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Weight Loss Mistakes and How I Finally Lost 80 Pounds

In the past, I struggled to lose weight and made many mistakes. In making these mistakes, I ended up gaining more weight than I had lost to start with. I’m hoping that in sharing my mistakes with you, you can avoid some of the pitfalls I endured over the years. I eventually changed my lifestyle,… Continue reading Weight Loss Mistakes and How I Finally Lost 80 Pounds

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Plant-Based What I Eat in a Day (Vegan Weight Loss Maintenance)

Since switching to a plant-based diet, I have regained my health and lost 80 pounds. I keep my food simple, healthful, and delicious! https://youtu.be/ofi4MK1sQH0 Pre-Breakfast - Water (hot and cold) I always start the day with water. Today, I had cold and hot water in the morning. I like to drink warm water when it's… Continue reading Plant-Based What I Eat in a Day (Vegan Weight Loss Maintenance)

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New Year’s Resolutions + 5 Healthy Weight Loss Tips

New Year’s Resolutions With 2020 drawing to a close, it’s a great time to reflect on the past year and look ahead to 2021. Over the past couple of years, I have made goals for the year ahead, but have also reevaluated and switched things up month by month to achieve my goals. I generally… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions + 5 Healthy Weight Loss Tips

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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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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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Meg’s Mishmosh Meal: Spooky Salad (Beans, Greens, and Green Salsa)

Kale slaw. Black beans. Brown rice. Cauliflower. Green salsa. Sriracha. Not sure what a mishmosh meal is? Check it out here. This recipe is featured in our Healthy Halloween Part 2 Video: https://youtu.be/BQbQMBc-efg

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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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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

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How to Eat More Vegetables

Before I went plant-based, I did not like vegetables. I ate veggies as a kid, but never really enjoyed them very much. In my 20s, the veggies I consumed were the odd side dish of broccoli or mixed frozen vegetables and lots of pre-packaged french fries. Even if you do not enjoy vegetables, there are… Continue reading How to Eat More Vegetables

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How We Lost Over 100 lbs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90o8aq_nzik&feature=youtu.be 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