The Good Karma Diet and Book Giveaway!

For this post I would like share a little bit about my good karma story thanks to my compassionate vegan diet and lifestyle. While there are ups and downs in life, there have been many ups and downs with my vegetarianism and now veganism. I’ve struggled with severe depression about how terribly animals are treated throughout […]

Nutrition CHAMPS and an ebook giveaway!

What a cool and incredibly interesting cookbook! Nutrition CHAMPS is a collaboration of great recipes from some of the best healthy chefs, health coaches and health educators in the business. The Veggie Queen’s Guide to Eating and Cooking for Optimum Health, Happiness, Energy and Vitality is a book likely everyone should read. Not only are the recipes incredibly tasty but many […]

Rouxbe Cooking School – Online Plant-Based Course

I’m currently enrolled in an online Plant-Based (Vegan) Chef Certificate program and really enjoying it. I thought it might be nice to share with readers as it has been really, really helpful for me on my Vegan Journey. A whole new world has opened up to me and I have made such great connections with my cooking, this course […]

Health Benefits & Considerations of Plant Based & Vegan Diets

What are some of the potential health benefits you will gain when you adopt a properly planned Vegan, plant-based or powered diet? Healthy, glowing and more clear skin Consumption of less saturated fats present in animal products Disease prevention (heart, diabetes, cancers, arthritis, osteoporosis) Lower blood pressure You will avoid negative effects of the Standard […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Many of us know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and most of us also know someone that has been affected by Breast Cancer. Do you know that positive lifestyle choices dramatically decrease your chances of getting cancer? Daily exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, not smoking or consuming alcohol are all key for Cancer […]

Lettuce Grow a Beautiful World!

What an amazing experience I just had attending the Main Street Vegan Academy. It was a very busy week packed with inspiring speakers, cooking demos, field trips and tons of learning! Just a few of the many things we learned include; the many health benefits of a plant-based diet, how to thrive as a healthy […]

The China Study

Can you heal yourself with Brussel Sprouts and Broccoli? Of the books I am reading I would say that this one is the most eye-opening. I recommend this book to everyone. It is a shocking look at industrial and traditional American agriculture and dietary habits. The findings are definitely something I have suspected for quite […]

Healthy Vegan Recipes

Parsnip, Carrot and Lentil Soup I just made this soup for my parents and it was quite a hit. Filled with vitamins, minerals, healthy fiber and plenty of plant powered protein. 100% vegan 🙂 Found the recipe here: http://www.tinnedtomatoes.com/2014/01/parsnip-carrot-lentil-soup.html#.UxPYHzK9KSP Portobello Asada Tacos I also made these the other night and they were fantastic as well. […]