Vegan Lentil Mushroom Balls

I was looking for a way to have spaghetti and meat balls without the meat and without the gluten.  These are meat-free, gluten-free, completely vegan, not to mention delicious and satisfied my comfort food craving.  They definitely aren’t the same as the real thing, but I promise they taste really good and have a great texture. Tip: bake the mushroom lentil balls for a good amount of time until golden and firm, so they stand up better to the tomato sauce.[Read more]

Raw Vegan French Dressing Recipe

I was in the mood for a tangy salad dressing and I’ve been limiting my oil intake and staying away from dairy so I had to make a vegan, oil-free dressing that satisfied the taste buds. This dressing is zesty, tangy, and a little spicy from the raw garlic.  It’s raw, healthy, and delicious and a great substitute to the real french dressing. Ingredients 1 Organic red bell pepper ⅓ cup sundried tomato (not packed in oil) ½ heaping cup soaked[Read more]

Vegan Cauliflower Tortillas

If you’re looking to begin the New Year by reducing your intake of known allergen foods, these vegan cauliflower tortillas are egg-free, soy-free, dairy-free, wheat-free, and corn-free.  They’re so easy to make and are delicious with any recipe you would normally make with tortillas.  You can make them ahead of time and store them in your fridge or freezer and they reheat well with a little coconut oil in a pan over medium heat. *Note: You can skip the cooking[Read more]

Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense is my go-to oil for all things calming to the mind and the skin.  I use it practically daily for almost everything and it’s a great booster to put into blends.  Frankincense has relaxing effects on the human body including uplifting mood and heightening awareness.  I love to diffuse this oil to help me relax and stay focused throughout the day.   It helps to level out my moods, calm my mind, and to concentrate on the task at[Read more]

6 TIPS FOR MANAGING STRESS OVER THE HOLIDAYS

The holidays are a special time to gather with family and friends and to celebrate our many blessings.  It’s also a time where we tend to over-indulge or over-extend ourselves.  We stress ourselves out, taking on too much of everything – too much eating, too much shopping, to many parties, too many commitments, too much travel. In a perfect world, this time of year would be like a Carry Grant Holiday Special where the family calmly sips cocoa by the[Read more]

TRAVELERS BUILDING WEALTH

I used to spend up to 90 hours a week either sitting at a desk, working for someone else, or commuting to that desk.  I often wondered how I’d ended up there and longed for the flexibility to travel and do the things I’d always wanted to do.  I felt trapped at that desk and I wanted to be free.  I was overworked and stressed out and it was taking its toll on my health. I secretly wanted to have the[Read more]