DIY, Homemade, Skincare, Simple, Natural, Fun, Uncategorized

Essential Feature: Peppermint

   Essential oils are more than just natural fragrances. Did you know essential oils may be used for emotional support, to ease physical ailments, and provide delicious flavor to an array of recipes? Today, my blogging buddy Naty and I  are joining forces to provide you with a few simple recipes for body, mind, and… Continue reading Essential Feature: Peppermint

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No added sugar, fruit sweeted eating,, Plant-based, vegetarian, meatless, vegetarian advice, vegan., Semi-vegetarian, Flexitarian, heart health, Uncategorized

The Sweet Life (With Less Sugar)

There's no getting around it, sweet things taste good. While greasy doughnuts and multi colored candies have never appealed to me, there was a time when I couldn't be left alone with a chick flick and a pint of sorbet. This changed about three years ago when I read a piece on American's excessive sugar… Continue reading The Sweet Life (With Less Sugar)

Plant-based, vegetarian, meatless, vegetarian advice, vegan., Semi-vegetarian, Flexitarian, heart health

Eating for Health and Happiness

It's no secret that the United States ranks 37th in health outcomes. The high sugar low nutrient  Standard American Diet (ironically abbreviated as SAD) is a major contributing factor to heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity. Eating should be enjoyable. The foods we consume should appeal to our senses, and make us feel energized and… Continue reading Eating for Health and Happiness

Recipe, simple, plant recipes, vegan, quick, and easy meal, under 30 minutes, creamy soup., Uncategorized

Tomato Bisque, and a Love Letter (to Our Vitamix)…

Every vegetarian should have a Vitamix. Scratch that. Everyone should have a Vitamix, especially vegetarians. I'd always wanted one as a kid, but somewhere along the lines had forgotten all about it until I noticed  it on sale in Costco. They had a Vitamix representative making various recipes and giving out samples to the customers.… Continue reading Tomato Bisque, and a Love Letter (to Our Vitamix)…

Plant-based, vegetarian, meatless, vegetarian advice, vegan.

Wholesome Hot Chocolate   (vegan-friendly/High in Protein/Non-Dairy/No Added Sugar)

Growing up in the northeast meant brutal winters, it also meant snow days. When a storm kept me home from school, my mom would bundle me up in full on ski attire (not an exaggeration) and send me out to play. Given my aversion to the cold, I'd usually last about half an hour before… Continue reading Wholesome Hot Chocolate   (vegan-friendly/High in Protein/Non-Dairy/No Added Sugar)