Foodie Tuesday: Coconut Water = Your New Favorite Mixer

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Dubbed the “natural sports drink,” we all know coconut water is brimming with health benefits including heaps of potassium (4x that of a banana!) and is super hydrating. It’s a great replacement for non-dairy milk in smoothies, but perhaps the most ingenious way to consume coconut water is as part of an alcoholic beverage. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: My Top 5 Vegan Easter Candy Picks

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With Easter right around the corner, you may be wondering what to get for your plant-based pals, especially if you are raising vegan children. Even if your child is twenty-one years old and lives far away, you still may want to get her some yummy Easter candy. (I’m just saying…) Luckily, I’ve compiled a list of the top vegan Easter candy that will make you salivate until Sunday. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Why You Should Always Follow the Recipe

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People think I’m good at cooking because I can follow a recipe. However, following a recipe doesn’t mean I’m good at cooking; it means I’m good at reading. Unfortunately, I’m not always good at following the rules, which is why, every once in a while, I mess up a recipe big time. The most recent instance happened only last week, while I was attempting to make sunflower seed butter chocolate chip cookies. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: How Sunflower Seed Butter Changed My Life

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I take great pride in being the anti-hipster. I learn about something not only after everyone else knows about it but after everyone knows about it, thinks it’s cool, and then has forgotten about it. Case in point: sunflower seed butter. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Cookies…For Breakfast?!

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I firmly believe that the golden age of cereal occurred in the early 2000s when any young, enterprising child could convince her mother to buy not one, but two, cookie-based cereals. Oh, to be back in the era of Cookie Crisp and Oreo O’s. While I do miss the good ole days of eating entire bowls of sugar in the morning, I’ve learned there are healthier ways to get my cookie fix at breakfast time. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Your Perfect Post St. Patty’s Day Cure

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Admit it, you probably over indulged this past weekend. I know I did, and my liver’s definitely in need of a detox. After a weekend of seeing green, I think it’s only fitting that the cure be something green as well. Continue reading

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