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Pumped About Pumpkins: 3 Healthy and Delicious Pumpkin Juice Recipes - Infographic

A Passion for Pumpkins: 3 Healthy and Delicious Pumpkin Juice Recipes – Infographic

It’s Autumn and everywhere I look I see pumpkins, glorious pumpkins! At our local farmer’s market pumpkins in all colors, textures, shapes and sizes are take center stage and capture my attention–how can I resist bringing some home. It doesn’t take too much convincing for me to buy pumpkins. They taste good and are so good for us–providing enormous amounts of […]

Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #30

Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #30

Love cooking, eating and sharing healthy, delicious vegan and plant-based food? Then welcome to the “Plant-based Potluck Party” Link Up! Think of this like an old-fashioned potluck meal where you can share all types of plant-based, organic, vegan, raw, whole food dishes as well as smoothie, juice and beverage recipes. From savory soups and stews to […]

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10 Anti-Tempataion Affirmations to Help You Make Healthy Diet & Lifestyle Choices

Fight Temptation with 10 Affirmations to Help You Make Healthy Diet & Lifestyle Choices

Let’s face it. When we are trying to watch what we eat and drink, temptation is absolutely everywhere. When everyone around us at the office is indulging in pizza, burgers, fries, and sugary drinks, it’s awfully tempting to join in, isn’t it? When we have “convenience” food bombarding us from every direction, it can be […]

Love & pizza: Vegan pizza recipes that satisfy my soul

Love & Pizza: Vegan Pizza Recipes That Satisfy My Soul

We all have those days when we feel kind of blue. Out of sorts. Worried. Or just plain stressed! I know I do. When I’m down and feeling needy, my favorite, soul-satisfying food is pizza. Let’s face it, there is really nothing quite like it. Now, I don’t want to be the one to advocate […]

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Pumped About Pumpkins: 3 Healthy and Delicious Pumpkin Juice Recipes - Infographic

A Passion for Pumpkins: 3 Healthy and Delicious Pumpkin Juice Recipes – Infographic

It’s Autumn and everywhere I look I see pumpkins, glorious pumpkins! At our local farmer’s market pumpkins in all colors, textures, shapes and sizes are take center stage and capture my attention–how can I resist bringing some home. It doesn’t take too much convincing for me to buy pumpkins. They taste good and are so good for us–providing enormous amounts of […]

What's for Breakfast: Nutty Coconut Raisin Quinoa Porridge

What’s for Breakfast: Nutty Coconut Raisin Quinoa Porridge

I admit it. I am a quinoa porridge virgin. For years, I have started my day with a glass of warm water with fresh squeezed lemon juice. Then I ate a variety of fresh organic  fruit as well as green tea for breakfast. Sometimes I also made a “superfood” green smoothie and had that as part two […]

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Fit & Fab

10 Fun and Healthy Reasons to Start Biking to Work - Infographic

10 Fun, Frugal and Healthy Reasons to Start Riding a Bike to Work – Infographic

I love to hop on my bike and pedal to work–or anywhere else I need to go in my town – as much as possible. Do you? Riding a bicycle feels so good. It’s actually exhilarating. And it’s a great way to start the day with at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise. Cycling to work is a […]

How 6 Vegan Athletes Fuel Themselves for Optimal Performance - Infographic

How 6 Vegan Athletes Fuel Themselves for Optimal Performance – Infographic

Do you ever wonder how vegan athletes plan their diets in order to get to the optimal nutrition they need to accomplish their amazing feats of athleticism? How does a vegan triathlete fuel herself to keep going and going? What does a vegan professional swimmer consume to compete and win? What are the diets of vegan […]

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Living Green

Clean Green: DIY Lemon Citrus Vinegar All-Purpose Cleanser

How to Clean Green: DIY Lemon Citrus Vinegar All-Purpose Cleanser

Have you ever noticed how irritating many name-brand cleaning supplies are? Many of us ignore those harsh irritants and happily spray away without realizing that some of the ingredients in these cleaners are potentially-harmful. Did you know that a nubmer of ingredients have been linked to asthma, allergies chemical burns, poisonings and even cancer. Some cleaning supplies are so harmful that the Environmental […]

Green Your Halloween: 8 Ways to Celebrate a Waste-Free Halloween

Green Your Halloween: 8 Ways to Celebrate a Waste-Free Halloween

Do you enjoy celebrating Halloween? Most of my friends and family still get a kick out of the wild and witchy rituals associated with this holiday. Sure, Halloween is a fun and festive holiday, but holidays certainly can get wasteful. Think about it. Typically, Halloween celebrations involve themed decorations that get thrown out such as straw bales and pumpkins. […]

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Ecostyle

EcoStyle: Dying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Try

EcoStyle: Trying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Explore

It’s not always easy to be an eco-fashionista! Although I am committed to living as sustainably as possible, it is not always easy to find suitable eco-friendly or sustainable apparel to buy when I am out shopping. On top of that, green fashion hasn’t always been considered the most stylish. And to some extent, that had to do with […]

"Go Green, Wear Blue" with H&M's New Conscious Denim Collection

EcoStyle: “Go Green, Wear Blue” with H&M’s New Conscious Denim Collection

Finding eco-conscious fashion at most retail stores in my town is like finding a needle in a haystack. And it’s no easy feat in other cities either! Corporate social responsibility, fair working practices and the inclusion of some eco-conscious clothing among their offerings is important to me when I decide where I am going to […]

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Doing Good

Blog Action Day 2014 # Inequality: 26 Inequality-Related Organizations and Institutions

Blog Action Day 2014 # Inequality: 26+ Inequality-Related Organizations and Institutions

Today is Blog Action Day 2014 and this year the focus is on the topic #Inequality. As a blogger, I was delighted to learn about Blog Action Day and to have a chance to get involved in building awareness of this important day of advocacy and action. Founded in 2007, Blog Action Day brings together bloggers from […]

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus - An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community's Growth

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus – An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community’s Growth

There is nothing more powerful than a woman on a mission. Paula Penn-Nabrit is a woman with a vision. But she most importantly, she’s a dynamic woman who knows how to get things done. Paula saw a critical, unmet need in her Columbus community–which was virtually an urban food desert. An avid gardener, the seed of an […]

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Culture

Just for Laughs! 13 Shades of Vegans: What Kind of Vegan Are You? - Infographic

Just for Laughs! 13 Shades of Vegans: What Kind of Vegan Are You? – Infographic

Sure life as a vegan is full of all kinds of serious issues, concerns, problems, platforms, projects, protests and challenges. I get that! Make no mistake about it, our concerns are very important. But we need to make time for a chuckle or two. Laughter is often the best medicine. A sense of humor has gotten me […]

Tastes of Brazil: Moqueca Stew, Vegan Style

Tastes of Brazil: Moqueca Stew, Vegan Style

Ahh, Brazil! I love so many things about it. But not surprisingly, one of my favorite things about spending time in Brazil is eating. Brazilian cuisine is famously rich, hearty and flavorful. There are so many delectable dishes to explore. We loved strolling the magical, cobble-stoned streets of Salvador, Bahia– following our noses into colorful cafes in search […]

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