Juice Cleanse Q&A

For the past three months, I have been working at a juice bar in Austin while starting school to become a Certified Health Coach. Before this job, I enjoyed an occasional juice, but the idea of consuming nothing but liquid for a few days seemed extreme to me. In order to speak from experience about … Continue reading Juice Cleanse Q&A

Apple Pie Smoothie Bowl

Ingredients  1 apple 1 and 1/2 bananas 1 pitted date 1 tbs shredded coconut 1/4 cup pecans 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp cloves Tools Blender Method Dice 1/2 of the apple In a blender, combine the other half of the apple, bananas, date, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves Blend until smooth, adding water … Continue reading Apple Pie Smoothie Bowl

Hacienda Del Sol: Raw Food and Yoga Retreat

After a challenging twenty-seventh year, I wanted to kick off twenty-eight doing something completely for myself. The three things in my life that make me feel most grounded are yoga, raw food, and alone time, so my goal was to plan a trip that would incorporate all three. For several weeks I Googled around, researched … Continue reading Hacienda Del Sol: Raw Food and Yoga Retreat

Raw Vegan Pad Thai

Ingredients  2 organic zucchini  1 organic carrot  1/4 cup red cabbage 1/2 organic lime  1/2 cup of raw, organic cashews 1 organic orange 1 thumb of organic ginger 1 tbsp organic tamari sauce  1 tsp Himalayin sea salt 1tsp coconut aminos Tools Spiralizer Blender Method Soak the cashews for several hours until soft Drain cashews Blend … Continue reading Raw Vegan Pad Thai

Raw Vegan Nice Cream

Ingredients  2 organic bananas 2 organic medjool dates 5 organic strawberries 1/4 cup of organic blueberries 1 tbsp organic shredded coconut 1 tsp Himalayan sea salt (optional) Tools Food processor Bowl (for soaking) Method Freeze the bananas for several hours Soak the dates for an hour Remove the dates from water Pit and chop the … Continue reading Raw Vegan Nice Cream

NYC Vegan & Gluten Free Recommendations (Part 1)

When my day job asked me to go to NYC for work, my immediate thought was "YES, vegan food!" By the time I booked my flight, I already had a list of restaurants within a mile radius from the Bryant Park office prioritized from "most desirable" to "still pretty desirable" (I take organization as seriously … Continue reading NYC Vegan & Gluten Free Recommendations (Part 1)

Raw Vegan Almond Nut Burgers

Ingredients (*makes 8 burgers) 2 cups of organic almonds 1/4 cup of sundried tomatoes 1/2 organic red pepper 1/4 organic yellow onion 1 organic carrot 1/2 cup organic kale 2 organic garlic cloves 1 tbsp organic cumin 1 tbsp organic paprika 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp Himalayan sea salt Tools Bowls (for soaking) Food … Continue reading Raw Vegan Almond Nut Burgers