#21 Location Independence: 5 Healthy Habits

#21 Location Independence: 5 Healthy Habits

I’ve you’ve listened to recent episodes, you know that I’ve been living in Portland for the past month while the Vegas summer rages on. What you don’t know is that even I struggle to feed my hustle when living away from “home.” If you’re anything like me, you can easily fall into the vacation trap,…

#13 How to Stay Healthy When Traveling for a Conference

#13 How to Stay Healthy When Traveling for a Conference

Today, I’m talking about how to eat and live healthy when you’re traveling (without letting it take over your trip). Why travel? Even though we work online in the digital space, most of us are building relationships by flying or driving to conferences, meetups, and events every year. And, of course, vacations are essential to your self…

Vegan? 4 Ways to Rethink Dining Out with Omnivores

Vegan? 4 Ways to Rethink Dining Out with Omnivores

Eating out is a common stress for newbie and seasoned vegans alike. Most of us are surrounded by non-vegan friends, family, and coworkers. And socializing is often based around food. At restaurants. So today I’ll cover four ways to rethink dining out with omnivores so that no one ends up feeling guilty or embarrassed.

Can You Be a Healthy Foodie? Guest Post at Will Travel For Vegan Food

Can You Be a Healthy Foodie? Guest Post at Will Travel For Vegan Food

Hello lovelies, I’ve got some exciting news to share with you today. A guest post over at Will Travel For Vegan Food. Love that blog (and Kristin!) so it’s quite an honor, especially since she doesn’t ever have guest posters. How Ordering Dessert, Indulging, & Eating at Non-Vegan Places Make for Healthy Road Trip Habits…

A Day in Ottawa Photolog: My Healthy Road Trip Day 49

A Day in Ottawa Photolog: My Healthy Road Trip Day 49

Back when I interviewed Heather Nicholds of Healthy Eating Starts Here, she gave me some great sight-seeing recommendations for her beloved hometown, Ottawa. As soon as I read her detailed list, I got the exploration bug. But, by the time we pulled in to Ottawa, we were at the tail end of a long week…

Strolling Quebec City’s Old Town: My Healthy Road Trip Days 47-48

Strolling Quebec City’s Old Town: My Healthy Road Trip Days 47-48

Truthfully, we never made it much outside the historic town wall that surrounds Old Town during our stay in Quebec City. We craved a more relaxed pace after the Montreal hustle. So we spent a couple days exploring without any agenda, not even a single vegan cafe pilgrimage.

Aux Vivres: Love this Vegan Cafe in Montreal!

Aux Vivres: Love this Vegan Cafe in Montreal!

Today I want to share with you my favorite bilingual cafe. Montreal’s first vegan restaurant, Aux Vivres. The translation is “to food”, a promising start. If you are ever in Montreal, this place is worth visiting. I went twice! During that time, it became one of a handful of my favorite veg restaurants across the…

Montreal Photolog: My Healthy Road Trip Days 43-46

Montreal Photolog: My Healthy Road Trip Days 43-46

I was going to post Toronto’s Photolog until I realized that I’m still in Toronto! I don’t leave until next week and will probably have more to report… So, I’ll hold off on this one for a little while and instead share our recent journey north into French-speaking Canada. We broke away from the homebase…

How to Eat Healthy(er) at Truck Stops… Plus a Better Alternative

How to Eat Healthy(er) at Truck Stops… Plus a Better Alternative

I’m on my second month of my great North American road trip, so by now I know something about what can really screw up your plans for healthy eating. For example, this past weekend when we were driving to Ottawa from Quebec City, for the first time, we literally ran out of anything fresh to…

Traveling the Trans-Canada Highway: Road Trip Days 16-18

Traveling the Trans-Canada Highway: Road Trip Days 16-18

We left Winnipeg and our comfortable bedroom suite with our family to continue our drive east along the Trans Canada Highway to Toronto. Would you believe it’s a full 24 hours of driving between these two major cities in neighboring provinces? Canada is big! We chose to break it into three days in order to…

What I Ate… Finding Balance at the Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival

What I Ate… Finding Balance at the Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival

I was at the Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival this past weekend, and while being surrounded by vegan food is amazing, it is also incredibly tempting because it’s all fair game. When you’re going to a food festival after lunch, the healthiest thing to do is to make some smart food choices up until you get…

Winnipeg’s Boon Burger: A Vegan Cafe in Canadian Meat-and-Potatoes Country

Winnipeg’s Boon Burger: A Vegan Cafe in Canadian Meat-and-Potatoes Country

Little did I know that when I arrived in Winnipeg for my North American Road Trip, I would get to eat at Canada’s first all-vegan burger cafe! Central Canada is meat-and-potatoes farm country and has been a challenging place to be veggie every time I’ve visited over the last decade. It’s a testament to the…