Vegan gluten free falafel Lunch

This recipe is adapted from “Oh She Glows” cookbook! I did change a few ingredients to make it Gluten -free, but the original version of the recipe can be found here: Recipage What did I change? Well instead of Spelt, I used Gluten Free, dairy free organic corn bread crumbs, thee worked out quite well….

Updates “Where have you been?”

  Hello friends! It has been quite a while since I posted last but that is changing soon. I have had a lot of changes in my life in the past several months. For starters, I lost my beloved mother to cancer. This has been one of the roughest times in my life (and my…

Finally, My first race

  I did it, finally ran my first 5K. My running journey started a little over a year ago as a good habit to replace my bad habit of smoking with. I quickly became hooked on the way running made me feel and have done so ever since. A few months back I finally signed…

Love vs Toxicity

We live in a world and in a time where there seems to be so much toxic around us. Not just food, but water, the air we breathe, and even relationships in our lives can be toxic. I for one believe that a toxic relationship can cause just as much physical harm to our bodies…

Wellness – a visit to Historic Mare Island

Part of Wellness and health for me is getting out in nature and embracing my surroundings. It is also a great way for me to develop relationships, meet new people and learn things I wouldn’t have hadn’t I got out. My husband and I had an opportunity (without children) to go on a hike this…

Sugar Cravings and the Ice Cream Breakfast Bowl

Ice Cream that won’t make you fat? Yes. I’ve been eating this stuff several times a week for 2 years and I have only lost weight. I’ve eaten it in the morning for breakfast, I’ve eaten it for dessert after dinner, I’ve eaten it “Just because I wanted something sweet and chocolaty”… Still, it has…

Vegan Minestrone

“It warms your bones feeds your organs and feeds your soul at the same time. This is healthy comfort food, I hope it can become a favorite in your family as it has in ours.” When I decided to give a shot at minestrone I definitely had my preferences. I don’t think I have ever…

My top 10 favorite salad ingredients

1. Dark leafy greens. Which: ANY, although my favorites are Chard, Kale and Beet tops. The Chard and beet leaves are higher in antioxidants, the kale is super cleansing and detoxifying. Beet tops and baby chard is super tender and not overly crunchy. Super high in vitamin K and A, naturally anti-inflammatory and high in…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

I know it is a little late for Pumpkin recipes because the holidays are over (and I am glad) but sometimes I take more pictures than I have time to actually make blog posts out of (especially during the holidays) so bear with me. Plus, this recipe is delicious year round as you don’t have…