Simple Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad with crunchy pecans and celery, cinnamon

Hello from London! This past week, I am on a lovely little holiday break to one of my favorite cities across the pond. For the past few days I have pulled on my Vaute Couture winter coat and tall cold weather boots to trek through the crisp cold air over cobblestone streets, lovely winding paths and underground "Tube" stations ....more

Wild Blueberry Cranberry Sauce. Tastes Like Pie.

This deep purple, dreamy, magical cranberry sauce turns everything up a notch for your holiday (or any day) table. My Wild Blueberry Cranberry Sauce is brimming with dark berry goodness - accented with citrus, apple and cinnamon. The flavors and texture are reminiscent or a luscious, gooey, sticky-sweet, tart berry pie filling ....more

Vitamix 780 Review (Touchscreen Model!) + My How to Choose a Vitamix Guide.

For the past few weeks, I have been so excited to take the latest Vitamix model, the Vitamix 780, for a spin! Or, a whirl. A swirl? ...more

My Best Creamy Potato Soup

You know the cliché of licking the bowl when you make a fluffy, yummy cupcake frosting? Well, I have hit a new mark when it comes to bowl-scraping goodness. This soup ....more

To Share or Not To Share? Social Media, Privacy and What it Means to be Real Online.

You stare intensely at your smart phone screen like a cat staring at a bag of kitty treats. Inspiration hits you, humming through your warm body....more

Vegan Thanksgiving Menu 2015

Hey John Snow, forget about winter, Thanksgiving is coming. Yup, the time when families unite at a grand dinner table to feast and laugh and warm themselves by the friendly glow of the television and stuff themselves silly in the name of Black Friday and all things cozy. So for today's post I share everything you need to make your perfect plant-based, vegan Thanksgiving happen ....more

Crustless Pumpkin Pie with Apple and Pecan Streusel

Pie crust is overrated. Or at least that is what I always think to myself when I slice into a piece of velvety, cozy, delicious pumpkin pie. Just give me the good stuff ....more

Vegan Yogurt Reviews + Buying Guide

Have you noticed? Vegan yogurt is going through a period of revival. Let's call it a dairy-free yogurt renaissance ....more

Peanut-Sriracha Sauced, Sweet Potato Chickpea Rice Bowl or Wraps

disclosure: Sponsored post, 2015 DOLE ambassadorship. Bring me sweet potatoes. Fall Back ....more

Vegan Chocolate Turtles Candy

Today I veganize one of my favorite classic candy treats: Chocolate Turtles! Plus a video to help you make these delicious, cutie, caramel-filled treats.. Read more » This is a summary, images and full post available on HHL website! ...more