Okay, it's 2019 and by now we all know or have an idea about the dangers of dairy and how it's the exact opposite of what we were taught in school. It's not healthy....like at all. It provides no benefits to your bones, doesn't help you grow/develop muscles, all of the vitamins it claims to… Continue reading Recipes: Homemade Milk Alternatives
Intermittent fasting can mean different things to different people but in this case I am going to let you in on the most achievable and comfortable method in my opinion, the 16/8 fast. During the 16/8 fast you have an 8 hour window of eating (but this doesn't mean to go crazy) and during the… Continue reading Here’s Why You Should Consider Intermittent Fasting
I'm back with some more bomb plant-based recipes! Eating is about allowing your tastebuds to explore and enjoy different cuisines and flavors. There's way too many recipes waiting to be created, on top of the millions already out there. Nothing beats a home cooked meal and when it's filled with natures garden not only does… Continue reading 3 Easy & Fulfilling Plant-based Lunch/Dinner Ideas
Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, lactovarian, fruitarian, pescatarian, or have no preference, a diet isn't something that should be equated to a temporary intake or quick fix to lose/gain weight. Your diet should be your way of life, in other words it should be consistent and beneficial. I personally think that we should throw away this… Continue reading Choosing the “Diet” for Your Lifestyle
Before we get started...question! Have you really heard anyone pronounce tomato like "tomahto"? Yeah me neither lol. But no matter how you pronounce it, nothing can take away from the savory, tangy, deliciousness of this lovely "fruit" we call the tomato! Thanks to tomatoes we have pizza, pasta sauces, better salads, chunky chili, and several… Continue reading Tomayto, Tomahto: 5 Undeniably Tasty Tomato Based Recipes
The legume family, also known as bean, pea & lentil family are an affordable source of protein, fiber, and vitamins that also happens to offers many health benefits. Such as being natural antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, stabilizing blood glucose levels, reducing digestive issues, lowering cholesterol, and providing zinc, iron, magnesium, and fiber. And on top of… Continue reading The Versatility of Beans/Peas/Lentils: 6 Un”bean”lievable Recipies
Every day we should be "tasting the rainbow" and no not from a bag of skittles. The color of each fruit and vegetable has a direct connection to the many benefits and nutrients packed inside of them. The most colorful foods are known to strengthen your immune system, stabilize PH balances, reduce digestive problems and… Continue reading Why You Should Be Eating More Colorful Foods
Taking a break (3-7 full days minimum) from processed and cooked foods at least every other month is something that you should really take into consideration. Now allow me to give you a few reasons why; a raw diet helps to reverse chronic diseases such as cancer, high blood pressure, and diabetes, it reduces heartburn,… Continue reading Benefits of Raw Eating|5 Snack/Meal Ideas
When I first transitioned into this plant-based lifestyle for some reason I was always hungry, or so I thought. When really I was just so used to eating whenever I wanted, whatever I wanted, and however I wanted. Basically, I had no control over my eating schedule or intake and once I tried something new… Continue reading How to stick to your diet…For real this time!
I haven't dedicated a post to breakfast yet and just randomly decided to choose this week to do so. I am a big breakfast person, I have to eat or at least drink a smoothie before starting my day. I don't always have time to eat the type of breakfast I would like but when… Continue reading Smoothie Bowls & Gluten Free Pancakes
Ok, so last week I let you all in on a little secret of mine! Yes, I too eat junk food from time to time but the point of that post was just to relate to those who are reluctant to make the transition into plant-based eating. So yes although those snacks listed on my… Continue reading Salty, Sweet, Crunchy, Guilt-free Goodness
If you thought being vegan just meant eating fruits, vegetables, and rice then you're in for a real surprise. LOL, I actually know a lot of unhealthy and even obese vegans. Just because someone isn't consuming animal products doesn't mean that they are always eating healthy. For example, speaking for myself here...I love chips, and… Continue reading My Top 40 “Accidentally Vegan” Snacks
Oh Jackfruit 😉 my guilty pleasure! Never in a lifetime would I have even imagined using a fruit to replace meat but please believe me when I say it's one of the best things I've ever eaten....EVER! This magical fruit will literally save your life if you’re looking for a cheat code into the plant-based… Continue reading The Magical Meat Replacement…Jackfruit!
Eating plant-based is not only salads and smoothies…the possibilities are literally endless! You have no idea how many times I hear “I don’t see how you get full eating only vegetables” or “vegan/ vegetarian food is boring or nasty” along with one million other uneducated closed-minded comments. When I first started eating plant-based it was… Continue reading 3 Delicious Meatless Fall Recipes
Eating “right” is hard…that statement alone should be motivation to eat how we were always meant to but if not let me just say this here; yes eating healthy can be challenging but when has taking the easy way out ever benefited you? We have to remember that just because something tastes good doesn’t make… Continue reading Transitioning into healthier habits