Taco Tuesday: Beet Tacos

Taco Tuesday: Beet Tacos

Two words: beet tacos! Anyone else love beets?! I could honestly eat them every day for the rest of my life. Tonight’s tacos feature Love Beets’ Sweet Chili beets. These little guys are perfect for nights like tonight when I get home late because they’re steam-cooked and ready to eat! Also joining the party: Food [...]

Plant Powered Protein Day 10: Spinach // Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe with Spinach, Corn and Beans

Plant Powered Protein Day 10: Spinach // Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe with Spinach, Corn and Beans

It's day 10 of our #PlantPoweredProtein series and that means we've come to the end! I hope you've found this series to be as interesting as I have! We're concluding today with an oldie but goodie: Spinach. Growing up, I hated spinach. Ha-ted. My grandma used to make homemade ravioli and I would practically throw [...]

Plant Powered Protein Day 8: Black Beans // Chipotle-Inspired Burrito Bowl

Plant Powered Protein Day 8: Black Beans // Chipotle-Inspired Burrito Bowl

Day 8 of our #PlantPoweredProtein series brings us to black beans. Black beans are another food that I genuinely love because of their versatility in recipes. From black bean burgers to soups to stews to brownies (yes, brownies!), I love how easy black beans are to cook with, and their extremely mild flavor make them [...]

Plant Powered Protein Day 7: Nuts // Easy Granola Bar Recipe

Plant Powered Protein Day 7: Nuts // Easy Granola Bar Recipe

It's day 7 of our #PlantPoweredProtein series and we're going a little nuts on the blog! Today, we're going to dive into five different kinds of nuts that are a great source of protein / other yummy health benefits as well as a really easy granola bar recipe. Almonds: Almonds promote a healthy heart, support [...]

Plant Powered Protein Day 6: Quinoa // Sweet Potato Apple Quinoa Salad

Plant Powered Protein Day 6: Quinoa // Sweet Potato Apple Quinoa Salad

Welcome to day 6 of our #PlantPoweredProtein series! Throughout this series, one of my objectives has been to be discussing or introducing you to foods that are versatile to cook with or use in your diet and today's topic is one my favorites for just that: quinoa. For starters, if quinoa is unfamiliar to you [...]

Plant Powered Protein Day 4: Spirulina // Green Smoothie Recipe

Plant Powered Protein Day 4: Spirulina // Green Smoothie Recipe

Day 4 of #PlantPoweredProtein and if you thought yesterday's topic was interesting, I can't wait for you to check out today's: spirulina. Have you heard of it before? If not, plain and simple, it's a natural “algae” that is super high in protein (one of the world's highest vegetarian sources of complete protein) and a [...]

Plant Powered Protein Day 2: Lentils // Lentil Burger + Sweet Potato Chips Recipe

Plant Powered Protein Day 2: Lentils // Lentil Burger + Sweet Potato Chips Recipe

Day two of our #PlantPoweredProtein series brings us to lentils. While lentils may sound pretty boring to talk about, they're one of my favorite members of the legume family. Not only are they an excellent source of lean protein (around 18g of protein per 1 cup and less than 1g of fat), but they are [...]

Plant Powered Protein Day 1: Tofu // Veggie Stir Fry Recipe

Plant Powered Protein Day 1: Tofu // Veggie Stir Fry Recipe

Welcome to day one of our #PlantPoweredProtein series! If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you'll know that the question I get asked the most whenever I tell someone that I'm vegan or plant-based is: "So you don't eat meat? Where do you get your protein from?"  The repetition of this question inspired me [...]