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New Recipe: Chunky Monkey Flourless Cookies

I love sweets. It’s my one dietary downfall. In order to have (more) treats in my life without feeling guilty I do weird things like sneak protein powder in them. This is sort of a “thing” in the bodybuilding/powerlifting community. … Continue reading

Posted on 12/22/2014 | Comments Off

NuZest: The newest plant protein to rock your world!

It’s time for a giveaway! For those of you who follow my fitness journey or have seen me speak on nutrition know that I’m not one to blow off protein. Yes, as vegans we don’t need as much as an average omnivore … Continue reading

Posted on 12/17/2014 | 16 Comments

Lemon Tahini Dressing – A Frequent Dressing of Mine

Day 2. Sugar Cleanse. How are you doing? I feel pretty darn good. I had a pretty simple day 1; big smoothie for breakfast, made my raw chocolate mousse (sweetened with dates) topped with strawberries, Amy’s low sodium soup for … Continue reading

Posted on 06/16/2014 | 7 Comments

Here We Go! Preparing For The 10-Day Sugar Cleanse

Here we go! Time to jump on board and run to the store to stock your house with the best choices possible! Below you’ll find a sample grocery list and I’ll share some recipes throughout the week that use these … Continue reading

Posted on 06/14/2014 | 8 Comments

Tastymakes Makes the Most Tasty Treats and Snacks

Is it burning up where you live? It is officially summer here in Austin, and while I am thankful that we haven’t hit 100 degrees yet I’m staying indoors more than I’d like. When temperatures rise my oven is banished … Continue reading

Posted on 06/11/2014 | 3 Comments

New Year New You Health Fest Recap

I love conferences. The New You New You Health Fest in Marshall, TX did not disappoint. The fest combined nutrition classes, cooking demos, and exercise classes jam packed into one weekend with delicious food. It was like my dream conference!! … Continue reading

Posted on 01/28/2014 | 4 Comments

Body acceptance and my distaste for the word “skinny”

In my last blog post I hinted I had some deeper, more controversial topics I wanted to touch on and body acceptance and size-shaming is one of those. I hope I can get my thoughts into words clearly as this … Continue reading

Posted on 12/06/2013 | 27 Comments

Pumpkin Two Ways and some updates

Tis the season for pumpkin. Two ways.  Many weeks ago in fact I began to see pumpkin take over the interwebs. I’m pretty late to the game having seen all my favorite bloggers already post pumpkin recipes. Better late than … Continue reading

Posted on 10/24/2013 | 9 Comments

Coconut Macaroons and Live Chat With Gluten-free Expert Ricki Heller

Ricki and I had so much fun last night chatting with you and making one of my favorite recipes of hers live on air. Her new cookbook, Naturally Sweet and Gluten-free, is stunning and a total game changer for allergy aware … Continue reading

Posted on 10/17/2013 | 9 Comments

National Kale Day (yesterday) and Fitness Expo details!

Here I am being a bad blogger and even a bad vegan no less. Yesterday was National Kale Day and I didn’t give you a new recipe or even eat kale myself. I hope they don’t revoke my vegan status! … Continue reading

Posted on 10/03/2013 | 1 Comment