10,000 Turned 5,000 Vegan Calorie Challenge: Mostly Healthy

OY. VEY. Let’s just say I don’t think I’m going to attempt another food challenge for a veeeeeeeeeeeeery long time. Well, at least not a calorie-related one. I’ve always prided my monstrously insatiable appetite that could eat pounds and pounds of sweet potatoes, peanut butter, grapes, chocolate, cereal, beans, Lenny and Larry’s cookies, Brussel sprouts, … More 10,000 Turned 5,000 Vegan Calorie Challenge: Mostly Healthy

Eggplant Pad Thai (healthy + vegan..with a Paleo option!)

While I adore my spicy eggplant and tofu satay, curry has always been my number one go-to order at any Thai restaurant. Until NOW. Oh Pad Thai–it just screams comfort food. Spicy, sweet, sticky, tangy, and savory comfort food. Before my health journey, I loved to inhale Pad Thai without any utensils! Unfortunately, Pad Thai is most … More Eggplant Pad Thai (healthy + vegan..with a Paleo option!)

Golden Oatmeal (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)

Here’s a thoughtful question for you: would you ever consider consuming an entire bowl of nature’s gold? Thing is, gold is a naturally-occurring element on this planet, so in literal terms, I would most certainly pass on that offer. However, if someone were to present me with peanut butter or spaghetti squash as nature’s gold, I’d totally … More Golden Oatmeal (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)

Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

When we throw out the term “breakfast food”, pancakes, waffles, eggs and bacon, coffee, and toast with butter are the first meals that come to mind. However, the most common breakfast foods that I relished as a child were pastries: croissants, muffins, bagels, scones, donuts, and cinnamon rolls, the latter being one of my absolute … More Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

Golden Milk (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)

Nature’s gold comes in three forms: turmeric, ginger, and peanut butter. All of them have a unique abundance of health benefits, but this year, turmeric has really taken the health and wellness trends by storm! Exhibit A: turmeric lattes, turmeric soups, turmeric skincare, turmeric smoothies, turmeric juices, turmeric chocolate, turmeric rice, turmeric pastries, turmeric lattes, and of … More Golden Milk (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)