Raw Pumpkin Pie Bites

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I’m sure you’re wondering if these truly taste like pumpkin pie? Yes, absolutely. But you can enjoy them without any guilt 🙂 They’re pretty awesome, actually. Give them a try…… 1 cup of raw cashews 1 cup oats 1/4 cup medjool dates 1/4 pumpkin, puree (you can used canned) 2 TB extra virgin coconut oil…

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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte

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Ready for this one!?! Here’s a vegan spin on Stabucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte.  Ingredients: 2 cups soy milk 2 Tbsp canned pumpkin 2 Tbsp raw sugar or honey 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1-2 shots espresso (about 1/4 cup of espresso or 1/2 cup of strong brewed coffee if you don’t…

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Coconut Miso Squash

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  Another tasty squash creation…… Perfect as a side dish on a chilly fall evening. The coconut and miso sauce is a perfect combination for sweet butternut squash. This is what you need: 1 lb. butternut squash, peeled and cut into bite-size chunks (2 cups) 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth ½ cup light coconut milk…

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Green Chocolate Cookies

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Green?  I called these cookies “green chocolate” because the main part of the cookie is made from avocado. Most people shy away from avocados, associating them with “fat”.  However you need to understand that it is a “good” fat!  The fat in avocados actually helps your body better absorb the nutrients in the other foods…

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Heavenly Cheesecake…. totally vegan

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Mmmmmmmmmm……………………..Cheesecake! Did you know…… Cheesecake is believed to have originated in Greece more than 4,000 years ago.  It is also believed to have been served to athletes competing during the first Olympic games in 776 B.C. to give them energy. So if it’s good for Greek athletes is good for us, right? Here is a totally vegan…

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Grapefruit Yogurt Cake

During our recent visit to southern California Nikki and I discovered not one but three beautiful pink grapefruit trees in the back yard of the house we were staying at. Neither of us are big grapefruit eaters however the fruit was so appealing that we were determined to make something yummy out of it 🙂 What follows is a recipe for a yogurt cake which ended up to…

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“Impression” Cookies

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Adapted from Whole Foods Market What better way to leave a good “impression” with friends and family than sharing some vegan thumbprint cookies?  The cookie part of these are not overly sweet; the idea when eating them is to get a little  jam filling with each bite, which makes them taste sweeter 🙂 1 cup…

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The Insane Roasted Eggplant Soup

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Have you had an eggplant lately?   There is many reasons why you should include this pretty purple vegetable in your diet. Health Benefits Eggplant is a good choice because its high fiber content helps digestive function lowers risk of coronary heart disease In addition, eggplant contains potassium, Vitamin C, and protein. Fun Facts In…

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Japanese Style Slow Cooker Tofu

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Hello Friends! Today we have a recipe for you that even your non vegetarian friends will love. It will take about 5min to prepare and your slow cooker will do the rest. Give it a try and let us know how you like it.  Make sure to use organic NON–GMO tofu 1/4 cup white miso…

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Cashew Cream Cheese

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This cream cheese is unbelievable! We used it for our “sushi” rolls. Ingredients: 1 cup raw cashew nuts, soaked 1/4 cup almond milk pinch of salt freshly ground black pepper 1tsp ground cumin zest of one small lemon juice of 1/2 small lemon (2 tbsp) Preparation: Soak the nuts in plenty of water for a…

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Super Easy Veggie Sushi

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I LOVE sushi! However today we decided to take a challenge and make sushi without the rice. This “sushi” recipe is super easy to make. We prepared a vegan cream cheese in advance and stored it in the fridge until dinner time.   Assembling this meal is a piece of cake 🙂 In fact, you can get…

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Sweet Popeye Truffles

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 These Sweet Popeye Truffles are simple, sweet, and perfect fuel before and after workouts. Try packing them for a healthy snack in your kid’s lunch box 🙂 1 cup raw almonds 1 1/2 cup oats 3 ripe bananas 2 cups fresh spinach 3 TBS cocoa powder 2 serving of your favorite protein powder (we used Vega Sport Performance Chocolate)…

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