Raw Vegan Challenge Week 2_Days 8 to 14

  Starting the week I would clean out my refrigerator and get rid of anything that had gone bad or added leftovers to smaller containers. Next, I would write down the items I didn’t have to create my full grocery list of items I’d need for the week. So for example, if I still had garlic…

Raw Vegan Challenge Week 1_Days 1 to 7. Exercise, Meals & Costs

Discussion: Shopping list, Budget, Exercise, How I felt overall, Weight loss & Meals To start my week right, I’d do lots of research, scouring the internet for recipes or I’d flip through Kimberly Snyder’s books for raw recipes I could try. Sometimes, I looked at my own recipes & wondered how I could remake the meal raw….

Snack Time: Cherry on Top &Coco Buttercup Rice Cakes

Snack time is one of my favorite times of day. By the time I am ready for a snack, I’ve had about 1-liter of water and a green smoothie or smoothie bowl, i.e. breakfast! I usually have fruit as a snack but on this particular day I was craving something more annnnnnd these were born!…

Cozy Cookies aka Lavender Herb Cookies

While shopping at Trader Joe’s I passed by the spice rack. I grabbed what I thought was Herbes de Provence (herb of Provence) and kept on shopping. When I got home, I realized that I didn’t just buy herb of Provence but it also had lavender in the mix! For a split second, I was…

Overnight Cinnamon Oats

If I am not having a green smoothie or protein shake for breakfast, I usually have overnight oats. Loaded with fiber and nutrients, it’s a great away to begin your day! I have such a busy schedule and anything I can do to make my day easier, I am all ears. Overnight oats are a…

Vegan Scrambled Eggs

Is it tofu or eggs? It’s both! No, not really. It’s tofu… that looks like eggs! As a vegetarian, I try to be as vegan conscious as possible. I was very skeptical about making tofu eggs. In fact, I bought the tofu and left it in my refrigerator for almost a month before I decided…

Mango-Kalein’ it Smoothie Bowl

I love green smoothies! I try to have a green smoothie daily. It’s light, refreshing and filling. There is so much nutrition in a green smoothie and the way I feel afterward is like nothing else. I get that if you haven’t had a green smoothie before, the idea can be intimating. It takes a…

Super Power Mint Chocolate Chip Shake

That’s right, this Mint Chocolate Chip Protein Shake has super powers! No, it won’t make you fly or make you shoot spider webs from your wrists. But close-ish. There is a “Super Food” ingredient that makes this recipe super- Spirulina. Spirulina, in short, is algae. Yep, from the sea! Don’t be alarmed. A group of…

Tropical Pineapple-Apple Green Smoothie

Green-green smoothies everywhere, right?! For good reason! They are super good for you. You’re probably thinking that you already knew that. But you need to believe and try it to know what I’m really saying. Just because they are green, doesn’t mean they are gross! I promise! You can adjust the smoothie to your liking…

Ultimate Chocolate Shake

My chocolate cravings are through the roof lately! One of the joys of being a woman. Luckily I know how be creative to fix it or else I’d down a pint of ice cream! This smoothie does just the trick in a healthy, satisfying way! Recently, I have also been very deep into my yoga…