Cilantro Lime Rice (Chipotle Copycat Recipe)

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice

By now everybody has or at least heard of the famous cilantro lime rice! Chipotle made it popular but now you can make it at home. Continue reading

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How To Roast Pumpkin & Squash Seeds

How To Roast Pumpkin Squash Seeds

How To Roast Pumpkin Squash Seeds

It’s that time of year again when the pumpkin spice lovers make their obsession known and bakers experiment with everything pumpkin and large squash! I’m guilty of both of these, are you too? If you are then you know in addition to cooking and baking with pumpkin and squash, you can roast up the seeds for another little snack as well!  Continue reading

Easy Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip

Easy Black Bean Dip

If you’ve ever gone home after indulging in awesome restaurant style black bean dip only wanting to recreate it yourself, do it! I am here to tell you it is SO simple and you’ll be dipping your chips or veggies in within minutes. Seriously! Continue reading

Sweet Potato and Apple Quinoa Salad

Sweet Potato and Apple Salad

Sweet Potato and Apple Quinoa Salad

Did you think colorful lunch bowls were just for summer? Think again! This sweet potato and apple quinoa salad is full of spinach and walnuts with a bright dressing. Call it a Buddha bowl, hippie bowl, goddess bowl – whatever you call it, make sure you give this a try! Continue reading

Mango Papaya Smoothie Bowl

Vegan Mango Papaya Smoothie Bowl

Mango Papaya Smoothie Bowl

If you’re on Pinterest or Instagram, by now you have seen those beautiful smoothie bowls! Some are filled to the brim with colorful fruit, others have intricate designs, while others are simple but drool-worthy. Thanks to the new cookbook, Bold Flavored Vegan Cooking, I finally gave them a shot.  Continue reading

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Apple Cider Vinaigrette The Urben Life Blog

By now we all know the benefits of apple cider vinegar, but if you don’t or need a refresher give this post a read and find out my new favorite way to get my intake!  Continue reading

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Homemade Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

You all know how much I love my hummus! Plain, garlic, spinach, and now with roasted red pepper. Dip in some pita wedges or veggies, either way, enjoy this healthy dip!  Continue reading