At first I thought, "Oh, these might be a little revealing to put out there." Yeah. I can see that. But I absolutely love the way my body looks and feels during pregnancy. I celebrate my body and the miracle that it's creating inside. It is PHENOMENAL, the making of life. So I unreservedly share … Continue reading Beautiful Plant Based Pregnancy | 34 Weeks Pregnant Maternity Portraits
Oh dear me. How good are our intentions. How high our expectations. And then reality hits. I planned to vlog (yes, that's such a crazy weird word, but it's part of our social vocabularly) regularly and when I went to post today's video I saw that it's been ...what's 34 minus 9? That many weeks … Continue reading Video: 34 Weeks Pregnant and I’m Not Perfect | Plant Based Pregnancy
I'm not gonna lie. One of the perks of being a photographer is that you can do a lot with whatcha got. Tripod. Good camera+lenses. Wireless trigger. A studio. The works. During my previous 3 pregnancies a lot more bumpies were taken. Yes, hashtag bumpies. (It's a yuppy sounding term, but it's the best shortcut … Continue reading Plant-based Pregnancy: 29 weeks pregnant, 3rd trimester
"Mama! Papa got us COTTON CANDY GRAPES!!" Waverley exclaimed as she ran into the house. "Whaaa?" "COTTON CANDY GRAPES! They really takes like cotton candy!!" Er..okay? Apparently that's something Divine Flavor has done. How? Heavens knows. But do they taste like cotton candy? You bet your PANTS they do!So, if you're looking for a sweet treat … Continue reading Organic Cotton Candy Green Grapes. It’s a real thing.
Over bubbling bottles of Topo Chico, my friend, Karin, told me that she had started a mobile Baked Potato Bar and it was a HIT! Over 80 toppings and 12+ sauces, with both regular and sweet potatoes -whipped and baked- in addition to spaghetti squash and portobello mushrooms, all of her customers were happy making … Continue reading Recipes: Plant Based Loaded Baked Potato | Savory Cashew Sauce
My youngest sister had a baby. During a visit a year later, while I was pregnant with my third child, she casually mentioned something I've heard so often, and actually held as a personal opinion. "Well, when you have a baby, your body changes. You never go back to looking the same." The conversation was … Continue reading Pregnancy and Weight Training: Dos and Don’ts | Plant Based Weight Training
Making mornings delicious and nutritious, one plant based smoothie at a time. So this fella is pretty fantastic. You've got your berries, your banana base, some ground flaxseed for a wholesome one-two punch... I have a hard time eating salads every day. (Okay, I'm gonna be honest. I last ate a salad maaaaybe three weeks … Continue reading Recipe: Blueberry Banana Bomb Green Smoothie