Tag: vegetarian

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 […]

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 […]

Another Challenge

Yesterday I started another Fitbit Workweek Challenge with my sister and for the first time in ages I reached my 10,000 step daily goal. Woo hoo! I am determined to give her a good run for the trophy this week, which will be the first time in a […]

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 […]

5 Inspiring YouTubers

When I got a new television last year I started watching a lot more on YouTube and subscribing to channels that I really liked. Before that I just thought of YouTube as a place where I could find music videos (sometimes with lyrics) and clips from tv shows […]

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 […]

Angry Gall Bladder: My Fatty Relapse

After months of following a whole food plant based diet that was low fat, low sodium and almost gluten free, the pressures of life started chipping away at my resolve and I started to fall into some junk food vegan habits. Buying one tub of Ben & Jerry’s […]

It's the Food

Did you know the World Health Organization classified processed meats (bacon, sausage, ┬áham, 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 […]

My Top 5 Favourite Vegan Things #1

Since I started this whole food plant based lifestyle I’ve been reading a lot of books and articles, watching many films and videos, and following a lot of groups and individuals who are making or have made the transition to this way of living. I started for health […]