Tag: #plantbased

How to Build a Balanced Plant Based Diet – Part One

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 […]

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 […]

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.

10 Healthy Snacks You Can Take on the Go

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!

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.

Baby Sprinkle in Honor of Expected 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!?

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.

PB Transition – Part 1

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 

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!