Kidney Bean Tacos

Kidney beans are one of the healthiest beans you can eat. Eating just one serving of kidney beans will provide you with 20% of the nutrients your body requires for iron, folate, fiber, protein, magnesium and vitamin B1. Unlike other versatile beans like garbanzo and white beans, kideny beans are not the tastiest or creamiest … Continue reading Kidney Bean Tacos

Tostones with Nicaraguan Guacamole

You may have heard of tostones (twice friend plantains), and you've definitely heard of guacamole. But have you heard of Nicaraguan guacamole? Well, I hadn't, until a couple weeks ago, when I found out the in Nicaragua, they put boiled eggs in their guacamole. Yes, in Nicaragua they boil eggs, then mash them up and … Continue reading Tostones with Nicaraguan Guacamole

Mango Banana Cilantro Lime Smoothie

Much like my Mango Cilantro Lime Smoothie, this green smoothie has a fresh, refreshing, summer taste, full of summer herbs and fruit. My initial intent was to make a mango lime smoothie, but I thought to add a couple additions to the usual mix to see how it would come out, and the result was … Continue reading Mango Banana Cilantro Lime Smoothie

Simple Southwestern Quinoa Salad!

This is a really easy and versatile recipe. This can be used as side dish, for stuff other vegetables like sweet peppers or potatoes, or you can use this as a full meal to make at the beginning of the week, that you can take everywhere with you! There is minimal cooking, as you must … Continue reading Simple Southwestern Quinoa Salad!

Quinoa Sprout and Hummus Tacos

I was shopping at Whole Foods one day when I came upon an entire gluten free vegan tortilla section. They had the usual grain free and rice flour options, then I saw some cassava and coconut flour tortillas (pictured above). Of course, I had to get them, as anything with coconut as a main ingredient … Continue reading Quinoa Sprout and Hummus Tacos

Minty Kale, Herb and Orange Smoothie

  I LOVE smoothies with herbs in them. Particularly mint, basil and cilantro (coriander). Lucky for me, this smoothie has all three of my favorite herbs! Coupled with fresh valencia oranges, ice and some kale, this smoothie makes for a perfectly refreshing, flavorful drink! This is a great breakfast smoothie or drink for an afternoon … Continue reading Minty Kale, Herb and Orange Smoothie

Cabbage and Leek Salad with Olives and Radish

Cabbage: not everyone's favorite, but so, so good for you. I have had my issues eating cabbage in my life, and I will tell you...it's not my favorite. It is, however, one of the great members of the cruciferous vegetable family. Cabbage contains a compound called sinigrin, which as been known to carry certain cancer preventive properties … Continue reading Cabbage and Leek Salad with Olives and Radish

“Cheezy” Baked Potato Chip Tacos!

When you eat vegan or raw vegan, you can have potato chips and french fries for dinner, lunch or even breakfast if you wish! For most people, following a fully raw vegan lifestyle just isn't realistic or reliable. So it's always good to have backup plans! I try to live by the Raw Till 4 … Continue reading “Cheezy” Baked Potato Chip Tacos!