Blog, Food

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)

Breakfast, Food, Recipe

Recipe: Chocolate Zucchini Oats

Grating zucchini into oats is a great way to boost your vegetable intake and enjoy veggies for breakfast! I used to make this recipe without the zucchini, and it works that way as well. Feel free to start with less zucchini and gradually increase if you're unsure of having veggies in your oats. Enjoy warm… Continue reading Recipe: Chocolate Zucchini Oats

Breakfast, Desserts & Snacks, Food, Recipe

Recipe: One Bowl Apple Cookies (Refined Sugar Free, Oil Free)

Easy whole food plant-based apple cookies. Are they breakfast? Dessert? Both? We'll be enjoying them for Thanksgiving dessert along with our homemade 4 Ingredient Apple Sauce, but they are a delicious breakfast choice as well. Choose your own adventure with these wholesome tasty cookies! Update: This recipe is featured in my first What I… Continue reading Recipe: One Bowl Apple Cookies (Refined Sugar Free, Oil Free)

Breakfast, Desserts & Snacks, Food, Recipe, Sauces & Dressings

Recipe: 4 Ingredient Apple Sauce (Sugar Free)

Apples, lemon juice, cinnamon, and water combine to make this super simple apple sauce. We'll be enjoying this along with our One Bowl Apple Cookies for Thanksgiving dessert! This lovely apple sauce is equally suited to enhancing a breakfast dish as well; it makes a great topping for pancakes, waffles, or oatmeal.

Food, Lunch & Dinner, Recipe

Recipe: Spinach Mashed Potatoes (Stovetop or Instant Pot)

Spinach mashed potatoes are a healthful comfort food that are a perfect dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner (and other holiday celebrations). Prepare on the stovetop or in your Instant Pot! Enjoy this spinach mash as is or use as the top layer in your shepherd's pie.


How We Lost Over 100 lbs OUR WEIGHT LOSS STORY I decided to go plant-based for health reasons, but also knew that I would probably lose weight in the process. While my primary focus was health, I must admit, I was looking forward to the prospect of losing weight. I had tried to lose weight in the past with varying… Continue reading How We Lost Over 100 lbs

Breakfast, Food, Lunch & Dinner, Recipe

Recipe: Tofu Scramble

It took me a while to get into eating tofu. When I first started eating a plant-based diet, I was afraid of tofu! The only tofu I had ever eaten was plain and squidgy. Tofu is now a staple in our diets and we eat tofu scramble regularly. This recipe is easy to put together… Continue reading Recipe: Tofu Scramble

Desserts & Snacks, Food, Recipe

Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes (Oil Free)

We recently made these one bowl chocolate zucchini cupcakes for our son's birthday. The cupcakes are delicious, easy to make, and kid-approved (don't worry, the zucchini is undetectable)! The chocolate frosting is refined sugar free, oil free, nut free, and made with whole food plant-based ingredients. These tasty cupcakes are also omnivore-approved! My in-laws loved… Continue reading Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes (Oil Free)