Tofu Two Ways – Meatless Somedays

Vegan and Gluten-Free with Vegetarian option With all of the concern about the the meat supply during the pandemic, this is as good a time as any to learn how to integrate some meatless meals into your lifestyle.  Meatless does not mean flavorless (although some people find tofu to be rather tasteless.) Not only are […]

Read More

Maple Siracha Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Vegan “Gratin” with Vegetarian Options This makes a scrumptious side dish – or, if you are doing a low carb or plant-based diet, scoop a generous helping of these over the salad to make it infinitely more appealing!   Roasted brussels sprouts anytime are a resounding Yes!  But this gratin-style vegan or vegetarian combination is everything […]

Read More

Dr. LJ on Bloom TV: Roasted Vegetable Garlic Pasta

Watch Dr LJ with host Carissa Galloway of the new lifestyle show, “Bloom” Vegan dish – can be modified to Vegetarian, Paleo, Keto Lifestyle Although the standard time for a cooking segment on TV is 5 minutes, as a TV chef that’s not a lot of time to explain everything that you’d like to about […]

Read More
Shrimp Avocado Salad

Pescatarian Delight – Shrimp Avocado Salad

Recipe and Photo contributed by Ashley Huber, NWA Holistic Health & Life Coach candidate We always love it when our students decide to get creative in the kitchen or post their renditions of recipes they try out as part of their Holistic Health Coach training.  I especially got a kick out of Ashley’s comment (below) […]

Read More
rawpizza1-1024x748.jpg

Weekend (Raw) Pizza Party

Raw, Vegan, Grain & Gluten Free Since we are back on the 21 Days Raw Foods Challenge I’ve been experimenting with making wraps, crusts and breads that are grain-free.  As much as I crave my gluten-free bread, I suspect that grains are not helping my digestion, even when they are gluten-free.  I’m still not sure […]

Read More
breakfastraw1-1024x576.jpg

Simple Raw Breakfast Idea

Raw or Raw Fusion – Vegan, Gluten-Free + Morning Routine Idea We just started another 21 Day Raw Foods Challenge with a group of 120 people on Facebook.  We host these periodically and it’s free to join, just request at this link. I have to admit that my biggest challenge to staying high raw is […]

Read More
P1070047-1024x768.jpg

Pass the Paté , Pretty Please

Nut spreads and patés are foundational to sustaining a high raw and/or vegan lifestyle.  Prounouced “pah-tay”, they are loaded with protein, good fats and have the unctuousness of something very rich and satisfying.  They are also very filling — if you are trying to eat more raw and living foods, but find yourself getting hungry […]

Read More
pumpkin-mac-n-1-1024x576.jpg

Pumpkin Mac N’ Cheeze – Vegan & Gluten-Free

A video has popped up several times on my Facebook feed for a vegan mac n’ cheese, depicting a “cheesy vortex” created from mixing raw cashews with water that has been boiled with potatoes, carrots and onion.  I was intrigued enough to consider trying the recipe but had the inspiration to add some pumpkin as […]

Read More
fall-mediterranean-salad-1-1024x576.jpg

Fall Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Raw, Vegan, Gluten/Grain Free This makes a great main meal salad.  My favorite salads are the chopped variety.  I love the fruits and vegetables that become available at this harvest time of year and added pomegranate kernels this time.  The first time I experimented with this salad, I chopped a starfruit into it.  You can […]

Read More
Krab-Cake-large.jpg

Chickpea “Crab” Cakes With Sweet Wasabi Mayo

Vegan & Gluten-Free w/ Raw Fusion Options I recently posed a plant-based meal challenge to students of our Natural Wellness Academy: The idea was to either create or redesign a recipe using tips and techniques they have learned in the Holistic Health and Raw Fusion areas of the course. The aim of this endeavor is […]

Read More