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Healthy Dinner Collaboration: Sweet Potato & Lentil Salad with Hemp Vinaigrette

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Morning, friends! It’s been another busy week and I can’t believe how quickly it flew by. I have a fun weekend ahead — my bridal shower is tomorrow! My bridesmaids are all flying or driving in today and I can’t wait to see everyone. The shower will be an afternoon tea at my parent’s house. I’ll be sure to take lots of photos! :) One of Continue Reading …

Review: Brendan Brazier’s Thrive Foods Direct Meal Delivery Service

Good morning! I have a review post for you all today — sharing my thoughts on Thrive Foods Direct! Thrive Foods Direct (TFD) is a plant-based meal delivery service created by Brendan Brazier, the vegan tri-athlete and founder of Vega. He just recently launched TFD and was nice enough to send me a sampling of their meal delivery items for me to Continue Reading …

Summer Potluck & Easy Vegan Mexican Barley Salad Recipe

I had such a fun night on Sunday — the lovely miss Gena invited me and some fellow DC foodies over for a vegan potluck feast! Gena and I have become great friends via blogging and it’s so fun to be back in the same city again. Looking forward to many more dinners! She hosted the potluck on Sunday at her place as a welcome back party for Continue Reading …

Vegan & Gluten Free Granola Bars

I have an awesome new recipe for you all today! Introducing my new favorite granola bars — and they are vegan and gluten free, too: I’ve been really slacking in the recipe creation department lately — I’ve still been making myself healthy breakfasts, packing healthy lunches, and throwing together healthy dinners, but it’s all been Continue Reading …

Vegan Mexican Quinoa Salad Recipe

I have a new recipe for you all today, inspired by the tacos we had over the weekend and the leftovers I wanted to use up! Meet Mexican Quinoa Salad: This came out even better than I hoped. Perfect for this hot (March?!) weather we’ve been having — and super quick and easy to make, just like all my recipes. ;) All you’re missing is a Continue Reading …

“Cheesy” Vegan Mushroom Quinoa

I came up with a delicious new vegan creation over the weekend! I was craving my Comforting Pumpkin Quinoa and started to make that, but, as I began to cook, I decided I wanted something more like my “Cheesy” Coconut Sautéed Chickpeas and Kale (SO good). It worked out well since I’m generally incapable of following a recipe exactly, Continue Reading …

Easy Lentil Veggie Burgers (vegan)

It’s official. I have a new favorite veggie burger recipe! I whipped these up a couple weeks ago on a whim for lunch and was so happy with how they turned out. Easy to make and packed with fiber and protein, too. I especially loved the flavor — almost like a healthy version of falafel! Easy Lentil Veggie Burgers (vegan) Makes 6 Continue Reading …

Down Dog Yoga & Dinner at Great Sage

Good morning! It’s a beautiful one here in D.C. — cooler and breezy, with lots of sunshine. My favorite :) I started my morning bright and early with an hour long hot vinyasa flow yoga class at Down Dog Yoga in Georgetown with Gena! Remember when we went to Tranquil Space in Dupont last week? This is her other favorite yoga studio in the Continue Reading …