Vegan Veggie Curry

Alright, I'll admit it. I'm not a vegan chef. I've been studying to become an IIN Certified Health Coach for the past four months, and one of the best lessons I've learned is to stop feeling intimidated about cooking and just experiment. Lately, I've been inspired to try new things and add ingredients based on … Continue reading Vegan Veggie Curry

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

Why I left my tech job

One thing has always been true for me: I like working hard and getting sh*t done. At 12 years old, I started babysitting and nannying, and by my senior year, I also picked up an internship at a cable TV station and a photography/videography gig with a local company. After graduating college (which I managed … Continue reading Why I left my tech job

Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary

For my birthday, I spent a week on a raw food and yoga retreat at Hacienda Del Sol in Costa Rica. I've heard that once you plan a retreat vacation, you never want to vacation any other way. While I have found that to be true, having a birthday experience like mine also changed the … Continue reading Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary

Easy Vegan Curried Vegetables

It's cold in Austin, and I've been navigating some gut health issues. For the past few weeks, I've had to limit my raw food intake to help reduce symptoms, and it's forced me to actually use my stove. This recipe was a result of me getting tired of plain steamed veggies and trying to throw … Continue reading Easy Vegan Curried Vegetables

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

Turkey and Gluten Free Thanksgiving

I made the jump from vegetarianism to high-raw veganism a week before Thanksgiving in 2014.  I had just moved back to the states from Thailand, and I hadn't prepared my own food in a year and a half. That year (thanks to the internet) Thanksgiving was a good opportunity to experiment with raw vegan recipes. … Continue reading Turkey and Gluten Free Thanksgiving