Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts

As promised, the recipe for Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts that I mentioned in my Thanksgiving Menu post. This has been adapted a bit from the Forks Over Knives cookbook. I grew up HATING Brussels sprouts as I did most vegetables. I am one of the pickiest eaters you will ever come across. And yet, somehow, these babies are soooo good, even I can’t pass them up. Now, I really did want this up before Thanksgiving so you […]

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What’s On My Thanksgiving Menu

With just over a week away from Thanksgiving, it is time to start planning the menu for the big day. This is my first Thanksgiving on a whole foods plant-based diet. It’s about to get interesting. Traditionally, Thanksgiving is centered around processed meats, lots of fat and butter, and sugar-laden desserts. Any vegetable on the table is typically baked into a casserole with cheese or butter. The only semi-healthy item is the salad (which wasn’t a common […]

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How to Indulge Wisely on Thanksgiving

With only a few days before Thanksgiving, I thought it was time I figured out my “game plan” for the day. The day of over indulging. I want to share with you a few of my tips and tricks on how to enjoy all of the delicious food without feeling like you just gained 10 pounds in one sitting. As with any meal, the key is portion control when it comes to the Thanksgiving meal. […]

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