As I get closer to my competition (April 26th) and continue to eat clean and somewhat boring my cravings for treats has gone down. But sometimes when I am craving a treat I break out my baking pans and think of what I can create that sort of fits into my competition diet (I will describe what that looks like in another post very soon!).
Enter Gluten-free Banana Bread…with added protein.
When getting close to a competition your calories are reduced so you can get “cut”.… Read more
Tis the season for pumpkin. Two ways. Many weeks ago in fact I began to see pumpkin take over the interwebs. I’m pretty late to the game having seen all my favorite bloggers already post pumpkin recipes. Better late than never right?
One reason I have been so busy and not blogging as much; I launched a test group a few weekends ago for a new “Advanced” program for Wellness Reboot. Many people who did the 28-day program were like “What’s next?”.… Read more
One thing that sets apart Blissful Bites from other vegan cookbooks is the chapter on Sea Vegetables (or seaweed). It wasn’t until I went to a macrobiotic culinary school that I was introduced to the exciting world of sea veggies. Honestly, I didn’t even like sushi until after that and came to love nori for wrapping and snacking.
Sea vegetables are an important missing link to the plant-based diet in the US (and many other countries for that matter!). Sea vegetables, or seaweeds, are some of the most nutritious foods we can eat.… Read more
August Cooking By Color – Red
As August comes to a close summer in Texas still burns on. My diet this summer has been high raw, maybe about 50% on most days. I’ve been crazy about fruit. We get beautiful berries at the beginning of summer and then stone fruits like peaches, plums, nectarines, pluots, apricots, and other hybrids start popping up later. When these two types of fruit come together in a fruit salad it’s pretty magical.
Wouldn’t you agree?… Read more
October Cooking Tool of the Month – Cast Iron
Today we have the final recipe of our cast iron cooking series! My roommate and I had a blast making cornbread in our backyard using a cast iron dutch oven. The weather was perfect and it was fun playing with my new camera! Oh maybe you didn’t hear. I got a Nikon D5100 to make better videos. I’m still learning how to use it but I hope you will enjoy the video!… Read more
August Cooking Tool of the Month – Dehydrator
I’m so excited about this guest post today! Marissa makes this raw food thing doable! Breakfast time can sometimes leave me at a loss. I’m perfectly happy just having a big green protein smoothie. But sometimes you want something heartier. Enter Buckwheaties Cereal! I’m also excited that I have an Excalibur dehydrator on the way and will get to start experimenting with it and sharing recipes with you soon! Thanks Excalibur, I <3 you!… Read more