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What I Eat in a Day When I’m Sick – Vegan Comfort Food

I’ve been feeling sick for the past few days, and have been resting and recovering. I thought it would be helpful to share what I eat in a day when I’m sick. https://youtu.be/BRrl_2YC2KI Pre-Breakfast - Water (hot and cold) and Apple Sauce Breakfast – Berry Green Smoothie, Pancakes, Berries, Water, Coffee I usually like to… Continue reading What I Eat in a Day When I’m Sick – Vegan Comfort Food

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Finding Support When Going Plant-Based

Having support when going plant-based is extremely helpful when making the transition. Depending on your personality type, having a strong support system may be the difference between sticking with a plant-based diet, giving in to social pressures from time to time, or even giving up on a plant-based diet completely. Reach out if you need… Continue reading Finding Support When Going Plant-Based

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HOW I FINALLY REGAINED MY HEALTH

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor or healthcare professional. The information provided is based on my personal experience. Please consult with a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional for any medical concern you may have, as well as before starting a new diet or exercise program. Full disclaimer Cancer 2006 At the age of 20… Continue reading HOW I FINALLY REGAINED MY HEALTH

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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