All posts tagged gluten-free

No-Bake Superfood Treats

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Who doesn’t love easy and healthy? This recipe includes some amazing superfoods like maca, cacao, coconut, and ceylon cinnamon. Here’s the rundown on what these nutritional power players will do for you:

  • Maca is great for balancing hormones and endurance.
  • Cacao is high in antioxidants and has been shown to enhance mood.
  • Ceylon cinnamon is great for balancing blood sugars.
  • Coconut has been shown to help burn fat.

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Our Favorite Vegan Dog Food Brands

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Companion animals hold a special place in our hearts so of course we want to show them love by giving them the best food and treats. We also know there’s some controversy around plant-based pooches, so we did a little research to share a few of our favorite dog food options with you.  Read more…

Asparagus Mushroom Omelette Recipe

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Easter is coming, Easter is coming! But, seriously, aside from Mother’s Day, this holiday sets the tone for marvelous brunches and that needs to be taken advantage of fully. I’ll tell you right now, this recipe is a stunner and can easily be shared between two people for a satisfying and wholesome meal that is high in protein and low in fat.

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Chili Chipotle Nachos: The Perfect Vegan Party Snack

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Photo by Jackie Sobon

Y’all, it’s that time of year. Sports-centered parties are happening everywhere, and the pinnacle of the season—the Super Bowl—is almost upon us. You know what this means? Awesome nacho snack time! Not that I need an excuse to whip up a delicious plate of vegan nachos… Read more…

TOLERANT Pasta Review + Recipe

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Recipe and Photos by Jackie Sobon

I’ve had my fair share of experiences with various types of pasta, mostly because I love making vegan mac ‘n’ cheese. Sometimes I’m cooking for a gluten-free friend, and have to find a good substitute for the semolina/durum wheat pasta that I usually have on hand. Quinoa pasta, brown rice pasta, you name it, I’ve probably tried it out. Then, a few weeks ago, I heard about TOLERANT Foods. The company is centered on providing healthy, allergy-friendly pasta that can not only replace gluten-y noodles, but also make it a healthier alternative.  Read more…

Sacha Inchi Crusted Lemon Mustard Tofu Recipe

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I had never heard of Sacha Inchi seeds before, until recently, when I found out about their high levels of omegas and their earthy flavor. I was hesitant on introducing a new seed into my life, but I’m so glad that I did. The Sacha Inchi seeds, sold by Sacha Vida, have a crunchy texture that is pleasing, and a taste that is interesting. Extracted oil from the seeds is cold-pressed and has a subtle hint of Sacha Inchi seeds and a smooth consistency that is not as thick as other vegetable-based oils.
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