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 Food Journey

My Food Journey

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…