Good morning. Happy New Year and here it is Vegan (Feast) Thursday again. I am in the middle of a good read in this month's Yoga Magazine....about a 21 day vegan challenge. Yoga and a plant-based diet go together like...peanut butter and jelly---or lettuce and tomatoes. "Ahimsa," meaning non-harming, is the first of the five yamas (guides to enlightenment). While not … [Read more...] about How to Cultivate More Happiness and Joy
Yesterday was Vegan (Feast) Thursday, and Mitch and I were both in the mood for our favorite dinner---breakfast! I don't ever have much in the house by Thursday night and I after eating super clean all week I am usually in the mood for something a little more decadent. I took an inventory of what food I did have and opted to make vegan french toast. All I did was mash up a … [Read more...] about Breakfast for Dinner and Your Daily Reminder to Vote for Charlotte!!!
Hoping you all had a wonderful holiday weekend and it wasn't too difficult returning to reality, today. We had some quality beach time, our first 4th of July in 14 years without the bigredguy trying to find a place to hide, good food (lots of mangoes) and much rest and relaxation. It was nice to see our kids celebrating the holiday with their other families out west and out … [Read more...] about Mango Monday and More
Q. What's the NUMBER ONE question vegans are asked? A. "Where do you get your protein from?" I believe, after about 5 or so years of getting my nutrition from foods other than animals, that I get enough of most all my nutrients, pretty easily. The past few weeks, I have been revisiting some bean salads that I make on Sunday and have for most of the week. There truly is NO … [Read more...] about Weekend Wrap Up
Because Mitch and I have been doing the 30 day ab challenge in the morning, and I have been out to early classes and clients AND my computer was sooooooo slow, I have missed blogging the last couple of mornings, but I can't possibly miss checking in on Vegan (Feast) Thursday. After a conversation with Rita, earlier this week, I have been revisiting shakes in the morning … [Read more...] about Hey, What’s Shakin’ on VFT??