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Vegan Nachos – Plant-based + Gluten-free + Oil-free

Vegan Nachos – Plant-based + Gluten-free + Oil-free

I’m a sucker for a good plate of nachos. When I was little I would get so excited when we would leave my tiny tiny town of Prince Rupert, BC and go out for dinner to a place that had nachos. Being a very gluttonous kid (I seriously don’t know to this day how I was not...

6 Surprising Benefits of a Plant Based Diet

6 Surprising Benefits of a Plant Based Diet

I kind of went whole food plant based on a whim. When I started, I had no idea that there were so many benefits of a plant based diet. I was sick of feeling sick and tired and I'd tried every other ‘healthy diet, cleanse and supplement’ under the sun with no success -...

Is Too Much Fruit Bad for you? Fruit vs. Sugar

Is Too Much Fruit Bad for you? Fruit vs. Sugar

photo by aleksander pasaric on pexels Are you afraid of fruit? Are you wondering if too much fruit is bad for you? In my years of being alive, which incidentally is not that many (I'm 27), I have spent approximately 7 years being afraid of fruit, I limited it like no...

Is Cheese Bad for You? How to Finally Say Good-bye

Is Cheese Bad for You? How to Finally Say Good-bye

I walk into my new job, it’s my first day of work. I meet the most wonderful lady who has already been told I’m vegan and she looks at me so alarmed and says “but what about cheese?” This is a question I’ve been asked over and over throughout my years of being a...

6 Vegan Cheese Substitutes for When You Go Dairy-Free

6 Vegan Cheese Substitutes for When You Go Dairy-Free

I remember constantly trying to give up cheese but always caving in as my auntie cooked me a big delicious pile of fried cheese or an entire block of garlic roasted brie. It took a heck of a lot of trying but eventually, I learned some really good reasons which I will...

How to Use Garlic for Yeast Infections: A step-by-step guide

How to Use Garlic for Yeast Infections: A step-by-step guide

Please note that I am not a doctor, this is entirely based on my personal experience using garlic for yeast infections. It is important to do your own research before deciding if you’d like to try this as some doctors inform against it and I think it’s important to...

What it’s like to live with IBS

What it’s like to live with IBS

Everybody likes a good poop.  Especially people with IBS. Whether you talk about it or not, we all know, that having good poops is way up there on your list of top feel-good things. It was a thing I longed for all my life but only came to me sporadically. It was not...

Loaded Sweet Potato (or Yam) – Plant-Based + Gluten-Free

Loaded Sweet Potato (or Yam) – Plant-Based + Gluten-Free

Loaded Baked Sweet Potatoes!!! YUMM⠀ ⠀ Or would you call this a Yam? I think it is actually a yam but it's always confusing because at restaurants sweet potato fries come out orange 🤔 - so I just use the term interchangeably ⠀ ⠀ This a hearty and filling meal and...

Peanut Butter Chocolate Oats – Plant-Based + Gluten-Free

Peanut Butter Chocolate Oats – Plant-Based + Gluten-Free

I love oatmeal. It's so easy and versatile. If you don't like oatmeal you've got to expand your horizon and try different types. There are rolled oats, and quick oats, and steel-cut oats. I do not like quick oats but rolled and steel-cut oats are so good! Quick oats...

Bean & Mushroom Tacos – Plant-Based + Gluten Free

Bean & Mushroom Tacos – Plant-Based + Gluten Free

I love tacos! They are actually the best! You can put basically anything in a taco! These ones are loaded with black beans, kidney beans and mushrooms! This is one of many taco ideas to come! It's super easy to make and a decent amount. This recipe can feed you and a...

Home Made Hummus Plate – Plant-based + Gluten-Free + Oil-free

Home Made Hummus Plate – Plant-based + Gluten-Free + Oil-free

I seriously love making hummus. It's so easy as long as you have a blender and it takes barely any time. I like to have it on hand often for when I get snacky. Plus it's awesome to bring over for dinner parties! The perfect appy! This hummus is super easy to make and...

How I Accidentally Became Vegan & Fixed My Health

How I Accidentally Became Vegan & Fixed My Health

If you were to have asked me 5 years ago if I thought I would be living a plant-based/vegan lifestyle, the answer would have been a blatant ‘no’. For one thing, I had never heard the term ‘plant-based’ and barely even knew what a vegan was. Just incase you don’t know...

Reasons I am Thankful for Acne

Reasons I am Thankful for Acne

  I never thought I would say that acne changed my life for the better.....but believe me it did.On a day-to-day basis acne is the absolute worst. I get that, if you have acne you probably get that too. I’m not talking about a few zits here and there, I am...

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MEDICAL DISCLAIMER

I am not a doctor or dietitian. The information on here is based on what worked for me. There is a lot of research out there on plant-based diets and the positive impact this diet has on health which really made me comfortable with my plant- based lifestyle choice! If you want to dive more into the science/evidence side of things check out our resources section.  Any statements made on these platforms are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent any disease or illness. Please consult with your medical practitioner before making any changes to your current diet and lifestyle.

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