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Two bowls of chili served in a grey bowls, a bowl of fresh cilantro, and two serving spoons with a tan linen on a marble background.
Soups / Chili

Slow Cooker Vegan Pumpkin Chili

This fall-inspired vegan pumpkin chili was originally created for and shared in The Ann‘s November issue back in 2014. This chili is made with simple ingredients and prepared in a slow cooker which provides you the luxury of throwing in all the ingredients, going about your day, and returning to […]

Lifestyle, Nutrition

Properly store your food to save cost and reduce waste.

Food waste directly impacts the global economy, uses up valuable resources such as water, and produces green house gas emissions. By organizing and properly storing groceries you can reduce your food waste, save money $$, and have a positive impact on the environment. Triple win. A clean, organized refrigerator makes it easy to see what you have, […]

Nutrition

Training on a Vegan Diet

Last Saturday Demond Johnson, AFAA, AFPA, IFA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and I provided an informative and interactive session about training on a vegan diet. The talk was done at A2 Fitness Professionals in Ann Arbor and the turn out was great!  We had mostly vegans in attendance, although there were some […]

Nutrition

Love your heart

The month of February is filled with pink and red heart everything, candy, flowers, and lots of celebrated love which is perfect because February is also American Heart Month. Make sure you celebrate your health this month and show your heart some love. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes heart disease, […]

Nutrition

Are you getting enough potassium?

This post was initially published January 31st, 2014 and was updated on May 10th, 2020.   Did you know, for the average adult, the recommended daily intake of potassium ranges from 2,300 to 3,400 mg ? Did you also know that many American’s fall short of this amount on a daily […]