I wrote my very first blog post 1 year ago today! 🥳🎉 I’m so proud of myself for sticking to this blog and sharing my thoughts with you all. And this is a topic that’s important to me. With the transitions of summer to fall and fall to winter comes a difficult time of yearContinue reading “8 Tips for Easing Seasonal Depression”
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Green Smoothies for the Win!
Do you experiment with green juices/smoothies? I love a good fruit smoothie but green based smoothies are perfect for boosting your nutrient and vitamin intake. I’m talking iron, calcium, fiber, folate, vitamin c, vitamin k, antioxidants and more. Often times they have an acquired taste. Sometimes they’re a little earthy or tangy. And every onceContinue reading “Green Smoothies for the Win!”
Fajita Fridays! (Vegetarian Style)
You’ve heard of Taco Tuesday but today I’m bringing you Fajita Friday!! Vegetarian Style! A fajita is a popular Mexican dish that traditionally features grilled meat and sautéed vegetables wrapped in a flour or corn tortilla. However, only using vegetables is not only acceptable, it is just as delicious! *wink* Today I am bringing youContinue reading “Fajita Fridays! (Vegetarian Style)”
Garden Log #4 – Energy to Soak In (Through Yoga and Meditation)
7:00 am and you are watering the garden. Pulling some weeds, tilling the earth. She is ready. When you get your hands into soil, things become intuitive. At some point, your fingers begin to work on autopilot, as if you know exactly what you’re doing without even thinking. Because some part of you feels likeContinue reading “Garden Log #4 – Energy to Soak In (Through Yoga and Meditation)”
Is Your Self-Care Practice Where You Want It To Be? Here’s One Simple Way to Check!
Sometimes we think that we’re doing enough for our self-care because we drank more water than usual for one day, we bookmarked the latest Instagram post from our favorite fitness guru, or we took a screenshot of some random wellness mantra that we’ll most likely never look at again. Although these are fine to doContinue reading “Is Your Self-Care Practice Where You Want It To Be? Here’s One Simple Way to Check!”
Morning Cleanse and Immune Booster
A simple juice that will leave you feeling refreshed and renewed! This juice is super easy and tasty. It’s filled with nutrients that are linked with lowered cholesterol, improved eye and gut health, lowered blood pressure, and more. Ingredients include: 2 medium sized carrots 1 (gala) apple 4 frozen strawberries 1 tsp of minced freshContinue reading “Morning Cleanse and Immune Booster”
COVID-19 is Causing Me to Reflect on My Mental Health
Happy Mental Health Awareness Month! This month and what it stands for is so timely. We will always, always, always need to talk about mental health and how it affects our daily lives, interactions, health and well being. Especially during this time. Sitting at home has forced me to do a lot of self-reflection. WhenContinue reading “COVID-19 is Causing Me to Reflect on My Mental Health”
Super Easy Mediterranean Style Salad!
I’ve never really been the “salad as a main course” type of eater. Up until recently, I always believed that salads wouldn’t really fulfill my appetite and would leave me wanting to eat more. So I only ever had it as a side and I agreed when people jokingly called it “rabbit food.” But thenContinue reading “Super Easy Mediterranean Style Salad!”
Spicy stir fried cabbage, quinoa with stir fried veggies, and softened sweet potatoes
People always ask me what do I eat as a vegetarian. They wonder how I can actually be fulfilled without having meat on my plate. We’ve been so conditioned to believe that a meal isn’t complete without a portion of meat, which is absolutely false. I find that when I get creative and increase myContinue reading “Spicy stir fried cabbage, quinoa with stir fried veggies, and softened sweet potatoes”
Golden Beet Greens
Looking to mix it up in the greens department? Beet greens can be a great alternative to the traditional greens that you may be using (i.e. collard, kale, spinach, etc.). These greens can be used in many recipes such as salads, soups, sauteed dishes,cooked greens, smoothies, and more! They have a light and pleasing flavorContinue reading “Golden Beet Greens”