Dietary Supplements for Vegans

Dietary Supplements for Vegans

If you’re vegan, you’ve probably wondered, “What supplements should I be taking?” The answer is: it depends. It depends on what you eat, your lifestyle and where you live. Supplementation should be individualized as everyone is different. In a follow up to my general post on dietary supplements, here is the requested post specifically on…

5 Food Safety Myths Debunked

5 Food Safety Myths Debunked

You know that saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” Well that is super applicable to food safety and preventing foodborne illness! Let’s be honest, is skipping simple food safety precautions really worth the risk of food poisoning? I could get super graphic with the details but let’s just say I…

Using Diet to Manage Fibromyalgia

Using Nutrition to Manage Fibromyalgia

I’m excited to bring you an informative guest post by the wonderful Angela Wortley, fellow vegan non-diet dietitian! One of Angela’s areas of expertise is fibromyalgia, which I know little about. If you ever Googled how to manage fibromyalgia, you may have seen some crazy diet claims. Angela summarizes the research on a variety of…

Mt. Hood Wedding

Our June Wedding in Oregon

It’s finally here! I’ve been procrastinating a bit on this post but I hope it was worth the wait. As the cliche goes, our wedding day went by INCREDIBLY fast. Like warp-speed fast. I don’t understand what happened to the space-time continuum that day. Alas, I am so glad we invested in photos and video…

Intuitive Eating for Busy Professionals

Intuitive Eating for Busy Professionals

Have you ever read those flowery self-care posts that make you feel all warm and fuzzy and then think about how it’s not at all compatible with your lifestyle so why even try? In order for self-care and intuitive eating to be effective, they have to be realistic and sustainable. The beauty of both is…

Vegan on Kauai

Vegan on Kauai

We spent the second half of our honeymoon on Kauai, Hawaii. After five nights on Maui and enjoying the beautiful beaches there, I was so pumped to see Kauai and all its lush beauty I had been hearing about. We found the food to be better than on Maui and the restaurants to be much…

Vegan on Maui

Vegan on Maui

Today is our one-month wedding anniversary! Boy does time fly (especially on the wedding day…that was the fastest day of my life). The dust has settled and we’re pretty much back into our “normal” routines again. And going through honeymoon photos! We decided to start our honeymoon by relaxing on the beaches of Wailea and…

satisfying snack ideas

23 Satisfying Snack Ideas

If you’re one of those people who three square meals a day does not satisfy, join the club. I also am a member of the “don’t go anywhere without a snack and water” club. Always gotta be prepared, right? I don’t know what I’d do without my mid-morning snack (be extremely hungry, grumpy, tired and…

fatphobia and weight stigma

Fatphobia and Weight Stigma are Real, and They are Harmful

Time for some serious real-talk about a sensitive topic today, folks! I recently received some nasty troll comments on social media when I shared this: These comments were from people who weren’t following me and they were downright horrendous. If you think fatphobia isn’t a “real” problem, let me tell you, it is alive and…