Tag: greens

The best greens for smoothies

The best greens for smoothies

When I’m short on time in the kitchen, and who isn’t, I rely on delicious, fiber-filled smoothies that are a satisfying meal, balancing my blood sugar and providing me with long-lasting energy.  These green smoothies save the day for me, and so easy to prepare […]

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, […]

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 plant-based 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 […]

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. […]

Edible wild plants guide

Edible wild plants guide

Anyone who has a lawn or garden can tell you: weeds are inevitable. No matter what you carefully plant or how often you mow, weeds will prevail unless you keep on top of them daily. They’re annoying and unsightly, but guess what? Some of them […]

Vitamix Professional Series 750

Vitamix Professional Series 750

Vitamix Pro Series 750 Review Retail Price: $750.00 Best Price:  $598.95 Amazon Size of Container: 64 ounce Guarantee: Up to 10-Year Full Warranty Blades: Laser-cut, stainless-steel cutting blades measuring 4 in. diameter Weight: 12.5 lbs Cord: 6 ft Stainless steel blades with a low-profile container made from BPA-free copolyester 5 pre-programmed […]

Veggie Bullet Recipes

Veggie Bullet Recipes

So now that you’ve made the plunge, you’ve got this gorgeous, shiny machine on your kitchen counter! Time to crank it up and get it whirling! Spiralize, shred and slice your way into veggie paradise with the mouth-watering Veggie Bullet recipes I’ve included here!  But […]

Difference between sweet and sour

Difference between sweet and sour

Sweet The taste of sweet and sour are the most elemental of taste pleasures. But, hands down, sweet wins the popularity contest. The sweet taste is the most appealing as a source of ready energy and the foundation of our food chain. Most people typically choose candy, […]

Pungent food list

Pungent food list

The pungent taste is the hottest of all five tastes and can be found in numerous vegetables (chili peppers, garlic, and onions) and in spices (black pepper, ginger, and cayenne). The difference between spicy and pungent is negligible. In small amounts, the pungent taste can […]


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