Vegan Month is Here

November is Vegan Month and what better way to celebrate than to make a vegan recipe, or two! On Thanksgiving, I found out that my bacon-loving cousin had gone vegan and boy, was that a shocker. I tried different vegan dishes that I had not tasted before and was genuinely in love. So, these recipes I’ll be sharing today are dedicated to all you vegan lovers!When I studied abroad I loved eating curry but I’ve never made curry before. This recipe has chickpeas so I know it won’t disappoint!Indian Chickpea Coconut CurryIngredients Needed:1 tablespoon of Kelapo Coconut Oil1 yellow onion […]

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Top Brain Boosting Foods

The older I get, the more I’m allowing my pantry to be my medicine cabinet. While yes, there is definitely a place for the pharmacy, it can’t hurt to eat better, right? After some research, I found there are quite a few brain boosting foods out there we can all start adding into our diets. 1. Coconut Oil This oil is currently being studied for its powers in helping Alzheimer’s patients at the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute. Recent research has found, during Alzheimer’s, the brain stops processing glucose and the disease acts much like a type three diabetes. When coconut oil […]

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Curried Vegetables in Coconut Oil

When the cupboards are bare and there is almost nothing in the house to eat because the next day is grocery shopping day, our go-to dinner is curried vegetables.  Here’s the quick play by play for a delicious and filling dinner in less than 30 minutes. Directions: -Melt 1 tbsp coconut oil over low heat in a skillet -Add chopped tomatoes, diced white onions, and garlic to taste  (We use lots of garlic at least 4-5 cloves or use the pre-chopped jarred garlic.)  Saute all ingredients until the onions have turned translucent.  Add a can of chick peas. -Flavor with […]

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