Entries by Stephanie

Vegan Pumpkin

The crisp fall air swirls ushering in a new season, autumn is here. This cooler season has us reaching for long sleeves and wrapping scarfs around our necks to keep warm. The leaves on the trees are transforming from the familiar shades of emerald we have grown accustom to in summer into explosions of ruby, […]

Meatless Monday

Eight years ago, after watching the documentary Earthlings, I made the decision to make Meatless Monday an every night occurrence by becoming a vegetarian. At the time I didn’t know any other vegetarians. Friends and family were confused as to why I would give up meat. They joked I would not be able to resist […]

Thai Coconut Lentil Soup

Thailand is a food lovers paradise. Loving the seasoning of the country, I set out to reinvent non traditional Thai dishes to hold the warm aroma and unmistakable seasoning of the country. This Thai Coconut Lentil Soup is nutrient dense and will keep you feeling full for hours. Thai Coconut Lentil Soup What You’ll Need: 1 […]

Soaking Nuts and Seeds

There are many health benefits to soaking nuts and seeds. Some of these benefits include reduced phytic acid, to neutralize enzyme inhibitors and encourage the production of beneficial enzymes while neutralizing toxin in the colon—keeping it clean. It also makes the proteins more absorbable by the body, reduces tannins, and it can break down gluten, easing […]

Tuna-less Tuna Salad

Tuna-less Tuna Salad is a quick and easy meal that will leave you satisfied. This recipe is not only for vegetarians, carnivores like my husband also love it. Make a double batch of Tuna-less Tuna Salad and have lunch for a couple of days in a row. Try this recipe and in the comments below let us […]

Places To Visit In Spain

With so many places to visit in Spain, it would behoove travelers to allocate a month’s time to exploring the vast country side. Once you arrive in the country, you will get caught up in the lively, vibrant atmosphere and be intrigued by the multifaceted culture and people that inhibit Spain. There are many charming […]

Health Benefits of Iodine

Having the proper balance of vitamins and minerals is essential to the optimal functioning of the body.  One element that is not getting the attention it deserves is iodine.  The health benefits of iodine are often associated with supporting a healthy thyroid.  The thyroid aids in regulating the body’s metabolism and cellular function in the body. […]

Driving The Alaska Highway

Road trip! Join me on the journey of a lifetime as we drive the Alaska Highway The winding road of the Alaska Highway is legendary and is reserved for the most fanatic travelers.  Making it on the bucket list of travel junkies worldwide, it is for many a once in a lifetime undertaking. We are […]

Bulletproof Coffee

A year ago, a friend told me about Bulletproof coffee, so I tried it. I had been to many countries where a dollop of butter was added to tea or coffee, so the concept of adding fat to my morning drink was not a foreign idea. Before drinking bulletproof coffee, I was more in love with […]

Hawaii & Living Aloha

The sweet sounds of the ukulele dance on my ears as musical notes bounce off the sheet and whisk me away to a place of peace and calm.  Strolling down the beach, sand swishing between my toes, the sun’s rays wrap me up in a warm hug.  As the palm trees sway, the frothy sea […]