• Health

    Healthy Living | The Optimal Way To Lose Weight

    May 27, 2014


    There are many different diets. From Paleo (caveman-inspired diet), Gluten Free (a lot of people without celiac disease are adopting this diet), Raw Food (no foods cooked about 116 degrees), Vegetarian (no meat but consumes eggs and dairy), Pescatarian (no meat except fish), Vegan (no animal products), Atkins (mostly protein, no carbs), the list goes […]

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    Vegan Lifestyle | Transitioning From Vegetarian to Vegan

    May 17, 2014


    When I started my plant based lifestyle, I started out vegetarian. I am a picky eater and I really wanted this to be a lifestyle change, not just some fad diet. Going vegetarian gave me a way to ease into it. I gave myself one year to figure out how to adopt more of a […]

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    Vegan Beauty Regimen| Time To Check Your Oil

    May 8, 2014

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    Clear, glowing, dewy-looking skin, free of blackheads, pimples, cysts, and other imperfections seems to be an elusive goal. The booming skin care industry would have you believe the same with their claims of the need to rid your skin of oil completely and apply burning chemicals in order to avoid these imperfections. Modern society has […]

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    Healthy Vegan Living | The B-12 Debate

    April 8, 2014


    If you have been vegan for 1/2 a second, you know how frequently people can seem concerned with you B12 intake. Magically, your “concerned” friends are nutrition experts and you’re feeling a little weary about your new lifestyle. Well rest easy, my vegan friend, I’m here to give you the run down on B12, how […]

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    The Power of Juicing | Pros, Cons + a Recipe

    March 19, 2014


    One of the quickest and easiest ways to get added vitamins, minerals and enzymes is through juicing.  Every morning I like to start my day off will one full mason jar of this deliciousness. I always make sure I am eating whole sources of these foods in addition to juicing. Even though juicing can be […]

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    Healthy Vegan Living | Processed Wheat: Good or Bad?

    March 7, 2014


    When it comes to a vegan diet, an easy way to get protein are through grains, they fill up even the pickiest of eaters and have been used for thousands of years in nearly every culture. It’s cheap, abundant and can grow in a multitude of conditions and countries. But is it healthy? Wheat has […]

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    Gluten-Free + Vegan Recipe | Smoothie Bowls: A Healthy Vegan Breakfast

    March 6, 2014


    They say your breakfast sets the tone for the rest of the day. We know this is true, I mean, how good do you feel after eating a stack of pancakes loaded down with maple syrup (I know it’s tempting)? While there are a bunch choices for a vegan breakfast, many of them can involve […]

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    Healthy Vegan Living | Fit February Challenge

    February 27, 2014


    Our bodies are incredible! I mean, our bodies really are amazing. We don’t even have to think about the complex process of digesting food and putting nutrients where they go, it just happens! Our bodies do and can do so much more than we even know! Know whats even better about us specifically? Our bodies […]

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    Natural Mama | Poop Talk, Birth Talk

    January 31, 2014


    Poop is all over my life right now. It’s true! As a mother of a 6 year old who is trying out “curses” and silly ways to say things, I’m hearing a lot of “What the POOP?” and “Oh my POOP!” and as the mother of a 2 year old who is refusing to sit […]

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    The Top 5 Vegan Myths Debunked

    January 17, 2014


    I love talking about being vegan, I could go on and on about it for days. But nothing crushes my enthusiasm, as much as someone telling me why they can’t be vegan, or why being vegan is unhealthy and their arguments are completely not founded in reality. I’ve compiled a list of the top 5 […]

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