Horchata Recipe

April 03, 2014 April 03, 2014/ Morgan I recently broke down and bought myself a brand new “big girl” blender – a Blendtec! Now there are different high speed blenders I could have picked but this is about why I chose this one over a Vitamix or Ninja Blender.  The Blendtec and Vitamix both have … Read more

Oil Free Avocado Pasta Salad

February 07, 2016 February 07, 2016/ Morgan I made this super delicious pasta salad and I was smart enough to write down what I used so I could make it again. The kids and I gobbled this right up!    Makes about 4 lunch size servings – inspired by Vegan Italian Kitchen  8 oz dry … Read more

Cherry Chipotle Hot Sauce

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Recipe: Tempeh Reubens

February 19, 2013 February 19, 2013/ Morgan I asked for any food requests on the Fo Reals Life facebook page and was met with only one response: Reubens. Heck yeah, I thought! I love the flavors of a reuben! I am a huge sauerkraut fan, I love rye bread, and I love the Russian dressing. … Read more

Apple Fritter Muffins (vegan of course!)

September 26, 2015 September 26, 2015/ Morgan 1 large apple cut into tiny pieces (1/4″)1/3 cup sugar + 2 teaspoons2 teaspoons cinnamon, divided1 cup all purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup vegan yogurt (unsweetened if you can find some)1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla1/3 cup powdered sugar1 Tablespoon non … Read more

Recipe: Oatmilk

June 13, 2013 June 13, 2013/ Morgan I’ve been working really hard on booklet #2 lately so that is why the blog has been so quiet. The booklet is going to be Clean Eating Vegan Meals (all Mcdougall Maximum Weightloss guidelines friendly meals – PLUS it all happens to be soy and gluten free!) and … Read more

Video: How to Cut a Mango

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My Workout Day 2 – 28 Day Engine 2 Challenge

February 04, 2014 February 04, 2014/ Morgan Today’s workout is a “Quick and Simple” Toning and Cardio Boot Camp. It’s just 10 minutes long which is perfect for me because I have a 3 year old and that just means that sometimes I cannot workout for an hour straight! Instead I do the 10 minute … Read more

Vegan Jalapeno Ranch

July 11, 2013 July 11, 2013/ Morgan You might have heard before in my previous Ranch Dressing recipe that I’m not much of a salad person. I’m working on that! I actually went out to a place with some AMAZING vegan salads. Something about someone else making a salad for you makes it very tempting. Also … Read more