5 Nutrition Powerhouses for Cinco de Mayo

Hola amigos, Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner! Whether you have big fiesta plans or will be staying in and laying low, there are plenty of healthful choices to choose from when it comes to Mexican food. In fact, many Mexican dishes are comprised of nutritious plant-based ingredients! Here are 5 versatile nutrition…

What I Ate Wednesday: Apr 29, 2015

Greetings! It’s been a couple weeks since I’ve done a WIAW, so here’s a peek into what I’ve been noshing on lately. I was ravenous today! I’m not sure if it had something to do with my lunchtime workout being interval cardio + lifting rather than yoga, but I just felt like I was burning…

What I Ate Wednesday: Apr 8, 2015

Hi all! Today was super foggy + gloomy in Chicago. My morning run was misty and dreary, sans beautiful skyline view.   Breakfast: green smoothie I know, I’m boring. Get used to this.   Lunch: packed from home -Tofu scramble w/ broccoli + mushrooms -Whole wheat toast -Strawberries [The yogurt was moldy so I tossed…

What I Ate Wednesday: Mar 18, 2015

Happy Hump Day, everyone! I think it’s funny when people say “so you’re vegan…do you just eat a bunch of salads?” because I really don’t eat that much salad. BUT I happen to be really craving them lately and I ate 2 salads today. Don’t worry, I balanced them out with some vegan deep dish…

Food-spirations: Easy Asian-inspired Slaw

I’m not typing this up as a recipe because sometimes we just don’t want to follow recipes. This is more along the lines of food-spiration. I am a pretty right-brained, science-nerd, analytical type of person. I often don’t find myself possessing the creativity that others have when it comes to writing, art, and music.  That may…

What I Ate Wednesday: Mar 4, 2015

What I Ate Wednesday is a common theme among food + nutrition blogs. You won’t see me post every single week, but it’s fun to have a glimpse into what other people are eating. I hope it brings you inspiration + motivation to eat a colorful diet full of whole plant foods that leaves room for fun…

The Delicious World of Vegan Ethnic Food

Contrary to what some may believe, there is more to eat than just salad on a plant-based diet. In fact, many people, myself included, step into a world of vast variety when they go vegan. How does this make sense? Aren’t vegans eliminating foods from their diet? Turns out a lot of ethnic cuisine is based on plant…