Plant-Powered Articles

#24 Alex Beadon – Eating to Power a Launch & Business Minimalism

#24 Alex Beadon – Eating to Power a Launch & Business Minimalism

Today I chat with Alex Beadon about how she discovered ease in the kitchen that led to steady energy and positivity in her workdays (so proud to have had a hand in that!), how she’s finding a balance between going all out with self care and being okay with doing “less” than she thinks she “should”, and the relaxation…

#20 Feed Your Freedom with Eco Vegan Gal Whitney Lauritsen

#20 Feed Your Freedom with Eco Vegan Gal Whitney Lauritsen

Today I talk with Whitney Lauritsen, the Eco Vegan Gal, about what a vegan foodie entrepreneur eats on workdays and how she keeps a free-flowing schedule that shifts daily based on how she feels. Whitney Lauritsen is an online content creator who uses video, social media and digital products to raise awareness about how to make…

How to Eat Plant-Powered (even if you’re not vegan)

How to Eat Plant-Powered (even if you’re not vegan)

I use the phrase plant-powered so much that I thought it was about time to define it! In this article I’ll break down a plant-powered diet and why it’s an incredible way to fuel yourself and your business. I’ll also give you a peek into what my own plant-powered diet looks like and the types of foods I include in personalized…

My 2-Ingredient Gourmet Salad Dressing

My 2-Ingredient Gourmet Salad Dressing

Have you noticed the shear volume of summer cleanses going on this time of year? Raw food cleanses, smoothie cleanses, sugar-free cleanses… oh my! Perhaps you’ve even tried one yourself. Though my plant-strong diet varies with the seasons and how my body feels, I like to keep a pretty clean diet year-round – with occasional indulgences, of…

My 2 Secrets to Indulging on Vacation within a Healthy Diet

My 2 Secrets to Indulging on Vacation within a Healthy Diet

Today, I’m sharing with you how I balanced my health and my budget during a 4-day California beach vacation with the hubby and our Labrador last week. AND I still managed to create a special occasion date night out. My two secrets? Grocery shop like normal and then bring enough food for your ENTIRE trip in a cooler and…

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Recipe Testing My New Cookbook

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Recipe Testing My New Cookbook

I’ve been hard at work on my very first cookbook – Quick and Dirty Clean: Raw Till Dinner Meals for Busy Folks. In fact, I just wrapped it up this morning. It’ll be officially for sale February 22nd! The Quick and Clean cookbook is based around the concept of eating Raw Till Dinner, often also referred to…

Simplifying Thanksgiving and My Menu

Simplifying Thanksgiving and My Menu

This Thanksgiving, if you are hosting the Big Dinner, realize that there is no model of perfection you must hold yourself to. I want you to extend that beautiful sense of compassion that I know you have to the most important person in the room. You. Perhaps you spend more time stuck in the kitchen…

Talking Balance not Perfection with Heather Nicholds

Talking Balance not Perfection with Heather Nicholds

I caught up with Heather Nicholds at the Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival and got a chance to ask her some questions. Why do you care? Because Heather is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and, frankly, because she’s got great advice for those of you struggling with finding the right balance in your diet. If you haven’t checked…

How to Travel Healthy on Raw Fruits and Veggies

How to Travel Healthy on Raw Fruits and Veggies

When you go on a road trip, do you end up breaking down and eating fast food, convenience store snacks, or at roadside diners?  Yesterday I did the 8 hour return-drive to Vegas after staying 3 days in a Carson City hotel.  And I ate clean, delicious meals of mostly raw fruits and vegetables the…