Mother’s Day is the perfect excuse to whip up a delicious breakfast that the whole family can come together and enjoy, regardless of their individual dietary preferences. Check out our beginner-safe, completely vegan (but everyone will love it), perfect for Mother’s Day brunch recipe: Coconut Chia Breakfast Bowls.
It always feels like a bit of a cruel joke that my birthday falls out around (and sometimes on) Thanksgiving. I mean, is there any holiday that is more meat-centric? But rather than feel sorry for myself, I get cooking. Thanksgiving dinner may not be MY meal, but these pumpkin bread pancakes—a delicious, vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free way celebrate fall—totally are. I'd rather celebrate all month long than at one meal, anyway!
It's March, which means it's Shamrock Shake season at McDonald's restaurants across the United States (Canada and Ireland too, we're told). Each year, the seasonal St. Patrick’s Day offering—a bright green minty whipped cream- topped shake—seems to develop more and more of a cult following. If you're not headed to the golden arches to get one this month, surely you know someone who is.
Have you heard about chia? These little seeds—the same ones used to grow the grass-like "hair" in those infamous Chia Pets—are all the rage in the food world. Not only are they fun to cook with, but they're also a good source of the plant-based form of omega-3 fatty acids, the nutrient found in fish that is good for your heart, brain, skin and more.
This is the Smart Girl's Guide to Going Vegetarian test post.