Blog #74: Vegan Tzatziki Dip Recipe

Tzatziki is more than just a tasty Greek masterpiece of a sauce you can put in your pita or on grilled meats.  It’s truly versatile and can accompany many foods you like to eat.  Traditionally, Tzatziki is made with Greek yogurt, but thankfully today, we have  different vegan yogurt options available to use such as…

Blog #69: Jamaican Delight Green Smoothie (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

Sometimes you just need a delicious, nutrient packed smoothie to start your day — heck this can even be a snack or part of your lunch!  Keep it simple, keep it yummy, keep it healthy. Without further ado, here she is! Ingredients: 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/2 scoop vegan…

Blog #68: Gluten-Free Biscuit Mix Review

I’m always looking for new yummy gluten-free breads and baking mixes for muffins, waffles, pancakes, and breads because they can really come in handy!  Having a great quality loaf of bread or a fabulous baking mix on hand can really save you much time, effort and frustration in your day. I saw this gluten-free baking…

Blog #62: Vegan Holiday Gingerbread Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 Banana 3/4 Cup almond milk (or a non-dairy milk you prefer) 1 Heaping TBSP Sunbutter (sunflower seed butter or a nut butter you like) 2 TBSP agave nectar 1 Tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 Tsp ground nutmeg 2 Cloves, ground-up 1 Tsp grated fresh ginger 1/4 Cup of ice Method: Put all ingredients into…

Blog #60: 3 Easy Plant-Based Ways To Eat Healthier Now

We all want to eat healthier.  We all want to look better, feel better, have more energy and be the best versions of ourselves.  But, sometimes getting started can be the hardest part and can keep us from even starting at all.  Has this happened to you?  Because it’s sure happened to me! Here are…

Blog #59: Interview with Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Loralin Engel

Loralin is a California based Integrative Nutrition Health Coach who helps people live healthier lives and overcome a variety of health challenges, including eczema. I’m thankful for the opportunity to have asked her a few questions about eczema, diet and wellness, despite her busy schedule helping clients across the USA, and in other parts of…

Blog #58: How to Begin a Plant-Based Diet Today

A plant-based diet (as in the way you eat on a daily basis — not a fad diet) is a lifestyle change.  The full transition takes time and patience.  The great news is: You can easily start a.s.a.p.! 🌿💪💚 Here are some guidelines: 1) Know why you’re doing it:  What is your reason?  Is it…

Blog #57: How to Spice Up Your Plate This Season

You’re not alone if you get tired of eating the same foods over and over again.   You can spice things up by stepping outside your food box and trying some of the exotic fruits and veggies that are out there! 🌿🍈 Breadfruit is a delectable, potato-like fruit that originated in the South Pacific.  It can…

Blog #56: Interview with Star Long Distance Runner Abduselam Yussuf

Abduselam Yussuf is a Canadian long distance runner who is blazing his own trail and shining bright in the process.  Some of his running accolades include: – 2015 Manitoba Marathon (Canada 🇨🇦): Winner of half marathon (13.1 miles) ~> Time: 1hr 5mins 5 seconds – 2016 Manitoba Marathon (Canada 🇨🇦): Winner of half marathon (13.1 miles) ~>…