I love a good budget. When I was younger I never ever wanted to spend money. I was a hoarder of money. In my opinion, not a bad thing to be. When I went to college and started my own grocery shopping, I tried to keep it around $30-40 per week for 21 meals. Oh yeah, you heard that right.Read More
I’ve had Ripple chocolate milk before and it is pretty tasty. I think it’s a great addition to a smoothie. It’s thick, creamy, and just chocolatey enough. However, it still has that tiny bit of chalky taste due to the pea protein. Overall though, I think it’s a great plant based milk and especially great for kids.Read More
I use to be obsessed with meal plans. Like tell me EXACTLY what to eat and I’ll do it. But I need specifics. I liked knowing that that the guess work was taken out of what to eat and all I had to do was cook. I searched out meal plans and found ones I liked and paid quite a bit of money over time for them.
Then when I started really diving into my own health I realized something- meal plans don’t work.Read More
Trying to go vegan can be hard and seem really lonely.
I had the help of Youtube and blogs when I wanted to go vegan back in 2013. I was honestly terrified of it because I loved food and didn’t want to have to miss out on anything.Read More
There are few things worse than trying to be healthy but everything becomes so dang complicated. You want to make a healthy dinner for you or your family and the recipe has a trillion ingredients all of which you have to buy at Whole Foods.
No thank you.Read More
Let’s be honest. Coffee is delicious. I’m more of a mocha kinda woman but even if you like it black, pumpkin spiced, or venti, coffee isn’t great for us.
It is delicious but unfortunately can increase stress, anxiety, and raises our cortisol levels. If you suffer from anxiety or adrenal fatigue this is the blog for you. Even if you’re just trying to cut back on the amount of caffeine you drink, this is going to be your golden ticket.Read More
Start With Lemon was created with the idea that the first thing to do to start improving your health is to start with lemon water.
I get asked all the time what’s in my water so I’m giving you a break down.Read More
I love some granola. It jazzes up any breakfast or snack. Except ones that don’t go well with granola…
We’ll ignore those for the time being and jump into this super easy recipe for making granola at home! Saving money and knowing what’s in your food, what could be better?Read More
What the heck is a probiotic? And don’t even get me started on the confusion of prebiotics?
Probitocis are the good bacteria that’s in your gut. There’s always a balance of good and bad bacteria within out gut and this is good. However, we often have too much bad due to stress, food, toxic exposure, and poor lifestyle choices.Read More
Have you ever made a smoothie that made you want to throw it out immediately? Yeah, I have too.
It took me a really long time to discover the perfect combination of nutrition and good taste in a smoothie but through thorough investigation, I’m happy to report I can give you the golden recipe.Read More
You’re puffy and tired of it.
Inflammation can be due to a variety of issues: poor circulation, lymphatic fluid build up, poor gut health, too much junk food, alcohol, poor diet, etc. So it's up to you to pinpoint exactly what's changed and left you feeling like a puff pastry and up to me to tell you some great foods to fight it off.Read More
Two of the biggest concerns I had when going plant based were that I would feel restricted and I wouldn’t be eating enough. Jokes on me because I eat more than enough and have never found so much joy in food before! You only feel as restricted as you allow yourself to feel and I arm myself with plenty of choices and options to never have to feel that way.
First things first, what the heck is a plant based diet. No, we hate the word diet. We shall call it a lifestyle. So what is a plant based lifestyle? We’re sharing what it is and how to practically and simply start to work towards it today.Read More
You’ve heard about it everywhere. We’re talking gut health. While we could do a very deep dive into your gut, your microbiome, and exactly what your gut does for you, we’re going to only scratch the surface here and talk about plant based foods to help improve your gut health.Read More