orange-walnut vinaigrette

Tomorrow I start a new job! So after I got home from work today (and yes I’ll still be doing my Sunday/Thursday job- I’ll just also be working a full time job as well!) I made some staples for the week to ease my start. I sliced up some sweet baby peppers, scallions, and ,…

WHAT I ATE as a whole foods plant-based oil-free vegan

Y’all this post was sitting in my drafts just waiting to be published! So it may be a few days late, but here it is! 🙂 WHAT I ATE as a whole foods plant-based oil-free vegan Breakfast Sprouted grain toast by Food for Life Baking with fresh strawberries and unsweetened no-salt no-oil almond butter Lunch Quick…

miso-mushroom sickday soup!

Mushrooms galore! Mushroom, garlic, and ginger form the foundation of this get-well soup. This is a great soup for when you’ve been on the verge of being sick for a week and a half and you’re ready to set your nutritional phasers to KILL. You’re not playing around. You are READY to press a whole…

creamy mushroom pasta with greens and sun-dried tomato [AKA the creamy vegan pasta dish of my dreams] [oilfree] [vegan]

Featuring… HOMEMADE VEGAN CREAM 😍😍😍 I’m obsessed with this stuff. Made with cashews and silken tofu. Shockingly creamy. And featuring… Organic Black Bean Spaghetti made by Explore Cuisine! (25g of protein per serving! I’m not usually a person who counts protein, but DAMN. That’s impressive.) With mushrooms, baby spinach, baby kale, and the yummiest oil-free preservative-free sun-dried tomatoes…

vegan cream 😍

This sauce is SO. CREAMY. AND GOOD. 😍 I’m thrilled. It’s thick, it’s creamy, and just slightly sweet. About as sweet as… dairy cream. 😂 No dairy here! Wahoo! You can use this as a base for pasta sauce, or over veggies, or heck, you could put it in a smooth soup to make it incredibly creamy (I…

choco-berry nice cream (vegan and no added sugar!!)

Last week I made a vegan nice cream with cocoa and frozen cherries, hoping that somehow my cherry allergy would be null and void from the cherries being frozen… call me naive, but hope springs eternal! I was still allergic. So the other night I whipped up a quick berry nice cream, a treat that…

carrot-ginger yellow split-pea sick day soup

I am coming down with something, I know it. Every year when the weather changes I get a cold. I’m hoping that a soup with a really kind of dismaying amount of garlic and ginger will nip it in the bud. Whenever I’m sick, my policy is to guzzle hot liquids constantly. I have found…

WHAT I ATE as a whole foods plant-based oil-free nutritarian featuring… my second ever smoothie bowl!!

WHAT I ATE as a whole foods plant-based oil-free nutritarian Breakfast Smoothie bowl with… …frozen mixed berries …spinach …banana …almond milk …almond butter (for creaminess) …cacao powder Topped with… …coconut flakes …ground flax seeds Lunch Veggie salad with… …grilled peppers, zucchini, asparagus from Whole Foods!! (It’s so great that they grill these without oil!) …baba…

dipping smorgasbord!!

DIPPING SMORGASBORD!!! dippers: baked tofu cubes cucumber sticks cherry tomatoes red pepper sticks roasted beets (roast whole beets wrapped in foil in a 400°F oven for 45min-1hr) baked zucchini fries per Michelle’s recipe! [Check out her blog!] celery sticks potato wedges dips: tahini sauce (1 decent spoonful of tahini, mixed with half a lemon’s worth…