Jamaican cuisine is hands down on my top 3 list of my favorite cultural foods to devour. Jerk, curry, stews, porridge, patties, coco bread, you name it....I love it all! When I first decided to cut out meat I had no idea that I could still enjoy these types of meals. Meat was all I… Continue reading 2 Jamaican Jerk Plant-based Recipes
Seitan (Say-Ton) has been used in asian cultures for a very long time but somehow Americans recently got their hands on this recipe and decided to use it as a meat replacement. And while I'm not complaining because it's really good and extremely satisfying, it may not be suitable for all diets. Specifically those with… Continue reading Recipes: Seitan (Versatile Meat Replacement)
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
Wait!!! Before you throw away that "leftover" fruit let's take advantage of its full potential ;). The skin or peeling from each fruit has just as much if not more nutrients as the actual fruit. Think about it, how could the flesh stay so fresh, juicy and sweet without a strong & nutrient filled guard… Continue reading Fruit Peelings for Your Skin
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
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
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