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Living Lively: Cooking Demo with Haile Thomas

Haile Thomas
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Join superstar nineteen-year-old activist and motivational speaker, Haile Thomas, as she demos two of her delicious, nutrition-packed vegan recipes from her new book, Living Lively: 80 Plant-Based Recipes to Activate Your Power and Feed Your Potential.

Islander Lively Bowl: Both of my parents are from the Caribbean, so I’ve grown up appreciating the magic that happens when sweet and savory ingredients come together. The combination of smoky mushrooms, sweet pineapple salsa, coconut undertones, and supporting acidic and savory pops of flavor is what makes this bowl so divine. And don’t you dare skip out on the cilantro aioli—it is cooling, creamy, and simply the real deal.

Carrot Cake OO: I looove carrot cake with my whole soul. This recipe is a great way to eat “cake” for breakfast without really eating cake for breakfast. ;)

Needed ingredients:

Class 1:
Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

1 cup rolled oats (gluten-free if needed)
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1⁄2 cup coconut-milk yogurt
1 cup full-fat coconut milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1 carrot, peeled and grated
1⁄4 cup golden raisins
1⁄4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
Dash of ground cardamom
OPTIONAL (BUT HIGHLY RECOMMENDED) TOPPINGS
Walnuts Pecans
Unsweetened coconut flakes
Seasonal fruits

Class 2:
Islander Lively Bowl

PINEAPPLE SALSA
11⁄2 cups small-diced fresh pineapple
1⁄2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1⁄2 cup small-diced red onion
3⁄4 cup diced cherry tomatoes
1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS
1⁄2 cup tamari
1⁄4 cup toasted sesame oil
1⁄4 cup pure maple syrup
2 tablespoons sriracha
5 cups sliced shiitake mushroom caps (about 13 ounces)
1 tablespoon coconut oil

BOWL COMPONENTS
2 to 4 cups cooked brown rice (cooked according to package instructions)
Cilantro Aioli
1 medium avocado, sliced
Grilled pineapple
Quick-Pickled Red Onions

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Haile Thomas

Haile Thomas is an international speaker, wellness and compassion activist, vegan food and lifestyle content creator …

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