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.

Banana Coconut Chia Pudding

Scott and I have been having a blast in Sydney this week. We've been eating and drinking our way around the city, seeing our friends and family, and Scott has been taking in the sights. It is just so lovely to be home. This week we're up at Palm Beach with my dear friend Suzie, staying at a house on the beach, soaking up the sun, and eating her beautiful food. She is the most talented chef I know, and her food is exquisite. Check out her website, Wild With Garnish. I'm sitting here…

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am really excited about The Complete Guide to Living Well Gluten Free by my dear friend Beth Hillson from Gluten-Free Makeovers. This is the most in-depth book about embarking on a gluten-free lifestyle that I have read. I was honored to blurb this book, and I highly recommend it as an invaluable resource for anybody living gluten-free. Having been diagnosed with Celiac Disease over forty years ago, Beth has been viewed as the guru of gluten-free living for decades. As president of…

Vegan Cashew Cream Truffles

Chocoholics, I have a treat for you! My dear friend, Fran Costigan is known as "the queen of desserts" in the vegan community, and in her gorgeous book, Vegan Chocolate, she shares 120 incredible chocolate recipes for cake, brownies, truffles, puddings, ice creams to delight every incantation of chocolate your heart desires. Some recipes are gluten-free and there is also some raw offerings. I've been saving this post, because this book would make such an amazing Christmas present!…