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Chickpea Sunflower Seed Veggie Burgers

Chickpea Sunflower Seed Veggie Burgers @ #vegan #healthy

I can easily say, that without a doubt, veggie burgers are my favorite part of being vegan. LOVE them! I probably have veggie burgers for dinner at least once a month. They are just so easy to throw together! Right... Read More

Raw Broccoli Smoothie

Raw Broccoli Smoothie @ #vegan

Wow. Talk about MIA! Where have I been lately??? I guess everywhere but my blog, huh? Things have been nuts here. Trying to settle into a new routine and life in America, living with my parents, has been a lot... Read More

Chocolate Quinoa Pudding

Chocolate Quinoa Pudding @ #vegan #healthyfood

This recipe is kind of crazy. Kind of like things in my life right now. Haha. One time, when I was faced with just a few tablespoons of leftover quinoa, I added it to my smoothie. And it worked out... Read More

Chocolate Covered Almond Butter Balls

Chocolate Covered Almond Butter Balls @ #vegan #healthy

A while back I was determined to only eat sweet things that were made from natural sugars and contained no white flour. Since that vow, I've kind of lapsed a little... haha whoops. I've started to eat white flour and... Read More

Creamy Cranberry-Nut Broccoli Salad

Creamy Cranberry-Nut Broccoli Salad. A HEALTHY, vegan version of Fresh Broccoli Salad! @ #vegan #healthy

My mind is a big jumble of chaos lately. I feel like a have a trillion things to do. All day long I'm making and adding to ''to-do" lists. My poor notepad app on my phone is about to explode,... Read More

The BEST Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

The BEST Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies @ #vegan

We made it!!!! We are in AMERICA! I almost can't believe it. Somebody pinch me. I must be dreaming! Ahhhhhh, it's such an amazing feeling to be home and surrounded by family. Walkin' on cloud 9 over here :D Too... Read More

Black Bean Salad

Black Bean Salad (copycat Cedar's Black Bean Salad) @ #vegan #healthy

Do you guys have those pre-made 'health food' salads at your groceries??? Like tabbouleh, chickpea, three bean salads? Our local store does. One of my favorites is Black Bean Salad. Specifically Cedar's Black Bean Salad (who are by no way... Read More

Almond Butter-Chocolate Chip Crunch Bars

Crispy Almond Butter Bars @ #vegan #healthy

Lately I've been obsessed with creating as many desserts as I possibly can out of my favorite trio of ingredients- almond butter, coconut oil, and maple syrup. I've been a machine. Just turning out new dessert recipes left and right.... Read More

Cheesy Vegan Broccoli Soup

Cheesy Vegan Broccoli Soup @ #vegan #healthy

Today is Friday. It is almost unbelievable that next Thursday I will be on a plane, leaving Germany forever. Well, at least as a resident... maybe one day I'll come back to visit. I'm SO excited to visit my family... Read More

Naturally Sweetened Chocolate Cupcakes

100% Naturally Sweetened Chocolate Cupcakes @ #vegan #healthy

I am soooooooo happy to be back!!! I feel like it has been forever since I've posted a REAL recipe on here. The past two months have been just smoothies and info. SO sorry about that! BUT! Now that I've... Read More