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My Journey to Intuitive Movement

Looking back, I recognize a period in my life when I had an unhealthy relationship with exercise – and of course, this correlated with a time I felt I needed to change my body. I was juicing and counting calories. I was waking up to work out in my bedroom before school and heading to…

10 Vegan Soup Recipes

We’re well into fall and if you haven’t already make a big pot of soup, what are you waiting for? Not only do I love soup because it’s so warm and comforting, but you can make it out of just about anything. It’s a great way to use up odds and ends in the refrigerator,…

What is Intuitive Movement?

We all know moving our bodies is good for us. It helps stave off disease, both physical and mental, and helps keep our bodies functional so we can go about our lives without injuring ourselves. It helps us sleep well and can give us a boost in mood and energy. Over the last century, movement…

Vegan BLT Sandwich

Who’s ready for another a scrumptious recipe from an awesome food blogger? If you haven’t made Stephanie’s Red Lentil Fritters yet, definitely check those out! Today the very talented Emilie is sharing a simple recipe for a plant-based spin on the classic BLT using tempeh (fermented soy). Emilie is going to school to become a registered dietitian…

Intuitive Eating is Not a Hunger/Fullness Diet

Is it wrong to eat when you’re not physically hungry?  Did you fail if you ate so much that you feel too full?  Are you a bad planner if you went too hungry between meals?  No, no and no. Because we’re so used to diet culture, sometimes it’s easier to translate the concepts of intuitive…

10 Refreshing Summer Recipes

The dog days of summer are here and if you’re like me, you’re craving cool food, ice-cold drinks and trying to avoid using the oven and stove every night. So apart from throwing together the same boring salad or living on a liquid diet of smoothies, what is there to eat when the temps are…

4 Things That Happen When You Ditch Dieting

I’m so delighted to bring you another brilliant guest post from a registered dietitian nutritionist. Glenys is the author of the blog Dare Not To Diet and I am so pumped to bring her compassionate real-talk about dieting to Whole Green Wellness! I talk a lot about why dieting is not a smart move and…

Book Review: Even Vegans Die

Even Vegans Die: A Practical Guide to Caregiving, Acceptance, and Protecting Your Legacy of Compassion. By Carol J. Adams, MDiv, Patti Breitman, and Virginia Messina, MPH, RD. Forward by Michael Greger, MD. When I first heard that Ginny Messina (vegan nutrition expert and a role model of mine since I was a wee undergraduate nutrition…

Vegan in Paris

At last, I’m sharing my favorite vegan eats from my trip to Paris last month! While French food is not very vegan-friendly and you can’t roll into a corner cafe and expect to find vegan options, there are loads of vegan and vegan-friendly eateries in Paris. We stuck mostly to these places and only stopped at “regular”…