Author: kikisway

Ethical Gift Guide!

Ethical Gift Guide!

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  Happy winter time, everyone!  This is the time of year where we turn more inward. We perhaps feel a bit […]

Clean Beauty: My Favorites

Clean Beauty: My Favorites

I have spent years fighting with my skin and complexion. While it’s still far from perfect, I have found that cleaner, more natural products are much more effective at achieving a thriving, healthy complexion and make me feel so much better about what I’m putting […]

Vegan Cheese Sauce

Vegan Cheese Sauce

This cheese sauce is smooth, creamy and perfect for crepes, mac and cheese, in grain bowls, on toast… it’s versatile and full of protein as its base is BEANS! Makes: ~2 cups  Prep time: 10 minutes  Cook time: ~20 minutes Cost: ~ $5 Ingredients:  1 […]

Beat the Heat, Naturally!

Beat the Heat, Naturally!

It’s been pretty hot in LA. We had a super weird warm winter and then an incredibly rainy spring. Weird all around. Regardless, our little house with its very limited air conditioning (currently one split unit in the living room, which is usually fine, since… […]

ODKW: Canggu, Bali

ODKW: Canggu, Bali

Welcome to Canggu, Bali!  The Chillhouse graciously invited me to stay at their beautiful resort for my first two nights in Bali! It was the perfect place to settle into a routine that would be my life for the next five weeks. Included in your […]

ODKW: Berlin

ODKW: Berlin

Hello! To start this party off, I’m going to begin with one of my favorite cities I’ve ever been to; Berlin. I love Berlin for so many reasons. Here are a few of them: this city and its people (the ones I’ve been lucky enough […]

Vegan Crepes

Vegan Crepes

If you know me well, you know that I LOVE crepes. Those thin pancakes that have elasticity enough to hold a good serving of delicious contents (savory or sweet) and still retain their shape, ready to be devoured by ME (and you soon!) These crepes […]

Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet Potato Brownies

Gooey, fudgey goodness! These are my new favorite chocolatey thing and I’m totally obsessed. Get ready for these decadent brownies that will leave you wanting more. Go for it. They’re refined-sugar free, gluten free and of course, vegan!  Makes: 1 8inch pan Prep time: 20 […]

Sweet Potato Stew

Sweet Potato Stew

…with lentils, farro, kale and love! Welcome to stew heaven! A place I like to hang out 🙂 This is a really basic stew that has the substantial goodness of sweet potatoes (but of course!), other veggies for added heartiness, amazing protein from lentils and […]

Sweet Potato Toast

Sweet Potato Toast

I’m hopping on this train and trying sweet potato toast! I love sweet potatoes very much, for both their taste and their nutritional value and I really love toast, so I invite you to join me on this journey! I’m making three different variations here, […]