south african spice cookies

south african spice cookies

snowed in? same. for me, that means it’s time to bake cookies. this recipe is a vegan-ized version of a traditional south african cookie. why south africa? well, one I wish I was there right now (70-80 degrees!). two, they have delicious food inspired by many cultures, from native south africans to the dutch. this…

mexican hot chocolate protein shake

mexican hot chocolate protein shake

it’s snowing! (at least if you’re on the east coast of the usa, like me). time for hot chocolate. at this point, it’s basically fact that steaming hot chocolate is mandatory on snowy, blizzard-y days. the only problem is that most hot chocolate is full of refined sugar and has no real nutritional value. more…

nutrient oats

if you haven’t noticed yet, I’m vegan. many people don’t like saying this, but in order for vegans to get all the nutrition necessary/ not wither up and die, there has to be a certain level of planning. protein, iron, vitamin b12, and calcium are more common in animal-based foods, so getting enough of these…