Whole Food, Plant-based Bikini Model Training

Whole Food, Plant-based Bikini Model Training

It was just about 2 weeks ago now that I decided to sign up for bikini model training. I had seen these bikini model girls online for a number of years and never actually thought I could — or would even want — to participate.…

How to Prepare Tempeh – Part I

How to Prepare Tempeh – Part I

If you aren’t eating tempeh, you should be. Tempeh is an excellent plant-based protein choice. Heres’ why: It’s made from the soybean, which is a complete protein (just like meat). If you get organic tempeh, you are certain to be clear of any GMO soy, so…

How to Sprout Seeds

How to Sprout Seeds

View in Spanish Sprouting seeds has been so much fun. It’s such a sweet and simple joy to watch these tiny little nuts, seeds and beans grow tiny little tails and turn into tiny little balls of powerhouse nutrition. Eating sprouted seeds is good for…

Calcium and Vitamin D for bones

Calcium and Vitamin D for bones

Two weeks ago, I was in a bicycle accident. I was riding my bike home from class around 10:00pm on a Monday night. I was on the sidewalk for safety, as I am not a expert cyclist . As I wheeled a bit faster after departing…

10 Essential Vegan Foods

10 Essential Vegan Foods

Here’s a fun list of Essential Vegan Foods that are pretty much always in my cupboards and on my shelves. Lentils Lentils are such an incredible Essential Vegan food item. For 1 cup of lentils, you get 18 grams of protein! With only 40 carbs. Tons…

Top 5 Austin Vegan Restaurants

Top 5 Austin Vegan Restaurants

Have you ever wondered where to eat vegan in Austin, Texas? Here are the Top 5 Austin Vegan Restaurants. Last week, I paired up with the site Fitness Trainer to do a guest blog post for their new site. Fitness Trainer is an online resource to help…

Give Up Sugar?

Give Up Sugar?

Should you Give Up Sugar? I have recently heard people say that  sugar, in all forms, is bad for you — including fruit. This would mean food like apples or oranges, is essentially the same as processed treats, like candy, cookies or cake. This never made…

Burn Calories

Burn Calories

Sometime around 2000, I learned the best way to lose weight is to Burn Calories. I was working in a restaurant in Los Angeles as a waitress. It was not a healthy joint. There was a guy who used to come in almost every day and…

Managing Eating Habits

Managing Eating Habits

Over the course of my life, I have tried many “diets” always with the intention of Managing Eating Habits . As with many of us, I never stuck with any of them. Every time I tried one, I stayed on it for several weeks, fell off and…

Plant-based Cooking

Plant-based Cooking

When I first started investigating and researching a plant-based diet, Plant-based Cooking was a bit overwhelming. The idea of using other ingredients in place of such common items as eggs and butter was confusing. I actually avoided cooking for awhile because I was not confident that…