Things We Love: Purple Carrot Plant-Based Meal Kits

Purple Carrot provides a wonderful source of vegan recipe inspiration. One of my favorite activities is looking up vegan recipes and also turning non-vegan recipes into plant-based meals — “veganizing” them. There are a lot of recipe ideas from vegan chefs, bloggers and YouTube channels. However, I Purple Carrot provides a wonderful source of recipe […]

Weeknight Dinner: Green Pasta

For a vegan, green pasta seems perfectly normal. Does green pasta sound yucky? Does it mean that you add a few drops of food coloring to your pasta water? Not at all. For a vegan, green pasta seems perfectly normal. In the post from Heated recommended by Mark Bittman, I was fascinated by these approaches […]

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Brunch Favorites: Eggs Rancheros

Eggs Rancheros is easy to make at home. The combination of fresh flavors is always a crowd pleaser for brunch or breakfast. One of my top travel memories is the amazing breakfast at Posada de Angel in Antigua, Guatemala. At the hotel they make incredible black beans that are a smooth puree not clumpy. But […]

Things We Love: Zyia Active

Looking for a new activewear alternative? Look no further! I have long been a sucker for any kind of home shopping party. I loved Stella and Dot when it came out (both Melissa and I sold it). Remember India Hicks’ amazing line? Beautycounter has the best concealer, lip glosses and bronzer. And now I have […]

Things We Love: Obé & Online Fitness

Obé and Beachbody — Our top picks for the best online fitness classes. Online fitness is here to stay. Nearly a year ago when we were locked down I started trying online classes. Liz has also done her share of trials. Hands down it’s the community created by these online fitness classes that keeps us […]

Kyle Baumann’s Easy Weeknight Pad Thai Noodles

Try this delicious pad thai noodle recipe at home for something comforting and delicious Ramen, Pho, Soba, Rice, etc. The continued ascent in popularity for these soul-satisfying one-bowl meals is not surprising. What’s not to like? A bowl of flavorful, piping hot, rich, highly-seasoned, and complex broth with accompanying ingredients limited only to one’s taste will […]