When we went plant-based, there were two things that needed to be a constant in life to keep with it: new recipes and inspiration from others. So occasionally on this blog I now will offer a recipe suggestion, either new or one from a previous blog post, along with a documentary recommendation to keep you inspired on your own health journey. Continue reading
Turmeric, while making everything it touches yellow, also can be a powerful anti-inflammatory agent. I’ve always added a healthy teaspoon to my breakfast smoothie, which also contains enough cocoa powder not to turn yellow, but using it with vegetables or tofu will give your dish a sunshine glow. Continue reading
Happy Presidents Day, or Meatless Monday if you are not a full-time vegan!
If you read this blog regularly, you’ll see I skew toward spicy dishes. This one came together quickly for lunch, and I declared it good enough to have seconds. Continue reading
I’ve heard some call molé sauce the curry of Mexico. Maybe, but ever since I first had it with chicken (yes, a long time ago) I have loved the way it flavors Mexican meals. So, here’s a vegan chili version using my adaptation of the sauce. Guaranteed to make your home smell delicious when it’s on the stove! This comes together in about 10 minutes. Continue reading
A year ago today, I sent an email to Dr. John McDougall asking for help. I was sick, suffering with rheumatoid arthritis, and depressed. I had no idea how much my life would change in one year. Continue reading
Pierre-Auguste Renoir is one of my favorite artists, going all the way back to when I first saw his paintings in the “art” section of my family’s set of encyclopedias. “Two Sisters on the Terrace” is one of the screensavers on my Mac, as seen above. He finished it in 1881, same year as “Luncheon of the Boating Party,” which was the featured work of art in the encyclopedia from my childhood. Continue reading