Category: food

Vegan-iversay

On January 30th I celebrated one full year of eating a plant-based diet and about six months of being vegan. I say that because in the beginning it was just about weight loss and health for me, I hadn’t made the connection to the animals. I wasn’t consciously […]

New on Netflix: Rotten

There’s a new documentary series on Netflix called “Rotten” that I started watching this week. I have only watched the first episode so far, but it was very interesting and I will definitely continue to watch more. The series is dedicated to investigating corporate corruption in the food […]

Back in Elementary School

Yesterday I had my required appointment with the Dietitian. Let me tell you, in the hospital when the doctor told me I needed to see a dietitian because eating at McDonald’s is not healthy and eating ham or bacon is not low-fat, my head nearly exploded. And when […]

On Being Vegan in the Hospital

I was admitted to the hospital early on a Friday morning. I hadn’t eaten anything much of substance since breakfast the previous Sunday morning when everything started to go wrong. Anything I had consumed Thursday evening got thrown up in the wee hours. Friday morning I was allowed […]

Top 5 Books for Christmas 2017

You know how Amazon suggests things you might be interested in purchasing based on your past shopping habits? Today, I took a few minutes to check out some books they thought I’d like, and from there I discovered some other books that I think I might like, and […]

Build a Bowl: His & Hers Dinner

I continue to see people in my Facebook groups struggling with what to eat as they transition to a plant based or vegan lifestyle. People who admittedly have never been into cooking are now looking for easy recipes so they can do this. And I’m still baffled by […]

Build a Bowl: Breakfast

Today I weighed in and I’m down 3.3 pounds from last week. This was a surprise because last week was humid and even though I was in a Fitbit Workweek Challenge with my sister it was too hot to move. All week I pretty much sat as still […]

It's the Food

Did you know the World Health Organization classified processed meats (bacon, sausage,  ham, wieners, deli cuts, etc.) as a Class 1 Carcinogenic, or something that likely causes cancer (at the same level as smoking and asbestos)? You might have heard something in the news a couple of years […]