I wanted to bake during yesterday’s snowstorm, but we lost electricity! It was kind of nice to just slow down and not have anything to do all day. However, as soon as the power came back this morning, I went straight to work in the kitchen. My favorite thing about baking? Getting to enjoy the… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
I am very grateful to be enjoying a fairly peaceful second trimester, after a pretty tough first one. Right around the 6 week mark, I started to feel quite nauseous and had no interest in food. It made the holidays tough, as I was too sick to really enjoy time with my family and friends. Things got… Continue reading The First Trimester (Plus Banana-Nut Oatmeal Recipe)
Last year I bought the Oh She Glows cookbook, and in many ways it changed my life. It lead me to a new, healthier diet and to my eventual decision to go vegan. It inspired me to create this blog, and to pursue my passions. I even did my own version of “Julie and Julia,”… Continue reading Oh She Glows Every Day – Thoughts so Far
This vegan gingerbread cake will put you in the festive spirit!
Last night I got home late after a few glasses of wine with my neighbor. Honestly, I could have stayed at her place all night, chatting and laughing and sipping vino! So nice to have fun neighbors. When I got in, I was hungry and, ok, a little tipsy, so I needed to whip up… Continue reading Spicy Skillet Beans (Vegan – Gluten Free)
Part 2 of my mini breakfast series will feature an old favorite, overnight oats. There are a million different ways to make them, but the foundation is always the same. Oats + Liquid + Mashed Fruit = Heavenly Bowl of Goodness. It takes just a few minutes to put this together at night, and when… Continue reading Coconut Overnight Oats
Good morning everyone! I have an exciting task at hand – my dear friend Jessica recently asked me to do a few posts on easy, healthy breakfasts because she is bored of her usual yogurt & granola routine. What an honor to be asked by a friend for recipe ideas! Nothing makes me happier than… Continue reading Hemp Spice Breakfast Sandwich
Ok a confession. I have a bit of an obsession with smoothies. I recently almost missed a plane because I was absolutely desperate to get a smoothie before boarding. True story. Hehe. They just can’t be beat when you want a tasty, refreshing, healthy treat. Here are the top 5 reasons why smoothies are the best: They are a… Continue reading Smoothies 101