Limited Time Vegan Recipes eBooks Giveaway

Howdy?! I know I've been a little quiet this week, but for a good reason--I'm catching up on much needed rest and time with the family and preparing to celebrate my XX birthday. (Wanna be brave and guess my age? And no, XX does not mean 20 in this case :).) However, this does not mean that I was not thinking about you and your taste buds.  On the contrary!  Since I am … [Read more...]

Daniel Fast Recipe eBook Giveaway!

GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! So, you decided to do the Daniel Fast, and now you are scraping to find the Daniel Fast approved recipes.  You are searching high and low for what you should and should't eat, for what you can and can't make, for what's simple and easy to make, and how to be successful doing the fast...and before you know it, instead of fasting (which means you … [Read more...]

Body by Plants Closes its Doors | Grab Your DIY Copy Now

All good things must come to an end. It was exactly four years ago that I launched BODY BY PLANTS weight loss and health improvement program. Since then over 600 people have completed the program, achieving unbelievable health transformation results. You can read some of their stories HERE. The program was offered exclusively to a small group of people once a month. I … [Read more...]

Eat, Drink, Sleep | My Weight Loss Plan

Transparency. As much as possible.  As much as reasonable.  That is the ethic code I live by, especially since I strive to teach others by personal example. I am a private person. An introvert by nature. It is hard for me to share my private struggles with others.VERY HARD. I am a do-it-yourself and do-it-perfectly person.  This makes even harder for me to invite someone … [Read more...]

Treating Autoimmune Diseases with Diet

Do you or someone you know suffer from an autoimmune disease? Autoimmune disease (AD) occurs when the body tissues are attacked by its own immune system. The immune system is a complex organization within the body that is designed normally to "seek and destroy" invaders of the body, including infectious agents. Patients with autoimmune diseases frequently have unusual … [Read more...]

We Found Our House!

A year after moving to Washington we finally have good news--we found OUR house, our future home! A year of soul searching, figuring out where we want to put down our roots, what matters most to us and house hunting was a tiresome yo-yo ride of an emotional roller coaster.  We went from wanting to settle in Vancouver WA to deciding to stay in a much smaller town of … [Read more...]

Sprout Turned 3 | A Very Vegan Birthday

Sprout, my long awaited, much loved child, turned 3 last month! I do not know where the time has gone. It has been a blur of excitement, loving, lack of sleep, learning how to be a parent, some regrets over parenting mistakes, and creating lots of unforgettable memories.  There is one thing I know for sure in the midst of it all--I would not trade any of it for the … [Read more...]

Falling in Love with Gardening

I never thought I could fall in love like this again. Fast. Hard. And I think forever. I grew up overseas. The town where we lived was not a small by any means, but most people had gardens, and gardened--not for fun, but because that is how we raised our food, and stocked it for winter months. My parents gardened. As kids we had to help.  It was a part of our lives. It … [Read more...]

Weekend Recipe Roundup | Vegan Recipes

Sprout has been teething (pushing out her last baby molar) for the last three days and we all are worn out. We have been stuck in the house, primarily on the couch, since it became her chosen place to get through this.  While we normally spend our entire days together as it is, the last three days we have been inseparable. I held her, I worked while I held her, we read … [Read more...]

The Perfect Health and Weight Loss Diet

Anyone who's ever carried a few extra pounds wants a quick solution to the their problem.  I know I did when I carried not a few, but nearly 50 extra pounds on my small frame. While there are hundreds of fad diets on the market, promising a quick fix to our weight loss problems, most fail to deliver. According to HRF (Health Research Funding): In 2010, 54% of … [Read more...]