Tag: plant-based

Safe essential oils for pets

Safe essential oils for pets

Whether your fur family barks, purrs, or chirps, they could all benefit from essential oils, just like their human parents. Essential oils may be natural and organically sourced, but the wrong oil can trigger an unwanted reaction. Every animal is different and may have different […]

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. Except once in awhile, you’re exhausted, and can’t deal with any mess in the […]

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 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. […]

5 reasons to be plant-strong

5 reasons to be plant-strong

Just like most things in life, dedicating ourselves to something – whether for spiritual, ethical or health reasons, takes discipline and motivation. It’s easy to fall off the wagon, and we all know it’s a slippery slope into couch-potato complacency. Here’s a quick 5 reasons […]

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 […]

Plant-based calcium sources

Plant-based calcium sources

I’m often asked if I get enough calcium through my plant-strong diet, and the short answer is oh-yeah!  But the longer answer is a bit more complex, and breaks down why calcium is important, where to get it and what to do if you’re deficient […]

Eating whole foods on a budget

Eating whole foods on a budget

People in my life know that I am on a very tight budget, and live month-to-month sometimes — so when I tell them where I shop for food, (Whole Foods), they look at me in sheer disbelief.  We all know that Whole Foods is also […]

Plant-based protein list

Plant-based protein list

Raise your hand if you’ve grown up thinking that your dinner plate had to consist of some type of meat, a side of potato or pasta, and a wilted, overcooked green vegetable.  Most of us still think that we need to have a “complete” protein […]


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