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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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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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)

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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.


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


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

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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