Chicago Vegan Food + Drink Festival

In one weekend I knocked two things off my bucket list: visit Chicago and attend a festival dedicated to eating and drinking. I lived in Central Florida for over 20 years and never made it to Epcot’s Food and Wine. Boo. Vegan Food and Drink Festival had their second annual festivals in Chicago, Toronto and…

Vegan Cornbread

Growing up in Florida, I have learned a thing or two. Like how nothing goes with a hot bowl of chili quite like a warm slice of cornbread. Vegan Cornbread MAKES ONE LOAF SERVES 4 INGREDIENTS 2 flax eggs 1 c flour 1 c cornmeal OPTIONAL: 1/4 c vegan cane sugar or 2 tbsp agave…

Cauliflower Tacos

Throughout this process of lifestyle and dietary change, I am becoming more in tune with my body- I try to listen to it more. There were days that I had sharp abdominal pains, nausea, itchy skin, irritable bowels and terrible breakouts. I never knew why and never paid attention to what I was eating or…

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Porridge

  There is something about cream of wheat, or farina, that brings me comfort and all the nostalgic feels. As a child, this was a common breakfast and usually consisted of: Lots of milk Lots of sugar Lots of cinnamon     On this particular morning, I just knew I wanted a big bowl of…