Daily Prompt, Lifestyle, Vegan


I’m constantly asked how I exist on a vegan diet. A question asked so often, my face assumes that “Not again" expression. I’ve pared my response to a simple; I exist whole and healthy in front of you. I use my body as proof of my lifestyle choice. However, for those truly interested, I always… Continue reading LIVE YOUR OWN STYLE: FOR BETTER OR WORSE

Daily Prompt, Vegan

Brain Food For The Profound

The mind will not probe deeply Think critically Flourish creatively Without spiritual or physical nourishment To fuel profundity The daily prompt, profound, has me thinking deeply about foods that fuel the brain. I ran off a shopping list of excellent food sources that increase brain power, concentration, and cognitive abilities, as well as improve mood,… Continue reading Brain Food For The Profound

Lifestyle, Vegan

B Mindful of The 12

Okay, so you made the leap, jumped the carnivore ship for the herbivore sail.  You’ve said goodbye to all animal products (meats, poultry, fish, eggs, milk, cheese, honey, etc.). Congratulations! You’ve made a healthy lifestyle choice that will leave you feeling energetic and youthful.  That is if you’re truly getting enough protein, minerals, and vitamin,… Continue reading B Mindful of The 12


Crazy About Nuts

If I could coin a phrase for my nut addiction, it would probably sound something like nutomania, or using a more scientific term, Prunus-dulcismania, Carya-illinoinensismania. Okay, that’s a little lame.  But I truly love nuts, crave them, and have concocted various recipes to make nuts a consistent part of my diet. Sometimes I ponder why… Continue reading Crazy About Nuts

Lifestyle, Running, Vegan, Vegetarian


Red is such a powerful color. It’s no surprise the rubescent beetroot (beet) has potent benefits for the life force that course through our body red. Native to the Mediterranean and known as Beta vulgaris, beets have been used medicinally for centuries and became a desired culinary item by chefs in 1800 France. The potent… Continue reading SEEING RED

Blog, Vegan, Vegetarian

Two Spectacular Superfoods

There are a great number of superfoods, power foods, whole foods, whichever name you choose to use. These foods are named because of their nutrient-density and healing properties and should be a part of your daily diet. Today, I’ve chosen two of my favorite superfoods and smoothie recipes containing blueberries and kale. Blueberries: An Antioxidant… Continue reading Two Spectacular Superfoods