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RICHMOND ANIMAL LEAGUE

For the past three years I have been volunteering at the Richmond Animal League (RAL) on most Saturday nights. I really enjoy my time there. RAL is a no-kill shelter, which is very important to me and they do really great work. They take dogs and cats from shelters all […]


BLACKBERRY MANGO SMOOTHIE RECIPE

This recipe will also be in my upcoming ebook, but I thought I would give you a sneak peek at some pictures and recipes before the book is released which I am hoping will be around the end of March. This smoothie is easy to make any time of the […]

blackberry mango smoothie

HIGH CARB INSPIRATION

I thought I would do a round-up of people that keep me inspired on a high-carb vegan diet. These people do amazing things and know way more than I do about living this way. They all have websites and youtube channels so check them out! Harley Johnson and Freelee – […]


GROCERY LIST

I thought it would be a good idea to post the grocery list I usually give to people that are just diving into the world of plant-based eating. It is certainly not all encompassing, but I think it is a good start to starting a high-carb, low-fat vegan diet. I […]

banana box

HALF WAY THERE

So I am half way through my first official monthly challenge for the year and I thought I would do a little update on how it has been for me so far. I have enjoyed the feeling of accomplishment that has come with checking off each day of the month […]


VALENTINE’S DAY

So it’s here once again, Valentine’s Day. While I think that it is great to celebrate the people that you love in your life and to make them feel special or to tell them how much you love them, what I don’t think is great is that we have allowed […]

flowers

wedding picture

OH FEBRUARY

Thirteen days into my first official monthly challenge and I failed to write a blog for 2/13/14. I’m not one for excuses but I think the fact that my mom had her gallbladder removed, I had to work and there was an epic snowstorm, and it was my husbands birthday […]


LEMON TAHINI DRESSING

I mentioned that I made this dressing in the post about dinner parties and it is so simple and yummy that I just have to share it. Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp tahini (raw or roasted) 1 tsp. white miso paste juice of 1/2 lemon about 1 tbsp of warm water (enough […]

salad with tahini dressing

TOO MUCH STUFF

I went grocery shopping this morning and realized how overwhelming it is to go to the store these days. The aisles are packed with stuff, 99% of it is stuff that I don’t even need to survive. How much of the stuff we buy is essential to living? How much […]