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…

I Went Technology Free for a Week. This Is What Happened.

I went tech free for a week. That meant no cell phone, no iPod, no laptop, no internet, and no tv for 7 consecutive days. Was it an enlighteningly amazing experience? No. Was it horrendously terrible? No. But I did learn a great deal. My main reason for basically living on a technologically stranded island…

Day 30: The End, Thanks, and on to New Things

We’ve come to the end of the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. I am simultaneously sad and relieved that it’s over. It’s happened so swiftly that there’s a part of me that can’t believe it’s already done. I would like to thank all of you who chose to embark on this journey with me. Whether you…

Day 25: Accepting Failure and Rising Up

Today’s blog comes so late at night because today, I took an “L”. I failed. The failure is that I still have a red “L” stuck to the back window of my car. However, when a failure presents itself in your life you have one of two choices. Either you give up and let that failure…

Day 24: What Gets Me Up in the Morning

It’s easy to wake up. It happens automatically when your body is fully rested, the alarm goes off, or you just can’t sleep anymore. Waking up really isn’t the problem. The problem is getting out of bed. Removing yourself from the safe, warm confines of your pillows and duvet is probably one of the hardest…

Day 19: Patience

Patience is the key to getting solid results. If you want to succeed, you have to have patience. Results don’t just appear after a single day of working and pushing yourself hard. It’s continuous effort, practice, determination, and fighting for what you want day in and day out for a long period of time. But…

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,…