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Simple Staple: Roasted Veggies

Simple Staple: Roasted Veggies

One of the questions I’m asked the most often when it comes to living a Plant Based lifestyle is, “Where do I start?” While there are certainly many things that I could suggest for someone starting their transition to Plant Based Living, my answer is […]

Exceptionally Easy & Affordable, Egg-free, Chickpea “Omelettes” (Vegan, Soy & Gluten Free)

Exceptionally Easy & Affordable, Egg-free, Chickpea “Omelettes” (Vegan, Soy & Gluten Free)

I know you’re probably thinking… “An Eggless Omelette? That sounds strange!” or “What in the world is even in it?!” ~And quite frankly, it does sound strange. But it truly does describe what this recipe re-creates! It’s an Egg-straordinary” recipe! 😉

Fresh & Flavorful, Meat-Free, Firehouse Chili (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Fresh & Flavorful, Meat-Free, Firehouse Chili (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Once there’s a whisper of fall in the air, the leaves are crunching under my feet and it’s starting to get a little chilly outside, I immediately start craving a comforting bowl of Chili, inside. (Inside my house & inside my belly 😉 )

~I don’t find many foods quite as comforting as a big bowl of Chili.

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Italian Inspired Lentil Loaf (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Italian Inspired Lentil Loaf (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Looking for a food that feels fancy & festive while actually being easy & affordable? Looking for the perfect star to upgrade your “Standard Sandwich?” Looking for a Protein-Packed, Palate Pleaser?   Then look no further than this chameleon-of-cuisine!

Peanut Butter, Blueberry, Banana Smoothie (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Peanut Butter, Blueberry, Banana Smoothie (Vegan & Gluten Free)

My go to, get my day started, super-delicious, Superfood Smoothie. (This post contains affiliate links) Pre-motherhood, I found myself susceptible to certain shall we say…“speed bumps” while starting my day… I would somehow slip-into silly, self-sabotaging situations… i.e. “How is my phone suddenly stuck behind […]

Change your mindset, and your body will follow. How binge eating may be your cue that you need to look within.

Change your mindset, and your body will follow. How binge eating may be your cue that you need to look within.

On Monday of this week, I started a new workout program (Cize, by Beachbody*) that I coupled with a meal plan that I formulated for myself.

(I have 20 pounds of “baby weight” I’d like to lose, with a goal of losing it by January 2019.)

(*I am not a coach or affiliated with Beachbody,I just really like their programs.)

This isn’t my first weight-loss rodeo, (as I have written meal plans and lost a significant amount of weight in the past), so I was feeling confident, and everything had been going wonderfully well …. until Friday night. (more…)

Southwestern Sweet Potato Patties (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Southwestern Sweet Potato Patties (Vegan & Gluten Free)

From the first day I decided to live a “plant based life” (almost a decade ago), I have loved Veggie Burgers. They were an easily available “go-to” back before I could cook & they were an easy option in the early days of my transition. […]

The Top 10 Reasons why Real, Modern Moms are choosing Cloth Diapers over disposables

The Top 10 Reasons why Real, Modern Moms are choosing Cloth Diapers over disposables

Behind us are the days of pins and rubber pants. Between the snaps and snazzy prints, it’s hard to recognize Modern Cloth Diapers as the newest generation of those pants from the past. Nowadays, Cloth Diapers are an easy, appealing & affordable alternative to disposable […]

Bean wondering how to cook dried Chickpeas in a Pressure Cooker?

Bean wondering how to cook dried Chickpeas in a Pressure Cooker?

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Vegan Instant Pot Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas)

Whether you’re looking to cook-up an Indian Chole, whip up some Homemade Hummus, or simply amp-up the protein in an array of delicious dishes, you need to start with cooked Chickpeas.

“But in a world where I can choose to use canned, why would I start with dry Chickpeas and make them myself?”

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Sensational Summer Salad (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Sensational Summer Salad (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Perfect for a Picnic or Potluck Since childhood, I have associated warm weather with outdoor parties and picnics. Once the weather gets gorgeous, I grab my bowls and bolt outside! I don’t know whether it’s the birds singing or the sunshine, but I’ve always thought […]


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Simple Staple: Roasted Veggies

Simple Staple: Roasted Veggies

One of the questions I’m asked the most often when it comes to living a Plant Based lifestyle is, “Where do I start?” While there are certainly many things that I could suggest for someone starting their transition to Plant Based Living, my answer is […]

Exceptionally Easy & Affordable, Egg-free, Chickpea “Omelettes” (Vegan, Soy & Gluten Free)

Exceptionally Easy & Affordable, Egg-free, Chickpea “Omelettes” (Vegan, Soy & Gluten Free)

I know you’re probably thinking… “An Eggless Omelette? That sounds strange!” or “What in the world is even in it?!” ~And quite frankly, it does sound strange. But it truly does describe what this recipe re-creates! It’s an Egg-straordinary” recipe! 😉

Fresh & Flavorful, Meat-Free, Firehouse Chili (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Fresh & Flavorful, Meat-Free, Firehouse Chili (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Once there’s a whisper of fall in the air, the leaves are crunching under my feet and it’s starting to get a little chilly outside, I immediately start craving a comforting bowl of Chili, inside. (Inside my house & inside my belly 😉 ) ~I […]

Italian Inspired Lentil Loaf (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Italian Inspired Lentil Loaf (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Looking for a food that feels fancy & festive while actually being easy & affordable? Looking for the perfect star to upgrade your “Standard Sandwich?” Looking for a Protein-Packed, Palate Pleaser?   Then look no further than this chameleon-of-cuisine!

Peanut Butter, Blueberry, Banana Smoothie (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Peanut Butter, Blueberry, Banana Smoothie (Vegan & Gluten Free)

My go to, get my day started, super-delicious, Superfood Smoothie. (This post contains affiliate links) Pre-motherhood, I found myself susceptible to certain shall we say…“speed bumps” while starting my day… I would somehow slip-into silly, self-sabotaging situations… i.e. “How is my phone suddenly stuck behind […]