Since I was young, I struggled with my weight. Growing up, I experienced judgments from my peers and had difficulty keeping up with healthier, fitter kids. By my late 20s I was faced with the sobering …

Mexican Rice Soup-150x150

To toast the rice, put the rice in a preheated pan on medium-high heat. Stir constantly until rice is light to dark brown in color, about 5 minutes. Mexican Rice Soup Serves 4-6 Ingredients: • 1 …

Together, We Lost 200 Pounds in 2 Years!

I recently celebrated my two-year anniversary of being 100% plant based. My journey began in March of 2012. I was determined to lose weight and get healthy, so I began researching about nutrition and overall …

Southwest Stew

Southwest Stew

This chunky, satisfying stew is full of beans, greens, corn, mushrooms, bell pepper, and plenty of herbs and spices to please your taste buds and fill your belly. This recipe makes 12 cups of stew, perfect …

Plant-Based Diet Cleared My Husband’s Arteries

In the middle of March 2012, my husband Dale and I watched Forks Over Knives, and halfway through he said to me, “let’s do this!” I was shocked, because he was a true meat eater …

TMAO- A Toxic Substance Formed When You Eat Meat Can Make You … Dead Meat

We can add another reason to the list of why we should not eat meat. If the saturated fat and cholesterol in meat were not enough, there is a newly identified toxic kid on the …

Kidney Bean Lentil Dal

This dish is a dal of sorts, and is especially fragrant and flavorful, rich with spices, and yet not spicy in a hot sense. I enjoy how this dish is not hot-spicy, however, you can …