Ottolenghi’s Butternut Squash with Cardamom and Nigella Seeds

If you love exquisite food, if you're looking for innovative recipes, if you love stunning food photography, if you're a cookbook fanatic, or you just don't want to be the only person on the planet that doesn't own a copy of Plenty More, I urge you to snag a copy of this extraordinary book! I've been an Ottolenghi fanatic for years, ever since I started reading his column for The Guardian. I own all of his wonderful books: Ottolenghi, Plenty, and Jerusalem. And more recently, I've…

Lentil, Zucchini, Mint Salad

Ella Woodward's debut cookbook, Deliciously Ella has taken the world by storm. It is currently the #1 book on Amazon UK with the highest first week sale for a debut cookbook since records began. Watch her cooking up her 10-minute dishes with Matt Lauer on Today this week. Ella's natural, down-to-earth approach to healthy living and her personal wellness story from junk-food to wellness warrior has captured the hearts of the world. At the age of 19 Ella was diagnosed with Postural…

Vegan Chard and Chickpea Soup

I'm so excited to share the new Living Candida-Free cookbook with you! My dear friend Ricki Heller has so much knowledge to share about candida after living with it for many years. Her 3-Phase program is fabulous, and the recipes are so incredibly delicious you won't even realize you're following an elimination diet. If you suffer from candida, want to reduce your sugar consumption, go vegan, or just want to get healthy, this book has so much to offer. Candida, a yeast that naturally…

Vegan Split Pea Soup

If you want to eat healthier with more organic and plant-based foods but feel like it's too expensive, this post is for you. My dear friend Whitney from Eco-Vegan Gal has written an incredible book Healthy, Organic, Vegan On A Budget where she shares fantastic tips for saving money so that you feel empowered about your food choices no matter what your financial circumstances. She will help you eat healthy vegan good for $5 a day or less! Yes! It is possible. Whitney shares her…

Spanish Marinated Portobello Mushrooms

You know when you're excited about a book you count down the days until it comes out and pre-order your copy as soon as it's available lest you be put on the waiting list. That is how I felt about The Vegetarian Flavor Bible. I have literally looked at the The Flavor Bible every single day since I bought it, and I always use it for inspiration when I'm throwing things together. My dear friends Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg have won every prestigious cookbook award or The Flavor…

Vegan Lifestyle Magazine: Cover and 30-Page Feature

I am really honored to be on the cover of the January 2015 edition of Vegan Lifestyle Magazine. This is a fantastic digital magazine sharing wonderful information about healthy plant based living.

Tofu, Buckwheat, and Chickpea Salad

Happy New Year! I am really loving my time in Australia with my family and friends, so I thought it only fitting that I share a recipe from one of my Aussie friends. This tofu, buckwheat, and chickpea salad comes from The Healthy Cook cookbook. This is a meat-loving book that doesn't have many vegan options. But, for omnivores looking for super easy healthy recipes, this book is fantastic. Dan Churchill is an Aussie cook who made a name for himself after appearing on the 2013 season…

Giada Weekly: 4 Winter Smoothies To Kick Off The New Year!

I was really excited when Giada Weekly asked me to share 4 Winter Smoothies from The Blender Girl Smoothies app in their January 1st 2015 New Year Edition. You can check out the Mystical Mango, Chai Tai, Green Mojito, and Pomegranate Slam It smoothies in Issue 71 here.

Yahoo Health: Cleansing Cran Cherry Hangover Cure

Yahoo Health featured the Cleansing Cran-Cherry Smoothie from The Blender Girl Smoothies app as their 2015 hangover cure. You can find the recipe here.

Allergic Living: Blender Stealth Health for Winter 2015

I was delighted to create an easy winter soup and share the Chock-Full Chocolate Surprise smoothie from The Blender Girl cookbook as part of the Blender "Stealth Health" spread in the Allergic Living Winter 2015 edition. Check out the magazine here.

Finger Lime Kamikaze Shots

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. I can't believe we're nearly at the end of 2014. This has been the biggest year of my life. It's all become a bit of a blur, really. I just dropped Scott off at the airport to head home to work. But, we had an amazing holiday together traveling around Australia visiting family and friends. I'm staying in Australia for three more weeks to spend more time with my family. I thought I'd end this big year with a great new year's cocktail.…

Prevention: My Smoothie Tips

I was excited to share my top smoothie tips in the January 2015 issue of Prevention magazine. On stands now.