Yay! We found replacement travel & sip lids for our Ninja Foodi smoothie & bowl blender, and they are MUCH better than the sip lids (i.e. travel lids) that come with the blender (official name “Ninja Foodi Smoothie Maker & Nutrient Extractor”, which is, yes, a mouthful).
Yes, you can reconstitute the Laird Superfood creamer in advance, so that you have Laird Superfood creamer in liquid form! (Read on for how to do it!) The Laird Superfood creamer is all the rage in the Vegan Costco group, and elsewhere, and for good reason! First, the awesome and clean ingredients: coconut milk powder, coconut sugar, calcium from marine algae (their proprietary version is Aquamin, which always makes us think of Aquaman), and extra virgin coconut oil. The coconut sugar and the coconut oil are organic, to boot!
Woohoo! A vegan copycat Orange Julius recipe! We are sure that we aren’t the only ones who have fond memories of Orange Juliuses as kids, and who might wish for a vegan Orange Julius to allow us to take a trip down memory lane, veganized. Or maybe you want to make vegan Orange Juliuses for your kids. Either way, you are going to love our copycat Orange Julius recipe that’s also a vegan copycat Orange Julius recipe! Plus we include a special optional secret ingredient that makes it so authentic!
If you are unable to use or don’t have access to fresh celery to juice, but want to start your day with celery juice, you may have opted for celery juice powder. Now you have the celery powder, but have no idea how much celery juice powder is equal to one bunch of celery – which is the amount it is recommended you use when juicing fresh celery. Well, we researched this, contacting leading companies that produce celery juice powder, and here’s what we found out.
Sometimes you just want something quick and easy. A recipe that is basically a quick set of instructions with just a few ingredients, bing, bang, boom, and you’re done. That is exactly what this 2-ingredient golden milk protein shake (sometimes called a turmeric smoothie or turmeric shake) is! In fact, we felt a little reluctant to post it, except that people have told us that it is genius and we should write it up It’s so easy to make, so delicious, and so good for you!
If you have been trying to find gluten-free malt to make gluten-free malted milk or a gluten-free vegan malt shake, have we got a treat for you! The reason it’s impossible to find gluten-free malt or gluten-free malted milk powder is because malt comes from barley, which, of course, is not gluten-free. However there is a great substitute that tastes like the real deal!
In a Hurry But Need Nutrition? Try These Two Scrumptious, Vegan and Gluten-Free Breakfast Smoothies!
Sometimes, you’re in a rush and don’t have time to cook a sit-down breakfast. Still, you don’t want to sacrifice good nutrition for a busy lifestyle.
Recipe for Brahmastra Juice (Indian Ayurvedic Cold Killer Remedy), the Science Behind It and How to Make it Vegan AIP Friendly – Stove Top and Instant Pot
What is Brahmastra juice? This Indian ayurvedic cold remedy will relieve your congestion, clear out your sinuses, and set you on the path to recovery! Below is the recipe both for stove top Brahmastra juice, and Instant Pot Brahmastra juice!
This delicious drink is a yummy morning sip instead of coffee, or a nice dessert at night. It’s creamy, dairy-free, and so easy to make! This peanut butter cup drink reminds you of the candy without all the guilt, and has enough protein and healthy fats to fill in for a quick breakfast. You can make the hot chocolate both in the Instant Pot or on a stovetop! The Instant Pot allows for sealing the lid and retaining heat longer, if necessary.
A lot of beer and wine is not vegan, let alone gluten-free and vegan! Here are some fully gluten-free vegan beers and wines! The beginning of winter is often a time of celebration, as we chase away the gloom with eating, drinking, and socializing. Some of us opt for a more “hygge” approach and like to cuddle up by the fire alone, or with someone we love, wrapped in a cozy blanket. A good vegan beer or wine is perfect for either scenario.
Looking for a way to get a quick boost of energy without having to deal with caffeine jitters? Try a matcha shot! A matcha shot is a yummy, good-for-you, quick little drink that you can put down in the morning as you’re leaving for work or in the afternoon when you need a pick-me-up. It’s a bright green, delicious burst of goodness that’s easy to whip up on the spot or pre-make so that you can bring with you wherever you go.
Is the weather warming up where you are? Looking for an easy and yummy vegan drink to help cool you off? Try making our Frosty Mint Julep, Green Smoothie, or Coffee Milkshake!
One of the easiest ways to pack nutrition into a meal is by making a smoothie, especially if you need something that’s quick or can be taken out the door with you. To create a smoothie that’s effort free, and that will keep you energized and nourished for a few hours until it’s time to eat again, opt for one with readily available ingredients that are also powerfully nutritious.
We love sparkling apple cider, but many commercial products are made with high fructose corn syrup and preservatives. It’s actually quite easy to make your own with your at-home soda machine, or store-bought carbonated water. This is perfect for New Year celebrations, or any other celebration where you’d like a little non-alcoholic bubbly to sip.
We love unique flavor combinations, especially when made as a soda syrup. It takes the soda to a sophisticated level, and offers a surprise for guests. The combination of pear and rosemary offers a delightful combination with light pear flavor, with an unexpected depth brought by the rosemary.
Soda doesn’t have to be nasty colas with high fructose syrup, it can be delicious beverages that can be a special treat, without feeling gross after you drink it. One of our favorite discoveries is Nature’s Flavors, which crafts USDA Certified syrups with no toxins, chemicals, or synthetics. Their syrups are vegan, gluten and alcohol-free, as well as kosher.
Soda makers, such as Soda Stream, are hugely popular and can be found in homes across the country. As fun and delicious as homemade soda is, store-bought soda syrup is commonly full of nasty chemicals, such as sucralose. The good news is that it is quite easy to make your own soda syrup, with ingredients that you probably already have laying around your house.
Nothing beats the smell of apple cider when you come home after a long, cold day. The blend of cinnamon, ginger and clove is the quintessential scent of fall. While it is easy to buy apple cider, absolutely nothing beats the taste of homemade cider that is seasoned with fresh ingredients rather than dry powders. And it really couldn’t be easier to make.
This homemade vegan hot cocoa mix is not only gluten-free and vegan, but it’s also raw and organic! Just the thing for a winter’s day – or any day! Here’s how to make this delicious, and oh-so-good for you homemade vegan hot chocolate mix:
Aguas frescas, which translates to “fresh waters” in Spanish, combine a variety of ingredients such as fresh fruit, flowers, seeds and cereals, with sugar and water.