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My First Vegetarian Summerfest – An Uplifting Experience

I owe you a recap of the Vegetarian Summerfest conference I attended and spoke at last week. To say it was a blast is an understatement! This was their 40th anniversary and I would be lying if I haven’t wanted to … Continue reading

Posted on 07/11/2014 | 1 Comment
 

Why the numbers don’t mean a thing & the method to my madness

Numbers. I weigh this much. My body fat is this much. I lost this much weight or this percent body fat in x number of weeks. People get hung up on these numbers like they actually mean something. Women get … Continue reading

Posted on 06/27/2014 | 8 Comments
 

Day 10 Sugar Cleanse – Will you keep going?

Today we embark on the last day of our 10-Day Sugar Cleanse! I must say it was easier than I thought and I want to continue. I’m thinking of adding an unprocessed challenge on top of it to really give … Continue reading

Posted on 06/24/2014 | Leave a Comment
 

Day 6 Sugar Cleanse – Over the hump and feeling good

I’m sitting at my favorite coffee shop that let’s me keep my unsweetened soy milk in their fridge and I have vegan donuts staring me in the face. I can honestly say I do not want them. Day 6 and … Continue reading

Posted on 06/20/2014 | Leave a Comment
 

Day 4 Sugar Cleanse – Smoky Chili Beans

We are in Day 4 of the 10-Day Sugar Cleanse. How are you doing? Yesterday I was a bit moody, dragging in energy, and quite clumsy as I dropped my favorite VVC tea mug on the ground. Last night my … Continue reading

Posted on 06/18/2014 | 1 Comment
 

Lemon Tahini Dressing – A Frequent Dressing of Mine

Day 2. Sugar Cleanse. How are you doing? I feel pretty darn good. I had a pretty simple day 1; big smoothie for breakfast, made my raw chocolate mousse (sweetened with dates) topped with strawberries, Amy’s low sodium soup for … Continue reading

Posted on 06/16/2014 | 7 Comments
 

10-Day Sugar Cleanse Underway!

Are you prepping some awesome meals for the week today? Fail to prepare or you will plan to fail! Prep some staples today and package up some meals you can easily grab and go. This really helps me keep my … Continue reading

Posted on 06/15/2014 | Leave a Comment
 

Here We Go! Preparing For The 10-Day Sugar Cleanse

Here we go! Time to jump on board and run to the store to stock your house with the best choices possible! Below you’ll find a sample grocery list and I’ll share some recipes throughout the week that use these … Continue reading

Posted on 06/14/2014 | 8 Comments
 

My Sugar Cleanse – Will you join me?

After watching Fed Up a few weeks ago and sort of being on a binge fest since I sprained my ankle I’ve decided to do a 10 day sugar cleanse. I’m not following a set plan from someone. My main focus is … Continue reading

Posted on 06/12/2014 | 9 Comments
 

Tastymakes Makes the Most Tasty Treats and Snacks

Is it burning up where you live? It is officially summer here in Austin, and while I am thankful that we haven’t hit 100 degrees yet I’m staying indoors more than I’d like. When temperatures rise my oven is banished … Continue reading

Posted on 06/11/2014 | 3 Comments