ApotheCARE Essentials™

I was offered a complimentary product from Uniliever of their new ApotheCARE Essentials™ haircare line.  These products are made with clean ingredients that smell great and without any of the harsh chemicals like, sulfates, parabens, dyes or silicones. I have natural hair and I only use co-washs as shampoos tend to strip my hair of…

Easy Vegan Stir-Fry

Easy Vegan MSG Free Teriyaki Stir-Fry ____________________________________________ I love Chinese food but lots can be laced with the known carcinogen, endocrine disrupter and killer of brain cells, MSG (monosodium glutamate). I started making my own easy stir-fry when I ate meat and easily adapted it into a vegan version. _____________________________________________ Sauce Ingredients: • 1/4 C…

$20 Whole Foods Meal for a Family of Four!

I put @wholefoods and @amazon to the test with their new lower prices. I went into the new Whole Foods in Newark, NJ to see if I could make a healthy meal for a family of four, for just $20. To appeal to the masses this is not a vegan meal however, my next trip…

Chia Pudding Parfait

My nuggets love yogurt but I’ve slowly started transitioning them off as much dairy as possible. This chia seed pudding has been a great substitute. It’s super easy to make too. Choose your favorite non-dairy beverage (coconut cream, almond milk, coconut milk, oat milk, dairy-free yogurt alternative). ❤️ Ingredients: – 2 cups dairy free beverage. …

Jackfruit Stew

Jackfruit Stew over Wild Rice! I thought it was really good but like most stews it was even better the second day. Jury’s still out for the hubs and eldest daughter but my normally picky baby girl, devoured it. 💚… Ingredients: – Canned Jackfruit in Brine or Water  – 7-8 Portobello Mushrooms chopped – Medium…

Freedom

“Free your mind; and the rest will follow”! -En Vogue

Breakfast Please

I haven’t made oatmeal or chia pudding in awhile, so I did a two for one and made this delicious way to start your day. Organic steel cut oats, organic coconut sugar, coconut cream chia pudding and organic fresh fruit! Delicious and filling! 

I believe in me!

I’ve made my mistakes but the change I feel in me now, feels different than any other time in my life. Something at 35 clicked. The change needed to be a lifestyle not a habit. Going vegan, changed my perspective on a lots of things. Gave me clarity where I needed it! I’m less anxious…

Black Girls Rock

Nothing more rewarding than being in a room filled with talented, intelligent, beautiful black people. 

Garden Snacking

I wanted a snack and decided to head down to the garden to see what I could harvest! Viola! 

Swimsuit Body

Thanks Vegan Diet for making me look swimsuit ready even when I haven’t been working out like I should.