It has been a while since I’ve posted any vegan recipes that I LOVE, so I figured I’d post a few new ones here since I’ve been doing this for almost 2 years! Crazy! Here’s a quick little update. “Going vegan” with a strict plant-based diet was my response to treatment and healing after being diagnosed… Continue reading “Going vegan” update + New Vegan Dish Favorites!
Here are some of my go to favorites that I have found since March that I love!! Many of these recipes are from the cookbook, Oh She Glows, by Angela Liddon. I also find quick, easy, but super delicious recipes from The Minimalist Baker on her website. Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas – I… Continue reading Going Vegan – My favorites!
Anyone else hate thinking of lunch ideas everyday? I do! I typically make leftovers of whatever I cook and eat on them throughout the week or freeze for a complete meal later on. I have so many recipes to share, but first I’ll start with some of my most favorite “salad” type dishes. Salads first… … Continue reading Going Vegan – Salads.
Breakfast Ideas, shopping list, and how to realistically make it work! Ready, go! –Vegan Protein Shake – I use this one from Trader Joe’s (add RAW greens, frozen mixed berries, a few handfuls of fresh spinach, ground flax seed, and almond milk) blend and its ready! I also like this one from Sprouts even though… Continue reading Going Vegan – Breakfast Edition.
What if I gave you an easy solution (or two) for cutting out meat and dairy? Would you try it? I have had so many people ask for my suggestions on trying to cut out meat and dairy and realistically what that looks like, is it possible, and can it be easy? Absolutely, 100% yes.… Continue reading Going Vegan – Beginners Guide.
I officially started my cancer treatment on January 2nd. I am taking Tamoxifen (an estrogen blocker) everyday for the next 10 years. Because my cancer was low risk, I did not have to have chemo or any other invasive treatment. Also my cancer was hormone fed (estrogen and progesterone positive at 99 and 100%), tamoxifen… Continue reading Cancer Treatment and (almost) NO Side Effects.
I’m going to be honest today… and this post is a little long. Bear with me. The last few weeks have been tough. Look on my Instagram and you may not agree, but who wants to post sad-anxious type pictures? Not me! I’m all about “being real” on social media, but posting happy things makes… Continue reading Gluten-free Daily Bread.
Surgery is now a distant memory… well… kinda. I started back work on Tuesday, got the clear to go swimming and do more with John on Wednesday, and played my first tennis match since surgery on Thursday. This has been a great week! Getting to do my normal weekly activities now has made a huge… Continue reading Post surgery – 6 weeks-ish.
Everything causes cancer. EVERYTHING. I can’t put one single thing in my mouth to eat without thinking of the repercussions it could have on my body. I know too much about food now. I’ve researched too much about chemicals and ingredients in packaging and food and everything in between and it’s just too much. I… Continue reading Inedible brownies.
Hi Friends and Family! ***If you don’t read this whole post, PLEASE scroll down and read the part in bold at the end. I truly hope that my candid-ness has been helpful, but I think (maybe – goodness I surely hope- just those who do not personally know me) there has been some misconceptions about… Continue reading Post Surgery – 3 Weeks.