Overcome food addiction with the help of Carolyn's story on her journey towards a plant based diet!
As a child, I was raised by separated parents, each with their own parenting - and feeding - style. Each approached the art of nourishing the family differently and thus, had a lasting impact on my relationship with food (and that of my siblings). On one hand, my father prepared regular, balanced meals for us, which … Continue reading The Perfect Meal for Every Day
Coconut milk and ginger in a classic tomato soup; what a dreamy combination! But the real secret ingredient in this recipe is the pearl onions - try to find these at your local supermarket if you can. If not, use another small onion variety such as shallots. Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten-free! Ingredients: 4 regular size cans … Continue reading Tangy vegan tomato soup
Hey guys! I'm experimenting with different blog ideas and today I thought I'd share a new recipe with you. This is a lovely, satisfying, crunchy and sweet breakfast idea that will provide you with energy, vitamins, live enzymes, and most importantly if you are veggie like me, PROTEIN. Unlike your usual fruit salad, this one … Continue reading Vegan protein fruit salad
I have to make a confession... I am on a mission in life to become more beautiful and healthy as I age! This is one of the (selfish) reasons why I choose to eat a plant-based diet. Shifting towards a plant-based diet doesn't have to be about making a personal sacrifice for the sake of … Continue reading Is the secret to becoming more beautiful with age a plant-based diet?
I hadn't yet discovered my passion for healthy, natural food when I began to work at Whole Foods Market. But what started as an after-school job quickly turned into an obsession. The quality of produce and products (not to mention service) at 'America's Healthiest Supermarket' was unparalleled to what I'd experienced before in conventional stores. … Continue reading Is organic really better?
Whenever I am feeling low on energy, I reach for two grapefruits. What might be considered an odd meal, I find to be a refreshing and simple food for thought: The low calorie, nutrient dense, alkalizing citrus, which is technically a cross between an orange and pomelo, always give me the (pink, juicy) burst of energy … Continue reading The Fantastic Grapefruit
Spring: It's a good time of year to pick up where you left off with your old fitness routine; give the house a refreshing makeover; or end old habits and relationships in order to welcome new and healthy ones for the coming year. For many of us, it's a great opportunity to try something we've always wanted … Continue reading 10 resources for starting a plant-based diet
Thich Nhat Hanh has devoted his life to studying, practicing and teaching Zen Buddhism; a journey which has led him to cultivate mindfulness and peace in each waking moment of life. He believes that this emphasis on being fully present in the current moment -even while eating- is the key to lasting happiness. In his … Continue reading How to Eat like a Zen Buddhist Master