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What I Eat in a Day 2: Vegan, Whole Food Plant-Based

Eating a plant-based diet can be as simple or as complex as you want it to be depending on your taste preferences, comfort level in the kitchen, how much time you have, and what your lifestyle is like. Simplicity is very important to me. I'm always looking to streamline and simplify my life, and I… Continue reading What I Eat in a Day 2: Vegan, Whole Food Plant-Based

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WEIGHT LOSS FAQ

Since posting about my weight loss, I have received several questions. I’m always happy to respond to questions directly. However, since I have been receiving a lot of the same questions, I thought it would be helpful to write a frequently asked questions blog post. https://youtu.be/mxprj6UNyTc HOW DID YOU GET STARTED ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS… Continue reading WEIGHT LOSS FAQ

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Dried Fruit Tastes Like Candy? – Our Favourites

When I was accustomed to eating sugary baked goods and candies regularly, dried fruit didn’t taste sweet to me at all. After switching to a plant-based diet, my taste buds changed a lot! Foods that didn’t taste sweet or have much flavour in the past, taste completely different to me now! It’s weird, because I… Continue reading Dried Fruit Tastes Like Candy? – Our Favourites

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Different Perspectives on Fitness – My Husband Hates the Gym?!

My husband Chris and I are celebrating our 18 year date-aversary (dating anniversary) this weekend. We have the same core values, but we are also opposites in many ways. We both value our health and aspire to live long, healthy, happy lives. However, we have very different perspectives on fitness and physical activity. More specifically,… Continue reading Different Perspectives on Fitness – My Husband Hates the Gym?!

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Weird Things That Happened When I Lost Weight

I was a cancer-survivor, a new mom, and battling several chronic health issues when I decided to go plant-based for my health. Since changing my diet and lifestyle, I have regained my health and lost 80 lbs in the process. For details on this, please see My Story and How We Lost Over 100 lbs. I… Continue reading Weird Things That Happened When I Lost Weight

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Healthy Halloween (Vegan and WFPB Recipes)

Halloween is such a fun holiday! When going vegan, and subsequently, whole food plant-based (WFPB), we have reworked Halloween to make it healthier, but keep the fun!  If you have a hard time with Halloween and the holidays, check out my 'How to Navigate Halloween & the Holidays While Maintaining a Vegan or WFPB Lifestyle'… Continue reading Healthy Halloween (Vegan and WFPB Recipes)

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How to Navigate Halloween and the Holidays While Maintaining a Vegan or Whole Food Plant-Based Lifestyle

The holidays can be a wonderful time to spend with family and friends. Unfortunately, the holidays can also be difficult to navigate depending on your relationships with family, what kind of traditions you have, and what you like to do together. As a new vegan (or whole food plant-based eater), it can be even more… Continue reading How to Navigate Halloween and the Holidays While Maintaining a Vegan or Whole Food Plant-Based Lifestyle

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How to Go Plant-Based (Top 10 Tips for Getting Started)

Going plant-based can be simple and fun; but getting started can also be overwhelming. When I first went plant-based, I felt strongly about making a big change and committing to eating a fully plant-based diet for my health. However, I was also concerned about what to eat, how to prepare foods, and how to ensure… Continue reading How to Go Plant-Based (Top 10 Tips for Getting Started)

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What I Eat in a Day – After 80 lb Weight Loss (Plant-Based, Vegan)

I love to keep my plant-based diet simple! I do not count calories or macros. I eat when I'm hungry and stop when I'm full. I drink lots of water and eat all of the whole food plant-based (WFPB) deliciousness I want throughout the day: vegetables, fruit, legumes, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and spices. Today's… Continue reading What I Eat in a Day – After 80 lb Weight Loss (Plant-Based, Vegan)

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Review: Vegan Treats (Enjoy Life, KIND, LÄRABAR and More)

We typically snack on fruit, veggies, and homemade snacks, but it’s nice to have packaged vegan treats from time to time. These treats are great options when you’re on the go or want to try something different. Packaged vegan snacks are also great for Halloween night treat swaps! *This post is NOT sponsored https://youtu.be/qKe8R0KXFs0 Veggie… Continue reading Review: Vegan Treats (Enjoy Life, KIND, LÄRABAR and More)