Archive for August 2020

Pursue Your Passion

My definition of passion is pursuing the things you really like doing and enjoying life. You may have one strong passion or multiple things you are passionate about. If you have not discovered your passion in life do not get discouraged. Finding your passion takes time. Sometimes we discover our passions by realizing that there... Read more »

What are Whole Foods

Whole foods are more than the name of a grocery store. Whole foods are foods that are minimally processed and contain little or no additives or artificial ingredients. Think of whole foods as foods that are in their natural state. Foods considered whole foods are fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, seeds and nuts. There is... Read more »

Should You Start a Plant-based Diet?

If you are looking to try something different regarding nutrition, you may want to consider a plant-based diet. A plant-based diet consists of eating foods derived from plants. These foods include vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and fruits. Being on a plant-based diet does not mean you have to be a vegetarian. You can be... Read more »

Small Changes Can Lead to Big Results

When I was in college, I decided that I would become a vegetarian. I thought I would immediately give up all meat and animal byproducts. My vegetarian experience lasted two weeks. I did the process wrong. I should have taken steps to become a vegetarian. I should have started with vegetarian days instead of thinking... Read more »

Make Your Plate Colorful

When I was a child, I liked using multiple colors in my coloring books. I would play around with the colors merging them together. As an adult, I realize I need to use that same thought process when preparing meals. I should merge a diverse color scheme of foods to give my body the nutrients... Read more »