How to eat VEGAN at UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO/ Orlando Vegan Food

  Heyyy guys! I just LOVE traveling and finding vegan options in new places to share with you! THIS trip in particular did NOT let me down. In fact, it surpassed ALLLLL my expectations! (don't you just love when that happens?) *I do apologize for the lack of quality in the photos. I was on … Continue reading How to eat VEGAN at UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO/ Orlando Vegan Food

my super awesome Mexican Birthday! + Being Vegan in Mexico

Hey guys!!! I just wanted to share with you how awesome being vegan in MEXICO was and is! It was more amazing than I imagined. I'm from Michigan. The only Mexican restaurant I ever saw growing up was called AZTECA. It was in a small business plaza. And I never went. Not sure if it … Continue reading my super awesome Mexican Birthday! + Being Vegan in Mexico

Vegan Parisian ~ Being Vegan in Paris & Vegan Paris Guide!

P A R I S. A city we all dream of visiting. Or at least I have. But I must say I've never been in a rush to go. I always thought a trip to this beautiful place would be later on in my life. In a world where I'm a married woman and am spending this … Continue reading Vegan Parisian ~ Being Vegan in Paris & Vegan Paris Guide!

My first cleanse/ parasite cleanse

That moment when you realize you're so vegan you feel bad killing your own parasites... Because, they're living beings, too! But then you have to SNAP! out of it. They're living off of YOU. And it's affecting YOU, Joi. Knock off the compassion. Just this once. Okay. You're right. Time to defend myself. Hey! So if you couldn't … Continue reading My first cleanse/ parasite cleanse

Soul Searching in Oakland 

...and by that I mean, I found vegan soul food. In Oakland, California. And I think I left my heart on the table. Souley Vegan is one of the few vegan places I heard about existing during my first trip to the Bay Area. Unfortunately, they are closed on Mondays so I wasn't able to … Continue reading Soul Searching in Oakland 

listen to your body

This is something I have failed at over and over again but have finally learned. Making the decision to accept what my body is telling me has been one of the best things I could ever do! How many times do our bodies try to communicate with us but we ignore what it is saying? … Continue reading listen to your body

new year, new me.

yeah yeah yeah...I know everyone hates that saying. But you know what? right now, that's just exactly how I'm feeling. I'm going to share with you one of the health goals I've made for myself in 2015: Drink MORE water. YES... water is the only thing I drink (besides smoothies & fresh juices) BUT I have always struggled … Continue reading new year, new me.