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What I Eat in a Day 5

IMG_6048.JPGRecently 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 Tuesday punctuated by normal, daily activities–taking the kids to school, going to the gym, working from home, picking up the kids, homework, dinner, and after school activities. As a busy mom of 3, my goal was to show that if I can nourish my body with healthy, delicious meals, that you can too! Continue reading “What I Eat in a Day 5”

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What I Eat in a Day 2

WIEIAD1.jpgI am a curious person by nature. I like to know things. I like to know how and why things work, interesting facts, and useless trivia. I especially like to know about food, nutrition, and cooking. Shocker, I know.

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What My Plant-Based Kids Ate for Lunch Today

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This girl loves her salad

Lunch is our favorite meal of the day. We aren’t rushing to get out the door for school or just getting back home from dance class or errands. Even my oldest daughter, who’s in 1st grade, says that lunchtime is her favorite because she gets to spend it chatting with her friends and scoping out what other kids are eating. She often reports back to me that many of her friends bring candy and “junk food” to school, go crazy on the playground, and then fall asleep during “Silent Reading” time after recess. Out of the mouths of babes… Continue reading “What My Plant-Based Kids Ate for Lunch Today”

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What I Eat in a Day…

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What?! No meat, milk, eggs, or junk?!
 When people hear that I eat a whole-foods, plant based diet, the next question is always, “but what DO you eat?!” The idea of no meat, eggs, and dairy–especially in Texas–is very foreign to most people. If someone had told me they were “vegan” 10 years ago, I would have asked the same thing! Continue reading “What I Eat in a Day…”