15 Quick and Easy Vegan Protein Recipes

15 vegan protein recipes

Summer is (unfortunately) making its imminent 115º descent upon us desert-dwellers. Right about now, gyms are packed full of people desperately trying to prepare their bodies for swimsuit season.
You mix that with the draw of air conditioning, and we get an epidemic almost worse than the new-years-revolutioners!

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A Word on Farmer’s Markets (plus a Berry Kale Smoothie)

fresh veggies at farmers market

Drinks, Recipes, Smoothies | April 11, 2016 | By

(Scroll down for Berry Kale Smoothie)

uprooted kitchen

Finally got to try Uprooted Kitchen!

I’m sure by now you’ve heard: Buying Local is Better. Lower emissions, higher nutrient count, and helping to stimulate the local economy.. I just don’t understand! What keeps people buying shitty produce from huge, overpriced grocery store chains? Even “Natural” and Organic grocers ship a majority of their produce in from across the globe! Think that’s fresh?
The average apple at a grocery store is 14-months old.
Most produce at a Farmer’s Market has been harvested within the last 24-48 hours.

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Easy Ciabatta Bread Recipe with Garlic and Basil Bruschetta

Appetizers, Bread, Recipes | April 3, 2016 | By

If you haven’t ever tried Ciabatta bread, you are missing out! This light, airy, melt-in-your-mouth bread is a rustic bread lover’s dream. And with this Easy Ciabatta Bread Recipe you too can be baking loaves like a champ!

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Vegan Chocolate Coffee Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting and Ganache

chocolate coffee cupcake featured

Cupcakes, Recipes, Sweets | March 13, 2016 | By

I am shocked it took me this long to write another cupcake recipe. After all, I am the self-proclaimed king of cupcakes! What flavor pairings do I crave? What kind of frosting would I want? How do Dark Chocolate Coffee Cupcakes sound!? (Now I just have to figure out how to stop myself from eating them all!)

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The Basics: Spaghetti Squash in the Oven

featured spaghetti squash in the oven

I was always hesitant to try cooking Spaghetti Squash in the oven. Having worked in a health-food store for years, I constantly heard how delicious it was, but refused to believe it! The thought of a vegetable trying to replace my all-time favorite carb was eerie. HOWEVER! I’m here to assure you that if you haven’t yet tried spaghetti squash, you’re seriously missing out!

As much as I love wheat-based pasta, I can’t really stuff my face with it everyday.. I was amazed to find how well Spaghetti Squash satisfies my craving when it becomes too much to handle! Unsurprisingly, this vegetable quickly became a staple in our dinner-recipe repertoire!

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