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

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

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 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

Eating for Nourishment… My Food Story

I have never really believed in diets, despite growing up in a house that went through every dietary fad. My parents cut carbs, busted sugar, counted calories, followed meal plans and purged the pantry several times. Growing Up My mom and dad never made my brothers, sister and myself adhere to any diets, and never… Continue reading Eating for Nourishment… My Food Story