Day Four ~ Vegan Challenge

Day 4 Per suggestion from the recipe for the veggie burgers, I topped mine with avocado. You can save the leftovers for your lunch tomorrow. By now I was going crazy for some dessert so I made the One-Ingredient Ice Cream. So good! For exercise I did the third day of the Five Day Plan. I used my 10 lb weights again instead of five. I felt the burn! I did an extra long stretch […]

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Easy Stir Fry

It’s such a simple dish, yet can have so much variety that you’ll never get bored! I make stir fry pretty frequently and enjoy adding whatever veggies I have on hand at the time. What you’ll need: 1 package of firm tofu 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil 3¬†carrots chopped 1 head of Broccoli, chopped 1/2 green or red pepper, chopped 4-5 cups spinach (loosely packed) 2 cups cooked rice or quinoa 1/4 cup soy sauce […]

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Day Three ~ Vegan Challenge

Keep up the good work! Day three is packed with more healthy options and exercise! Day 3 You should be aiming to get at least 64 ounces or 8 cups of water a day! It feels great to get the recommended amount and flush out your system. And your skin will thank you! For breakfast, I went with oatmeal topped with pecans, dried cranberries and cinnamon. I tried to mix it up while still getting […]

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Day Two ~ Vegan Challenge

Now that you’ve survived Day 1, it’s time for Day 2! Day 2 For breakfast I chose toast with some almond butter and a banana. Such a good combination! The Black Beans and Rice for dinner were delicious! I recommend leaving a little extra liquid in the dish so the rice can absorb it for more flavor. Yum! I didn’t have any brown rice on hand so I used white rice. You could also sub […]

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All the Oatmeals of My Kitchen

Welcome to my kitchen of oatmeals! I used to hate oatmeal as a kid unless it was the Quaker Instant Oatmeal with all of the added sugars. As an adult, my love of oatmeal has blossomed and become a more healthy relationship (pun intended). Making it at home gives me the opportunity to make it healthy and flavorful without having to eat the same thing every day (unless you were the cool kid with the […]

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Day One ~ Vegan Challenge

This challenge is a means for me to eat healthier, get fit, feel better, all while simultaneously not contributing to animal cruelty. Read this post for more information on why I started this challenge. Yesterday was my first day and I feel great already! My body was starving for some real nutrition. Here are the rules: Take a photo of yourself front and side view so you can see your progress at the end. You […]

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I’m Back and Ready for Action!

Sign my name in blood because this girl is going to go gangbusters on the 30 Day Vegan Challenge! Whoop whoop! I started yesterday and it’s been good so far! I’ll post about it later. For now, I want to share with you what I’ve been up to! No exercising and lots of food! My vacation was fabulous. I stayed with my friend Michelle and husband Nony in Tacoma, WA for a few days. It […]

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