Delicious Plant Based Food and Self-Love and Acceptance Tips for Busy Mamas

Welcome to my blog

Welcome to my blog

Grab a cup of tea, some dark chocolate, put your feet up and get comfortable. You might be here awhile. This blog is a tiny snippet of my life and my passion and I hope it inspires you to live a healthier life full of love and beauty. Enjoy.

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<Center> Green Curry Noodle Bowl with Kid-Friendly Option </center>

Green Curry Noodle Bowl with Kid-Friendly Option

This recipe comes together so quickly using ingredients from Trader Joes. I love Trader Joes because they have so many vegan options that make cooking healthy and delicious dinners fast and easy. For this dish, I used the super firm tofu, the brown rice spaghetti, […]

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Beet ‘n Berry Smoothie

This smoothie is an antioxidant powerhouse and is a great alternative when you don’t feel like a green smoothie. And just look at that color! The basic ingredients include banana, blueberries, raspberries, and beets. I added hemp seeds and almond milk to this smoothie but […]

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Cheesy Salad Dressing

This cheesy savory salad dressing makes you feel like you are eating nachos instead of salad! And this dressing is oil free, dairy free, and contains a whole entire bell pepper in the dressing. It contains cashews and you will need a highspeed blender to […]

<center> Amazing Kale Salad with Peanut Dressing </center>

Amazing Kale Salad with Peanut Dressing

Have you tried my cheesy kale recipe yet? This recipe for Kale and cabbage salad with peanut dressing is also a regular at my house. I like making a big batch of this salad that I can eat over a couple of days because this […]

Plant Based Shopping List and Meal Plan from Costco

Plant Based Shopping List and Meal Plan from Costco

This weeks meal plan is designed for moms with big families (like mine!) who need to buy food in bulk. I shopped at Costco and then designed a full weeks meal plan from only the food I bought at Costco plus a couple of staples I […]

<center> Kid Approved Cheesy Broccoli Cauliflower Soup </Center>

Kid Approved Cheesy Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

Cheesy and delicious with none of the cheese or dairy! And the best part, all my kids devoured this soup. Even my two year old, who asked for seconds. How cute is he? I added cashews and nutritional yeast to make this soup super creamy […]

<center> Baked Tofu and Veggie Stir-fry with Orange Sauce </center>

Baked Tofu and Veggie Stir-fry with Orange Sauce

If you like the orange chicken from Chinese restaurants than you need to try this recipe! It’s got all the savory-sweetness of the classic Chinese take-out without being fried in oil, full of saturated fat and cholesterol, completely free of refined sugar and preservatives. I […]

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Baked Tofu

Tofu is a delicious, easy, and super healthy alternative to meat. I love using this baked tofu recipe for sandwiches and stir-fry’s. Worried about the health risks of soy? Read my scrambled tofu post where I share some information I found from research articles about […]

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Scrambled Tofu

Tofu gets a bad rap, but I’m not sure why. It has so many health benefits and the Japanese have been enjoying it in abundance for centuries without any adverse health risks. Just some of the benefits of adding soy in the form of edamame, […]

<Center> Banana Oat Pancakes with Peanut Butter</Center>

Banana Oat Pancakes with Peanut Butter

I love pancakes for so many reasons. Like smoothies, pancakes are an easy way to sneak super healthy foods into your (or your kids) diets like bananas, blueberries, carrots, sweet potatoes, flax seeds, and chia seeds. Pancakes are also a great way to use up […]


My Latest Meal Plan

Plant Based Shopping List and Meal Plan from Costco

Plant Based Shopping List and Meal Plan from Costco

This weeks meal plan is designed for moms with big families (like mine!) who need to buy food in bulk. I shopped at Costco and then designed a full weeks meal plan from only the food I bought at Costco plus a couple of staples I always keep on hand for making delicious plant-based meals in a pinch.

Some of the meals included in this meal plan are:

Baked Tofu for Sandwiches

Banana Oat Pancakes with Peanut Butter

Filling Bean and Veggie Salads with Simple Lemon Dressing

Gluten Free Beet Burgers

GF Beet Burger Salads and Fruit Plates

Kid-Approved Cheesy Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

Rice and Bean Power Bowl

Superfood Oatmeal

Coconut Cookie Bars with Chocolate Ganache

Three Ingredient Brownie Bliss Balls

Vanilla Orange Protein Smoothie

Tofu Scramble

And more…!