How To Conquer A Family BBQ, No Questions Asked

One of the greatest challenges most people face when eating clean is maintaining a dietary lifestyle while trying to maintain their social life. So many of us run into this!

If you know you’re going to be attending a family or friend BBQ, what do you do? Let’s just say you’re new to not eating meat, your newly plant based, and you’ve just read all this science that backs up why you shouldn’t be torching meat over a flame. You don’t know what to eat, what to bring, or how to support yourself with your differentiating health views…

I’m asking these questions because I have totally been there. This means you will too.

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Freeing The Radicals | Antioxidant Trail Mix

If you’re a lover of trail mix, this’ll be one that you’ll want to incorporate in your life! Deliciously savory, crunchy, & subtly sweet to perfection! The best part? You don’t need much of it to nourish the body to satisfy your craving for a savory and sweet snack. Also, a perfect handful is an excellent pre-workout snack! Are you ready to slow down your aging process through food?

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BBQ’d Veggie Bowl | Carcinogen Free Indulgence!

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What I love most about eating an oil free diet is that it allows be to indulge in the true flavor of food, and the pleasure that comes in the simplest meals.

When consuming foods with oil, the flavor is covered up in what I like to refer to as slime, masking the full rainbow of blasting firework flavor🙂 Continue reading

Overnight Soaked Oats | An All-Time Favorite!

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Brown bagged cinnamon apple quaker oats oatmeal. YES. This was my all time favorite breakfast when I was dieting in my early high school years. My favorite way to eat them? Unheated, with just water. The foodies today call that soaked oats. Continue reading

Blissful Blues | Raw Blueberry Jelly

If you’re anything like myself, then it’s been awhile since you’ve fully indulged in something as simple as jelly. Way back when, when I was about 4- 6 years old, my favorite part about dining out was eating the little jelly packs on the tabletops at certain restaurants. A SUPER weird habit of mine, but what can I say, I loved jelly…?

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Alfredo Jackson | Plant Based Fettuccini Alfredo

Is there anyone else out there who was (or still is) a huge chicken alfredo fan as a kid?

This entree was always one of my favs. It was always my “go to” meal when eating out, but I always felt guilty eating it because I knew it wouldn’t help me in my situation of being an overweight little girl. I learned how to watch what I ate at a very early age, and I’m actually so incredibly grateful for that experience! It’s fueled my passion for comforting, healthy, lifestyle foods.

With the healthier food changes I’ve made since my teen years, it’s been YEARS since I’ve indulged in this comforting entree.

Until now, at least😉

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