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Picky Eater? 5 Ways to Get Them To The Table


A picky eater can make any meal challenging. I find this to be most true when it comes to the first meal of the day. I used to spend a half hour asking my daughter if she wanted pancakes or quiche or toast and jelly. Not so bad on a weekend but a nightmare when we are... Read More

Santa Monica: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Near the Pier


Santa Monica Pier is as iconic as the Statue of Liberty. It’s home to that can’t miss Pacific view. Lots of sunshine and food! My family spent a week in Santa Monica and our biggest decision every day? Where should we eat? There was no shortage of options and there was always something to make my plant-based... Read More

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins Made From Scratch With Love


Blueberry oatmeal muffins make back to school mornings easier. These muffins help ensure that we all make a healthy start to the day. Made with ingredients that we already have at home, making them is always an easy choice. I just happen to love blueberries but I’m sure that you could add your favorite fruit and they... Read More

Cheese Free Quesadilla Made With White Beans and Avocado


Making a cheese free quesadilla may sound a little strange. If you love cheese, it may sound outright insane. Before I started leaning away from dairy products, a quesadilla without cheese would have been unheard of. But I’m a plant-based girl in a plant-based world so now anything is possible! There are many theories about the word... Read More

Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus Is The Next Great Thing


Spicy sweet potato hummus. I just love the sound of it. The actual recipe has been around for awhile but not for me. In my house, this twist on the traditional is truly the next best thing. The fact that I don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to use a sweet potato is even more fun. This... Read More

VeganHood is the Right Address for a Plant-Based Experience


VeganHood sounded like the perfect address for me on a recent sunny NYC afternoon. A plant-based restaurant in Harlem is just what I needed. You know your girl is always looking for new ways to add plants to her plate! What really inspired me was the fact that it was launched by two sisters from Harlem who... Read More

The Farmers Market: Three Great Reasons To Shop There


The Farmers Market used to be where I shopped for apples. Seriously. I was not food curious so if I didn’t recognize it, I didn’t buy it. But, I had fallen in love with the honeycrisp apple and that’s the only way I knew how to get my hands on some. But the joke is that I... Read More

White Beans Make The Ultimate Summer Salad Ingredient


White beans. Yep, I have tons of them in the pantry. My usual move is to warm them on the stove with a little garlic. It’s a simple strategy to add more plants to my plate and that is the goal. I always push myself to add more grains, legumes, fruits and veggies to every meal. Did... Read More