Penne & Pesto with Kale & Leeks

I’ve discovered that I’m a fairly lazy cook. I guess I’ve always been that way, even before I became a vegan. The difference is more prep with sauces for vegan dishes (because I start with whole ingredients), but all of my meals still clock in under the half hour mark. I got a wild hair…

Mushroom ‘Noodles’

Pasta lovers, gather ’round. While it’s perfectly fine to eat all the vegan sprouted pasta in the world, I have personally found that such a practice locks up my digestive track like nobody’s business. I’ve been making Tremella Mushroom ‘noodles’ since I became vegan. It’s a simple process and you can use them for a…

Nut Milk

If you’re tired of buying specialized ‘milks’ at the grocery store, just make your own! Here are my ‘lazy ass can’t be bothered to slow down and do things right’ recipes: CASHEW MILK: Raw Cashews Filtered water OPTIONAL: Vanilla beans (soaked and pureed) Sea Salt Soak raw cashews overnight. Toss them in a vitamix with…

Ode to the Leek

I have a confession: I am wholeheartedly in love with leeks. I don’t even know when I first discovered this miraculous vegetable. I think I was following some random recipe a billion years ago that called for a leek or two. I remember that it took me forever to find it in the grocery store…

What the heck is a Dosha?

I’ve known my primary Dosha for a while, long before I even knew what a Dosha was. Dosha, in its simplest explanation, is the energetic expression of mind and body. You can call it your personality, and even physical and emotional tendencies. All of those applications work as you figure out who¬† you are and…