Topic: Holiday

Looking for healthy alternatives to hand out to kiddos? Here are some food and non-food ideas I found in the October issue of Healthy Beginnings lifestyle magazine.

Non-Food Items

Halloween Stickers
Temporary Tattoos
Bouncy Balls
Bubbles
Glow Sticks
Whistles
Lip Smackers

Food Items:

Dried Fruit (i.e. boxes of raisins)
Annie's fruit snacks (what my mom gives out)
Trail Mix
Dark Chocolate 
Pretzels
Trader Joe's Brown Rice Marshmallow Treats (vegan and individually wrapped)
100% Juice boxes
Pirate's ...

Read More
I hope everyone has a Happy Father's Day tomorrow! My father embarked on his plant-based eating journey this year and has even posted on the blog before about what recipes him and my mother have made from EHH. I thought I'd share his three favorite recipes that your dad might enjoy as well! Andrea's Puttanesca (p. 201, EHH), My dad said: "This meal by far is our most favorite and will be repeated many times over. It ...
Read More

One of my favorite holidays for getting together and enjoying the warmer weather is Memorial Day - actually it's one of the holidays that seem to last the entire weekend which is even better!

three vegan corndogs on a plate

With the all the get togethers and outings, you might be wondering what to bring. Here are some of my favorite Memorial Day dishes;

  • Aztec Corn Salad
  • Cherry Quinoa Salad (pg. 122, EHH)
  • Cajun Potato Salad (pg. 237, EHH)
  • Southwestern Macaroni Salad (pg. 183, HHC)
  • Garlicky ...
Read More

Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican culture, heritage, and symbols. But did you know that most Cinco de Mayo celebrations occur outside of Mexico? While Cinco de Mayo is a holiday celebrating the Mexican victory over the French that occurred on May 5, 1862 (according to wikipedia) only the Mexican state of Puebla - where the battle took place - celebrates it.

vegan smokey black bean burritos covered in sauce and topped with black olives

Here are a few HH recipes that are perfect for a Cinco de Mayo celebration:

Read More