Category: Healthy Life

my first DIY granola.

it’s delicious w/ coconut milk yogurt + chia seeds + soaked flaxseeds + cacao nibs. I made 2 lbs and hubster + bean finished most of it in a day. I’m told I may have a future as a granola maker.  

unpasteurized organic apple cider vinegar aka ACV ::

your bestie in the kitchen + bathroom. soak your veggies + fruits before juicing, clean your countertops, bathroom, windows + makes a wicked hair rinse to balance the pH and add shine to your locks. oh yes, you can use it as a facial toner as well, no need to pay $30 for vinegar based […]

speaking someone’s food language

getting family involved in clean eating will mean, speaking their food language. hubster sees beer mug, rest is a healthy history. now off to make an Aylabean smoothie w kale! huzzah to mother power! #veggies #smoothies #cleaneating #juicing #family #motherhood #holistic #fit #foodie #fitness #ecovegan #vegansofig #veganpower #veganlife

rice protein pancakes

rice protein + golden flaxseeds, chia seeds, tucked in my 5 yr olds morning power pancakes. will be whipping my homemade oat milk (perfectly gooey for the job) + raw almond milk. spreading a little vegan chocolate pudding in the middle. slicing some bananas on top of it + laying a second layer + garnishing the tippy top w/ fresh raspberries. sprinkling a tad of raw cocoa powder. oh yeah! thank you power pancakes, for allowing me to be able to offer clean homemade breakfast without fuss muss + seeing an unhappy Ayla(bean). i love ya! #veggies #veganlife #breakfast #motherhood #protein #vegansofig #kids #ecovegan #cleaneating

strawberry ginger makes any smoothie yummy!

strawberry ginger parsley rice protein smoothie w soaked golden flax seeds + cacao nibs. delicious way of welcoming the night. #smoothies #veggies #juicing #veganlife #organic #locallygrown #veganpower #vegansofig #over45

Asparagus meets Collard greens smoothie – good for your liver!

Asparagus meets Collard Greens Smoothie: 2-5 asparagus 1 leaf collard greens peeled whole kiwi 1 tbs fresh ginger 2 celery stalks 1/2 tbs cacao nibs, 1 cup of water, 2-4 ice cubes. 158 calories, loaded with vitamins (A, C,K). did I mention Asparagus is your liver’s ally? It’s one of the perfect liver detox medicine. […]

sunshine pancakes

today, find your sunshine + stay close to her/him. love without judgments + expectations = sunshine ppl :: sunshine pancakes w rice flour/buckwheat flour, chocolate chips, flaxseeds, cinnamon, chia seeds, rice protein + love! #foodie #motherhood #veganlife #veganpower #veggies #vegansofig #love #breakfast

here is to a zingy week with ginger

well hello Monday! here’s to a zingy week: 2 carrots (unpealed) 1 tbs ginger baby cucumber (unpealed) whole lime (pealed) strawberry/grape cubes (*) or 4 strawberries + 4 grapes 2-4 sprigs of fresh watercress 2 cups of water or 1 cup of water + 1 cup of ice cubes enjoy. i make smoothies for Ayla and […]

chemistry of soaking nuts, grains and seeds. looking beyond organic.

i remember rinsing, soaking rice + beans before cooking them when i was a youngen in Turkey.  somehow, i filed this process as a frivolous “to do” when i moved out of Turkey, but after learning how to make my own nut milks, grain milks, i ran into the chemistry of soaking grains. soaking is […]

Aaa aaa acorn squash, why are you so good to me?

Aaa aaa acorn squash, why are you so good to me? Steam, spoon out, mix w 2 heads of garlic, sprinkle fresh peppercorn, add olive oil and yourself. Enjoy 😀 And the seeds are full of nutrition, a smoothie w them + ginger + spinach packs a delicious punch! #veganlife #vegansofig #veggiemom #veganpower #ecovegan #healthy #lowcal #foodie #juicing #homemade