A Vegetarian and a Meat-Eater Walk Into a Coffee Shop

It’s quite comical in retrospect. On our first date, my now-husband expressed some hesitancy and concern about me. And not because I was yet to be legally divorced. Or because I was engaged in a confusing and overwhelming legal battle with a criminal ex. Or even (okay, especially) because I was still an emotional wreckContinue reading “A Vegetarian and a Meat-Eater Walk Into a Coffee Shop”

Carrot Cake Green Smoothie

Carrot Cake Smoothie This one is practically a salad hidden inside of dessert. Gluten free if gluten free oats are used Vegan if vegan protein powder and non-dairy milk are used   ½ banana ice 1 cup baby carrots ¼ cup oats ¼ cup raw cashews 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 scoop vanilla protein powderContinue reading “Carrot Cake Green Smoothie”

Have Your Cake and Spinach Too: Dessert Flavored Green Smoothies for Health & Weight Loss


In my former life, I viewed eating as a purely functional act.  I was not concerned with the quality of food that entered my mouth, as long as it contained the proper macronutrients at the proper time. For almost ten years, my lunch consisted of a premixed protein shake because it was high in protein,Continue reading “Nourishment”