A Long Weekend In New Orleans

Spending a long weekend in New Orleans? Here are all the best places to eat, drink, and explore!

So it’s only taken me 3 months to get this post up? I kept meaning to sit down and write this long weekend guide to the magical New Orleans, but it kept slipping away from me. I’m happy to finally write everything we did back in April into a post and, more importantly, share all the places we ended up eating!  Keep in mind that I did eat some seafood and dairy on this trip, so not every place we ate (more…)

Coconut Cashew Truffles

Sweet and protein-packed coconut cashew truffles, made with almond meal, chocolate and just a little bit of salty!

There is something about treats plucked straight from the freezer that says ‘it’s summer!’ and ‘I don’t remember how many truffles I ate!’, you know, since you’re eating them bit by bit throughout the day. I’ve had this coconut cashew truffles recipe rolling around in my head for a few weeks (more…)

Vegan Baking Basics: Baking with Coconut Oil and Olive Oil

Heyyyy ohh! Here we go into another Vegan Baking Basics post! It’s been a while since I’ve rambled on into too much detail about things that have to do with the ins and outs of vegan baking, so I figured it was due time for another post. In the past, I’ve covered baking with cashews, how to use a flax egg, and how to make the absolute best vegan cookies, but I figured it was time to talk about one of the biggest components of vegan baking: baking with coconut oil and olive oil! In traditional baking and cooking, butter is the end all, be all of fats. (more…)