Time and time again, inquiring minds ask, how can I assure I am getting all that I need while consuming a plant based diet? This includes macronutrients, micronutrients, fats, etc. I think one challenge that most of us have is that although we know the truth (at least somewhat) about what types of food we… Continue reading How to Build a Balanced Plant Based Diet – Part One
A Day in the Life of a Stay at Home Mom
Motherhood is not for the faint of heart. It takes patience, planning, and carrying on when you want to shut down. Yet, I wouldn't have it any other way. Two kids is hard work, but overall they make caring for another human being the most valuable lesson in life.
5 Natural Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season
Photo courtesy of Monica Myers via FREEIMAGES (The links contained in this post will open in a new tab.) I debated writing this post... Why? Because I didn't want to jinx myself and my family! But I know what I have to share is valuable to everyone, so here we are. AND I am confident that… Continue reading 5 Natural Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season
Protein – How Much Do We Need and What is the Best Source?
How much protein do we need on a plant based, vegan or vegetarian diet/lifestyle? What type of protein is best? Is animal protein healthier than plant protein? All these questions and more are answered here.
A Pregnancy Regimen for Keeping Mom Healthy
Pregnancy is a sacred time, a time to care for one's body, as it is now nourishing two. Here's a look inside my nutrient regimen while I was pregnant with baby number two.
Nutrition and Skin Health
What is affecting how our skin looks, and even how it feels? The food we eat. Some people are blessed with beautiful skin, no matter what they eat. I am not one of those people.
Smoothies! Not only are they delicious and filling, but easily served chilled and frosty.
Avocado Garbanzo Salad Sandwich
Here's the recipe, in case you're looking for something quick and easy, yet satisfying!
"Free radicals are associated with human DISEASE, including CANCER, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, ALZHEIMER'S disease, PARKINSON'S disease and MANY others."
Pour Some Sugar on Me
What kind of sweetener do you use? Recently, this question has come up to me a lot. While sugar alcohols seem to have more advantages than disadvantages, you still want to recognize what your body is trying to tell you. - no calories - no spike in blood sugar - doesn't cause tooth decay 🔸… Continue reading Pour Some Sugar on Me