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Sticks & Stones

Sticks & Stones

Yesterday, I was winding down from a long day – I was sitting on my bed fiddling my blog when all of a sudden my daughter comes storming into the house calling for me. She was panicked, I could tell by her voice. She bolted […]

7 Plant Based Foods for Diabetics

7 Plant Based Foods for Diabetics

With type 2 diabetes on the rise and many diabetics switching over to a plant based diet for better management, and in some cases even reverse it completely. A diet plan that includes low GI (glycemic index) foods and slow-release GI foods are best to […]

Recipe: Banana Nut Chocolate Smoothie

Recipe: Banana Nut Chocolate Smoothie

I have to admit, I’m not a huge fan of green smoothies. I haven’t found one yet that I really, really love! I’ve even tried a few that made me want to vomit. If the smoothie cannot hide the flavor of the greens in it, […]

Wellness Wednesday: Sleep Well

Wellness Wednesday: Sleep Well

So I’m beginning a new segment called Wellness Wednesday where I discuss all things about wellness (mind, body, and spirit). Today I want to start with something that is crucial to overall health and that is directly affected by diet. INSOMNIA For years I used […]

6 Foods That Are Hurting Your Children

6 Foods That Are Hurting Your Children

Every single day I see people mindlessly feeding their children foods that they THINK are ok for them to eat, without actually realizing the hidden dangers. Foods that have become the everyday norm in North America and much of the world, foods that are causing children as […]

From Killer to Green Thumb

From Killer to Green Thumb

I still remember the first time I tried to grow something. It was a complete and utter EPIC FAILURE! I used to tell people that if it’s green and growing… If I so much as look at it funny – it will die. I’m mean seriously… […]

How To Eat Well On A Budget

How To Eat Well On A Budget

We all want to save a little more money, don’t we? Of course, we do!! Life is expensive enough – so when people consider the switch to Vegan or WFPB – they tend to think financially first. A lot of people tend to think that […]

Top 8 Tips for Transitioning to Vegan / WFPB

Top 8 Tips for Transitioning to Vegan / WFPB

Making the transition to a vegan/plant based diet can leave your feeling overwhelmed at times. There are so many questions… Is this good? Is that bad? Why not this? How come that? It’s a whirlwind of questions and information that can make your head ache […]

To Honey or Not To Honey?

To Honey or Not To Honey?

That really is the question, isn’t it? Honey is a little wonder of our world. Made from plant pollen by bees, it is sweet, yummy, sticky, gooey deliciousness. But should we include it in our plant based diet? There seems to be an awful lot […]

Ask your doctor if WFPB is right for you!

Ask your doctor if WFPB is right for you!

Chances are if you ask your doctor about a Whole Food Plant Based Diet you’ll probably get a response such as… “Everything in moderation… “  Or maybe even…  “You’re wasting your time, that won’t help your diabetes, but this pill will!” But here’s the thing… […]

The Difference: Vegan vs WFPB

The Difference: Vegan vs WFPB

This is a question I hear a lot… “What is the difference between living Vegan and living Whole Food Plant Based?” The answer is simple and yet a little complex at the same time. The simplest answer is that vegans choose their lifestyle to avoid […]

Coconuts Can Kill You!!

Coconuts Can Kill You!!

Ok… so I admit, the title is a little misleading, but it got your attention didn’t it?  lol…. So, coconut-anything is all the rage right now but what you may not realize is that you may be consuming too many coconut ‘products’ and that can ultimately increase the […]