Health, Nutrition

how removing sugar from my diet revitalized my health

  Sugar. Everyones best friend, everyones favorite enemy. Sugar is an enemy to our bodies, and yet, most of us eat it all day every day! I'm the stereotypical girl who feels like she needs sugar on a bad day. I was in the midst of what felt like a million health problems and I… Continue reading how removing sugar from my diet revitalized my health

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my health journey; the full story

Okay, so I don't think I've ever really taken the time to share the full story of my health journey. This is definitely going to be a "read" so this is only for those who are truly interested :). I've always had a taste for healthy food. Even as a child a preferred a smoothie… Continue reading my health journey; the full story

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27 ways I use coconut on a daily basis

OKAY. I looooove coconut. It's interesting because growing up I was put off by the taste and texture of coconut and hated coconut oil. But slowly over the past 3-4 years I have found progressively more uses for coconut in every day life. I love coconut because it is a natural, sustainable resource. It is… Continue reading 27 ways I use coconut on a daily basis

Food

quinoa stuffed roasted peppers

I am always looking for meals that are high in plant-based protein! My husband is big on hitting the gym, and always asking me to provide some more protein for him after a good work out. I love beans, BUT I always worry if they are going to provide what I need, since they are… Continue reading quinoa stuffed roasted peppers

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plant-based protein pumpkin muffins

Pumpkin is a delicious & nutrient packed fruit! (yes, pumpkin is technically a fruit). This superfood is high in fiber, helps you to feel full, improves your blood pressure & heart health, and even helps you to sleep better! I always struggle to get enough protein in, so I added some of Sunwarrior's Plant-based Protein… Continue reading plant-based protein pumpkin muffins

Fitness, Health, Nutrition

finding health is a journey

  Something that I've been thinking a lot about recently is achieving health. I've always thought of health as a destination, that if only I could get there, life would be perfect. It seems like there is always that person who seems to have "gotten there". They seem perfectly healthy/happy & that they are hangin'… Continue reading finding health is a journey

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sweet potato turmeric soup

Okay, I actually think this soup is the joy of my life right now. Sorry husband. But seriously, I have been obsessed with warm, spiced soup but haven't found a good recipe yet. So I made up my own! With a variety of different root veggies & my person fav ingredient - turmeric root... this… Continue reading sweet potato turmeric soup

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vegan roasted red pepper & mushroom alfredo

Okay, this recipe comes straight from the heart. I LOVE alfredo sauce. Ever since I've started eating dairy free, alfredo is the one thing I really felt like I couldn't live without. It is my ultimate comfort food, what I ate at every restaurant, and what I dream about at night. SO I created this… Continue reading vegan roasted red pepper & mushroom alfredo