healthy eating

Recipe: Mocha Hemp Pudding Pie by TwicebakedinWA

Recipe: Mocha Hemp Pudding Pie by TwicebakedinWA

I got a lot of requests on social media for this recipe after I posted this one simple picture. Happily, I wrote the recipe down.  Imagine chocolate, coffee, and hemp delivered as a fluffy pudding that slides just right on the tongue. A delicious way to get more antioxidants, amino acids, and essential fatty acids for dessert, breakfast, or […]

RECIPES: 3 Deliciously Springy Asparagus Dishes

RECIPES: 3 Deliciously Springy Asparagus Dishes

Although it’s still snowy in some parts of the country, spring has decidedly sprung in other areas…Which means that asparagus is no longer ridiculously expensive. Whether or not you’re a vegetarian, these recipes are fantastic ways to take advantage of this super awesomely delicious veggie. A much-loved family recipe fondly known as “Summer Shit” is […]

Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

PHOTO: Bertholf, Creative Commons Juicing: for some it’s old news, but after years of urging by numerous friends, I’ve finally gotten into it myself. I’d been having some health issues, and I kept hearing the same thing: “It might be your diet”… “Change your eating habits”…and over, and Over, and OVER again, “Do you juice?” […]

REVIEW: Kashi Mayan Harvest Bake

REVIEW: Kashi Mayan Harvest Bake

Attention vegans, vegetarians, and seekers of delicious prepared foods: your friends at Ladybud have discovered something totally amazeballs. Mayan Harvest Bake by Kashi is the perfect balance of sweet and savory, available in a box at your local grocer’s frozen foods section. Yes, we agree that home-cooked meals are healthier than processed foods, but if […]

RECIPE: Winter Pear Salad with Creamy Hemp Vinaigrette

RECIPE: Winter Pear Salad with Creamy Hemp Vinaigrette

You can create an amazingly delicious salad dressing by simply combining hemp oil and balsamic vinegar. But if you’re looking for something a little fancier, check out this surprisingly easy recipe for a creamy hemp vinaigrette.  High in Omega-3 and essential fatty acids, this dressing will add a nutritious zing to any salad, and adds […]

The Anti-Everything Super Soup

The Anti-Everything Super Soup

One of my favorite winter solstice meals incorporates the nutty and subtle flavors of butternut squash, and the sweet and crisp flavors of red and/or green apples. Tied together with seasonal spices such as cinnamon, cloves, and cardamom, this soup is sure to tickle the fancy of anyone who tries it. In addition to tasting […]

In Praise of Plants: A Poem

In Praise of Plants: A Poem

.   For those who fight for freedom for the plants Let’s give some fruit and vegetables a chance We detail strengths in on-line magazines And spend time touting what the research means Why not praise several other leafy greens? When Prohibition’s pinned us to the ground Remember we evolved with plants around When arguing […]

REVIEW: Manitoba Harvest Organic Hemp Oil

REVIEW: Manitoba Harvest Organic Hemp Oil

No, this isn’t one of those hemp-based CBD oils that are such a hot topic right now; it’s just for eating, and it’s delicious. Manitoba Harvest is a Canadian company that played an instrumental role in legalizing industrial hemp in Canada. According to the company’s website, they are the world’s largest hemp food manufacturer, and […]

REVIEW: Vegetarian Plus Vegan Black Pepper Steaks

REVIEW: Vegetarian Plus Vegan Black Pepper Steaks

Vegans, get ready, because this is big. If this is the first time you’ve heard about Vegetarian Plus Vegan Black Pepper Steaks, you’re welcome. Let me give you a little background, at the risk of totally alienating our vegan/veggie audience. I was a vegetarian for 11 years, until I started having vivid dreams about killing […]

REVIEW: Nutiva Organic Hemp Protein Hi-Fiber

REVIEW: Nutiva Organic Hemp Protein Hi-Fiber

With dozens of hemp protein powders on the market, choosing can be difficult. Many powders have sweet flavors – chocolate, vanilla, and various fruits – but I wanted to find a product that would lend itself to a savory veggie shake. Nutiva’s Organic Hemp Protein Hi-Fiber – 100% hemp protein powder with no added hexane, gluten, […]