Easy, Delicious Rice Pilaf|Vegan

This is one of my most requested recipes by my family, it's a super easy side dish that you can cook up, put a lid on, and prep the rest of the meal and then it's done! Truthfully, you can get creative with other things to put in the pilaf. I've put sun dried tomatoes… Continue reading Easy, Delicious Rice Pilaf|Vegan


Scalloped Potatoes|Vegan

Creamy, delicious, cozy, bubbly, starchy, delicious-ness, ALL VEGAN! Ingredients 2-3 large potatoes1 stick Earth Balance Vegan butter1 cup flour2 cups almond milk Salt & pepper 1/4 cup Vegan Parmesan (I like Go Veggie) 1 teaspoon white Miso paste1 tablespoon nutritional yeast1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard1 teaspoon Marjoram Directions Pre-heat the oven to 350 degreesThinly slice potatoes… Continue reading Scalloped Potatoes|Vegan


Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Candy Cane Buttercream | Vegan

These cupcakes are ALL KINDS OF HOLIDAY YUMMMM!  Disclaimer - candy canes are technically not vegan because they're made with honey, and honey is a product of bees. Since bees are an animal, honey is an animal byproduct. HOWEVER, this frosting can easily be made without the candy canes!  Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour3/4… Continue reading Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Candy Cane Buttercream | Vegan


Petite Fit Holiday Dress Guide

Ya know how everyone buys a different dress every year for the annual holiday party. Well guess where all those end up?! THE THRIFT STORE. I find the best special occasion/cocktail dresses while I'm thrifting. 3 out of 5 of these outfits are thrifted and the other 2 are pieces that I will have for… Continue reading Petite Fit Holiday Dress Guide


Guide to the Ultimate Vegan Party Platter

This party platter will satisfy vegans and non-vegans alike! Half of this beauty are the two different cashew cheese's and homemade tapenade (recipes below), the other half is the presentation (tips below) which I learned so much from my dear friend who owns Cultured by Colette in Austin, Texas. This beautiful soul owns a small business… Continue reading Guide to the Ultimate Vegan Party Platter

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How Hormone Balancing Saved My 20’s

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. This article is merely to tell my story and encourage you to do research and go see a doctor if you resonate at all with any of this. You and your quality of life MATTER.  I used to feel bat shit crazy.… Continue reading How Hormone Balancing Saved My 20’s

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Natural Winter Skincare Routine for Sensitive Skin

We all know skincare is important by now. We've ditched the tanning beds, started using anti-aging products earlier, and begun to really understand how our skin reflects our internal health. In my opinion, you can use all the crazy expensive products you want but unless your internal health is in check, your skin won't respond.… Continue reading Natural Winter Skincare Routine for Sensitive Skin


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Pumpkin Pie with Gingersnap Graham Cracker Crust | Vegan

One of the easiest ways to start cooking vegan is starting with desserts! It's so so easy to substitute eggs, butter, and milk with plant-based alternatives. This pumpkin pie filling was inspired by It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken (I changed some of the ratios to account for the flavors in the crust), which is an AMAZING… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie with Gingersnap Graham Cracker Crust | Vegan


Chai Spice Pumpkin Cookies|Vegan

I had to try this recipe twice before I felt like I got it right. But one version is more sweet than the other, so you have the option! These Chai Spice Pumpkin Cookies are fluffy and light, while packing all the spicy flavor of fall goodness! Ingredients Dry Ingredients 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour… Continue reading Chai Spice Pumpkin Cookies|Vegan


Vegan Shepard’s Pie

There's nothing like the temperature dropping below 70 degrees to want warm, cozy food in Texas. I've actually never had traditional Shepard's Pie but I imagine it isn't as good as this! This is a double recipe for the veggie filling so all you have to do on a busy weeknight is thaw the filling,… Continue reading Vegan Shepard’s Pie