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6 Tips for Eating Out on a Plant-Based Diet

6 Tips for Eating Out on a Plant-Based Diet

So you’ve finally gotten the hang of eating plant-based, and all set with meal prep, batching your foods, and planning ahead. Your fridge is stocked with organic veggies, fruits and legumes. It’s all good. Except once in awhile, you’re exhausted, and can’t deal with any […]

Healthy meal prepping ideas

Healthy meal prepping ideas

What’s in your pantry? It’s important to take inventory of items you have in your kitchen as those items will be the foundation of your meal-planning. In order to plan your menu for the upcoming week, you’ll need to know what you are dealing with, […]

Nutrition Facts About Oil

Nutrition Facts About Oil

Eating a Whole Food Plant Based diet (WFPB for short) is the magic elixir of life, like an old friend you can laugh with, like a snow-day, quitting your job, winning the lottery. There are lots of reasons why eating a Whole Food Plant Based […]

How to stock your plant-based pantry

How to stock your plant-based pantry

Now that you’ve made the plant-strong commitment, I’m sure you’re wondering how to stock your pantry, and what, exactly, goes in there, to keep you focused and plant-fueled!  My goal is to keep things simple — easy food prep, time-saving ways to plan, and lastly, […]

How to eat a plant-based diet to stay healthy

How to eat a plant-based diet to stay healthy

Okay plant-based newbies! Let’s start with some definitions before we talk about how to eat a plant-based diet to stay healthy: Vegan: Veganism is a movement against animal cruelty. Vegans don’t eat food or buy anything, including clothes, bags, furniture, etc., that are made with animal derived ingredients. […]

Nature’s Gift of Essential Oils

Nature’s Gift of Essential Oils

What are they and why is everyone using them? All plants, seeds, roots, trees, leaves, and flowers contain aromatic and wellness properties, and those properties are considered “essential” because they make up the essence of the plant.  So, essential oils are liquid plant extracts. They […]

How to Use Essential Oils

How to Use Essential Oils

Essential oils are used to encourage and maintain physical wellness and health. Sounds great, but what does that mean…? Essential Oils contain the essence of a plant, including its aromatic and wellness properties. They are concentrated, liquid plant extracts which come from plant sources, including […]

My favorite plant-based books

My favorite plant-based books

I have so many plant-based books that I could open up my own store! Some are informational, and others have recipes. So happy to share them with you! Informational: In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan Nature’s Cancer-Fighting Foods, by Verne Varona The China Study, […]

What’s good about fiber

What’s good about fiber

When we add fiber to our diets, our digestive systems don’t always cooperate, and that’s because we’ve all gotten used to simple carbs and white flours which just flow through our bodies without any benefit at all. The good thing about fiber is that it […]

Surviving winter blues

Surviving winter blues

This time of year in the northeast, when its cold and dark, can be a real depression trigger for me. While not knocking me out completely, it is a slow-churn of a bummer that comes on seasonally, and peaks right about the end of February, […]