Protein Breakfast Bars (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

   Something about having a protein smoothie in the morning really starts the day off on the right foot. Being completely honest there sometimes isn’t enough time to simply put fruit, ice, coconut milk, and protein powder in a blender for 3 minutes! So what’s a girl to do in a situation like this? Invent a […]

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Fourth of July Festivities + Recipe

Happy belated Fourth of July to everyone! Fireworks, friends, family, good food, and good drinks are what come to mind when I think of this summer holiday. The temperature stayed a comfortable dry 85 all throughout the weekend. We couldn’t have asked for better weather! 

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6 Infused Waters to Try this Summer

What a crazy week! I was on a work sponsored trip to Universal Orlando over the weekend, so I didn’t have any time to make a DIY, craft, or recipe for Tuesday’s post.

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Meal Hacks: “Chipotle” Burrito Bowl

If you ask anyone that isn’t a millenial, “What is Chipotle?”, they will probably just say that it is a restaurant that young people go to. However, when a twenty-something is asked what Chipotle is, expect their eyes to glaze over with a slight chance of them to start babbling in tongues! To put it […]

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Easy Eats: Vegan Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

One of the most challenging things to being vegan is trying to enjoy your new lifestyle while your friends are chowing down on all the goodies you grew up on. Pizza, buffalo chicken dip, and ice cream are just a few examples of foods that I have given up that will always hold a place […]

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Being Vegan: Week 3 Update

Three weeks ago, Chris and I made the decision to once again adopt a vegan lifestyle. You can read the long version of this epic journey here. The short version is that we just didn’t feel as good eating a balanced diet as we did when we were strictly getting all of our dietary needs […]

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Snack Ideas: Trail Mix

Picking the right snack can be a task. Picking a healthy snack is another. Picking a healthy vegan snack is a whole other ballgame entirely!A common trap is snack to just eat to fill your stomach. We go the extra step and make snacking productive and beneficial. So what’s the answer to all of those requirements? […]

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Vegan to Paleo to Vegan Again

As you can probably guess from the title, my husband and I have had quite the dietary journey. The title should read, “Vegan to Paleo to Vegan to Balanced Diet to Vegan Again”, but that might be a little too long! I think what we were trying to do overall is find balance. Balance is […]

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