Rainbow-Colored Smoothies

I was craving some color and fun in the kitchen, so these Rainbow-Colored Smoothies happened! Today I want to show you how to use sweet, antioxidant-packed fruit (and other plant-based ingredients) to create a smoothie in every color of the rainbow..


Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

This dairy-free, vegan Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream is made using juicy-sweet summer strawberries and buttery cashews as the base. Cashews create my favorite DIY ice cream. The texture churns up ultra-creamy and rich, the sweetness perfect and the fresh strawberry flavor the star of the show. So if you are obsessed with summer berries right now like me, give this healthy treat recipe a try...


Potato, Tempeh Bacon, Mushroom Salad with Sweet Mustard Dressing

Hearty entree salad for you today! This Potato + Tempeh Bacon + Mushroom Salad with Sweet Mustard Dressing has all my faves. I used butter lettuce, though and leafy greens will work. And an avocado fan on top is always a welcome addition to any salad. Grab this recipe...


8 Life Lessons That Screenwriting Has Taught Me

(Wrote this yesterday....) Tonight I graduate! Wow, I haven't said that in well over ten years, but it's true! I am headed to the certificate ceremony for a program I have been in for the past year at UCLA.

This past year I participated in UCLA's TFT Professional Program for TV Screenwriting, one-hour drama being my chosen track. And besides learning how to write a script, the art of screenwriting has taught me some very universal life lessons that I wanted to share with you...


Smoothie FAQ's + a recipe

Updated post

I proudly consider myself a smoothie pro at this point in my food career. Smoothies are one of the first recipes that I really loved creating and sharing here on the blog. And then I of course spent many months creating and taste-testing smoothies and trying out new techniques and ingredients while writing my book 365 Vegan Smoothies. Seriously, if you want some in depth tips and tricks and ingredient info - basically everything about smoothies - snag a copy of that book. Oh and did I mention it has 365 recipes? You won't get bored!

So today I wanted to update an old post. My Smoothie FAQ's. These are all the frequently asked questions I have received over the years in regards to smoothies. And please if you have any more, send them my way and I will do my best to add to this list! Plus, one of my fave Blueberry Acai smoothie recipes at the end of this post...