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texas vegfest 2015

Yesterday, I drove from Houston to check out the Texas VegFest in Austin. I always get excited when vegans/vegetarians congregate, and I felt like this event was worth the day trip. The festival was at the beautiful Fiesta Gardens which is an awesome little park that hugs the river in Austin. There were vendors from[…]

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small space and indoor gardening

    I am so thankful to have backyard space to tend a garden. When I moved to my tiny yellow bungalow, the size of the bungalow didn’t even faze me, because I was too excited to have a backyard after years of living in apartments. Having a backyard really was the catalyst that started[…]

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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[…]