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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)

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! https://youtu.be/KOe0_-n0SRw 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. https://youtu.be/-nWJyjpfRVE

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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

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)

Food, Lunch & Dinner, Recipe

Recipe: Cozy Vegetable Lentil Soup

Soups and stews make for such hearty, comforting meals. We love soup as the weather gets cooler and we're longing for a nice, warming meal. This cozy veggie lentil soup is also great for cold and flu season. It can be blended or partially blended for a smoother consistency if you prefer a creamier texture… Continue reading Recipe: Cozy Vegetable Lentil Soup

Meg's Mishmosh Meals

What the Heck are “Meg’s Mishmosh Meals”?

Meg's Mishmosh Meals are super simple meals that can be put together using a few staple ingredients. These "recipes" are intentionally basic starchy foundations to a meal that can be put together with minimal ingredients, time, and effort. Perfect for the beginner plant-based eater or anyone looking for an easy-to-make meal. Plant-based cooking doesn't have… Continue reading What the Heck are “Meg’s Mishmosh Meals”?

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Top 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going Plant-Based

Since I decided to go vegan in 2016, a lot has changed! My mindset around food, nutrition, and fitness has completely shifted. For me, it wasn’t a straight path to get to where I am today, and I’m still continuously learning new things and tweaking my diet and exercise habits accordingly. Deciding to eat a… Continue reading Top 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going Plant-Based