I’ve heard people say they just cannot give up cheese. People love their cheese. The truth is cheese can be addictive. There are three habit forming compounds in cheese - casomorphins, fat, and salt. Casomorphins are naturally found in all mammal milk, including human breast milk. When consumed, they act as a mild opiate. They … Continue reading Healthy Plant-Based Cheese Alternatives
This is my 12th year celebrating a turkey-free Thanksgiving and my 7th year veganizing traditional holiday recipes from mashed potatoes to pies. Whether you are trying to eat more plant-based or hosting someone who is plant-based, it has never been easier to enjoy a vegan holiday meal. You can even order entire vegan holiday meals … Continue reading Here Come the Holidays
Does 2020 have you stress eating? Do your kids ask for snacks all day, every day? Well, the answer is yes and yes to those questions in my household. Even when I put my kids in front of the tv hoping to have some time for myself, I invariably hear ten minutes later, "mommy, what … Continue reading Graze, Play, Thrive
The world feels messy, frustrating, and full of chaos and confusion, but at least egg-free baking doesn’t have to be. Have no fear, egg replacers are here. Almost every baking recipe calls for eggs. Why? Eggs provide binding, leavening, moisture, and a golden brown appearance to baked goods. But there are many reasons people omit … Continue reading Have No Fear, Egg Replacers are Here!
Happy Monday, everyone! Anyone need meal ideas for the week? A friend asked me for plant-based meal planning inspiration so I am sharing what we typically eat in a week. I don’t claim to eat the best or healthiest food, but I do always suggest ethnic food as a great way to eat more plant-based. … Continue reading What we Eat in a Day. Way More than PB&J.
Oh hi everyone! Just me, taking a selfie with food from our fridge! My kids think I’m funny. But I had to show you some of our favorite things! This is not an ad! I just really love these brands, and they really helped us go plant-based! It is hard enough feeding kids, but trying … Continue reading These are a few of my favorite things