I have been on numerous diets and will never go on one again. Let me tell you why. As someone who struggled in the past with insecurities and poor body-image, my heart hurts when I hear of people going on "diets." Food and the thought of food controlled me years ago. I'm not talking about... Continue Reading →
10 Years Without Meat
Happy Anniversary to me!!! This spring marks TEN YEARS without eating meat! That includes seafood as well. And I celebrate my choice every single day, and really, every meal. People ask if it was hard, where do I get my protein, if I miss meat, and why I gave it up. To answer those loaded... Continue Reading →
How diverse is your diet?
I just finished up watching Queer Eye, and it really inspired me to get in the kitchen! Antony (the chef) and I would be best friends if he knew me! He would probably be annoyed with my veganism and allergies, but love me as a person. Or that is what I'm telling myself! Anyway, I... Continue Reading →
What a Vegan eats.
People ask me all the time now, "What can you eat being vegan?" There is SO much more in the world than dairy and meat! Occasionally I have missed cheese, but that is because I'm an Italian at heart and pregnant. Other than that, I have felt better, more energetic, and not at all guilty... Continue Reading →
Transitioning to Veganism
If you follow my Instagram (@sarieberryfairy) you might have seen me mention my diet. Mainly I use this social media platform for yoga, inspiration, and sharing my memories, but I also like to share more intimate and meaningful topics. Currently, this has included my diet transitioning from vegetarian to vegan. For almost 9 full years,... Continue Reading →
a day in the life
Like most people, healthy choices come and go. As a strict vegetarian with many allergies and sensitivities, I prepare and eat healthy more times than not. My chips are USDA organic. So are my whole wheat pasta, all fresh and frozen produce, and even the oils and seasonings. Knowing where the food I am putting... Continue Reading →
a week back to balance (cont.)
As I continue this journey back to a more balanced life, I am beginning to feel better physically and mentally. When I am eating reasonable portions, I feel satisfied but not overly so. I am fully aware that it would be better to have a side of spinach instead of a side of corn or... Continue Reading →
There is so much heaviness out in the world right now, and I will touch on that soon, but I wanted to give you all a little break. And maybe some yummy ideas toward a healthier lifestyle in the meantime! I am a Louisiana girl who does not eat meat, seafood, or spicy foods. I... Continue Reading →
If you think being a vegetarian is difficult, try these recipes! Variety is important in any diet. Cook with color in mind! http://blog.myfitnesspal.com/10-must-make-meatless-meals-under-375-calories/?user_id=234639976041837&alt_source=mfp&alt_medium=email&alt_campaign=recipes20160208&utm_source=mfp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=recipes20160208&mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRoluazAZKXonjHpfsX77%2BguWKCyiokz2EFye%2BLIHETpodcMT8ZkPa%2BTFAwTG5toziV8R7DBLM153N8QXRTg