Restorative Berry Breakfast Smoothie

We have all been asked the question, would you rather be hot or cold.... and I can confidently say with both hands raised, HOT is forever my choice. I live for these sizzling seasons. The warm weather motivates me to cram as much in as possible to make the most of these sun soaked days.… Continue reading Restorative Berry Breakfast Smoothie

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‚Ķ 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 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

Vegan and Non-Vegan Friendly Chunky Monkey Birthday Cake

This chocolate, peanut butter banana birthday cake is going to blow your mind! The awesome design allows for a cake that incorporates both vegan and non-vegan options for a diverse crowd of eaters. As a disclaimer this is NOT a healthy recipe, and doesn't exactly fall within the realm of a plant based diet. This… Continue reading Vegan and Non-Vegan Friendly Chunky Monkey Birthday Cake