Vegan Chocolate Pudding (soy-free, nut-free)

Vegan Chocolate Pudding (soy-free, nut-free)

I had every intention of coming up with a bunch of Valentine’s Day recipes for you, but wouldn’t you know it, the big day is next week and I’m just getting my head into the Valentine’s Day dairy-free recipes zone. Since getting back from New York last week, I’ve been in a frenzy to finish…

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A Natural Approach to Food Photography

A Natural Approach to Food Photography

It’s a little late in the making, but I couldn’t go without sharing my New York food photography workshop experience with you! The course was offered by International Center for Photography. It was a 4 day, intensive workshop that had us in the classroom for one day, in a shooting kitchen for 2 days, and…

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Chia Fruit Spread: Divine Harvest

Chia Fruit Spread: Divine Harvest

Chia seed is one of my favorite things in the whole wide world. It’s dietary fiber content keeps my digestive system singing (1 oz. of chia contains 10.7 grams of fiber, flax seed has 5.6 grams). When coupled with something that’s high in sugar, it helps to balance blood sugar, improve insulin sensitivity and help…

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Vegan Creamy Broccoli and Chick-un Casserole

Vegan Creamy Broccoli and Chick-un Casserole

We now know how to make new dairy-free recipes like, dairy-free shredded cheese and we also know how to make dairy-free cream of mushroom soup. I don’t know about you, but having these two recipes in my Done with Dairy Toolkit makes me want to run to the kitchen and make a creamy casserole. You…

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How to Make Vegan Shredded Cheese (nut-free)

How to Make Vegan Shredded Cheese (nut-free)

Picture this: You’re dairy-free. Either because of allergies, or maybe you’re vegan. You want to make a casserole but the recipe calls for shredded cheese and you don’t have any, don’t like any of the brands, or are allergic to one of more of the ingredients in the store bought dairy-free cheese. You need some…

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Love Your Greens Juice

Love Your Greens Juice

We’re rockin’ into day 2 of the cleanse. How are you doing? I’m a bit tired and my skin is doing something funky – blemishes galore up in ‘her, but otherwise I’m feeling great. It’s normal, when doing a cleanse, to feel a bit slow and tired, so I’m not too concerned. Slow and steady…

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Pink Lady Carrot Juice

Pink Lady Carrot Juice

I wish I could remember where I saw my first sweet potato juice recipe. It was a mind-blowing day. Juicing a sweet potato has never really been up there on my priorities list because, well, I didn’t even know juicing a sweet potato was even possible. But wouldn’t you know it, it is possible and…

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3 Day Juice Cleanse

3 Day Juice Cleanse

I was an emotional wreck the days leading up to my trip to New York City. I’ve never been able to handle the unknown very well, and a trip to The Big Apple was no exception to this. Nervousness and anxiety do a number on my digestion each and every time. Blah. That, coupled with…

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Gluten-free in NYC Part II

Gluten-free in NYC Part II

It was really hard for me to leave New York City yesterday. If it weren’t for my loving little family waiting for me to return home, a job to get back to, and a yoga practice to rekindle, I would have extended my stay just a little longer. The people, the photography course, the food,…

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Berry Immunity Smoothie

Berry Immunity Smoothie

Since the discovery of cacao, goji, lucuma, maca and other superfoods, the basic superfoods like kale, blueberries, cranberries and apples, are not often considered to be so super any more. Well, I got news for you – they’re still super, they’re cheaper than a bag of goji berries, and they’re really easy to find no…

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