The “Smoothie, Salad, Soup” Jump-Start Plant-Based Eating Plan

It's January. We all know what that means. Resolutions! Eating healthier! Joining the gym! Getting reeeeealllly psyched up and spending a fortune at the health food store in a frantic attempt to completely overhaul your kitchen. Believe me, I understand. In the past I used to create complicated resolution-inspired meal plans for myself that involved … Continue reading The “Smoothie, Salad, Soup” Jump-Start Plant-Based Eating Plan

Homemade Sesame Seed Milk + Why I Gave Up Dairy

If you were to google "reasons to avoid dairy" you'd get several results. Actually, you'd get about 16 million results from that search. I don't need millions of reasons to steer clear of dairy, I have 3 main reasons, and that is more than enough for me. I'll get to those in a minute. It's … Continue reading Homemade Sesame Seed Milk + Why I Gave Up Dairy

Sweet Potato Toast! + 7 Fun Plant-Based Topping Ideas

Last weekend I came across an idea, actually it popped up on my Facebook feed as an advertisement from yahoo.com. An idea I could kick myself for never thinking of. Sweet potato toast. As in, sliced sweet potato, toasted in the toaster (or toaster oven) and used in place of bread. I was excited, and … Continue reading Sweet Potato Toast! + 7 Fun Plant-Based Topping Ideas

Roasted Garlic and Tomato Toasts + Protecting Your Skin from the Inside Out

I have a really tasty recipe for you today. I made these roasted tomato toasts for lunch over the weekend, and they were so good, I decided I needed to share the recipe with you all. These make a great, simple lunch (I enjoyed mine with a nice green salad with lots of veggies) and … Continue reading Roasted Garlic and Tomato Toasts + Protecting Your Skin from the Inside Out

10 Tips For Giving Up Sugar + Easy Sugar Free Treats

I mentioned in my last post that I'm working on kicking my sweet addiction. If you're reading this right now, chances are good you have an interest in healthy eating and have already heard that sugar is one nasty little shush-your-mouth and contributes┬áto all kinds of problems. Diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and even some types … Continue reading 10 Tips For Giving Up Sugar + Easy Sugar Free Treats