The Easy Way I Finally Lost Weight | Bonus: Foods, Exercises, Mindsets

I can tell you that once, not too long ago, maybe even this time last year, I was ashamed of everything about my body, and I hated the way I looked. Every stretch mark and scar that adorned my belly and thighs and ass were like the faded lashings of an angry master. The way my boobs looked was unappealing to me, and I seemed to carry weight in my face like I carried shame on my back. I hid myself in baggy clothes, willing myself to lose 50 lbs overnight, so I could wake up happy and begin living. It never happened. Until one day, finally, it did... [cont. reading]

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Mini Muffins

Here is my easy recipe for vegan pumpkin spice mini muffins—an adorable and autumnal, delicate and delectable, perfect breakfast, snack, dessert, or treat for any fall foodie out there. These are completely vegan, plant-based, and cruelty-free, and they are fairly healthy as well so don’t be afraid to bake up a batch and pop them all~

30 Items Every Healthy Person on a Budget Needs to Buy

Are you trying to lose weight or just live a more generally healthy lifestyle? Are you also pinching pennies together? Either way, I've got the list for you. When it comes to losing weight or eating healthier, we need to buy certain foods, because we are more likely to reach for those foods we have in stock, and thus, we are more likely to stick to our diets. Unfortunately, this is the part where a lot of us suffer, especially if money is tight or we are sticking to a tight grocery budget. What to buy? What to eat? Where to even start?

The Pros and Cons of Exercising Outside

Outdoor workouts really remind me of being a kid again—getting dirty, the feel of the sun on your skin, the smell of the grass and the wind in the air, the sound of traffic and birds...While it can be nice, there are also some downsides to working out while outside. So which is better, working out outside or indoors, like in your home or a gym? Well, I'm going to weigh the pros and cons of doing your workout outside, and you can judge for yourself! 

4 Delicious, Cheap, & Easy Vegan Meals

Eating vegan or switching to a plant-based diet can be tough. Between the expensive ingredients, complicated recipes, and food that may not initially be as palatable to newbies, plant-based diets may be hard to handle at first. Here are a few simple, yummy, and budget-friendly meal ideas that I frequently prepare when I need more plants in my life.