Sunday’s Plant-Based, Low Sodium Dinner

  On the menu: Portobello Mushroom Burgers Air Fryer French fries Homemade baked beans Nutritional Info   Original meal (before we embarked on our Planet Plant Food journey) Quarter-pound beef hamburger with cheese French fries (oven fries made from a commercial brand) Bush’s baked beans Nutritional Info You can do this! A few adjustments were all…

Fun with Food: A Tale of Two Sandwiches

I’m a bit of a nerd and a detective rolled into one. I love asking a question, then unraveling strands to find the answer. I used to do this all the time when I was a kid. I’d be bored in church and daydream. I’d suddenly realize with a start that I was daydreaming, awaken…

Lunch Salads

Part of our nutritarian diet is eating salads – lots of salads! One of the tenants of the Eat to Live or whole foods plant-based diet is eating at least half of your vegetables raw each day and including plenty of leafy green vegetables in the diet. That means salads and lots of them.

Just Stop It with the Perfectionism!

Just stop it with the perfectionism! I joined several online social media groups dedicated to the Forks Over Knives principles as well as whole food, plant-based diet. You know what? There are a lot of critical, judgmental, miserable people out there, and I don’t want to be one of them.

Delicious Vegan Thai Lunch

Today’s accomplishment: a delicious vegan Thai lunch. Not only was it tasty and satisfying it was also under $3. Talk about a bargain! I accompanied my husband on some appointments and then we went grocery shopping.  My hubby usually does the shopping but I do the cooking. Because we are both doing our best to embrace…

Two Weeks In and Craving Healthy Food

I can’t believe I’m writing this but it’s two weeks into my new eating plan (slightly less than two weeks) and I find myself craving healthy food this morning. Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays, I make a big pot of oatmeal for our family. We mix in seeds and nuts to our liking (walnuts and flaxseed…