The Compromise: Plant Based Balance

What to do when you are the only plant based diet in the family: I have been the only one in my household who eats plant based. The first thing my husband told me when I embarked on my journey for change was “I met you before this please don’t try and change me, I…

Simple Guide: Vegan Grocery List (with meal ideas)

One thing that can be very intimidating when making a switch to a plant-based diet is what to eat all day and what to shop for at the grocery store. I would spend hours reading labels and finding recipe ideas. Here is a guide you can use as a reference. This is my main grocery…

4 Weight Loss Scams

There are many weight loss fads telling you that they will help you lose weight fast. Some of these products either don’t help at all or they will make you gain all the weight you lost and more, once you stop their product. There is no shortcut to weight loss. Here are some weight loss…

Vegan Coquito Recipe

It’s not the holidays without a yummy holiday drink. Let’s ditch the dairy and eggs and make a delicious guilt-free Vegan Coquito. For those who don’t know,  Coquito is blend of  coconut milk, coconut cream, heavy cream, spices and lots of rum. It basically is a Puerto Rican version of egg nog. It easily adapts…

10 Easy Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Gaining several pounds during the holidays can be inevitable. Your stress levels increase, your sleep patterns are disrupted, and you’re eating large portions of  yummy, unhealthy foods. Here are some tips I use to maintain my weight during the holiday season.   Tips to prevent holiday weight gain: Stick to your meal preparation Monday-Friday. Skip…

All About Women’s Health

Women’s health is super important and these facts will help you know when to panic or just relax. There is a lot of research on the internet. This will be a quick but informative guide to touch base on common issues women can possibly be dealing with.  Breasts Starting from the top. Breast examination is…

Black Bean Hummus Recipe

This is the perfect alternative for those who don’t like regular hummus because of The main ingredient chick peas. This can also be a fun dish to bring for Taco Tuesday if you want to mix things up. Here’s a quick and simple way to make it. Ingredients: 1 can of organic black beans (drained)…

8 Celery Juice Benefits

Celery Juice?! Yes, it’s the newest health craze. It probably sounds pretty gross to you and is definitely an acquired taste but after a few consecutive days of drinking it can be tolerable and as time goes on you will even start to crave it. If you have read the book “Medical Medium” by Anthony…

Easy Hummus Recipe

Chickpeas are a great source of protein and what better way to eat your protein with pita chips or use it as a spread on anything. This 5 ingredient recipe will be the best home made hummus you have ever tasted Serving Size: 2 Chickpeas (1) canned “Eden Organic” or soaked overnight from (1) bag…

Vegan “Tuna” Sandwich Recipe

Tuna is one of the items I missed the most once I switched to a plant based diet. My mom used to make this awesome fast recipe whenever we were hungry. Thankfully I have found a way to make a plant based version so I can make a quick “Tuna Sandwich” whenever I get a…