The Best Homemade Almond Milk (+ What to Do with the Leftover Pulp!)

This is my favorite recipe for easy almond milk that is flavored with vanilla and slightly sweetened with dates.  For me, this recipe is the ideal ratio of water to almonds for the perfect level of creaminess.   This homemade almond milk is incredibly creamy, naturally sweet, refreshing and has a perfectly mild flavor that works well in

Gingerbread Steamer

This holiday season, while you are busy baking (and eating) all the holiday cookies, consider this beverage as your official cookie companion.  With a sweet and delicately spicy gingerbread flavor, it is sure to keep you in the holiday spirit whether you are baking it up in your kitchen or chatting it up at a cookie

Frozen Mint Lemonade (Refined Sugar-Free)

If you are looking for an end of summer refresher, this is it! Zesty, tart, fresh lemon juice combined with sweet, herby mint and lots of ice will leave you cool, refreshed and hydrated. I was inspired last summer by Cookie + Kate's Limonanas (frozen mint lemonade's are called Limonana in the Middle East).  I wanted to create

Watermelon Mint Lime Slushies

These watermleon slushies are literally summer in a glass.  Nothing is better on a hot, humid, sweltering summer day than these frosty babies.  They have it all: sugar sweet watermelon flavor combined with zesty, tangy lime juice and fresh, sweet, herby mint.  The more ice you add the frostier they will be. This recipe is

7-Minute Blender Green Juice (No Juicer Needed)

This quick and easy green juice can be made with just your blender and a nut milk bag for straining out the pulp.  It is a great way to cram in lots of nutrients, use up leftover produce and hydrate in the most delicious and refreshing way. I made this recipe recently on my Instagram

Creamy Vegan Iced Vanilla Turmeric Latte

This iced "golden milk" latte is a fun and luxurious way to get a healthy turmeric fix when the temperature starts to rise.  I love this refreshing drink first thing in the morning, as an afternoon treat or even right before bed.  It is simple to make and absolutely delicious.  If you are nervous about turmeric

Easy Vegan Turmeric Latte

Today is a gloomy, drizzly, slightly chilly day in Baltimore.  And I'm sipping on one of my favorite warm beverages: turmeric latte.  I enjoy this drink frequently and thought I would share my go-to simple recipe with you all.  It tastes delicious and always makes my throat feel so good. The earthy turmeric makes this concoction

Grapefruit Vodka Tonics

There is so much celebrating and home entertaining that happens this time of year.  And that usually means gathering with friends and/or family multiple times throughout the month of December and enjoying some libations.  This one you can feel good about because it uses freshly squeezed grapefruit juice which offers immune boosting vitamin C and

2019-05-17T06:50:51-04:00November 14th, 2017|Beverages, drink, Easy Recipes, fruit|

Easy Homemade Cashew Milk (Refined Sugar-Free)

Homemade cashew milk is one of my favorite plant milks.  It is incredibly creamy, refreshing and has a mild flavor.  This version is naturally sweetened with dates (or you can use maple syrup).  The recipe could not be easier.  Simply blend together the ingredients until smooth and creamy.  No straining or fancy equipment is needed. I use cashew milk in

Creamy Chocolate Shake with Hidden Veggies

I've been on a 'sneaking in veggies' kick lately.  I'm trying to increase my vegetable intake whenever and wherever possible, especially since while pregnant vegetables are not always the most appetizing of foods.  This chocolate shake is such a sneaky way to get some cauliflower into your diet.  Stay with me here.  If you steam

Beets & Greens Detox Smoothie

This is the sweetest and creamiest way to cleanse and hit the reset button after the holiday madness. I love a good refreshing smoothie that doesn't taste like you are downing raw vegetables.  This one contains an entire beet with the greens plus more greens and you would never know it.  This smoothie is my new favorite

Vegan Mexican Hot Chocolate

Sometimes we just need a little hot cocoa to pass the long, cold days of winter. This spicy and luxurious drink will warm you from the inside out on a chilly day.  It is made from scratch using the perfect blend of spices for a spectacular sweet and spicy decadent combo. Made with creamy plant-based

Cooking with Purpose + 3 Warm Drinks for Chilly Winter Days (Turmeric Latte, Chai Latte & Hot Chocolate)

As we begin the new year, I am thinking more and more about cooking with purpose and what that means to me.  For me, cooking and eating is about three main pillars: 1) the experience of preparing a homemade meal, 2) the impact the ingredients have on my health and 3) the impact of what I

2019-05-17T06:49:51-04:00December 21st, 2016|Beverages, coconut-free, dairy-free, drink|