Going plant-based can be intimidating especially if you've grown up eating a lot of meat, dairy and eggs. I can speak from experience when I say that I didn't know where to start. I did a lot of research before deciding to start my plant based journey and learned a lot along the way. Luckily, … Continue reading How To Go Plant Based – 101
I joined a month long fitness challenge at the beginning of January and was surprised to learn that a lot of the girls in the challenge still believed that carbs were bad. And by bad, I mean that they thought they were making them gain weight or hindering their progress of losing weight. I forgot … Continue reading Carbs Aren’t Making You Fat
I think one of the common misconceptions of eating plant-based is that it's expensive. The truth is that yes, it can be expensive if you make it that way. Just like eating a standard American diet can be expensive if you're buying things like salmon, organic foods, name brand items, or pre-made meals, the same … Continue reading How To Eat Plant-Based on a Budget
If you've been following my blog for awhile, you might remember I posted a Costco grocery haul a few years back. Well, a lot has changed since then. My love of Costco is still the same but my diet is a lot different. I figured it was about time to post an updated grocery haul … Continue reading Plant-Based Grocery Haul
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Since I started eating vegan, a majority of my previous go-to snack are now off limits because they contain meat or dairy. Previously, I would opt for protein rich snacks such as protein bars, cheese sticks and Greek yogurt. I was honestly a little lost as to what to eat for snacks when I first … Continue reading My Vegan Snack Staples
A little over seven weeks ago, I went plant-based. Yep, that's right. I'm one of those "weird vegans" now. And although I prefer the term plant-based, I think a lot of people view plant-based and vegan as the same thing. There's a few differences, but for the purpose of this post, I'm not going to … Continue reading I’m Plant-Based! Why I Changed My Mind…
Tracking macros seems to be the popular thing to do now-a-days. All of the fitness influencers are doing it and it looks like a great tool to utilize to get results. But is it healthy? Personally, I think "healthy" is a relatively subjective term so I'm going to start by telling you my experience with … Continue reading Tracking Macros – Is It Healthy?
Growing up, my family and I would go to Costco and stock up on food for the school year. We'd get things like Cheez-its, Goldfish, chewy bars, and fruit cups..basically a lot of processed snack foods and sugary drinks. Because of this, my perception of Costco was that it did not have a lot of … Continue reading Healthy Costco Grocery Haul
We've all heard it before, losing weight is simply calories in versus calories out. But if losing weight is this simple, why does it seem like so many people struggle with it? Why are obesity and health problems associated with being overweight so prevalent in our society? While losing weight may be as simple as … Continue reading How to Lose Weight – The Not So Simple Truth