Happy National Oatmeal Day! I grew up eating this simple breakfast nearly everyday. If it wasn't oatmeal, it was Cream of Wheat or granola, which is just dried oatmeal! I've since developed a deeper appreciation for this hearty grain. When I started incorporating practices from Ayurveda into my life two years ago, I learned that… Continue reading I Love Oatmeal
Today is National Pumpkin Day, perfectly placed a week before Halloween, reminding everyone of their favorite Halloween decoration and activity, carving Jack-O-Lanterns! For me, pumpkins are the ultimate when it comes to zero waste decoration throughout the autumn months, representing the harvest and the community gathering to reap and enjoy the fruits of the season.… Continue reading Pumpkins, the Ultimate Zero Waste Decoration
Look up salubrious in the dictionary and you will find terms like, healthful, beneficial, and wholesome. But what do these words mean for a company, beyond the healthy and delicious products they make and serve?
Grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds are nature's nutritional powerhouse. Just think about it. In the right conditions tiny (and not so tiny) grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds sprout, root into the earth and grow up to be big plants and trees. All the ingredients required for that seed to become a plant are contained in… Continue reading Dry Roasting Nuts and Seeds
Sweet, chewy, filling and delightful as dessert, these coconut sunballs are the perfect snack for me. I make them almost every week and they keep me going when I'm running around and don't have time to sit and eat. These are so decadent they also make a great dessert. I made them at Christmas and… Continue reading Coconut Sunballs
This is a new recipe I tried at the recommendation of my Ayurvedic health practitioner, Christina Vargas. I never liked kale, it has a weird texture for me. But this warm salad is AMAZING! So yummy and has such a great variety of flavors and textures. This is a tasty way to get your serving… Continue reading Warm Sunflower Kale Salad
I found this recipe for paleo almond thins and veganized it! A gluten-free, vegan imitation wheat thin made from almond flour that is simply delicious. This recipe is for a double batch. They were so yummy I ate them all in two days! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups almond flour 4 TBSP aquafaba 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp fresh… Continue reading Crispy Almond Thins
Aquafaba is an amazing vegan egg replacement that binds, leavens, whips emulsifies AND adds moisture! Of course, you can get it from a can of chickpeas, but it's so much easier, cheaper and less wasteful to make your own. Now you just have to figure out how to eat all those chickpeas! Ingredients Dried chickpeas… Continue reading Amazing Aquafaba