• Ezekiel wrap, baked sweet potato, black beans, spinach, avocado and tomato
    fitness,  health,  lifestyle,  Recipes

    Plant-Based for a Week: What I Thought

    Well, I did it! I completed my week of plant-based eating, and overall, I thought it was great! You can check out my starter post here. There were highs (making a kick-ass loaded sweet potato) and there were lows (staring at my brother eating a cheeseburger like he stole it from me). In short, I’m going to keep it up! When I prepared my meals at my apartment, it was really easy to stay on the plant-based yellow brick road. I always thought about my day ahead and had plenty of options ready to go so I wouldn’t feel more tempted. Here are some of the highlights! Breakfast Lunch Not…

  • How Not To Die book next to produce bowl
    fitness,  health

    Plant-Based for a Week

    When I was little, I’d toddle around with an asparagus spear in my mouth. I loved my fruits and veggies! I still do, but I find it harder to avoid sweets and junk than I did when I was younger. Even though I love to eat healthily, I get caught in a rut of eating the same few things. Boring, right?! So, to change things up and diversify my diet, I decided to go plant-based for a week. Plant-based, or vegan, sounds daunting. I mean, what can you eat? Celery? Lettuce? Almonds? Well, yes, but there are so many other options. I’ve done a lot of research and planning to…

  • black joggers with grey sneakers, black shirt that says "all black everything" and a denim jacket
    fitness,  style,  weekend

    Weekend Wear

    When it comes to athleisure, it's easy to grab your favorite leggings. I mean, c'mon: you know they're flattering, comfortable is an understatement, and they go with virtually everything you own. Is there anything as good as leggings? Why, yes there is. One words my friends: joggers. 

  • nut trail mix with dried cherries and yogurt chips in single serving bag on top of elle magazine and marie claire magazine
    exercise,  fitness,  health,  holiday,  Recipes

    Starting New

    Every year, I make resolutions to try to better myself in the new year. I don't know about you, but they usually last until April or May (and that's on a good year). This year, I'm determined to make them stick and am starting new. Like many of y'all, my resolution is to get in great shape. The best way to stay on par with your fitness goal? PLANNING AND PREPARATION!