Poison Ivy Relief

In July of this year, my family took a wonderful extended family vacation to Playa Del Carmen.  We stayed at an all-inclusive resort that was surrounded by a beautiful nature park.  What a wonderful way to spend quality time with the entire family.  We got to enjoy each other’s company … Continue

Triple Berry Raw Pie with Cashew Cream

When it comes to sweets, sometimes I just can’t resist myself.  I love sweets, but the old fashioned sweets with good ole white sugar don’t love me  I am always trying to find new recipes for sweets that not only taste good, but are good for you. During the 4th … Continue

Get T25 FREE!!!!!

Shaun T’s NEW workout “Focus T25” will be available for purchase on Monday, June 24, 2013. If you are constantly pressed for time, this program is PERFECT for you! The workouts are ONLY 25 minutes long, but challenging enough for you to get some AMAZING results. Here is a short … Continue

Grilled Veggies with Quinoa

This is such a simple meal to prepare and you can mix it up depending on what veggies you like or simply what veggies you have on hand.  This week from our Bountiful Baskets loot, I had sweet potatoes, eggplant, broccoli, corn on the cob and some assorted fresh herbs. … Continue

How much should I eat?

One of the hardest things about losing weight is knowing how much to eat.  Calorie consumption is such a personalized thing, that it is hard to just say you should be eating X number of calories to lose weight.  Each one of us is different.  We have different lifestyles, different … Continue

Portabella Mushroom Stroganoff

In my weekly search for a carbo-loading meal for my marathon training husband, I came across a recipe on http://bevcooks.com/ for Portabella Mushroom & Kale Stroganoff.  It looked delicious, but had a few ingredients that didn’t fit into our vegan lifestyle.  So I revamped it and it turned out great.   Portabella … Continue

Slow Cooker Winter Chili (Meatless)

Although I can not take credit for this recipe, I wanted to post it because it is so tasty that even my non vegan friends will enjoy it. This recipe is based on a recipe that I found in Eat & Run, by Scott Jurek.  The bulgur wheat in this … Continue