Salad Ingredient Inspiration

This Will Make You Want to Eat Salad Every Day

I'll be honest, when I think of salads, I think bo-ring. I see it as an obligatory food that I have to "get through" before having my more delicious meal. And the only time I would eat a salad is when we went out to eat and someone else made it for me. But my journey … Continue reading This Will Make You Want to Eat Salad Every Day

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Decadent Chocolate Banana Smoothie

If you're a dessert-for-breakfast kind of person, this smoothie is right up your alley. The richness of the cocoa powder combined with the filling and energizing bananas and dates make this a decadent yet good-for-you smoothie. It's also a great option for a healthy dessert!   Ingredients 6 pitted medjool dates 1 cup coconut milk … Continue reading Decadent Chocolate Banana Smoothie

How to Ditch Dairy For Good

How to Ditch Dairy for Good

For most people, the thought of giving up dairy is blasphemy. A life without cheese is not worth living! Yet more and more people are seeing the light and removing diary from their diet. As you'll see, there are so many downsides to consuming dairy and countless dairy alternatives that it really is a no-brainer … Continue reading How to Ditch Dairy for Good

What I Ate as a Vegan

What I Ate in a Day as a Vegan

Eating a vegan diet is not about restriction, sacrifice, or dull tasteless food. It's an abundant lifestyle full of colorful, life-giving foods! I understand, though. If you're new to this lifestyle, it can seem daunting every meal to whip up something tasty, healthy, and sans animal products. Trust me, you don't have to eat salad … Continue reading What I Ate in a Day as a Vegan

Vegan Beauty Products

Vegan Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended.  Living a cruelty-free lifestyle doesn't stop at the food you eat. Take a look at the products you use on your face and body and make sure there are no … Continue reading Vegan Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life

the best vegan guacamole

The Best Guacamole You’ll Ever Make

If you know me, you know that it wasn't long ago that I couldn't stand avocados. The texture, the taste. It was all bad. But my whole world has been changed! Now, if I have the opportunity to put avocado on anything I'm eating, I TAKE IT! So when my hubby suggested we make guacamole … Continue reading The Best Guacamole You’ll Ever Make

5 Simple Steps to Have the Best Year Ever

5 Simple Steps to Have the Best Year Ever

The new year is a time to start fresh. A time to slough off the yesterdays of last year and look ahead to what the tomorrows hold. Whether last year was a good year filled with success and joy, or it was a rough year laden with trials and setbacks, you’ve changed over the past … Continue reading 5 Simple Steps to Have the Best Year Ever

lose weight the healthy way

Lose Weight in the New Year the Healthy Way

Each year, countless people set a new year's resolution to lose weight, which is usually paired with a new gym membership and a diet. And by March, the gym shoes are collecting cobwebs and the diet is long gone. What if there was a way to lose weight in the new year without the sacrifice, … Continue reading Lose Weight in the New Year the Healthy Way

Why Every Vegan Needs to Make an Ethical Connection

Why Every Vegan Needs to Make an Ethical Connection

Going vegan, for whatever reason, is a life-changing decision that you should be very proud of. But for those of us (myself included) who went vegan for our health or because it's trendy, we still have work to do in order to get the most out this lifestyle. It is absolutely imperative to make the … Continue reading Why Every Vegan Needs to Make an Ethical Connection

How to Beat the Struggle of Bloating as a New Vegan

Bloating is one of those things that unexpectedly pops up out of nowhere for many new vegans. But why? Isn't the vegan diet supposed to be healthier and better for your body and digestion? Yet so many of us are surprised when we look down and see our ballooned up stomachs after we eat. Bloating … Continue reading How to Beat the Struggle of Bloating as a New Vegan