Hello friends! One of my favorite things in the summertime is cool (fruit) water, or in Spanish we call it aguas frescas. Though it is a common thing to have year-round, I personally tend to crave them so much more in the summer. My favorite one is watermelon but in Mexico or Mexican restaurants you… Continue reading Aguas Frescas
Hi friends! So whether you are vegan or lactose-intolerant finding good dairy-free alternatives can be a little overwhelming sometimes. There are a copious amount of options depending on your taste preference and what you're looking for specifically so I will do my best to cover as many as I can. I am going to break… Continue reading Dairy-Free Options & Alternatives
It is pretty well known that most kids will refuse to eat vegetables. I've read and seen dozens of "how to make veggies fun" to try and get kids to eat them. I honestly think my 7-year-old brother is such a super star for always eating his veggies without needing any "fun" shapes and… Continue reading Think Green
Hello! Today I want to talk about a culprit that lurks into our foods and makes us think it's good because it tastes so good but is also one of the worse things we consume- artificial sugar. Artificial sugar is a tricky ingredient because it goes by many names: cane juice, dextrin, dextrose, fructose, maltodextrin,… Continue reading Bye-bye Sugar
Hello my sweets, A question I get asked often is if eating meat-less has become more expensive. Let's be honest- I am still a struggling college student so I am by no means shopping at solely Whole Foods. I am now living on my own as well so I have to be extra cautious about… Continue reading Fruits & Veggies
Thank you all for being so patient with me! I promise I will be writing more religiously going forward. I thought I would begin this first official 2017 post on one of the biggest changes I have made in the past couple months. I decided to give up all meats, except fish which I only… Continue reading Cows are Friends..
If there is one thing I disagree with about getting healthier is that you should give up everything you love. Getting healthy isn't about giving up but rather gaining. Gain self-control and eat your favorite snacks on cheat days and in moderation. Gain awareness and search how you can make your own favorites at home… Continue reading Biggest Healthy Habit I Disagree With
So where does one start to eat healthier? First, you must be willing to. I mean really willing to because you will give up some foods your brain has been wired to enjoy - like sugar - and in giving it up, you will crave it and it won't be easy. BUT IT IS POSSIBLE.… Continue reading Step 01