I’m Jenna Urben, nice to meet you!

The Urben Life was established in 2016, shortly after marrying my high school sweetheart, Zack. This blog serves as a space to share recipes, healthy living inspiration, wedding planning tips, travel guides, and more.

My husband and I are both lactose intolerant, so you’ll notice all my recipes are dairy-free. In addition to my lactose intolerance, I have an egg allergy so my recipes are also egg-free. I love creating plant-based or veganized recipes so you’ll see a lot of that here too!

We currently live just north of Dallas, TX so if you’re ever in the area feel free to ask for local recommendations. I’ve been exploring this area for over 10 years, but there’s always a new trendy and tasty restaurant popping up!

Let’s get personal:

  • In addition to blogging, I work in #digitalmarketing
  • Family is everything to me
  • I’m trying to get into yoga and barre
  • If we’re being honest, I would be perfectly content having bagel for breakfast, tofu scramble for lunch, and tacos for dinner–every single day

Best wishes!

Interested in working with me? Check out the Work With Me page!

New around here? Here are some of my most popular posts to get you started!


Dairy-Free & Egg-Free Meatballs
How To: Make Crispy Tofu
Spinach Hummus
Vegan Queso
Chocolate Chip Blondies
Flaxseed Pancakes
Simple Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Easy Pizza Dough

Travel Guides

My First Cruise on Royal Caribbean
Uptown Dallas Food Tour
Magic Kingdom in One Day
Visiting Oahu, Hawaii 
Whitewater Rafting the Upper Clackamas River

Wedding Planning Tips

How To: Invite Mickey and Minnie Mouse
Bridal Shower Invitations
Fredericksburg & San Antonio Bachelorette Party
Vendor Booking Timeline + Tips