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
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 we… Continue reading 5 Natural Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season
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.
On the go? Road trip? Busy schedule? Whatever the case may be, here are 10 healthy snacks that are easy to take with you. They're even vegan friendly, and toddler approved!
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.
With baby number two on the way, this magical sprinkle was an immeasurable reminder of the genuine people surrounding us. Great people and delicious food - what more could I ask for!?
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.
Health shouldn't be hard, nor should it take the backseat to all other routines in our lives. Here are a few tips that have helped us along, and I will cover more in my next post. I'll also include a couple new recipes, such as a quick, yet filling salad. It's perfect for summer, and a great dish to bring to a potluck or BBQ.
Smoothies! Not only are they delicious and filling, but easily served chilled and frosty.
Here's the recipe, in case you're looking for something quick and easy, yet satisfying!