Plant-Based2019-09-03T07:13:59-10:00

IS PLANT-BASED THE SAME AS VEGAN?

April 5th, 2016|

It could be. But not always. For me? Yes, plant-based and vegan are the same. Like I explained in my 'What is Plant-Based' post, a plant-based diet lifestyle focuses on whole and minimally processed plants like dark leafy greens, vegetables, fruits, [...]

EASY STRAWBERRY COCONUT OATS

March 30th, 2016|

You know that go-to outfit that makes you feel warm and cuddly after a long day? Maybe it consists of sweatpants, fuzzy socks, a cotton tank top and an oversized off the shoulder sweater. Sounds like a pretty solid go-to right? I’m only a little emba [...]

PINEAPPLE MANGO SMOOTHIE BOWL

March 28th, 2016|

When I stand between my older brother and younger sister (being that I’m the middle child and all) it’s obvious that there is some resemblance. But most people only notice this when they are standing a few feet from us, head tilted, squinting, mouth [...]

FANTASTIC KALE SALAD

March 25th, 2016|

You know that VIP in your life, maybe your significant other or BFF, that you had no idea would become such a wonderful and essential part of your world when you first met? I have a couple of those people in my life and it’s a pretty fantastic feelin [...]

VEGAN BLACK BEAN CHILI BOWL

March 23rd, 2016|

I’m not shy about the fact that I purposely spent most of my life (teenage years and early adulthood included) developing the fine art of avoiding the kitchen. I didn’t mind spending extra time on homework (or faking a stomach ache) to get away from [...]

WHAT IS A VEGAN DIET?

March 22nd, 2016|

SHORT STORY: A lifestyle that doesn’t include any meat, chicken, fish, eggs, dairy or other animal products. A vegan diet can be focused on food that comes from plants like vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, grains and legumes OR a diet that includes l [...]

VEGAN LENTIL SOUP WITH PARSLEY & KALE

March 21st, 2016|

Growing up I was usually the last one to leave the dinner table either because I would talk too much and forget to take a bite out of my food or because I would refuse to eat what my mother had served. The majority of the time it was because I would [...]

PEANUT BUTTER POWER SMOOTHIE

March 18th, 2016|

I always look forward to my cardio days during the week since I’m a self-proclaimed runner (a.k.a. fast walker, slow sprinter). And because I prefer moving my body outdoors I’m not always as excited for my strength training days. But since I know tha [...]

WHAT IS A PLANT-BASED DIET?

March 17th, 2016|

SHORT STORY: A diet that is focused on eating whole & minimally processed plants like vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, grains and legumes. And I don’t mean “diet” as in the temporary thing you tried at the beginning of the year that made you feel [...]

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