DIY Pumpkin Spice Ice cream (V,DF,GF,SF)

Happy Thanksgiving to those celebrating! It’s pumpkin spice season so I developed this ice cream recipe for those of you who love all things dairy free.  It has only 4 ingredients: pumpkin puree pumpkin spice banana coconut milk If you try it let me know how it turns out.  Watch the video below for more details on how to make […]

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Pasta Salad

This post has been sitting in my drafts for over a year.  To be fair it wasn’t much of a post…just pictures. Also I haven’t made this delicious pasta salad in a while so I will really have to guestimate the ingredients. This salad is super yummy and easy to make. You can modify it to use your favorite dressings […]

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Health Tip: Homemade Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is such an integral part of my childhood.  In St Lucia, it is added to fish broth to create Mapa: a fragrant dish full of spices.  It is also the first step in making coconut oil or coconut cake.  My mom or grandma would gather coconuts from the banana fields near our home home.  They would cut it […]

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Orange Peach Green Smoothie and Internationa Day of Yoga

June 21 has been designated as International Day of Yoga by the UN.  Sayana Yoga has joined forces with Art of Living, Yoga on the Bay and other yoga instructors to celebrate with a fun filled day at Pigeon Island National Park. Activities include: Yoga asana class Yoga Nidra Kids Yoga Pranayama (Breathing practice) Guided meditation Ayurveda And more…. Sunday […]

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Pure Deliciousness: Cashew cream cheese

I love cheese. Given the choice between cheese and chocolate I would choose cheese.  It was really hard to give up cheese in 2009 but I couldn’t deny the effects of dairy on my body. I haven’t really tried to find any substitute for cheese because I’m not a fan of the over processed vegan cheeses and I don’t tolerate […]

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Sunbutter

I am not deluded, you come to this blog for recipes and lately I have not been delivering.  I still hold on to the delusion that you like the other “lifestyle” and yoga stuff that I post.  I am finally posting a recipe.  I haven’t been making lots of new things in the kitchen because  I haven’t really been in […]

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December Sunrise: Virtual Vegan Potluck

December to me means citrus!  In the and of forever summer December means fresh squeezed orange juice and eating lots of grapefruits.  I was very excited to see that citrus was the featured ingredient in this Virtual Vegan Potluck.  So I decided to spice up my orange juice and make a beverage. Welcome to Virtual Vegan Potluck Citrus Edition.  Welcome […]

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Milkshakes!!! Vegan, gluten free

I never really got this song but it reminded me of rich decadent milkshakes that I could no longer have. Also let’s get this out of the way: I AM A VANILLA MILKSHAKE GIRL but every once in a while I need a chocolate milkshake. In the land of endless summer it’s been really hot, so I created an easy […]

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Pumpkin Rice Soup: oil free, dairy free, gluten free, yummy

On Sunday morning at 2am I woke up in excruciating pain in my lower right abdomen. Later, when nothing I tried worked, I gave in and went to the ER. They were not sure what was wrong but they got the pain to stop. Yesterday I stayed home to rest. I needed some soup to fuel my recovery. I came […]

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Dairy Free Cream of Broccoli Soup

I love soup.  When I discovered cream of broccoli soup I was in love.  Recently I’ve been on a quest to find the perfect dairy free replacement. I found this recipe at Whole life Nutrition.  I used almonds instead of the almond flour.  It was perfect at the time because I was doing the elimination diet and wanted to see […]

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