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The Best Vegan Products

The Best Vegan Products

I love fresh vegetables, fresh fruits and fresh grains! But sometimes, it is easiest and fastest to use a few pre-made products. I have no shame about using frozen veggies or canned beans. Of course, fresh is better. But we are often busy! And cutting […]

Work with Me: Plant-powered Nutritionist & Fitness Mentor

Work with Me: Plant-powered Nutritionist & Fitness Mentor

This isn’t going to happen overnight. We want a real and permanent change, right? So, we’ll have to learn how to make it permanent. The way to do that is by consistent effort over a significant period of time. Where energy flows, energy goes! In […]

My Story

My Story

The Future of My Health The food I eat is one of the most important choices I make – every day. I do not take it lightly. It effects me deeply. I believe that my entire day, my entire life and the future of my […]

Vegan Restaurants in Austin Texas

Vegan Restaurants in Austin Texas

Vegan Restaurants in Austin Texas Here a few of my favorite vegan restaurants in Austin, Texas. I divided them up into Vegan/ Vegetarian or Has Vegan Options. The last of which would be a great choice to take family or visiting friends so you can […]

How Do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?

How Do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?

How Do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet? This can be a daunting process. I have not always eaten vegan. I was a Midwestern-born meat and potatoes for nearly 30 years! So, I know that the transition can be tough. It can also take awhile! […]

Whole Food, Plant-based Bikini Model Training – Part 3

Whole Food, Plant-based Bikini Model Training – Part 3

I am 27 days away from my first bikini competition and I am doing it naturally and as a vegan. There are so many things I have learned and come to understand now by doing this competition prep. I have truly been enlightened in many […]

Where do Vegans get Protein

Where do Vegans get Protein

There is a lot of confusion about protein, especially when it comes to eating a vegetarian diet. “But where do you get your protein?”, people often ask. The answer is that vegetables, fruits and grains have protein. Eating animals is not the only resource for […]

Whole Food, Plant-based Bikini Model Training – Part 2

Whole Food, Plant-based Bikini Model Training – Part 2

I am 6 weeks out. I have not signed up for my competition yet. I am nervous. So, I am stalling. I have really been afraid that I am unable. That I just don’t have what it takes. It’s such a silly thing in some […]

5 Tips for Efficient Meal Prepping

5 Tips for Efficient Meal Prepping

Meal prepping is an incredibly helpful practice that will inevitably save you time, money and calories. It can be a challenge, however, to figure out out to efficiently meal prep so that you aren’t wasting hours of your weekend in preparation for your week. If […]

How to Cook Spinach

How to Cook Spinach

Spinach is such a nutritious addition to your diet. It is extremely low in calories but loaded in micronutrients like: Vitamin K Vitamin A Manganese Folate Magnesium Iron Copper B2 B6 Vitamin E Calcium Vitamin C Potassium Fiber B1 Phosphorus Zinc Protein Choline Omega-3 B3 […]