Guest Post: dianapantz

Hey everyone, today you are all in for a treat...I have the lovely Diana here to share with you a tasty looking recipe that you and I should be trying out this weekend. 

hey everybody!
my name is diana & i run a sustainable accessories shop [5% of all proceeds go to charity!]+ a vegan lifestyle blog ; both named dianapantz.

Last month, I launched my *very first* e-cookbook called 'the 3-day a week vegan.' Its got 30 easy [and affordable] recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, sides & dessert [my fave!]. There is a color photo of each recipe + a helpful shopping list. 
The best part of the cookbook?! No matter where you live, you can find these ingredients. AND everything you need is natural [no faux meat!] This book is great for *any* type of eater who wants to add a few more whole grains & veggies without feeling deprived of great foods.
Today, I wanted to stop by and share one of my favorite summer salads.

7 veggie salad 
serves 4 // takes 25 minutes
what you need :
*5 asparagus spears ; chopped
*1 large carrot ; halved
*1 sm zucchini ; quartered
*4 endive spears
*½ pepper ; chopped
*10 snap peas ; stringless
*2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
*1 tbsp lemon juice
*1 tbsp vinegar
*1 1/2  c white beans ; drained & rinsed 
how to do it : 
1) shred asparagus, zucchini & carrot in a food processor [if you dont have one ; just chop everything up super fine]. thinly slice endive, pepper & peas.
2) in a large bowl, whisk together all liquids & salt and pepper. add all veggies & beans. toss to coat. season with extra s&p, to taste.

thats it!! so stinkin' easy! super easy to make for a dinner party, an outdoor get together & a picnic in the park!
interested in purchasing the book?!
pdf // kindle // nook [coming soon!]
$1 from each & every sale goes directly to charity.

thanks for reading & happy eating!


Thanks so much Diana! 
xoxo erica


  1. That's very cool and really awesome that part of the proceeds go to charity!

  2. Diana and this recipe both sound amazing, awesome post Diana.

  3. What a great post Diana! Thanks for sharing that recipe, it sounds great!

    Erica Marie, thanks so much for stopping by my blog! Hope you'll visit again soon!

    Thanks to you both!


  4. That looks delicious! I might just have to try it! :)

    The Lovely Memoir

  5. Thank you very much. That veggie salad looks yummy :)


  6. the salad looks yummy, have to try the recipe! :)

  7. wow, looks so delicious and springy!


  8. yeah she does!!!! she is a nail artist!

    kisses from SPAIN


  9. Great to read about Diana and that veggie salad looks so yummy and healthy too!

  10. OMG what is in that mason mug!?! It looks amazingly delish, I want one NOW!
    Have a great weekend!

    Sarah & Kristina

  11. Oh and we are your newest followers! Yay!


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