Vegan Chocolate Mousse: Avocado vs Tofu

I have been playing around with avocado based chocolate mousse for a few months.  It’s rich and smooth, but I found myself adding more and more chocolate, vanilla, and cocoa powder because I didn’t love that little lingering background flavor.  My taste testers didn’t even notice, and a few drops of orange oil or mintContinue reading “Vegan Chocolate Mousse: Avocado vs Tofu”

Nutrition Discussion: Sprouts!

A silly, personal story first, because if I don’t say it now, I’ll be thinking about it the whole time.  Two important facts: when I was young I had long hair, like past my behind long, and I grew up eating weird food.  I still do, obviously, but as a child I ate more carobContinue reading “Nutrition Discussion: Sprouts!”

Nutrition Discussion: Nuts

It’s definitely safe to say I eat at least one serving of nuts a day between granola, snacks, nut butters, and sauces (cashews to the rescue for creamy substitutions!).  They are calorie dense, flavorful, and full of healthy fats with a bit of protein.  I throw together a trail mix with nuts, seeds, and oneContinue reading “Nutrition Discussion: Nuts”

Nutrition Discussion: Legumes and Beans

Considering the first two recipes on this blog have included legumes, I simply had to write them up as my first nutritional article.  To clarify, legumes are the overarching plant family while pulses are the edible seed of the legume plants, the bean or lentil (or pea).  I will likely use them interchangeably within theContinue reading “Nutrition Discussion: Legumes and Beans”

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