Sweet & Spicy Tempeh Bites

Tempeh doesn’t have to be tasteless or boring. Simply cut into cubes, marinate, and fry. l’ll admit it does look a little other-worldly and might seem like an intimidating ingredient in the kitchen, that being said it is unquestionably a nutritional powerhouse; high in protein, iron, calcium, and probiotics. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, or just…

Sweet Potato-Coconut-Red Lentil Soup

This is the perfect soup to make once the cooler weather of fall starts creeping in. Loaded with lots of ginger and warming spices, this smells just as wonderful as it looks. I love the sharpness of goat cheese crumbled on top with some sourdough croutons, but on its own it is vegan, gluten-free, with…

Iron Deficiency: Modern Day Epidemic

Low iron and iron deficiency anemia It is well known that iron is essential for the proper functioning of the human body; as a major component of hemoglobin, which is responsible for transport and delivery of oxygen to cells, and for energy production not to mention immune function. Iron is one of several trace elements…