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3 Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant Based Diet   Recently updated !

Dining Out is Easy with My 3 Top Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant Based Diet. Before you leave, load up your body with nutrients – enjoy my fresh, sweet and creamy pre-travel smoothie.  SPECIAL NOTICE: Before I get started – I’m excited to offer “Early Bird” pricing for my 21 day Cleansing Life Program – a […]

Pre-Travel Smoothie

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Giveaway of My New Vegan Cookbook – Plant Protein Power! 5   Recently updated !

Plant Protein Power is my newly launched vegan cookbook based off a compilation of my delicious recipes with a focus on protein. We all know a whole foods, plant based diet is the gold standard of health; the healing power of plants cannot be denied. The difficulties come with the pressure of perfection, dealing with labels such […]


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5 Exclusive Healthy Food Tips for Camping, Backpacking and Outdoor Lovers 2

Exclusive Healthy Food Tips for Camping, Backpacking and Outdoor Lovers. There is something about the excitement of planning a camping trip. So many of us spend much of our days hunched over a computer, driving in a car with a cellphone attached to our ear, or parked in front of a TV – forgetting that […]


Sautéed Beet Greens with Zucchini and Brown Rice 5

Time to get back to my roots with Sautéed Beet Greens with Zucchini and Brown Rice. Simple. Seasonal. Delicious. …one of the tricks of opportunity. It has a sly habit of slipping in by the back door, and often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat. Perhaps this is why so many […]

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North African Spiced Vegetable Kebabs 2

North African Spiced Vegetable Kebabs with Coconut Tahini Sauce. Fragrant olive oil, fresh ginger, cumin, cinnamon and allspice – oh my! The other night I wanted something a little different. Something with some SPICE to it. And a creamy sauce to balance it out.  North African, or Chermoula, spiced kebabs with a coconut tahini sauce. Perfect. […]

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Vegan Back to School Lunch Ideas and a Secret at the End…. 4

Last year I was mad as hell seeing what kids at my daughter’s school were eating. It could NOT be called food! Join my crusade to FIGHT BACK. This is my post on healthier plant-based vegan back to school lunches. You guys – we need to start getting PISSED about what kids are eating. Let’s control […]


Fight Tiredness and Fatigue through Hydrating Foods 1

 Your alarm wakes up out of a dead sleep and you hit the snooze button…. four times. Finally you drag yourself out of bed, get dressed and when you walk out the door a wall of heat and humidity hits. It is time to fight back naturally with hydrating FOODS for Summer. Recently I led […]

Hydrating Foods

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Easy Three Bean Salad, Naturally Vegan 3

Fresh summer produce gave me the idea for this Easy Vegan Three Bean Salad. There is nothing better than vine ripened tomatoes, hearty edamame and garbanzo beans, and crisp-tender green beans dressed simply with olive oil and sea salt. For cookouts, beach days, and everyday life, this is the PERFECT summer base salad. What is a […]