Dry January Final Check-In

The final day of January is here. Technically, it's the first day of February, but I digress. I should say, the final day of Dry January is here and I'm happy to report that I made it. I started this trip on January 5th and tomorrow I will have my first drink since the 4th.…

roasted stuffed sweet potato

Vegan Oil-Free Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite ingredients. They are versatile, easy to cook and inexpensive, making them a great option for any meal. This particular meal is great because you can eat it any time of day depending on what ingredients you use. I used this recipe for lunch for the last couple of…

2020 Resolutions #4 & #5: Create Everyday and Try More New Things

2020 is off to an interesting start, and I've already missed several days of blogging due to being sick - yay. I'm a bit off my game this week but I am ready to jump back on this horse and get things going. Today is my last overview post of my 2020 resolutions which seems…

2020 Resolution #4: Shop Small / Fair / Less

Shopping in 2019 was basically not a thing. I told myself I was not allowed to purchase anything new unless it was absolutely necessary, and for the most part I followed that for an entire year. I did buy a couple of things that were necessary and did buy myself nice things a couple times…

2020 Resolutions #2 & #3: Get Outside & Grow That Garden

These next two resolutions go hand in hand - Get Outside and Grow That Garden. Getting outside to me means a few different things. The first of which is stop being such a big baby and enjoy the outdoors, even when it's cold. I don't like the cold much. I prefer to be warm but…

2020 Resolution #1: Dry January + Better Health

Every New Year it seems I am trying harder and harder to make promises to myself to take better care of my body. Last year it was a two week detox from alcohol, smoking and sweets, this year I'm tackling an entire month (well, most of it). It's going to be a challenge for sure,…

Vegan Black Beans and Greens Meal Prep

Sunday is meal prep day! And today I made delicious protein and fiber-packed bowls that I can’t wait to eat throughout the week. This recipe is also super simple to make, inexpensive, and extra filling. The ingredients are also available pretty much year round making this the perfect meal prep for any season. Black beans…