• Vegan Pineapple Vanilla Smoothie

Creamy Golden Pineapple Vanilla Smoothie

This smoothie makes me feel like I'm on vacation.  Sweet and tropical frozen pineapple chunks are blended into a thick, creamy, refreshing and luxurious smoothie that is 100% raw, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free and refined-sugar free (with a nut-free option). As everyone in my life knows, I have smoothies daily.  Smoothies are an easy way to [...]

  • Healthy Strawberry Milkshake Vegan

Healthy Strawberry “Milkshake”

I'm always pleased when a recipe comes together quickly and easily with just five simple (and healthy) ingredients.  And this one really tastes like the real thing but without the dairy and refined sugar.  This vegan spin on a strawberry milkshake is not only thick and creamy but is bursting with sweet strawberry flavor with a [...]

  • Vegan Chia Pudding Parfait EatingbyElaine

Chia Pudding & Raspberry Chia Jam Parfait

Oh the layers of deliciousness!  Sweet and tangy raspberry chia jam topped with creamy chia seed pudding topped with fresh blueberries.  And the best part?  No cooking required!  This nutrition-packed breakfast parfait makes breakfast feel enjoyable again.  This parfait is completely raw, dairy-free, vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free and soy-free and trumps a ho-hum bowl of [...]

  • Matcha Green Tea Latte

Healthy Matcha Frappuccino

Did you know a Matcha Frappucinno at Starbucks is over 400 calories and 65 grams of sugar!?  While matcha itself is super healthy, these blended sugary and high calorie beverages are not so much.  Here, I lighten-up and veganify (is that a word?) the popular matcha drink. I have been trying to like matcha for so [...]

  • Green-aid

Green Aid

Talk about a reset drink: Green-Aid to the rescue!  When I need to start fresh, I go for this five-ingredient, easy to make drink.  It reboots my systems and literally makes me feel like I'm glowing from the inside out.  It more than quenches my thirst and provides loads of beneficial nutrients.  I find cucumbers and parsley help [...]

  • Healthy Orange Julius

Healthy Orange Julius

This drink is like a liquid creamsicle (think: vanilla and orange flavor combo).  I feel like a sophisticated kid drinking this frothy, cool, creamy, orange-y sweet treat :) It is not thick or quite as filling as a milkshake or smoothie.  Instead, it is lightly frozen, slightly creamy and very frothy.  A classic orange julius is made [...]

  • Vegan Blueberry Muffins 2

Vegan and Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins

I have never been able to find a blueberry muffin recipe that is healthy AND vegan AND gluten-free AND nut-free.  This may be the only one out there.  And it actually tastes good too.  It is simple to make and uses sorghum flour which is my new favorite baking flour. You are probably wondering, what [...]

  • Purple Haze Smoothie [click on image for recipe]

Purple Haze Smoothie

This vibrant and nutritious smoothie is bursting with chocolate flavor.  So much that it is hard to believe there is a vegetable in it (and 2 cups of blueberries).  It is date-sweetened and completely refined-sugar free.  Plus it contains flavanoid-rich cacao nibs and cacao powder. It is raw, vegan, nut-free, dairy-free, soy-free and gluten-free. Purple [...]

  • Beet Smoothie

Beet Me Up Smoothie

Feeling beat up this winter already?  When I need to detox, feel energized and give my body a fresh start I turn to this cleansing smoothie.  It is sweet, refreshing and creamy and doesn't taste like you are downing raw vegetables.  It is easily the most vibrant smoothie I have ever made.  It's bright pinkish-red color says it [...]

  • Almond Butter Cup Smoothie

Almond Butter Cup Smoothie

Who wouldn't want an almond butter cup smoothie for breakfast?  What if I told you that this smoothie is rich in antioxidants, protein, healthy dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals?  This smoothie makes me feel like I'm a total superfoodie and a kid all at the same time.  It is really a magical chocolate experience. This smoothie [...]

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