Grocery List for Vegetable Eaters

So you want to start eating more vegetables, or you’ve possibly made the jump to a vegetarian or vegan diet but you don’t know how or what to shop for at the grocery store. I’ve been asked to compile a list of ingredients that would be wise to have in your kitchen to make any…

Am I Still Vegan?

According to the Vegan Society, “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” I went vegan at the beginning of 2016. My reason for doing so was plain old curiosity…

5 Incredible Reasons Why You Should Be Drinking Water

For the first time ever I actually practised what I preached. Okay, perhaps not for the first time… I mean, I generally practise what I preach. But when it comes to drinking water I rarely do it. I know, I know, what a hypocrite. I always tell you to drink enough water and stay hydrated…

Day 18: My Go-To Energy Boosting Smoothie

So many of you are considering going vegan and I could not be more happy for you! However, with that comes the big question; “What in the hell do I eat?” The beginnings of starting the vegan journey can sometimes seem overwhelming but not to worry because I’m here to help. Here’s a crazy simple,…

Day 9: 3 Healthy Habits

If there were ever only 3 healthy habits I could advise you to have, like the only 3 healthy things you can do and you can’t practise any other, it would be these 3 things. These 3 things are basically the be all and end all of all healthy habits. These, in my humble opinion,…

What I Do When I Get Sick

It’s flu season!!! Yes, vegans get sick. As much as we like to think we are, we are not invincible. Despite that, my eating habits have not been the cause of my weakened immune system. No, because no matter how healthy your habits are, if you stress, fear, or worry, you will get sick. These…

8 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Skin Looking Fresh to Death

Clear, glowing, healthy looking skin is 40% genetics and 60% habit and lifestyle. That means physically taking care of your skin is more important than the fact that you have oily, dry, normal, or combination skin. There are some things you can do to keep your skin looking its best no matter your skin type….

Brown Rice and Lentil Salad with Hummus Dressing

  Mariposa Definition: butterfly Language: Spanish Does this salad taste like a butterfly? I wouldn’t know. But I doubt it cause then I’m sure we would have butterfly chips on supermarket shelves by now. Does this salad look like a butterfly? No, not really. Does this salad remind you of a butterfly? Maybe. It depends…

Eat This Instead Of That. Easy Food Swaps For a Better Life

Getting fit and healthy is 20% exercise and 80% diet. Eating clean and healthy may feel like the most difficult thing you’ve ever tried to do but it doesn’t have to be like that. There are small little changes you can make to your diet that will make a world of a difference to your…