Clean eating is all the rage these days, but what does it actually mean and how do you start to eat clean? Here are 4 simple steps to help you get started on your quest for a healthier lifestyle. Clean eating is basically eating more whole foods in their natural state like whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables, and avoiding processed foods and refined sugar as much as possible.… Read More »4 simple steps to start clean eating.
The start of a new decade is a perfect time for change. We ring in 2020 with hopes and dreams of better things to come, but they won’t happen on their own. We must make better choices and do the hard work. And it is hard work. Where to begin? Like a lot of people, I always make a list of New Year’s Resolutions that last less than 2 weeks.… Read More »Happy New Decade! A Perfect Time For Change.
Let’s face it. Most Americans LOVE meat. They love the texture, the taste, and the different varieties of meat (bacon anyone 😊). That doesn’t mean they can’t still enjoy plant-based meals every now and then. Vegetarian and vegan meals are great options for meat-eaters. They are packed with protein, but it’s usually a healthier, lighter type of protein than meat. Plant-based proteins are nutrient rich and fuel your body with… Read More »Vegetarian and vegan meals are great options for meat-eaters.
Let’s face it. As much as most of us enjoy this special time of year, holiday stress is real. Between the long road trips or airport chaos, the unpredictable weather and the predictable family drama, things can get a little overwhelming. You can’t control most of these situations, but you can control how you react to them. The key word is PLANNING. If you have to travel to see loved… Read More »How to decrease your holiday stress.
I think we’ve all heard the expression, “We eat with our eyes first.” That simply means we see food before we eat it. Why do you think cooking shows are so popular😊? My stomach will start growling at the mere sight of a beautiful plant-based plate of food. The best way to get people excited about your food is to make your food appear more appetizing during preparation and serving.… Read More »What’s On Your Plant-Based Plate?
I bet you thought I wouldn’t remember World Vegan Day! 😊 I celebrated with this delicious, ginormous breakfast of plant-powered sausage links, banana pancakes and a veggie tofu scramble. Just look at all that yummy goodness. Don’t even try talking to me about how boring plant-based eating is. Salad, schmalad. There are so many options these days, that anyone can add in a couple of plant-based meals a few times… Read More »Happy World Vegan Day!