A Vegetarian and a Meat-Eater Walk Into a Coffee Shop

It's quite comical in retrospect. On our first date, my now-husband expressed some hesitancy and concern about me. And not because I was yet to be legally divorced. Or because I was engaged in a confusing and overwhelming legal battle with a criminal ex. Or even (okay, especially) because I was still an emotional wreck … Continue reading A Vegetarian and a Meat-Eater Walk Into a Coffee Shop

Carrot Cake Green Smoothie

Carrot Cake Smoothie This one is practically a salad hidden inside of dessert. Gluten free if gluten free oats are used Vegan if vegan protein powder and non-dairy milk are used   ½ banana ice 1 cup baby carrots ¼ cup oats ¼ cup raw cashews 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 scoop vanilla protein powder … Continue reading Carrot Cake Green Smoothie

Have Your Cake and Spinach Too: Dessert Flavored Green Smoothies for Health & Weight Loss

Only $.99 on Kindle! Green smoothies are gaining in popularity as people realize that they are a great way to increase your consumption of leafy greens in a easy and great-tasting smoothie. You may be amazed to discover that spinach can be make to taste like a mint chocolate chip shake or that kale can … Continue reading Have Your Cake and Spinach Too: Dessert Flavored Green Smoothies for Health & Weight Loss

Nourishment

In my former life, I viewed eating as a purely functional act.  I was not concerned with the quality of food that entered my mouth, as long as it contained the proper macronutrients at the proper time. For almost ten years, my lunch consisted of a premixed protein shake because it was high in protein, … Continue reading Nourishment

Carrot Cake Greek Yogurt

I'm in the process of writing a book of green smoothie recipes. This means my belly has been sloshing over the past few weeks as I test and retest various recipes and the fridge is always full of mass quantities of spinach and kale. The cold front that pushed through this afternoon convinced me to … Continue reading Carrot Cake Greek Yogurt