Sweet Spiced Pork Kebabs

One of the troubling things that I have been dealing with lately is digestive issues. While we’re attempting to figure out what’s causing my problems, I’ve been doing some research on natural solutions that could help rightsize my gut. I stumbled across the Low FODMAP diet. FODMAPS are carbohydrates that the small intestine has trouble digesting and, apparently, restricting their consumption can help improve digestive … Continue reading Sweet Spiced Pork Kebabs

Meal Talk Monday: Ashley’s Black Bean Brownies

I’m a huge sucker for desserts, especially those of the chocolatey variety. Brownies are actually one of my favorite desserts and it’s been a killer trying to cut them out of my diet in my attempts to improve my eating habits. Luckily, one of my friends sent me this amazing brownie recipe that is both vegan and a little bit healthier! Ashley has taste tested … Continue reading Meal Talk Monday: Ashley’s Black Bean Brownies

Meal-Talk Monday: Sweet and Savory Kale Salad

I love salad. Salad is filling, quick to throw together, super healthy, and delicious. In the wake of the latest romaine recall, though, I had to shake up my salad status quo. I experimented with a few different variants of salads, and my self-named Sweet and Savory Kale Salad was one of my favorites. Even though romaine lettuce is now safe to eat again, this … Continue reading Meal-Talk Monday: Sweet and Savory Kale Salad

Meal-Talk Monday: Peanut Pad Thai

I am a huge fan of quick and easy dinners.  I also like to eat vegan when possible – I’m not a full vegan, but after reading a lot of different studies (which I’ll undoubtedly touch on at some point in this blog’s lifetime) I’ve been trying to cut back on some of my meat and animal-product intake. This recipe checks all of my boxes.  … Continue reading Meal-Talk Monday: Peanut Pad Thai

Meal-talk Monday: Banana Protein Frappuccino

I’m sure you’ve already heard the age-old adage: breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day.  Eating a good breakfast can boost your metabolism so that you burn more calories throughout the day.  It can also help jumpstart your brain in the morning – it’ll provide you more energy which in turns aids in focus, concentration, and memory. ¹ That sounds great … Continue reading Meal-talk Monday: Banana Protein Frappuccino