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supplements for plant based diet

I’ve been eating a mostly plant based diet for the past few years. I’m fairly health-conscious and do my best to eat whole foods and plenty of them. However, I’ve always been a bit curious if I’m getting the proper vitamins and minerals I need with my current diet. As discussed in a previous blog post,[…]

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plastic free living: round 2

Last week, I mentioned reading Plastic Purge  by Michael SanClements. His book really delved into the history of plastics and gave some great advice for reducing plastics in our daily life. This week, I’ve been reading Slow Death by Rubber Duck, written by Rick Smith & Bruce Lourie. I am only half way through the book but[…]

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plants. it’s what’s for breakfast!

There’s nothing better than starting the day out right with a delicious plant based breakfast! When in a pinch, I love to throw together a quick green smoothie. My all time favorite smoothie recipe is: A Frozen Chopped Banana 1 Heaping Tablespoon Peanut Butter 1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds 2  Large Handfuls Spinach 1 Hefty Pour of[…]

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the urban farmer

I’m rather proud of my tiny backyard garden. It’s been an experiment the past two years, learning what grows best in the Texas soil and I’m still a novice gardener. However, I can’t describe how exciting it is when your seeds start to sprout or when you see the beginnings of a baby tomato. What’s[…]