Month: September 2017

Comforting Red Lentil Penne With Sautéed White Onion & Portobello Mushrooms In A Kale Tomato Basil Sauce a.k.a. Who Knew Vegan & Gluten-Free Pasta Could Be THIS Good (& “Cheesy”)?

Comforting Red Lentil Penne With Sautéed White Onion & Portobello Mushrooms In A Kale Tomato Basil Sauce a.k.a. Who Knew Vegan & Gluten-Free Pasta Could Be THIS Good (& “Cheesy”)?

HI MUNCHKINS! <3 Kay so, as you guys know, last night was the LAST SUPPER before Yom Kippur & GIRL DESERVED A HEART PLATE OF PASTA, okay? I’ve been craving pasta for like a week now & last night was finally the RIGHT OCCASION to […]

REAL TALK: Breakouts!

REAL TALK: Breakouts!

REAL TALK: We all get breakouts. They happen for a million different reasons: Stress & anxiety, hormone imbalances, unhealthy gut, reactions, irritations, allergies, poor nutrition, etc. Whatever the reason, it happens to the best of us. We’re human. And just like our bodies, breakouts are […]

Making Transformation Fridays A Thing. Write Your Story Then Live It.

Making Transformation Fridays A Thing. Write Your Story Then Live It.

You have the power to decide that this is NOT how your story will end. You’re never too broken, scarred, hurt or in too deep to create change. Choosing to make a change doesn’t mean the broken heart, scar, hurt never happened or that you […]

Be Your Own Soldier: I Can Make It On My Own (& So Can You!)

Be Your Own Soldier: I Can Make It On My Own (& So Can You!)

DISCLAIMER: Yes, the lyrics I’m about to cite are from Kesha’s song “Praying”. Well, you almost had me fooled Told me that I was nothing without you Oh, but after everything you’ve done I can thank you for how strong I have become ‘Cause you […]

Roasted Asparagus & Brussels in a Garlic Lemon Dijon Marinade a.k.a. The-Perfect-All-Around-Garlicky-Citrusy-&-Savoury-Side-Dish-Yes-Please!

Roasted Asparagus & Brussels in a Garlic Lemon Dijon Marinade a.k.a. The-Perfect-All-Around-Garlicky-Citrusy-&-Savoury-Side-Dish-Yes-Please!

Hi munchkins!  <3 So as you guys know, I’ve been doing a lot of balsamic vinegar based marinades for my roasted & sautéed veggies lately & I wanted a little change! I went THIS route today & all I gotta say is: YUM!! Basically, it’s […]

Post-Workout Banana Cocoa & Greens Smoothie a.k.a. When Your Smoothie Is THIS LIT, You Show It Off!

Post-Workout Banana Cocoa & Greens Smoothie a.k.a. When Your Smoothie Is THIS LIT, You Show It Off!

Hi munchkins! <3 Back again, right now, with ANOTHER SMOOTHIE! (& YES, it contains cauliflower, yet again. Do it & you’ll understand why I’ve become so OBSESSED with it!). ANYWHO, this is today’s POST-WORKOUT BANANA COCOA & GREENS PROTEIN SHAKE. And yes, I also knowledge […]

My Top “First Steps” That You Can Take To Embark On Your Journey Towards An Overall Healthier Lifestyle a.k.a. Baby-Step-Mentality-FTW!

My Top “First Steps” That You Can Take To Embark On Your Journey Towards An Overall Healthier Lifestyle a.k.a. Baby-Step-Mentality-FTW!

Hi my loves! <3 OKAY, so this one has been a long time coming. I know.  Ever since I embarked on my journey towards a healthier lifestyle, I get questions from you guys every now & then about small changes or swaps that you can […]

Chickpea Collard Green Wrap with Spinach & Cilantro “Cheesy” Vegan Pesto & Mild Salsa a.k.a. Plant-Based Goodness At It’s Absolute Finest

Chickpea Collard Green Wrap with Spinach & Cilantro “Cheesy” Vegan Pesto & Mild Salsa a.k.a. Plant-Based Goodness At It’s Absolute Finest

Hi munchkins!! <3 HAPPY WEDNESDAY!! HAPPY HUMP-DAY!! I hope you’re all having a great day! In case you aren’t, LET ME BETTER IT. And if you are, LET ME MAKE IT EVEN BETTER! ON TODAY’S MENU: Chickpea Collard Green Wrap with Spinach & Cilantro “Cheesy” Vegan […]

Real Talk: Real Beauty Can Never Be Filtered, Posed or Mechanically Enhanced.

Real Talk: Real Beauty Can Never Be Filtered, Posed or Mechanically Enhanced.

Yes, I just posted three of (pretty much) the same picture. BUT HOLD UP. There’s a reason for that. Three photos. All taken seconds apart. Same girl. Same outfit. Different shots, angles & poses. In each one of these photos, my body looks slightly different, […]

Transformation Tuesdays: When You’re One Decision Away From Changing Your Life, You Make That Decision.

Transformation Tuesdays: When You’re One Decision Away From Changing Your Life, You Make That Decision.

December 2016 ➡️ August 2017. So much can change in eight months. Yes, my transformation was hard. Yes, it frightened me, destroyed me at times & even knocked me down. Yes, there were times I wanted to stop & give up. My transformation was hard, […]