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Vegan Bacon & Brussels Pizza – Untraditional Thanksgiving Meal

I know I owe you a blog about my yoga teacher training with Trimurti. But first I wanted to share this awesome pizza my friend Nanette and I made on the fly! You can watch the video here. Since I was making this up as I went the ingredients are totally estimates. I think you’ll find if I’m close to correct it will be very delicious! You know nutritional yeast is magical stuff right? It makes everything taste better. You’ll need a store-bought pizza crust or make your own about 10-12 inches in diameter.… Read more
Posted on 11/07/2015 | Leave a Comment
 

Coconut Macaroons and Live Chat With Gluten-free Expert Ricki Heller

Ricki and I had so much fun last night chatting with you and making one of my favorite recipes of hers live on air. Her new cookbook, Naturally Sweet and Gluten-free, is stunning and a total game changer for allergy aware cookbooks. Ricki Heller is an expert when it comes to sweet treats made allergen-free AND sugar-free! She answers your questions and talks about the special ingredients you’ll find in her book during our chat! Take a look! The 5 star reviews are pouring in on Amazon for Ricki’s new book!… Read more
Posted on 10/17/2013 | 11 Comments
 

Review: Mouthwatering Vegan and Eggplant, Potato, Chickpea Curry

When I first received the Mouthwatering Vegan cookbook I thought to myself, “this book is huge!!”. As I flipped through it’s pages I began to drool. With a photograph on almost every single page it was easy to tag all the recipes you want to make. Since it was 100 degrees in Texas my heart sank as most of the recipes I wanted to make were either baked or comfort food. I continued to drool and cursed the summer. My spirits perked back up when I came across the Cherry Tomato, Chickpea & Orange Pepper Salad.… Read more
Posted on 09/19/2013 | 7 Comments
 

Happy Anniversary to Me and Blissful Bites!

Hello blissful beings! Today is sort of a special day to me. It marks the 2 year anniversary of the release of my cookbook Blissful Bites: Vegan Meals That Nourish Mind, Body, and Planet. I’m very proud of this book and it remains a timeless addition to the many wonderful vegan cookbooks available today. I can’t believe it’s been 2 years!! For anyone that has written a book you understand what a wonderful, time-consuming, emotionally charged and rewarding experience it is!… Read more
Posted on 09/06/2013 | 6 Comments
 

Red Quinoa Sushi with Purple Asparagus

May Cooking By Color – Purple/Blue I have finally broken by cooking video dry spell!! I do apologize for taking so long. It turns out my new kitchen is a great place to do videos but I’m still figuring out the lighting situation. My dad gave me a tripod but the head piece was missing and I’m waiting for that to come in the mail. Thankfully a few cookbooks worked to prop up the camera! If you’ve been reading I let you know a few weeks ago that posts were going to slow down because I wasn’t in the kitchen creating exciting recipes because of my training schedule.… Read more
Posted on 05/16/2013 | Leave a Comment
 

Guest Post: Roasted Walnut & Eggplant Boats

May Cooking By Color – Purple/Blue  Howdy friends! I know it’s been a while since I posted my own recipe, but things have been pretty busy. Besides working as a substitute teacher to make some extra cash, I’ve been training really hard in the gym. Basically my meals have become really simple and repetitive while I’m training and my creative recipe development has been lacking. But I promise to have you some delicious Cooking By Color recipes soon! Until then enjoy this guest post using eggplant (which I have a love/hate relationship with 😉 Roasted Walnut & Eggplant Boats by Macaroon When I was in the 8th grade, purple was my “signature” color.… Read more
Posted on 05/09/2013 | 5 Comments