Powerhouse Pesto Plate (vegan, gf)

Powerhouse Pesto Plate #vegan #glutenfree #soyfree #nutfree #healthy #ohsheglows

If I saw "Powerhouse Pesto Plate" on a menu, I would order it based on the awesome name alone. Leave it to Angela (author of one of my favorite blogs, Oh She Glows) to create not only a great recipe, but a great name for it, too. That girl is so creative. Even her photos are amazing. Her first cookbook is due to launch in early 2014. If I were you, … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Frijoles (vegan, gf) + GIVEAWAY!

The Great Vegan Bean Book by Kathy Hester

Can you imagine writing an entire vegan cookbook in which every single recipe contains BEANS? I can't. But Kathy Hester pulled it off beautifully. And it's not all soups and side dishes, either. From breakfast to dessert, Kathy covers it all. You won't believe all the creative uses for all kinds of beans. What's so great about beans? For one, … [Read more...]

Nutritious Strawberry Breakfast Cookies (vegan, gf)

delicious, healthy, hearty #breakfast #cookies  (#vegan, #glutenfree)

Bust out your party hat and say HAPPY BIRTHDAY to 86 Lemons!!! Today marks the one year anniversary of my first blog post. It's kind of fun to look back and see how far I've come. While I'm still learning and always will be, my photos have come a long way. In fact, just yesterday I was teaching two friends how to use the manual settings on their … [Read more...]

Why is everyone juicing?

Tips on Juicing:  how to best drain out the pulp #juicing #juice #vegan #glutenfree #healthy

Earlier this month, I turned another year older (and wiser, I hope). Instead of blowing my birthday cash on clothes and shoes, I decided to invest in a juicer. I've been on the fence about purchasing one because I didn't know if I would use it enough. Would I make one batch of juice and be over it? Would it be too complicated, time-consuming and … [Read more...]

Your body is begging you to enter this GIVEAWAY.

Sweet Potatoes with Greens, Leeks, Beans & Cilantro  #vegan #healthy #glutenfree

We all want to look and feel great. Especially for summer. It is swimsuit season, after all. Less belly fat would be good. So would more energy. And how about a well-functioning digestive system? Who doesn't want that? Wouldn't it be great if everything was in balance and running smoothly? That's what this giveaway is all about. It's your chance to … [Read more...]