There is some back and forth about whether or not a green smoothie is a healthy option. I feel good when I eat them so I am going to continue to eat them. Every now and then I wake up super hungry and my smoothie just doesn't cut it so I do up a bowl … Continue reading My Favorite Breakfast: Green Smoothie!
Vegetable broth from the store is pricey, and quite high in sodium. Even in the low-sodium version there is a lot of salt. I saw one brand that had 800 milligrams of sodium per serving! That's crazy. Luckily, it is super simple to make your own. I had heard this for years. A few year … Continue reading Homemade Veggie Broth from Food Scraps
I have thought about going vegan for about 7 years. Every attempt I have made has not lasted long - maybe 2 or 3 weeks at the most. I am currently not much beyond that, but I know that this time is different. I can feel it in my bones. Something has shifted inside me. … Continue reading Don’t Give Up: Every Try Takes You One Step Closer
I have double my efforts to heat SOS (salt, oil, sugar) free vegan. I was being too lazy with the oils and salt. Someone gave us chocolate covered peanuts - and I ate them. So, at the end of last week, I recommitted to my goals. I have felt the biggest shift over the past … Continue reading The Sweet Taste of Freedom
"The unity underlying life is so complete and pervasive that when we inflict suffering on the smallest creature, we injure the whole. When we refrain from habits that harm others, when we take up jobs that relieve suffering, when we work to put an end to anger and separateness, we strengthen the whole." -- Eknath … Continue reading Selfless Eating Leads to Happiness