Treats · Vegan

Chocolate Chia Mousse & Granola

The perfect Valentine’s Day treat to share with your loves or scarf down all by yourself! Throw on some marshmallows (vegan obvi, gelatin is creepy), sprinkles, coconut whipped cream, bliss brownies or whatever your beautiful heart desires! It’s packed with loads of nutrients and healthy fats. No refined sugar or weird chemicals here. 1 can… Continue reading Chocolate Chia Mousse & Granola

Treats · Vegan

Raw Bliss Brownies

Wow, these magical brownies (not that kind of magic😂) are AMAZING! I love vegan baking and have an incessant chocolate craving that basically controls my life. In my attempts to eat cleaner and cut out refined sugar, I whipped these glorious morsels up in only 5 minutes!  Store in the fridge if you can keep… Continue reading Raw Bliss Brownies

Chinese Food · International Family Meals

Lunar New Year 

February 8, 2016 marks the year of the monkey for the Lunar or Chinese New Year. This is the first day of the new moon that falls between January 21 and February 20.  This holiday is celebrated all over the world in Buddhist countries such as South Korea, Tibet, Thailand, Japan, China and Vietnam, along… Continue reading Lunar New Year 

Iranian Food

Lubia Polo (Rice with Green Beans)

This Iranian dish is one of my favorites and my 16 month loves it just as much as I do. This recipe is not only simple to make, but is incredibly flavorful with dreamy aromatic flavors of turmeric, cinnamon and saffron infused throughout the dish. The trickiest part is cooking basmati rice. Making Persian rice… Continue reading Lubia Polo (Rice with Green Beans)

Vegan

Vegan Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 cups of unbleached flour 2/3 cup baking cocoa 1 1/4 cup raw turbinado sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp vanilla  2/3 cup vegetable oil  1/2 cup non dairy chocolate chips (or if you’re not a vegan, use chocolate chips) 1/2 cup non dairy milk 4 tsp ground flax seed   … Continue reading Vegan Double Chocolate Chip Cookies