Finding 30: 5 Lessons Learned in 30 Days of Clean Eating

Finding 30: 5 Lessons Learned in 30 Days of Clean Eating

The best thing about all of this is that as you make these choices for yourself, you inspire those around you to make similar changes. Or inspire them to start thinking about changes they can make in their own lives to step into their optimal health and wellness. As you raise your vibration and your awareness, your friends have to in order to keep up. 

1/30th of the way there

1/30th of the way there

As I sit here anxiously awaiting dinner time, I'm asking myself, "Why on earth did I sign up for a 30-day clean eating challenge? Why am I doing this as a plant-based athlete?" I’m not unhappy with my weight. I feel great. And I’ve never loved myself more than I do now (though this doesn’t say much considering where I’m coming from-- more on this some other time).

Gift Giving Golden Rule & Gift Guide

Gift Giving Golden Rule & Gift Guide

The holidays are here and here is a quick guide I put together for some amazing health and wellness gifts sure to fit any budget.

I commonly hear clients complain how they don’t know how to give gifts to family or friends that support a healthful journey. Sometimes this is because they can’t relate to that person, or because they don’t want to buy something that supports an unhealthy habit.

EXTRA! EXTRA! {Mostly} Plant-Based Diets Shown to Lower Risk of Heart Failure!

EXTRA! EXTRA! {Mostly} Plant-Based Diets Shown to Lower Risk of Heart Failure!

“Eating a diet mostly of dark green leafy plants, fruits, beans, whole grains and fish, while limiting processed meats, saturated fats, trans fats, refined carbohydrates and foods high in added sugars is a heart-healthy lifestyle and may specifically help prevent heart failure if you don't already have it.” -Dr. Kyla Lara

Article Review: Dr. Esselstyn's Editorial in J of Geriatric Cardiology

Article Review: Dr. Esselstyn's Editorial in J of Geriatric Cardiology

Some exciting news in the plant-based nutrition world came out last week! An entire special issue was released on plant-based nutrition in the Journal of Geriatric Cardiology and features 8 articles published by a lot of our leaders in the movement! I have been inspired to review these articles as well as highlight a little bit about the authors so that you are inspired to share what you learn with others.

My first online collaboration!

My first online collaboration!

Pick up Edition 3 of Soul Food Magazine at www.soulfoodmag.com to read my article! Want a practical guide to the vegan and raw diet? Want to learn how to order out? Grab this beautiful electronic magazine to find out more and be inspired by some of the healthy raw vegan and vegan recipes inside! 

Hey! It's National Nutrition Month! So Put Your $$$ Where Your...

Hey! It's National Nutrition Month! So Put Your $$$ Where Your...

Hi there lovelies! In honor of National Nutrition Month, I decided to take a quick minute to send you a couple of resources on diet and nutrition coming straight from our governmental agency and end with some *healthspirations* to get your food spending in alignment with your belief systems. 

Meditation: What's all the Fuss About

Meditation: What's all the Fuss About

Welcome to my first Vlog! After a brief introduction from this quirky face, we'll launch into some of the latest research on the benefits of meditation. Hopefully a piece of it will resonate with you to inspire you to start a meditative practice of your own and share in this journey with me!