Author: Ashley Shapiro

Orange Honey Challah Bread

Orange Honey Challah Bread

This post is sponsored by Nielsen-Massey Vanillas. Baking has always been one of my go-to stress management strategies, but now more than ever, I’ve found myself really leaning into the practice of bread making. My most recent endeavor – learning how to knead dough and […]

PBJ Protein Bars {Vegan & Gluten Free}

PBJ Protein Bars {Vegan & Gluten Free}

Are you a sucker for protein bars?! I went through a phase where I was eating them daily for snacks, pre-workout bites, or a post-workout bite. I mean – they’re convenient and deliver a protein punch so easily! The only problem – they often cause […]

you won’t believe it’s not ranch, ranch (Vegan/GF)

you won’t believe it’s not ranch, ranch (Vegan/GF)

the love for ranch runs DEEP. I mean – find me someone who doesn’t love ranch? For dipping fries, salad dressing, pizza, veggies.. it’s always the move. Think you have to miss ranch if you’re plant based? think again. This recipe uses cashews, so you […]

oh KALE yeah Enchiladas

oh KALE yeah Enchiladas

Vegan, Gluten-Free, and loaded with those leafy greens; these enchiladas are perfect for a fun meatless Monday family dinner, or a make-ahead meal prep option for the week.

PowerFuel for Success

Imagine you get into your car to head to work, but it doesn’t start because you put water in the gas tank. Of course, this would never happen – because you know cars require the proper fuel (gasoline) to start and run optimally.  Now imagine […]

Sourdough Everything Bagels

Sourdough Everything Bagels

Bagels are never a bad idea, but EVERYTHING bagels are the move in my opinion. Growing up my Dad loved an everything bagel, cream cheese, and lox. It was always a rare but special occasion for us, so when I asked him what he wanted […]

Patatas Bravas (vegan, GF)

Patatas Bravas (vegan, GF)

If there’s one thing I missed most from my time spent living in Madrid, I think it’d be patatas bravas! Honestly, I think I could live off them. Only problem, totally not vegan as they use an aioli dressing. After spending time in Spain to […]

Buen Camino

They say the journey begins when you commit to the Camino. I have been wanting to hike the Camino de Santiago for a few years now and just never could commit, until my mom told me she wanted to go too. Within a week we […]

the unBEETable burger

the unBEETable burger

A few weeks ago I tried out the “impossible burger”, and I have to say I neither loved nor hated it – it was just, well, fine. I do know many people who rave about it, but at $16 a burger, I’m going to need […]

“I can’t believe it’s not Chicken” and Waffles {vegan}

“I can’t believe it’s not Chicken” and Waffles {vegan}

Who doesn’t love Chicken and Waffles?! Even if you’re not from or currently living in the South, I’m  sure you’ve had them. A classic. I usually don’t miss anything from my pre-vegan days or crave meat, but there’s just something about chicken and waffles! Truth be […]