Protein Pancakes & Waffles

I have made the Tone It Up Protein Pancakes for years and absolutely love them. Protein pancakes are a great way use protein powder for cooking that’s also gluten-free. Since going vegan though, I realized that, unfortunately for me, egg whites were proving to be pretty essential to help the pancakes stay together. I was […]

Main Dishes

Farro Salad

I struggle with eating outside in the summer, there’s something about eating hot food in the hot sun that makes me uncomfortable and slightly irritated. We spend a lot of time outdoors when it’s gets warm out, on the beach or on the boat and there are usually drinks involved, so I […]

Main Dishes

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

I had a bunch of leftover hamburger buns from a barbecue we hosted the other day and they’re so good that I found myself standing in front of the pantry searching for an excuse to eat them for lunch today. I pulled out a can of chickpeas and decided to try a […]


Rice Cereal Treats

It’s my fiancés birthday this weekend and the weather is not looking great so we’re thinking of cancelling the trip to the beach house 🙁 To keep him in the birthday spirit I decided to make him his favorite vegan dessert as an early present. This recipe is so simple, […]

Main Dishes

Teriyaki Tofu Wrap

I made a great teriyaki style sauce the other day for Brett but I made about a weeks worth so I pressed some tofu and decided to try it on a collard wrap for lunch. I julienned some carrots and red peppers, chopped a few scallions and boiled some rice noodles […]

Main Dishes

Southwest Salad & Grain Bowl

I have a crazy obsession with bowls ever since my first buddha bowl a few years ago. Since then I can’t stop just adding leftovers and random chopped veggies to a bowl, filled with grains and topped with a creamy dressing. It’s makes for a great filling lunch whether you’re […]


Cilantro Lime Dressing

At my old job we used to order lunch from this one salad place and I became obsessed with the Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette they had.  My coworker and I decided we were going to recreate it one day, so we traded ideas back and forth and had each other taste test the […]

Main Dishes

Buffalo Pizza

Every year I do the Tone it Up Bikini Series which is 8 weeks of workouts and clean eating, so before this year’s challenge I decided to seriously treat myself! I made a buffalo cauliflower pizza, topped with shaved carrots and celery and a drizzle of vegan ranch. Buffalo sauce […]

Main Dishes

Garlic Mushrooms and Quinoa

Tonight I was craving something savory and warm, even though it’s Spring in the NorthEast it was cold and rainy today 🙁  So I took inventory of my fridge and came up with this delicious dinner! Whenever I’m exhausted and starving I always default to roasting or sautéing some veggies and piling […]

Baking, Breakfast, Sweets

Raspberry Lemon Scones

This year we scored tickets to the Ranger’s playoff games tomorrow night, but it’s Easter Sunday so we decided to just do a brunch with the family instead. I ran to Fairway this morning on a mission to make strawberry rhubarb scones but could not find rhubarb anywhere. I did […]