slices Gluten Free Cinnamon Raisin Toast (possible options Glutino, Udi, Three Bakers) 1 -2 tbs nut butter of your choice 1 banana sliced 1 tsp…

Repost – This Rawsome Vegan Life

We love the recipes that Em at This Rawsome Vegan Life has created.  She has a unique story and point of view.  Today we bring you a little bit about Em – to view the original post and her amazing recipes you can visit her site here You can call me Em. I put tahini on…

Tasty Tuesday Spotlight – Sweet Potato

Not all potatoes are created equal!  These sweet tubers pack an antioxidant and antiinflammatory punch.  Sweet potatos help to stabalize blood sugar (surprised?), are high in beta-carotene, are high in vitamin C, and high in fiber which can also aid with weight loss.  Best eaten with 3-5g of healthy fat to maximize absorption, sweet potatoes…

Rawkin Blueberry Pie (raw, vegan, gluten free)

Print Raw-kin Blueberry Pie (raw, vegan, gluten free) This all natural, no processed sugar added, no bake pie is sure to make you come back for seconds!  You won’t believe how simple, yet delicious this pie is.  This time, it really is OK to have pie for breakfast! Prep Time 1 hour Refrigerate 3 hours…