During the "long dark winter" we keep hearing about, how are any of us supposed to keep our isht together? (Don’t know what ‘isht’ is? Scramble the letters to form another word.)
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This Thanksgiving might be unlike all previous turkey (or tofurkey) days for you … but not for the reason you’re thinking. But if you’re feeling down or your emotions are fluctuating more wildly than usual, here’s why this Thanksgiving is going to be different for you.
I used to be a carb shamer. I mean, other than trans fats, carbs are the worst thing for health, right? You don’t have to be a certified nutritional therapist like yours truly to understand...
So how do I make cranberry sauce healthy? To sweeten the organic cranberries, I use coconut sugar, much better for your health - it doesn’t spike your blood sugar.
How about our Green Bean Casserole made from scratch, vegan friendly and enjoyable for all?! While this side dish isn’t the main attraction it is definitely a crowd pleaser.
Impress family and friends with my easy-to-make healthy gravy recipe as the finishing touch to your meal. Whether you are vegan, vegetarian or simply a healthy eater, holiday meals don’t need to feel stressful. Instead, enjoy delicious meals without regret.
This recipe for mashed potatoes uses the nutritiously-superior sweet potato and has the same satisfying mouth-feel as regular mashed potatoes. But this version is lower in calories.
This is my gluten-free, dairy-free version of macaroni and cheese. - Veronica
Staying healthy during Thanksgiving and all the winter holiday parties … it’s challenging enough in a normal year. But in 2020, if you want to stay healthy and happy, it’s all about finding silver linings.
Anandamide - I bet you didn’t know that deep within your body’s miraculous inner-workings is a neurotransmitter that when activated, can help you feel more joyous.
My pumpkin pie recipe is better for your health because it contains low-glycemic coconut sugar and dairy-free coconut whipped cream.
This organic pumpkin pie spice recipe is easy to make on your own, especially if you have a lot of spices in your cupboard. It is needed for the recipes below but you can always buy this one pre-made too.
The smallest things matter the most and in this case, small changes can make a big difference. Simple ingredient swaps this winter will help you stay on track while eliminating at the feeling of indulgence guilt. Whether it’s an appetizer or a dessert, these easy changes will help you avoid that pesky holiday weight gain we all hate.
This vegan, gluten free crust is so good you can use it for any pie recipes, sweet or savory. It's a keeper! - Veronica
Use this vegan, gluten free whipped cream on anything you want to make taste decadently delicious.
But pumpkins are a superfood in their natural state. One study on these “gourdgeous” (sorry for the pun; pumpkins are gourds) fruits that are often mistaken for vegetables, says that pumpkins contain “Substantial medicinal properties due to the presence of unique natural edible substances.”
Healthy Thanksgiving recipes that taste just like the real, gluttonous thing? Sound too good to be true? Eat until your belly’s content this turkey day without sacrificing taste or mouth-feel.
If you can’t picture a life worth living without cheese, I’ve got some good news. Thanks to a flaky, yellowish powder that looks just like sprinkled, crumbly parmesan on pasta, you can experience cheesiness without the dairy.
We love testimonials at Chef V! Because it works! We get thousands of emails a year telling us how successful our cleanse was and/or how someone’s life has been changed by realizing how easy it is to be healthy.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Without further ado, here are my tips to reduce the likelihood of developing breast cancer. studies have shown that there’s an association between glyphosate exposure and certain types of cancers such as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
There’s something special about cooking comforting meals like this during the Fall that will warm you up and have your kitchen smelling festive.Cozy up with someone you love and enjoy this delicious pumpkin soup on a cool fall night!
Pumpkin ice cream by Chef V uses all-vegan ingredients that won’t skyrocket your blood sugar and expand your waist. If you love ice cream, all things pumpkin and fall, and exquisite vegan desserts, you’ll love this recipe.
Golden Milk … just the name of it sounds alluring, exotic, and appealing to our inner child. Kind of like chocolate milk. But golden milk is way healthier than chocolate milk. In fact, golden milk isn’t really milk at all.
I love autumn now just as much as I did when I was a kid. Though I may have ditched trick-or-treating long ago, I’m still a sucker for all things pumpkin this time of year. - Veronica