How a Plant-Based Diet Impacts Your Health

You may have stumbled upon to this site for a number of different reasons. My hope is you have found my little corner of the web to be a resource for different tips and nuggets that help you believe that living a plant-based lifestyle is possible... despite the pushback you may receive from others, or… Continue reading How a Plant-Based Diet Impacts Your Health

Vegan Guide to Eating Out On-the-Go

Flowers are in bloom, the temperature is rising, and every day I leave my jacket at home and get a little extra Vitamin D, my itch for a vacation grows! Can anyone else relate? Getaways also mean road trips and eating away from home, so it's good to have some solid food options in your… Continue reading Vegan Guide to Eating Out On-the-Go

Shopping Seasonal Produce: Spring

This week we're taking a look at another way to shop smart in the produce section. It can seem a little backwards that processed foods can be cheaper than your fruits and veggies, but knowing what to shop for throughout the year can help you spend those healthy dollars wisely. Not only is it good… Continue reading Shopping Seasonal Produce: Spring

Produce Shopping: Dirty Dozen vs. Clean Fifteen

You may remember from my previous post, Eating for Nourishment… My Food Story , Organic eating is the first food philosophy that really resonated with me. You might also remember the part where I had to start buying my own groceries, and the organic price tag kicked me right back to nutrition square one. So how… Continue reading Produce Shopping: Dirty Dozen vs. Clean Fifteen

Spring and Easter Sentiments

All holidays are special in their own way, but there is something so bright and hopeful about Easter isn't there? I remember waking up when I was little, so excited to find my Easter basket full of treats... and a brand new toothbrush and tube of toothpaste. - My mom is a dental hygienist so… Continue reading Spring and Easter Sentiments

Plant-Based/Vegan Tips for Eating Out

We've talked a lot about different tips and recipes for home-cooked, plant-based meals, however it's probably time to address the elephant in the room. What about when you don't feel like cooking, and you're looking forward to a night out? I'm going to be real about the fact that focusing on a plant-based diet can… Continue reading Plant-Based/Vegan Tips for Eating Out

Plant-Based Friendly Meals to Feed a Crowd

Conversation and laughter over a meal with family and friends is one of the warmest ways to make memories, and is usually one of the simplest. When a large group of my family members started eating plant-based it seemed to take a little bit of the ease out of this tradition at first. The question… Continue reading Plant-Based Friendly Meals to Feed a Crowd

5 Game Changing Health & Fitness Apps

I don't know about you, but I find it remarkably easy to get sucked into my phone and lose track of the world around me. This week I'm keeping the five point life-hack train going by sharing my favorite apps that use those pocket computers for good. These apps flip that screen time around so… Continue reading 5 Game Changing Health & Fitness Apps

5 Plant-Based Tips for Reading Food Labels

Great news, focusing on a plant-based diet means you'll likely be minimizing processed foods, and the majority of what you eat won't have labels! For the remaining packaged products you do purchase, I'm sharing a few quick tips for label scans on your grocery trips. These pointers will aid in selecting minimally processed foods, free… Continue reading 5 Plant-Based Tips for Reading Food Labels

The Plant Based Recipe Gold Mine

The first thing that popped into my head when I decided to commit to transferring to a plant based diet, and the most common question I get from people who are considering doing the same is "Where do I start?" The day I watched What the Health I texted Andrew while he was at work, and… Continue reading The Plant Based Recipe Gold Mine