Yerba Buena Salad with Sweet Summer Peaches

This popular salad happened by accident. I spent an evening cooking a very involved vegan meal. This dish called for lots of cabbage, greens and herbs. We had tons of left overs the next day.  I had a potluck to attend by noon and of course I over slept and didn’t have time to run…

Aguacate Mousse with Blueberries and Sunflower Seeds

This sweet and salty mousse was inspired by my Anthropology Professor, Mariana Ferreira, who I adore. She used to tell me about all the delicious dishes Brazilians made with the abundance of avocados that grew in her native Brazil. The one that piqued my interest was the Crème de Abacate, a sweet avocado mousse blended with sugar…

Hello World!

I’m excited to begin sharing my journey living a compassionate and plant based lifestyle with my two beautiful children. I have been moving toward a vegan lifestyle for several years now. Five months ago I decided to take the final leap and rid my diet of the few animal products I was still consuming, mostly dairy….