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
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
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
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
Everyone’s definition of health is different. But if there’s one thing almost everyone can agree on it's that the holiday season is usually a time of splurging and eating foods we normally wouldn’t...and in surprising quantities. For many it can also be a stressful time with endless shopping lists, cooking huge feasts, and keeping track … Continue reading 6 Foolproof Ways to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season
Protein. The most talked about, and most misunderstood macronutrient. Everyone is so worried about not getting enough protein but do we even know how much we need? While this nutrient is imperative to health and proper body function, big companies have exaggerated our need for it, leading us to become a society obsessed with protein. … Continue reading How Much Protein Do You Really Need?
It goes without saying that acne is annoying, embarrassing, and sometimes painful. It’s something most of us experience in high school and some of us are stuck with into adulthood. Getting rid of acne is not done with a pill or an ointment. Those solutions are merely treating the problem. To clear up your acne … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Acne Without Medication or Creams
Vitamins and minerals are essential for proper body function and development. While there is a lot of focus in the vegan world on macro-nutrients (carbohydrates, fats and proteins), these micro-nutrients deserve just as much attention. I’ve compiled a list of some of the vitamins and minerals that vegans need to keep an eye on. It’s … Continue reading Vitamins and Minerals Vegans Need
There's no question that any change in diet will positively or negatively affect the body. After going vegan, I experienced a lot of changes, and some I wasn't even expecting! Some of these changes happened right away and others have taken more time. Regardless, the body I live in now is exponentially healthier than the body … Continue reading How Going Vegan Changed My Body
As I discovered more and more vegan recipes, I kept seeing one ingredient that totally baffled me: nutritional yeast. I didn't know what it was and I had never cooked with "yeast" before so whenever I saw that scary ingredient I would immediately move on to the next recipe. I soon noticed that nutritional yeast … Continue reading Nutritional Yeast: What is it and why should you eat it?