Category Archives: vegan

Tropical Orange Green Smoothie

I haven’t posted a green smoothie in quite some time…but I am drinking them again because my dad saw something on TV about how they can help you lose weight. So he asked me to make them for him everyday! … Continue reading

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Lentil & Walnut Loaf

I like to browse other health food blogs and one that I go to often is “Oh She Glows.”  I was intrigued by her recipe for faux-meatloaf and decided to give it a try. You can view the original recipe … Continue reading

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Babaganoush

I’m sad to say that summer has come to a close. I decided to try something new with the last of our homegrown eggplants. I LOVE middle eastern cuisine but there aren’t any middle eastern restaurants in our neighborhood. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Coconut Granola

Everyone loves granola but it’s so dang expensive! I just make it from scratch because it’s so easy and I can control the amount of sugar that goes into it. To boost the health benefits, I use coconut oil. Coconut … Continue reading

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My Raw Vegan Experience

My sister, a dedicated vegetarian, took me to eat my first full raw vegan meal at 118 degrees in Costa Mesa, CA.  On Sundays they have a 4 course meal option.  My sister got the meal so that we could … Continue reading

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Farm Fresh to You

For the past 3 months, I’ve been getting fresh, organic produce delivered to my front door by a service called Farm Fresh to You. My sister, a vegetarian, was the one who introduced me to it.  After coveting her produce … Continue reading

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Raw Nut Granola

 Since we have a costco sized bag of walnuts, I figured I would try to make raw granola. I looked up a bunch of recipes online and many of them say to put the mixture in the dehydrator. The flavor … Continue reading

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Fenix 5-4

About a year ago, a friend and I discovered a new eatery in Uptown Whittier, Fenix 5-4. We came upon it by googling “healthy restaurants” in our area. Ever since, I have gone there when I want a good, healthful … Continue reading

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Colon Cleaning Pasta Sauce

My health conscious friend told me about her new food creation that consists of fresh tomatoes from her garden, kale and olives.  She said that it is guaranteed to make you pooh.  Therefore I named it Colon Cleansing Pasta Sauce … Continue reading

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Vegan Oatmeal Trailmix Cookies

I have had a few weeks of unhealthy eating due to work (left over pot roast, mashed potatoes and pie) and my friend’s wedding festivities.  I am determined to get back into the groove of healthy eating!!! I decided to … Continue reading

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