I hear it all the time “but my toddler wont eat that!” Picky eaters can be so frustrating, but as a single mother of 2 girls under 5, Ive found a few tried and true pieces of advice that might help you on your journey to broccoli town. Cook with your kids: This is HUGE. The biggest reason why kids dont want to eat vegetables is because theyre unknown. And unknown is scary. They dont know if its going
I’ve always been the over-achieving go-getter type. From a young age, I learned this was just the way things were. You work until you fall asleep and then you get up and work some more. I cannot tell you how many times I watched my dad fall asleep on the floor, or on his keyboard, or wherever he currently was. “I don’t know”, “I cant” and “I quit” were words that were taboo in that

March 8, 2018

Gray areas with veganism

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So often when we think about veganism, it’s such a strong black & white topic. We think its all or nothing and if I cant toss out literally everything in my life that contain animal products, then why even try right? I was right there with you. I stayed in vegetarianism for a long time and even then I bounced around with eating or using animal products on occasion. What I’m about to say may

November 4, 2017

Papaya Salsa

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This recipe turned out so amazing and on a whim that I decided to share it with y’all. It stemmed from going to the store and not being able to find mangoes and instead opting for papaya instead. You can make it on the cheap and in big ass batches so you can stick the rest that you dont inhale into a jar and refrigerate for up to a week. Ingredients: 1/2 red onion, small

October 25, 2017

Chickpea gyros

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Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp curry powder salt (to taste) 1 Tbsp maple syrup 2 Tbsp tamari or coconut aminos tomato leafy greens like romaine 1 red onion, sliced thin tzatziki sauce In a medium saute pan, add the olive oil and chickpeas over medium heat. Add cumin and curry and saute, stirring every couple minutes until dried out and starting to golden. Mix tamari and