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Vegetarian Bibimbap with Nasoya’s Plantspired Steak

Vegetarian Bibimbap with Nasoya’s Plantspired Steak

  As we eat primarily a plant-based diet, I get SO excited when new meat alternatives come out. Nasoya asked if I would like to try out their new Nasoya’s Plantspired Steak and I could not help but respond back with a resounding YES YES YES!…

6 Sleeping Tips to Get a Better Night’s Rest

6 Sleeping Tips to Get a Better Night’s Rest

6 Sleeping Tips to Get a Better Night’s Rest Sleep is an extremely important part of your day. You probably already know this, but did you know that sleeping better actually makes you healthier? Getting the optimal amount of sleep is crucial to your health…

Spicy Paneer Veggie salad with Gopi Paneer

Spicy Paneer Veggie salad with Gopi Paneer

Entrée Recipe Contest Submission – Spicy Paneer Veggie salad with Gopi Paneer

I wanted to make a salad with paneer that would be tasty, yet easy to transport should I want to bring it on a summer picnic or make it in advance for a social gathering. Here’s my Spicy Paneer Veggie salad recipe and it’s SO YUMMY! I used blanched broccoli, carrots, chickpeas, and bell pepper with pan-fried paneer coated in curry, garlic & red pepper flakes. Toss all together with fresh lemon juice, more fresh garlic, and high-quality EVOO. (more…)

Spiced lentil soup with Labne

Spiced lentil soup with Labne

Red lentils are unique in that they cook a bit faster than regular brown or green lentils and offer up a creamier texture. Lentils are one of my favorite legumes as they are low in calories, rich in iron and folate and an excellent source…

Hungry Planet Crispy & Fried Plant Based Chicken Salad

Hungry Planet Crispy & Fried Plant Based Chicken Salad

 I received this product for free from Moms Meet (momsmeet.com) to use and post my honest opinions. This post may contain affiliate links. I’m so ready to start of summer and am already catching the warm weather vibe with this berry salad with plant based…

Must Have Experiences For Every Type Of Traveller 

Must Have Experiences For Every Type Of Traveller 

If travel is your first love, there are some experiences you must have in this lifetime. From the raw beauty of nature to manmade marvels, there is so much to see and experience around us. Travel is a force for good and it will allow you to connect with different communities and cultures. It is also a way of educating yourself and learning about how others live. Whether you are traveling solo or with family, here are a few must-have experiences you shouldn’t miss out on.  (more…)

5 Ways to Motivate Your Child To Expand Their Horizons

5 Ways to Motivate Your Child To Expand Their Horizons

For many parents, their children’s futures seem limited to the local town, the local college and maybe a job in that small town they’ll grow up in. But as parents, we know there is more to our children’s futures than that. They are intelligent, curious…

Spring Salad Inspiration: Greens, Sugar Snap Peas, Lentils, Feta & Cucumbers 

Spring Salad Inspiration: Greens, Sugar Snap Peas, Lentils, Feta & Cucumbers 

This salad is verdant and perfect for Spring, plus it is easy to make and packs some plant based protein with a serving of lentils. Each 1/2 cup of cooked lentils has 9 grams of plant protein.

Natural & Allergy Free Easter Candy Choices

Natural & Allergy Free Easter Candy Choices

When my daughter was very little, I struggled with putting candy in her Easter basket. I didn’t want to completely restrict sugar, as I really feel that deprivation breeds motivation. Some children ( I personally know) who were completely restricted from sugar as kids, are now complete sugar monsters and sneak it at every given moment. Sometimes the strict no sugar rule can backfire, especially as kids turn into adults with no more parental food policing. (more…)