Why I Quit Cardio

Why I Quit Cardio

I used to be a cardio bunny. You know what I mean – high ponytail bouncing up and down on the elliptical, treadmill or stairmaster. Hoppity hop. Day after day. Going and going and going. But no more! I have…

Haystacks – the 7 Layer Lunch {Recipe Redux}

Haystacks – the 7 Layer Lunch {Recipe Redux}

We all have found ourselves in a lunch rut. Same ol’ same ol’. Sandwiches, leftovers or even that awesome sushi place get tiring. Helloooooo Haystacks! In my post on Why I am Plant Based, I talked about being Seventh-Day Adventist…

Dining at The Ravens: Review and GIVEAWAY!

Dining at The Ravens: Review and GIVEAWAY!

Note: Giveaway has concluded and winner has been notified There is no such thing as too many cookbooks. Cookbooks are like shoes. They’re pretty and fun, they’re great conversation starters and they make you happy just looking at them. This…

Why I am Plant Based – Part 2

Why I am Plant Based – Part 2

In Part 1, I started telling the story of why I made and continue to make the choice to be plant based. I talked about the Blue Zones¬†– the 5 places in the world where people live the longest –…

Persimmon Whip {Recipe Redux}

Persimmon Whip {Recipe Redux}

A Rumbly in My Tumbly Breakfast can really make or break my day. If I don’t eat, I have low energy, tummy rumblings a la Winnie the Pooh, and a foul mood. I don’t like complex breakfasts during the week….

Why I am Plant Based – Part 1

Why I am Plant Based – Part 1

I have been plant based since I was 17 years old. And for good reason. I am Part of a Blue Zone I am a Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) of Blue Zone fame. The Blue Zones, made famous by Dan Buettner…

Why Your New Year’s Resolution Will Fail

Why Your New Year’s Resolution Will Fail

If you’re like most people, you made a New Year’s Resolution that sounds something like this: I will lose weight I will be healthier I resolve to eat better In 2016 I will get back on an exercise program And…

How Diets Make You Fat

How Diets Make You Fat

Happy New Year! 2016 is just beginning and that means (dun dun duuuun) New Year’s Resolutions! I don’t know if any of you get the urge to poll people. Sometimes, I want to know why everyone is exiting the freeway….

Triple Chocolate Protein Mug Cake and Sunwarrior GIVEAWAY!

Triple Chocolate Protein Mug Cake and Sunwarrior GIVEAWAY!

*Note: Giveaway has ended and the winner has been contacted Sunwarrior wants you to win one of their Endurance Starter Kits! Who is Sunwarrior? I’m glad you asked! Sunwarrior creates raw, plant-based supplements and protein powder that include essential amino…

Gluten-Free Rosemary Honey Quickbread {Recipe Redux}

Gluten-Free Rosemary Honey Quickbread {Recipe Redux}

Holiday baking is glorious. Fabulous tastes, beautiful tins and wrappers, smells that take you back to your childhood Christmas. The holidays are also a time to spread joy and give gifts. What better gift than a¬†homemade quickbread made with love…