These lettuce wraps are amazing because they are so darn versatile. I use tons of fresh veggies in mine but you can add beans, rice and yes, even some meat if you choose. They are great for picnics, lunches and even packed up for your summer beach trips so be sure to keep this one in the go to box for later in the year too. [Read more…]
I used to have this lovely little ritual. As an ex fatty (I use that term with much love BTW), I used to have a love hate relationship with my scale. I would get on it every single morning and then promptly step off of it…and kick it back to its corner. Love. Hate.
I was obsessed with what that stupid piece of equipment told me each morning. I ate with the sole purpose of making that number move each day. [Read more…]
This recipe is for a super easy, protein packed energy driving smoothie. With school in full swing and schedules as chaotic as ever, I thought that finding and sharing a tasty smoothie recipe might be a great idea.
Breakfast is the most over looked meal of the day but it is one of the most vital for our health. Whip up this spicy smoothie and kick start your day with awesome. [Read more…]
When people find out that I am a vegetarian, I am met with all sorts of things. Curious looks. Blank stares. 5000 questions. When I was new to this gig, it used to intimidate the heck out of me. I was always afraid that I would somehow be challenged by someone who knew more than I did about nutrition and they would debunk everything that made me WANT to eat the way that I eat. Now that I have a few years under my belt, it doesn’t phase me so much. You see, I eat a plant based diet because this is what works for me. I feel at my best when I don’t eat critters. If I eat any other way, I not only feel like crap, I start looking like crap and functioning like crap too. I don’t like it one bit. [Read more…]