Recipes

All of my recipes are created to be quick, healthy, delicious and vegan (meaning they use no animal foods).

I also sometimes share recipes from other people, and I am always conscious of choosing a recipe that is as healthy and vegan as I would make myself.

If you like recipes, you should pick up my free 3-day meal plan so that I can show you how to put recipes together into a balanced and nutritious eating plan.

Q&A with Victoria Moran + Raw Vegan Pie in the Sky Recipe

Good Karma Diet Q&A w Victoria Moran + raw vegan Pie in the Sky recipe

How does this sound to you: a guilt-free, amazingly healthy, decadent and gorgeous dessert that's karmically good for your body, mind and soul? Why not add super simple to make, as well... Too good to be true? Nope!

The spectacular Victoria Moran has just the thing... the tag line of her new book, The Good Karma Diet, is 'Eat gently, feel amazing, age in slow motion.' I think her photo there proves the aging in slow motion!

Her new book (she's written 11 others) is a wonderfully grounding and enlightening collection of recipes and thoughts to lift your karmic standing and benefit not just yourself but also animals and the universal energy. I could go on... this is my kinda view on life and energy and happiness - but I asked Victoria some questions, so I'm going to let her words take it from here.

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Vegan London Fog aka Earl Grey Vanilla Latte

DIY Earl Grey latte, with almond milk and vanilla stevia = Vegan London Fog

You can make a rich, creamy latte at home so easily! This one has become pretty much a morning routine, after I discovered recently that I really like Earl Grey tea.

I often find in coffee shops, they only have soy milk as an option and I prefer almond. There are so many choices out there for non-dairy milks that it can become an experiment to find your favorite!

They also sometimes put sweeteners in without asking me, like in a chai latte where the chai comes pre-sweetened. A London Fog is usually made with sweetened vanilla syrup.

Making it myself, I can get exactly what I want - plus save money. It's become somewhat of a morning routine for me, after my smoothie which includes 5 foods that I eat every day.

Vegan London Fog Recipe

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Makes 1 vegan latte

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Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Protein-rich, candida-friendly raw vegan chocolate chip cookie dough truffles - *almost* too good to be true...

Who knew you could make raw cookie dough truffles, with tons of protein? And that they'd be totally appropriate for people struggling to beat candida - which typically means nothing sweet of any kind?

Ricki Heller did...

Since we blew past 100 entries in the giveaway for Ricki's book, Living Candida-Free, I'm sharing this amazing recipe from her book!

Ricki is also hosting an amazing series of live webinars - you can sign up for parts 2 and 3 right now - just click here for more info.

Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

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Makes 30 truffles
From Living Candida-Free by Ricki Heller. Reprinted with permission from Da Capo Lifelong, © 2015

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Tropical Sangria Recipe *Video

Refreshing & tasty tropical sangria recipe for girls' night <3

This is a really refreshing and tasty mix of tropical flavors, sparkling water and white wine - perfect for girls' night!

I find that a lot of people think that I never drink alcohol, but I do. I don't drink very often, and when I do, I don't drink much. I also like to have nice light options, like this tropical sangria.

Tropical Sangria

Prep time:
Makes 1 liter (4 cups), or about 8 servings

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Chocolate Christmas Cookie Recipe *Video

Chocolate Christmas cookie recipe - healthy + vegan + cookie-monster-approved <3

These are an easy and healthy option for a vegan Christmas cookie. I had to make them chocolate, because everything should be chocolate at Christmas, right?

They're kind of a cross between shortbread and peanut butter cookies because I used almond butter instead of butter or coconut oil. If you want a more traditional shortbread cookie, coconut oil makes the perfect texture, but I wanted to make an oil-free version with almond butter.

I used teff flour, but you can easily replace that with any other gluten-free flour. A nut-based one would be perfect, like almond meal or just additional coconut flour.

Chocolate Shortbread

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Makes 10 cookies

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About Heather

I’m Heather Nicholds, a registered holistic nutritionist. I can help you transform your life through simple changes in how you eat.

Whether you’re seeking healthy weight loss, more energy or a boost towards balanced nutrition, I’ll introduce you to the positive and powerful impact of a plant-based whole food diet.

I share my knowledge, enthusiasm and experience so you can prepare quick, healthy, delicious and balanced meals that leave you and your family full of vitality!

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