Recently, a friend suggested to me that vegetarian and plant-based meals are boring. Say, what now?! I entirely disagree! After some talking, I came to realize that we all need a little inspiration in the kitchen. We get used to what we know how to cook, and often don't have time to look for meal … Continue reading 27 Plant-Based Meal Ideas
Snacks. What is a snack? By definition, a snack is a light meal to be eaten in between regular meals. Having snacks are a great way to prevent overeating at meal time. They also keep us energized by providing a small amount of fuel. And by fueling up in between meals, the body can maintain … Continue reading Snack Ideas to Keep you Going
I am excited to be sharing with you a plan for a seasonal, plant-based detox. This plan will not only ask you to eliminate foods but be intentional about meal timing, you can deeply improve your health and quality of life. The goal of this detox is to both rejuvenate the body and to help … Continue reading Intro: Spring Plant-Based Detox
The Foods We Choose Matter A Standard American Diet (the SAD way of eating) is one that’s full of processed Franken-foods, inorganic vegetables and fruits, refined grains that are stripped of nutritional benefits, low quality fats and oils, and large amounts of animal products like meats and dairy. These products deprive and deplete us of … Continue reading Why Should you Try a Plant-Based Detox?
Fiber. My favorite F-word. Plant foods contain fiber, and are the only source of fiber in the diet. Among its many benefits to us, like increasing feelings of satiety after eating, improving bowel regularity, and aiding in blood sugar control, fiber is THE food for the helpful microbes in our digestive system. Our digestive system … Continue reading Fiber, Microbes, and the Gut Clock