When you roll out your yoga mat, you're laying out a personal sanctuary on which to align body, breath, and spirit; a haven for focusing on yourself and letting go. It's important to keep your mat clean and fresh, so you can maintain a healthy practice and reap all the benefits of yoga. Whether used … Continue reading DIY Yoga Mat Spray
After what has been an undeniably harsh winter all over the country and around the world, tomorrow is finally the first day of Spring! The Spring Equinox is a time to reset and renew. Winter often wears heavy on the human body and spirit, draining our energy and affecting our overall wellness. Tension can build … Continue reading 5 Healthy Ways to Welcome Spring!
For vegans and vegetarians, it can be difficult finding tasty and easy lunch solutions that satisfy during summer time hikes, camping, and road trips. When I was little, nothing was more delicious than a tuna fish sandwich after a day out in the sun. Lately, I've been craving something creamy and refreshing packed full of … Continue reading Summer Time Chickpea “Tuna” Salad
Animals aren't the only ones suffering at the hands of the meat industry; Mother Earth is right there with them. Our planet is in worse condition that ever before. In a time when environmental health seems to be ignored by our current U.S. government, (The secretary of agriculture comes from the biggest chicken-producing state in … Continue reading Does Meat REALLY Impact the Environment?
The most basic goal of every living being on Earth is to reproduce and prolong life of its species through genes and evolution. What does it take to push a species so far from obtaining that goal that it ceases to exist entirely? For 860 known species of extinct animal, it seems that simply trying … Continue reading The Urgency of Ending Extinction
Yoga has been a vital part of my life for the past three or so years. I find it crucial to helping me keep a balanced body, soul, and mind. I can use my practice to calm my anxiety, boost my mood, stretch sore muscles, relax after a long day, or even connect to nature. … Continue reading Sun Salutations: A Beautiful Way to Greet the Morning!
The first recipe I'm going to share here is probably my most favorite of all. I found this one within my first year or two of being vegetarian, because I was desperate for a satisfying and tasty biscuits and gravy. We can all picture the classic in our head: smooth, thick, white country gravy, chunks … Continue reading Delicious & Savory Vegetarian Biscuits and Gravy