Meatless Monday: Rainbow Fruit Salad

Last week the northeast experienced temperatures that mimicked summer… in the middle of February. While deeply concerning, it was also seriously enjoyable. I don’t know if you’re like me, but when that sort of thing happens, my mind and body get all confused. I don’t know whether to be happy to be outside or concerned…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Rainbow Fruit Salad

Meatless Mondays: 21 Sources of Protein that Aren’t Meat

One of the most common questions I get when people find out I don’t eat meat is “do you get enough protein?” After an amused smile (because no one cares to ask about your nutrition until you tell them you’ve eliminated meat), I always can confidently answer YES! In fact, I think going vegetarian has…… Continue reading Meatless Mondays: 21 Sources of Protein that Aren’t Meat

Meatless Monday: Italian-Inspired Vegan Veggie Stew

‘Tis the season for hearty stews and Crock-pots. Last week I was vaguely aware there was a snowstorm coming, so I thought I would consult my vegan slow-cooker cookbook. Little did I know there was a full-on blizzard heading our way and this stew would taste better than expected. Not to mention coming inside from shoveling…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Italian-Inspired Vegan Veggie Stew

5 Easy Swaps for a Happy New Year

Mouthwash swap. Swap out harsh mouthwash for coconut oil- officially called “oil pulling” swishing coconut oil around your mouth for 10-20 minutes has numerous benefits, including whitening teeth, protecting against decay and cavities, and removes toxins from the body. Be sure not to swallow any, as this would simply be reintroducing the toxins to your…… Continue reading 5 Easy Swaps for a Happy New Year

Meatless Monday: Ridiculously Easy Roasted Carrots

Psst- this is one of my favorite comfort snacks. It’s perfect for chilly days and ridiculously easy, too. Enjoy! You’ll need… Carrots, peeled and cut to about 3″ (or baby carrots) Extra virgin olive oil Spices (such as salt, pepper, garlic, basil, rosemary, oregano… the possibilities are endless!) Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Toss…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Ridiculously Easy Roasted Carrots

The Truth About Restorative Yoga

So I have to admit something: I’ve totally been putting this off. My holistic life coach has been gently suggesting I make my way to a restorative yoga class for about two months now, and last Friday night I finally took her advice and went. And wow. Just wow. Restorative yoga is just that- restorative. It aligns…… Continue reading The Truth About Restorative Yoga

Chakra Spotlight: The Sexy Sacral Chakra

Oooooh la la, friends- I am back with another installment of Chakra Spotlight, where I go in depth on the different chakras. We are moving on up the body to the Sacral Chakra, located in your pelvis. The Sacral Chakra is the pleasure center of the body. This is the Chakra that thrives on pleasure…… Continue reading Chakra Spotlight: The Sexy Sacral Chakra