IMG_5117

Pumpkin Carob Pancakes with Tofu Cream

Fall is here and while I’m slightly in denial because of recent 90 degree days here in Pittsburgh, there’s no denying that Pumpkin Spice has made it’s grand return to the foodie scene. Here’s my quick & tasty contribution to Fall flavours. Ingredients:  1 cup Annie’s Organic Pancake Mix 1 cup pumpkin purée 1 tbsp […]

CONTINUE READING
IMG_2945

VEGAN PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE

Soy free, gluten free, dairy free, cruelty free….GUILT FREE (sort of)…seasonal FUN pumpkin cheesecake. Unfortunately, this recipe is about 8 years old and I couldn’t find an image of it…haven’t made it in quite some time SO please enjoy the image from Fat Free Vegan…this is about as close as a picture I could find. […]

CONTINUE READING
leilapeta

Client Spotlight – The Vegan Activist – With Leila H.

Drumroll please! Introducing Leila Sleiman-Head. Friend, client, Vegan and Activist. Leila and I met through my participation in her event VegFest here in Pittsburgh. I signed up to be a presenter at the event and we hit it off. Leila, along with Natalie Fristick, put on VegFest annually in Pittsburgh as well as the fall […]

CONTINUE READING
IMG_9415

Vegan Oatmeal & Almond Cookies

If you follow my recipes  you know that I’m not a dessert creator however, yesterday was a bit of a change up. Movers arrived in the cold and I was doing my best to stay out of the way of the pandemonium of unloading our Canadian container into our house here in Pittsburgh. I though, […]

CONTINUE READING
Food Medicine Life

Carb lovers home workout ~ holiday hacks

Want to make it out of the next week without the overeating, fat storing ho-hums?? This simple article is all about beating the fat away while still enjoying what most folks don’t think twice about on their holiday break ~ FOOD OF MANY SERVINGS AND CALORIE COUNTS! The goal here is to prepare for carb […]

CONTINUE READING
Pittsburgh Fresh Cropped Logo

Pittsburgh Meal Prep Discounts

Cool news ~ Pittsburgh Fresh clients are now able to have me PERSONALLY design their weekly OR monthly macros/meal plans for goal oriented nutrition!   Fat loss, muscle gain, maintenance calories…whatever your needs we will get you on your way.   There is a time requirement prior to your order being delivered so please have […]

CONTINUE READING
mct

Healthy Fats ~ Your introduction to MCT Oils

  Putting a spotlight on a health food product that some of you may not be aware of ~ MCT Oil. It’s pretty tiring to live with low fat dogma, so many folks who are misled have an utter lack of healthy saturated fats in their diets. I said HEALTHY FATS, not the deep-fried, cancer-causing […]

CONTINUE READING
78911-img_3194

Fermentation – Why you need to get into it!

  Water, salt & a few veggies is all you need to start! Fermentation. From Kombucha to Pickles, Kimchi to Root Beer…this ancient tradition is the stuff healthy guts, skin and hair were made up of. While the move to Pittsburgh has ground my homemade ferments to a halt, I still have store-bought items in the […]

CONTINUE READING
img_6412

Vegan Lentil Stew – The Crockpot Chronicles

      I couldn’t be more ecstatic to eat this dish than the night I created it on – minus 25, snowing, cold as &*(%. Slow cookers are my savior when life gets hectic. I don’t often use them in the summer but they ARE great for sauces, dips and even desserts….hint: I may be expanding […]

CONTINUE READING

Stock Your Vegan Kitchen Like a Pro

FREE

Download free eBook