Cheap, healthy, effortless vegan veggie stew

What are some of the cheapest foods you can think of?  Potatoes Beans Carrots Rice These are the foods I buy in bulk because of their long shelf life and they’re just great wholesome staples to many plant based dishes that I eat. I threw together an effortless stew yesterday and I’ve had it twice already, its too yummy not to share. The chickpeas and … Continue reading Cheap, healthy, effortless vegan veggie stew

Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

“No matter how much attention is directed toward the general principles of injury prevention, the nature of participation in physical activity dictates that sooner or later injury will occur” – my Athletic Training textbook. I’m currently enrolled in a class called Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries. It’s a very exciting subject for me, especially since I’m so physically active and so injury prone. We … Continue reading Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

Mindful Monday 03

Posture. Yoga has taught me body awareness which has resulted in improved posture for me. It started on the mat, and has transferred into my daily life. We practice proper posture during tadasana, mountain pose. Knees stacked over ankles, hips stacked over knees, shoulders stacked over hips, ears directly above shoulders. It starts in the yoga class, and continues throughout the day. We also practice … Continue reading Mindful Monday 03

Vegan Backpacking Trip

Long, multi-day hikes that require all necessities including water to be carried in a heavy backpack often leads people to purchase freeze-dried packs of food for the convenience and light-weight. These “convenient” foods are filled with hydrogenated oils, preservatives, additives, and toxic chemicals. It seems counterproductive to consume these toxins on an activity-filled outdoor adventure. Well, turns out that there are many light-weight foods that … Continue reading Vegan Backpacking Trip