Vitamins and Supplements for New Vegans

  I am sure you are not surprised to hear that I believe most people will be better off adapting a whole foods, plant based diet. A total diet change can do amazing things for your body & soul. It can also come with some risks that should not be ignored. As you become accustomed […]

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Bountiful Baskets Week of May 24th 2014

      Hi Everyone! If you are a friend of mine you know that I have a very early bed time. Typically I am getting ready for bed around 8:30pm and I wake up by 6am. Well it has been 5 months since I have had a paid holiday from work and I was […]

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Bountiful Baskets Review

  The past couple months I have been getting most of our produce through Bountiful Baskets. I have had enough experience with the program that I wanted to share an honest review with all of you who may be interested. The concept of Bountiful Baskets is that you pay a base fee of $15.00 and you […]

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Spiralized Hashbrown Nests

I have come to the realization that the meals I choose to make fall into two categories. The first category is full of healthy options that are satisfying but I can still fit into my skinny jeans after I stuff myself. The second relies on what’s in the house when I don’t want to go […]

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Pineapple-Mango-Kale Smoothie

I am so happy to share my favorite smoothie recipe of all time. I try to start my mornings off with a huge serving of this masterpiece as much as possible. Green smoothies are the only way I can enjoy kale. There’s two cups of kale in each serving but you can add much more […]

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Strawberry Milkshake

 Last weekend Kevin and I spent our Saturday night curled up on the couch, watching movies, with popcorn and milkshake. Giant strawberry vegan milkshakes. There’s less than 200 calories in this entire recipe but satisfies 29% of your daily intake of dietary fiber, 131% vitamin C, 48% calcium and 21% iron.  The key is to […]

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Why 30 Days?

I wanted to take a moment to discuss the concept of this blog. It is not my intention to convert everyone to a vegan or vegetarian diet. That’s simply not realistic, even though the world would greatly benefit from the world adopting a meatless diet. I won’t bore you with those details but you can […]

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30 Days of Oil Pulling

My next 30 day challenge is going to be something called oil pulling. Oil pulling has been around for many, many years but it has been gaining popularity recently. Basically the premise is that you swish oil (usually 1 tablespoon of coconut or sesame) around in your mouth for 20 minutes first thing in the […]

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The Story

In early 2013 my boyfriend (now fiancé), Kevin and I unintentionally dedicated an entire weekend to food documentaries on Netflix. We started with Forks Over Knives and we were hooked from then on. We continued to watch films such as Fat Sick & Nearly Dead, Vegucated, and Food Matters. One night, Kevin watched Frankensteer after […]

How To Cook Frozen Brussels Sprouts

Ahhh my very first recipe post on the interweb. Keeping it very simple for now while I figure out the blog world. Here we go… How to cook frozen brussels sprouts One of the many things I enjoy about being a vegetarian is that it has forced me to try new veggies. I was twenty […]

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