Maple Cinnamon Sun Butter (nut free, gluten free, dairy free) Recipe

Maple Cinnamon Sun Butter - Deliciously nut-free, gluten-free, dairy-free. Only 5 simple ingredients!

I’ve been doing a little nut-free thing lately as part of our group detox (and you should totally join us next time btw). Nuts are super good for you if you can tolerate them, but as part of our detox we eliminate common allergens for a period of time and then reintroduce them to make […]

Creamy Roasted Dandelion Detox Latte Recipe (Dairy Free Option)


There’s nothing quite like a creamy, delicious latte, right?

Unless you’re trying to avoid coffee. And dairy. Then it can be tricky.

Never fear! I have a delicious recipe for you!

This is a soothing, comfort drink that is actually GOOD FOR YOU! Enter the Dandelion Latte.

Dandelion when roasted makes a remarkable coffee […]

Love Your Kidneys (and urinary tract!) Elixir Recipe + Chia Seeds + Detox

A delicious detox elixir to help keep your kidneys healthy and happy.

Here’s a wonderful beverage to help keep your kidneys healthy and happy so you can detox naturally. You want those kidneys to be in good shape to filter the gunk out of your system, right? Of course you do!

After nimbly avoiding it for over a while week taking care of sick family members, I […]

You need new taste buds! Here’s how to get them.

The food we put into our mouths affects every aspect of our life. It can regenerate our cells or irritate our intestinal lining. It can fuel us or deplete us. It can make our bodies toxic or detoxify us. It can make us happy and confident or angry and withdrawn.

Choosing what to eat isn’t […]

Summer Cleanse Program & Cookies-n-Cream Green Smoothie Recipe (Vegan, DF, GF)

A cleanse by any name is still a cleanse.

Whew! It feels like the last couple months have been a whirlwind, and it’s finally letting up!

You haven’t heard from me much lately as I’ve been extremely busy keeping up with my personal life. In the last six weeks I’ve had seemingly endless celebrations for birthdays of three children (including two with monumental birthdays) […]

Better-than-Nutella Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (Vegan, Dairy-Free)

This Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread tastes better than Nutella and is so much better for you! - Vegan - Dairy Free -


Ah, this delicious and decadent dark chocolate hazelnut spread reminds me of my days as a nanny in Switzerland. We lived above a bakery and had to pass those amazing aromas of fresh-baked goods on our way upstairs every day. One of the treats I remember fondly is that bakery-fresh bread with Nutella as […]

Coconut Crusted Tofu (Recipe) (Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

Coconut Crusted Tofu - This simple tofu recipe is my favorite! It's crispy, rich, and savory. YUM

Coconut Crusted Tofu

This tofu is so crispy and easy, and I love the coconut flavor. It’s definitely one of my favorite ways to make tofu. It was inspired by the recipe at Native Foods Blog: Best Baked Tofu . . . Ever!!

Coconut Crusted Tofu

I cut the tofu […]

Quick & Delicious Taco Soup Recipe (vegan/vegetarian & slow cooker options)

I love this quick and easy taco soup. It's flexible so you can easily make it for omnivores, vegans, or vegetarians!


Who doesn’t love Taco Soup? Or taco anything for that matter! Every Friday night is taco night at our house, but I seriously could eat Mexican food every day so I like to squeeze it in on other days too. If someone in my house complains about the frequency (I’m sure this doesn’t […]

Mountains of Mushrooms and an Almost Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

This is the best almost vegan Cream of Mushroom soup I've ever had!

I was recently blessed with an abundance of mushrooms lately and had to quickly figure out what to do with them. First off, let me just say that I haven’t always loved mushrooms. In fact, I don’t remember ever eating them as a child except for the canned ones that occasionally came on top […]

Vegan Cheese Ball Recipe

This delicious Vegan Cheese Ball (or Log) Recipe will make you sing for joy.

If you are avoiding dairy I’ll bet you thought your cheese ball days were over. Never fear. I have an awesome recipe for you that is sure to please. This super simple, cultured, vegan cheese spread/ball/log is so versatile you will see new possibilities opening up for you on the culinary horizons.


Since […]