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Beet(iful) vegan rotini pasta

These colors though. It really is the little things.   Continue reading Beet(iful) vegan rotini pasta

Naturally Nourished Travel Series: Mediterranean protein pasta salad + eating healthy on the road

When Mr. Craving Nature and I decided to go on a several month travel honeymoon, I knew that we would be giving up a lot of comforts. A bed (with a mattress), our car, and most of all, our kitchen. Luckily we eased me into it by heading to a major city first. For most people traveling may not be an issue when it comes to food. People take the opportunity to head out to eat and take a break from their usual regimen, usually treating themselves to some extra indulgences and libations. Hello, sangria and churros! Though the problem is when you are traveling for 4 months, eating out at restaurants can fatten you up while slimming down your bank account, even in cheaper cities and countries. Plus, exploring the grocery stores and markets is a fun way to note some cultural changes. Talking about the unrefrigerated eggs and milk. Continue reading Naturally Nourished Travel Series: Mediterranean protein pasta salad + eating healthy on the road

5-ingredient chocolate pudding protein pops (vegan)

Leave it to summer nostalgia & chocolate to help me get my mojo back in the kitchen. Blazing hot days, drippy popsicles after playing outside all day. We had a plastic popsicle mold with red handles (weird detail to remember) and making homemade pops was such a treat.  Continue reading 5-ingredient chocolate pudding protein pops (vegan)

Sweet potato pie mini protein doughnuts (vegan, paleo)

Wanna Hertz doughnut? Nah? Me neither. But I will tell you what I do want. A sweet potato pie doughnut covered in a maple white chocolate glaze topped with maple bourbon pecans for my post workout snack. Or for breakfast. Or for when I want something sweet. Ain’t nothin’ Hertz about that.  Continue reading Sweet potato pie mini protein doughnuts (vegan, paleo)

Veggie soul bowl: A la Mexicana

Food in bowls is food for your soul. There’s something about how its curves fit so perfect and nestle right up in your hands. So, so sexy.  Continue reading Veggie soul bowl: A la Mexicana