Delicious Vegan Cheezy Sauce

I love making simple, delicious cashew-based cheezy sauces to top my veggies, beans and grains. The other day I quickly came up with this recipe and I thought I would share it with you. Yummy and easy! I hope that you enjoy!


  • 1/2 cup of raw cashews

  • 1/2 cup of rolled oats, uncooked

  • 1/2 cup of nutritional yeast

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Guest Blog Post: Daily Dozen Meal Plan

Hello Everyone! If you are anything like me, you love to watch cooking shows, get inspired while perusing foodie magazines or browsing through the countless Pinterest recipes. The problem that I find with this is nothing ever actually gets accomplished. Those amazing plant-based dishes with bursts of color and textures never get constructed under your direction and they remain on the screen of your device, or collecting dust in the pages of a magazine or cookbook, unable to tantalize your taste buds. It is easy to feel overwhelmed at the plethora of options. 

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Sarah Cook
How a Pediatrician Orders at Taco Bell

Have you always wondered how to veganize Taco Bell? In this episode of How a Pediatrician Orders I show you how to order mostly whole foods at Taco Bell! I have been waiting to film this video because I wanted it to be special. I have a really special place in my heart for Taco Bell. I used to eat a Taco Bell with my husband during college - and we would fight about who was going to pay for our bean burritos! To this day, we love Taco Bell because they are extremely vegan and vegetarian-friendly!

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What kind of milk should my toddler drink?

I often get asked what a baby should be drinking when a mother plans to stop breast feeding or bottle feeding. My answer depends on the age of the baby. For babies less than a year old: Babies less than 1 year of age must continue to consume either beast milk or formula. This is the food that provides babies under a year with the best nutrition and calories for growth and development. If you have been breastfeeding, but want or need to stop, transition to a soy or a hypoallergenic baby formula such as Alimentum or Nutramigen.

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Natural Ways to Wear Your Beautiful Face without Makeup

Make-up application videos are all the rage these days. I have to admit I’ve watched a handful of them and they are pretty amazing. We can completely transform our look with a little bit of color and shading and I am fascinated with the makeup artists out there that know how to command a makeup brush. Well, I’m no makeup expert, but I do know a thing or two about how your diet and lifestyle can keep you looking fresh, young and glowing. Here are some ways to achieve 5 results you want without needing to be a makeup genius.

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Taking Control of your Health Destiny

Are you in charge of your health destiny? Do you feel confident you are doing everything in your power to prevent or perhaps even reverse the Western World’s most dreaded chronic diseases? Or do you feel helpless? Resigned to suffer a future plagued with family-related genetic diseases that lead to an early death?

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Practicing Gratitude

I really love thanksgiving because its such a happy time of year. I am a natural extrovert, so I enjoy getting together with friends and family, sharing hugs and catching up. I also love how Thanksgiving reminds us to reflect upon what we are grateful for and it fills us up with warm, fuzzy feelings.

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