Dining at Harvest Beat in Seattle for our 21 Wedding Anniversary

For my husband’s and my 21 wedding anniversary we took a trip to beautiful Seattle. Our anniversary evening was spent at Harvest Beat which is a sophisticated vegan restaurant where they serve you a five course meal! You have to make a reservation because they only serve a certain amount of tables each evening and…

Three years of Plant Based Goodness

My family and I have been plant based for over three years now. It has been a great experience but not one without bumps in the road. I am going to share with you our experience so far so that maybe it will help you with your own journey. One of the hardest parts of…

Talia’s Etsy Store!

My Daughter Talia has so many talents, one of them being her amazing art and craft skills. She recently opened an Etsy store called TaliaDaltonCrafts! I am so proud of her and wanted to share her website with all of you. We are a family that values skill building. There is always something in the…

Snacking on a Whole Food Plant Based Diet

When it comes to snacking, Dr. Fuhrman, in his book Eat to Live, suggests little to no snacking in between meals. Your body needs to go through a detoxification and healing process in between the times of digestion for optimal health. If you really must snack, keep it simple. Some things you can snack on…

What The Health

Honestly, this is the most well made documentary that I have seen lately. The information is so relatable and honest that it comes across very humbly. Kip uses his own life experiences with food from childhood into adulthood. His own fear about being passed a bad genetic hand full of heart disease, cancer and diabetes…

How to Get Your Kids to Eat a Plant Based Vegan Diet

Transitioning yourself to a plant based diet is one thing but when you have children this can add an additional level of difficulty. In this video I offer some tips on how to make this transition more smooth with your kiddies.

Eating Out

Eating out can be a challenge when you change to a plant based diet. I wanted to share with you some tips on how to manage this if you are not fortunate enough to live somewhere that has vegan restaurants. Check it out to help you on your journey!

Clean House

Welcome to my new edition called Little Bites. In these episodes I will be sharing with you tips on living a plant based lifestyle. I will be releasing them in between my normal cooking episodes to help you  navigate a plant based lifestyle and answer frequent questions that people ask me. Whether you have been…

Plant Based Weight Loss

I don’t normally use the weight loss platform to teach about Plant Based Eating but it is one of the incredible benefits to eating this way. My views usually deal with being as healthy as you can so that you can live a long, pain free life. But, as many of us know, most people,…

Triangle Vegfest

Meeting Dr. T. Colin Campbell at the Triangle Vegefest! I am still in AWE

My New Book !

After many years in the making my book is finally for sale!

Fountain of Youth

Want to find your Fountain of Youth? Try eating a Nutritarian Diet!

Organic Produce

I recently visited our local Kroger grocery store because I needed a few things to make our dinner and because it is the closest store to our home. I was shocked to see the  huge, well organized organic section! I normally shop at Whole Foods for organic produce but after seeing that Kroger has such…

Watermelon Obsession

Reward your body with the healing properties of watermelon while they are plentiful and affordable!

Rancho Gordo Beans!

Rancho Gordo Beans! Once you try these beans you will never settle for store-bought beans again!

Being Vegan and Eating Out

I love going out to eat especially on those nights when I just don’t feel like cooking. Then our family became vegans, and not just a vegans but vegan SOS free, which means no salt, oil or sugar. Going out to eat now is a challenge. If we really feel the need, we go out…

Vegan Challenges

If you are a vegan or a plant based eater you will surely be able to relate to this post. When you decide to be a vegan, suddenly everyone around you becomes a nutrition expert. ” I know someone who is a vegan and He/she is not very healthy ” “there is no way you can get…

Simply Awesome Dinner

Some nights I just don’t feel like cooking a huge meal so on this night we simply had freshly cut cucumber, orange bell pepper, an heirloom tomato, steamed broccoli, celery with peanut butter and watermelon. At first I thought ” wow, I am slipping here not making a nice meal after everyone has had such…

First Blog Post!

Hello everyone! I am so excited to be making my first blog post! My goal is to share with you our journey (my husband , two teenage daughters and I) of becoming Nutritarians. You can call it Vegan, SOS free, or Plant Based eating but it is so much more than that and I am…