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11 Hard Truths About Being Vegan/Plant-Focused

11 Hard Truths About Being Vegan/Plant-Focused

I have wrote about being vegan/plant-focused can be hard. But we also learned from that post that it does not have to be. But with that is the truth…the hard truth about living this kind of lifestyle. Here are 11 hard truths about being vegan/plant-focused: […]

Benefits of Being Plant-Focused

Benefits of Being Plant-Focused

Plant-Focused Remember from this post when I talked about lifestyle? It’s not just about the food, it is about anything that touches our bodies. But we will just focus on the food for now.   There are many health benefits to living a plant-focused lifestyle […]

Vegan Sour Cream

Vegan Sour Cream

I love Mexican food…   Authentic, Tex-Mex, you name it! My husband, on the other hand, is not a big fan of authentic Mexican food. But there is one place in the next city over that he swears by. I have yet to go, so […]

6 Vitamins and Minerals Commonly Missing from the Vegan/Vegetarian Lifestyle

6 Vitamins and Minerals Commonly Missing from the Vegan/Vegetarian Lifestyle

The Concern One of the main concerns about transitioning to a plant-focused lifestyle, aside from getting enough protein, is getting enough vitamins and minerals. Though vegan and vegetarians may be, overall, more healthy than meat-eaters, it is possible not to consume all the vitamins and […]

What’s the Big Deal About Protein?

What’s the Big Deal About Protein?

Protein In this post, I am not going to write a 10-page, scientific paper about protein, its effects, and definitions. I have, however, provided some links to research if you would like to read them yourself.  My purpose is to talk to you about what […]

Myth Buster: How Much Protein I Need?

Myth Buster: How Much Protein I Need?

How much protein do I need? This is a very important question. Not fueling your body with the right amount of protein, or other nutrients, can cause harm…or at least just make you feel horrible. It will have you walking around looking and sounding like […]

Being Vegan/Plant-Focused is Hard

Being Vegan/Plant-Focused is Hard

Is being vegan hard? Natural assumption to something new Usually when something is new, we have an assumption about it. It’s an automized part of how we think. When looking at being a vegan, one may think it would be hard because of everything they […]

Vegan Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie

Vegan Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie

The cookie that makes you say, “oooooo, aahhhhh!” This vegan chocolate chip oatmeal cookie recipe is one for the record books! I am so picky when it comes to cookies and cake. So, I am holding on to this one and not letting go! I […]

Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas)

Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas)

Rice: A Must-have Staple Arroz con gandules (rice with pigeon peas) is one of favorite staple meals of all time. But not just because it’s so easy to make and is so delicious, but because I learned this recipe during a time of celebration after […]