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

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 

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.

Garlic Cajun Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

I love potatoes. And I love fries. And sometimes I like them sweet & spicy. One of my favorite things to eat and make! Hope you love them as much as I do! Check out the video below to make them at home.

Thought of The Day

Imagine if we looked like what we ate... We'd care A LOT more about what we allowed into our bodies, wouldn't we? No, not just the occasional acne breakouts, weight gains and losses, etc. that we all know of. I'm talking about if our foods REALLY reflected our diets physically. . So I ask, If you looked like the … Continue reading Thought of The Day

Dear Stranger

Dear Stranger, No...I don't just eat salads. No...tofu is not the only way I can get my protein. No...I'm not "doing this" to be skinny. Yes actually, I eat a whole lot and am constantly stuffing my face with food. So no, I'm not starving myself.  No, cheese doesn't have to be from a dairy source … Continue reading Dear Stranger

What?

Question- WHAT DOES VEGAN MEAN? Answer- I DO NOT CONSUME ANYTHING THAT COMES FROM AN ANIMAL. One day, I woke up and I realized...WOW, an animal doesn't have to die OR suffer for me to LIVE! (AND EAT AMAZINGLY DELICIOUS NUTRITIOUS FOOD) *DROOLS* I live a beautiful, energetic life. And many meat eaters do too! But it brings … Continue reading What?

When?

QUESTION- Was it hard to transition? ANSWER- No..I've kind of always been "this" way. It is truly difficult for me to answer this question because I have NEVER liked any of the following- Cow's milk. Never ever ever ever. It would make me GAG as a kid if I ever tried to drink it. When I would … Continue reading When?