Posts tagged plantbased
Cacao Tofu Mousse {V}

One of my fave fitness instructors use to say “tofuuuuuwwwww”. Nose turned up. Voice inflection = pure disgust. Utter hatred. I get it, tofu can be weird and it has a funky texture if ya don’t know how to work with it!

The first time I had tofu was when I was living in Hawaii: is healthy cafe in Honolulu used to sell a tofu, tomato and alfalfa sprouts sandwich. I remember patting myself on the back thinking, I’m so healthy eating this because my guy-pal from Southern Cal used to eat it after he went surfing. So I adapted my taste buds all in the name of health. ‘Cuz I was far from healthy but wanted to be…

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The BEST Blueberry Lavender Smoothie

Yesterday I popped into Trader Joe’s because I’ve seen cauliflower gnocchi posts and I’ve been super curious about that (see post coming soon).  You know how TJ has food & coffee samples in the back by the deli meats? Well the Midtown location was offering vanilla granola with blueberry lavender milk!  Good GAWD! I usually don’t eat food samples because of my sensitive belly and honestly if I want something and can eat it mindfully without guilt, then I’m game.  This checked that box today because I was super curious about the MILK!

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Healthier than Nutella {GF, V}

I cleaned out the refrigerator from top to bottom yesterday and found about a tablespoon of homemade cacao butter I made during the holidays.  This inspired me to create this Hazelnut Spread but you don't need it to make this.  I tend to throw things in a blender, food processor, or bowl and just taste as I go along.  The Nutella tasted better the next day after the flavors started to meld.

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