I am frequently asked how my family of 5 handles social gatherings with people who do not follow the same dietary choices. Just like with meal planning, navigating food at social gatherings takes a little forethought, but it doesn’t need to be stressful. Arming yourself with a few tips and tricks will make your next… Continue reading Plant-Based Eating: How to Eat at Social Gatherings
As a mom who is constantly on the go, I am always on the lookout for snacks that are convenient and quick. While fresh fruits and veggies are always my first choice, they don’t tend to do well when stashed at the bottom of a dance bag and left for week or more. Side note:… Continue reading Pressed by KIND: Flavor Reviews by a Plant-Based Family
We did it! We moved into our new home and we couldn’t be happier! The kids love their new rooms, Husband loves his new office, and I love my new kitchen. Everybody wins! We also love that we finally have a patio and a good-sized yard to start growing our own fruits and veggies! While… Continue reading 4th of July Plant-Based Cook Out!
While I love cooking (and blogging about it), I do enjoy dining out with friends and family on occasion. And thanks to growing demand from consumers, more and more restaurants are catering to us veg-heads. Even the most meat-centric of restaurants can be plant-based friendly if you know what to look for. You may not… Continue reading Plant-Based Eating: How to Eat Out and Stay On Track without Being Stuck Ordering a Salad (even at the drive thru!)
My husband works 6 days a week. The benefit of working locally is that he is often able to stop by the house for lunch while the little ones nap. We get a few minutes to chat and hang out before he heads back to work and the kids and I head out to run… Continue reading What My Plant-Based Husband Ate for “Lunch” Today: Lunchbox Edition
Meal planning. The great cultural divide of people everywhere. Some loathe it, some swear by it, and some are just intimidated or confused by it. I fall into the “swear by it” camp. Meal planning becomes a necessity when you eat 95% of your meals at home.
Prep Your Produce! Take one chunk of time per week (usually about 30-60 minutes) to prep a bunch of veggies to make dinners and school lunch packing a breeze for the rest of the week. Here are some ways to make your prep even quicker!
“When you know better, you do better.” Considering that I’ve started this blogging venture, I thought I’d share my health journey. I’ve been told several times “you’re so blessed to have easily gotten back in shape after babies.” Well, I’m going to be honest. It was NOT easy and I spent many years between babies… Continue reading My Health Journey
Recently on Instagram, I participated in a group thread with several other lovely people sharing what we each eat on a typical day. Our goal was to share what real-life vegans (and plant-based eaters) eat to inspire the thousands of people taking part in the annual Veganuary Challenge. My day to share meals was a… Continue reading What I Eat in a Day 5
With the end of the decade looming large, many are looking to make a big change in 2020. Perhaps you’re one of the millions of people that are ready to make the leap to a predominately whole foods, plant based lifestyle in the coming year. Maybe you’ve heard of the health and environmental benefits, but… Continue reading How to Start a Plant Based Diet (from a Holistic Health Coach & mom of 3 that’s done it successfully!)