Confessions: John Wayne Makes Me Want Steak

Lately I've been on a John Wayne kick. I slow cooked some pinto beans.  Delicious. I mixed in some salsa, added a chunk of avocado.  Purdy tasty. Then I watched "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance." And I wanted a steak.  I haven't craved meat since I started a plant-based diet in June, but since … Continue reading Confessions: John Wayne Makes Me Want Steak

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How To Stop Stress Eating

I work from home.  Thankfully, not in my kitchen anymore.  But the kitchen is only a few strides away...  And I've noticed something about my eating habits.  Something I hate.  Something that happens particularly when I'm working. The need to feed.  Emotionally. I started tracking my urges to figure out what this compulsion to stuff … Continue reading How To Stop Stress Eating

Recipe: Vegan, Fat-Free Chocolate Cake In A Cup

Let's talk a little bit about fabulousness, shall we?  Because that's what we've got right here.  Sheer fabulousness.  For me, this is a guilt-free indulgence that sweetens my day a few times a week.  And, pssh, you've got to add it to your repertoire because it makes all my fellow chocoholics quite happy. If you've … Continue reading Recipe: Vegan, Fat-Free Chocolate Cake In A Cup

Week 7: Transition, Pregnancy Weight Gain

I'm delving into some issues here. Pregnancy weight gain. Transition. Morning Sickness food confessions. 'Cause life's real, girls.  Ain't nobody got time for fake fluff talk. Here's a link to an article with a little history and current info on pregnancy weight gain.  Though I am not a physician, I am personally challenging the current … Continue reading Week 7: Transition, Pregnancy Weight Gain