My Current “Meal Plan”

breakfast granola and juice

I haven't done a post about my daily eats for awhile, I thought it would be fun to do a little recap of what my eating has looked like lately. This is a weekday of food, and I tend to try to eat more healthy during the week, so I have plenty of room … [Continue reading]

Vegan Chickpea Tortilla Soup

Vegan Chickpea Tortilla Soup from I Heart Vegetables

There was a local restaurant chain in Columbus that I frequented growing up, that was known for their chicken tortilla soup. I'd tried it before, back when I ate meat, and I liked how spicy it was but I wasn't crazy about it. It lost a bit of it's … [Continue reading]

3 Easy Ways to Save Time & Stay Healthy

10 minute circuit workout

Do you have too much time on your hands? I didn't think so. Life is busy! Sometimes it makes my head spin when I look at my to-do list. But worrying about it won't make it better, you just have to jump in and tackle it! When things get crazy, these … [Continue reading]

Cannellini Bean & Escarole Salad with Crispy Potatoes

Cannellini bean salad with escarole

Sunday night, Alex and I whipped up another Blue Apron recipe. I was excited about this one, because I'd never purchased escarole and wasn't sure what to expect. Honestly, it kind of just tasted like Romaine lettuce, but I liked it. It was crunchy … [Continue reading]

Blue Apron Recipe (+Giveaway!)

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Ok, if we're being honest, I didn't do much cooking over the weekend. I spent most of the day Saturday laying around in the sunshine at Virginia Beach with a bunch of lovely ladies. We relaxed for most of the day, but we did fit in a few … [Continue reading]

Health Coaching and New Workouts


Sometimes I get so caught up in recipe writing, picture taking, and food tasting that I fill up the blog with food, food, food, and I forget to sprinkle in a little life update. Oops! So I have some exciting news I meant to announce awhile ago... … [Continue reading]

Super Simple Granola Bars

Super Simple Granola Bars from I Heart Vegetables

I have to eat an afternoon snack. Maybe I don't eat enough for lunch, or maybe it's all in my head, but I must an afternoon snack every single day. If I don't, I'm starving when I get home. So I typically pack a piece of fruit or some sort of granola … [Continue reading]

Vegetarian Bibimbap & Sparkling Sangria Recipe

Vegetarian Bibimbap

Over the weekend, my family came for a visit, and brought along Alexa, my best friend from Ohio! It was such a fun weekend, and I'm sad it went by so fast. We did manage to pack in quite a lot of activity along the way, including shopping, a photo … [Continue reading]

Corn Tortillas vs. Flour Tortillas


I love Mexican food. Have I made that clear? I do. If you need proof, just look at this TVP tacos, this tostada, or these quesadillas. It's easy to find vegetarian options. And it's delicious. Now let's answer the age old question... corn or … [Continue reading]

Vegan Tempeh Tostadas

Vegan Tempeh Tacos from I Heart Vegetables

There is a restaurant to blame for this post. Specifically the French Meadow in Minneapolis which served me one of the best tempeh dishes my little mouth has ever tasted. (See the photo here.) I was glad I tried it, because it inspired this dinner. … [Continue reading]