Watermelon Basil Salad

Watermelons are magical! Like how I dream the fruit is on some otherworldly, mysterious planet – comes in a circular pod and tastes like cotton candy. Watermelon originated in the Kalahari Desert of Africa. The first watermelon harvest on record happened in Egypt 5,000 years ago! They’re are mostly water, but this refreshing fruit is loaded with nutrients. Each juicy…

6 Easy Steps to Get Off Sugar for Good!

A friend was asking me recently how I got off the sugar so I thought I’d share here. When I eat sugar, I suffer right away. My stomach hurts, my head aches, I get irritable and I gain weight too. It’s just not worth it anymore! Eating a lot of sugar can cause diseases like diabetes,…

Papaya Pear Smoothie

Sometimes you need to wander a bit to find inspiration. This winter I wandered all the way down to Tulum, Mexico, where I found one of the best smoothies I’ve ever had. Natural Juice in Tulum served me up a Papaya Pear Smoothie I fell so in love with I came back the next day for…

Oil-free Curly Fries

These crispy little delicacies are oil-free and so fun to eat! They’re even fun to make! You’ll need a Spiralizer, an inexpensive appliance that curls veggies into noodles, fries, and spirals. This snack is a great low-fat option for carb-ing up. Switch out the dip for tomato puree and it’ll be zero fat! Preparing the fries:…

Creamy Fettuccini Alfredo

Creamy Fettuccini Alfredo I didn’t even mean for this to turn out so good! I was inspired to try a Fettuccini Alfredo after stumbling upon some Organic (!) Mung Bean (!) Ribbon Noodles! Wow! So many great products happening lately! You can also use Semolina ribbon pasta for this dish. Whatever floats your boat. I…

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…

Mousse Parfait

This delicious treat looks as beautiful as it tastes! Crunchy, creamy, and sweet with just a hint of sea salt! The best of all worlds! A handy tip: some brands of coconut milk work better than others. Look for one without added emulsifiers. The best only have two ingredients: coconut and water. Post-devouring: You’re invited…

Tasty Tempeh Tacos

These are some *gourmet* tacos if I’ve ever made any! Topped with fresh guac, black olives, cilantro and scallions! Woah! So very delicious! Enjoy! ♥ Meghan Elizabeth facebook / instagram / pinterest  

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…