All About Ellie

IMG_4296Hi! I’m Ellie.

Three words my friends would probably use to describe me are energetic, positive, and happy. I love my family and friends, art (my favorite types are painting and photography), food (especially dessert), books, animals, being outside, running, biking, practicing yoga, and going on adventures! I also enjoy baking and food blogs, which is why I created one.

This blog details delicious vegan food and my sometimes wild life.


My Vegan Story:

I’ve been vegan for five plus years. My journey towards veganism started on the third day of high school, when I started a 28-day “detox” with my family. The detox entailed living a vegan lifestyle for 28 days. I enjoyed this new lifestyle and loved learning about veganism and making vegan food. After the detox, I went back to eating meat and dairy. However, I found meat revolting and dairy didn’t taste as delicious as I remembered. So, I stopped eating meat, dairy, and eggs. I’ve been vegan since December 2012 and haven’t looked back!


Me plus two of my best friends at one of our favorite coffee shops!

Enjoy the blog, and let me know if you try my recipes or tips! Also be sure to check out my articles on Spoon University, a food resource for college students and beyond.

Pinterest: ellielovesart

Instagram: peanutbutterandellllie



37 thoughts on “All About Ellie

  1. Mani (A New Life Wandering) says:

    Hi Ellie! Just wanted to say that I’m not vegan but I’m loving lots of your recipes already, I had to follow! Definitely trying the banana bread and the pesto bowl. Looking forward to seeing more great recipes! Keep it up! And I applaud you for being so healthy and cooking so much (and well) at your age!

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    • peanutbutterandellie says:

      Thank you SO much for the sweet comment, Mani! You made my afternoon. 🙂
      I hope you love the banana bread and pesto bowl! The banana bread is one of my favorites.
      Thanks again! I’m excited to follow your travels, too!
      Have a wonderful day!
      xx Ellie


  2. jncthedc says:

    Congratulations. You are way ahead of your time. You have a better understanding of health thank most people twice your age. I hope you continue to seek knowledge to help shape your future outlook on life. In my opinion, it is all about BALANCE. The more we work toward this goal, the happier we become. Wishing you continued success on your journey.

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  3. naominaturally says:

    Ellie, I’m so happy I found your blog. I’m a vegan in college and just started blogging this year. I love your blogs voice, not to mention all the food pictures!! I’m also obsessed with the name of your blog, so clever. Can’t wait to read more!! 🙂

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  4. Imogen Molly says:

    Really like your blog – have just been trawling through practically every single page! The recipes look amazing, definitely going to have to add them to the ‘to make’ list. Also the photography on this page especially is lovely!

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    • peanutbutterandellie says:

      Thank you so much, Imogen! YAY!
      These pictures are actually from my senior photoshoot (since at my school seniors have to get their own photos for the yearbook). They were really fun to take! I look forward to connecting with you more 🙂


  5. Emily says:

    I just found your blog and I’m obsessed with it! I feel like we have so much in common! I’m 17, vegan, live in west Michigan (Greenville), and play tennis (I’m not very good, though haha)


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