Starter Shopping List

For new Vegans, I suggest this starter Shopping List. Always support the Organic, non-GMO options: Fruits and Veggies: golden potatoes garlic onions corn (frozen) avocados lemon romaine lettuce kale bananas Grains: tortilla chips rice cakes pasta bread long-grain brown rice oatmeal popcorn Proteins: chickpeas (dried or canned) lentils burger patties of your choice tofu (medium…

Watermelon Smoothie Delight!

This refreshing fruit is soaked with nutrients. Each juicy bite has significant levels of vitamins A, B6 and C, plus lots of antioxidants and amino acids. The lycopene in watermelon makes it an anti-inflammatory fruit and the citrulline and arginine are good for your heart. Watermelon has some very healing properties, and can be “used to…

Dreamsicle Smoothie

Remember these little summertime goodies? Creamsicle, Dreamsicle, whatever you called them… YUM! I started imagining this as a healthy morning smoothie, and came up with a pretty impressive taste doppelganger! Dreamsicle Smoothie Blend: 2-3 C frozen Bananas 4 Dates, pitted 6 tablespoons of Coconut Milk, chilled overnight Cold Water, to cover 3 t Vanilla Extract…

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

Delicious!!! Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie with all sorts of yummy extras! I’m drinking it right now and I’m getting So Much Energy!!! Fresh raw foods are the best! Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie Blend: 2-3 C frozen Bananas 1 C frozen or fresh Raspberries 4 Dates, pitted Water, to cover Scoop of Almond Butter 3 t Vanilla Extract…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

This smoothie tastes like peanut butter cups, but is super good for you! I go through phases of drinking smoothies everyday for breakfast, and with Spring here now, I’m definitely going big. They give me such a solid boost of energy at the beginning of my day, and carry me into productivity and clarity for…

Cherry Bliss Smoothie

This is my current favorite smoothie. Cherry + Chocolate + Vanilla = Heaven in my mouth! So sweetly delicious. Enjoy this for the perfect energizing breakfast or post workout treat. Cherry Bliss Smoothie Blend: 1 frozen bananas 1 cup frozen cherries (no pits) 4 dates, pitted 1 cup water, to cover ½ cup ice 2 tablespoons almond…

Maple Nut Energy Bars

These super tasty granola bars are crunchy, salty and sweet, and melt in your mouth as you chew. Full of vital nutrients, they pack a power punch of energy when you’re on the go. Wrap them in plastic to add to any lunchbox 🙂 For a raw option, skip baking the oats. You can get…

Violet Beauregarde’s Blueberry Smoothie

This smoothie is one of our breakfast standards. You’re guaranteeing yourself a super energy boost for hours and hours. You can skip the coffee. Seriously. Thank you for your interest in compassionate eating! ♥Meghan

Peaches and Cream Smoothie

Too yummy to be healthy but it is! This smoothie tastes like the sweet  Ambrosia of the Gods. You can mess around with the recipe but here’s the basics: Peaches and Cream Smoothie Blend or food process: 2-3 Bananas, frozen 1 Peach, sliced, frozen or fresh 4 Dates, pitted Water, to cover Scoop of Coconut…

Blackberry Chocolate Smoothie

I’m sipping on this right now and it’s so scrumpcious I thought I’d share the recipe with y’all. This is one version of my Chocolate Smoothie recipe found in the cookbook, below. Enjoy! Blackberry Chocolate Smoothie Blend: 2 C frozen bananas 2 spoonfuls of Cocoa Powder Handful of Blackberries 1-2 Dates, pitted Dash of Vanilla…

Vegan Blood Cures Cancer!

Woah! Apparently us Vegans are walking around with Miracle Magic Healing Blood! Hell yeah! Learn more…

How to Water Sauté for Flavor and Health

Water-sautéing is the secret to healthy cooking. Don’t despair — you can still use oil — just put it on after cooking. Heating oil can oxidize it, which leads to toxicity. Also, once the oil heats beyond it’s smoking point, it becomes toxic. This varies oil to oil. Cooking with oil increases the fat content of…