Vegan Chocolate Probiotic Protein Smoothie

Quick update: I recently had jaw surgery, which means a liquid diet during recovery for about 4 weeks. It also means I’ve been drinking a TON of smoothies. Between the prescription anti-inflammatories and the lack of solid food, it’s been essential for me to load up on probiotics and protein. Thankfully, it is so easy…

Plant-Based “Cheese” Sauce

One of the main things people tell me they would miss if they gave up animal products in their diet is cheese. As a former cheese whiz (no pun intended) I once felt the same way. To my surprise, I have found that most cheese alternatives actually taste so much better than actual dairy. These…

Lentil-Mushroom Veggie Burgers

These veggie burgers are ultra-satisfying and packed with nutrients. They’re crispy on the outside with just the perfect amount of moisture inside. Top with your favorite hot sauce (mine’s Yellowbird), herbs and avocado and your taste buds will be begging for seconds! Make them Sunday night to have healthy, yummy lunches all week long!

Healthy Homemade Chocolate

October is a time for tons of sweets – but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your healthy eating to enjoy those tasty Halloween treats. With just a few simple ingredients, you can make your own chocolate that tastes better than store-bought and is so much healthier. You can also customize it to fit…

Mushroom, Leek and Sweet Potato Soup

Yummy soup recipes are a necessity for fall. This plant-based Mushroom, Leek and Sweet Potato Soup is one of my favorites. It’s slightly sweet, salty and tangy – the perfect combination to make your tastebuds beg for more. Pair it with a loaf of crusty sourdough and you’ll be going back for thirds. Print Mushroom,…

Coconut Cashew Cacao Brain Balls

I recently fell in love with Moon Juice, and have pretty much been addicted to their products since trying the first one. I’m currently using the Moon Juice Brain Dust, and put it in my smoothies/smoothie bowls every day. This Brain Dust contains Lion’s Main mushroom extract powder (along with several brain-supporting herbs), which is…

Chocolate-Chaga Chia Pudding

I am absolutely obsessed with medicinal mushrooms! You can read more about why in my post for my Superfood Almond Butter with Medicinal Mushrooms and Herbs. Chaga is special, because it helps to defend against oxidative damage and inflammation. This Chocolate-Chaga Chia Pudding makes a great healthy & filling breakfast or dessert! It is slightly…

Superfood Almond Butter with Medicinal Mushrooms and Herbs

I love putting nut butter on everything – sourdough bread, fruit, roasted carrots, smoothie bowls (of which I eat 2-3 a day 😜) – you name it. To make my meals and snacks even more nutritious, I made this almond butter, loaded with medicinal mushrooms and beneficial herbs. Medicinal mushrooms are an incredible superfood, because of…

Fava Bean and Mango Summer Salad

Summer is my favorite time of the year for so many reasons, the main one being the farmer’s markets. Being in Bend, Oregon, it’s so easy to find local, organic produce during the summer months. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, eating local is one of the best things you can do for your health…

Superfood Oatmeal

Get ready to conquer your day like a superhero with this Superfood Oatmeal! Oats are one of the quickest and easiest things to make for breakfast, putting them high on my list of favorites for a busy day. Add a couple superfood powders and healthy toppings to boost their nutritional content, and these oats get…