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

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

Cruelty Free Facial Mask Review

Andalou naturals is one of my favorite brands. The entire product line is vegan and it’s all quite affordable.  Today I tried out their Avo Cocoa Skin Food Mask. Let me first say it looks and smells like chocolate frosting. DELICIOUS!!!!  The ingredients are so clean and natural. Aloe is the first ingredient and cacao is the third ingredient. Chocolate is an antioxidant and the … Continue reading Cruelty Free Facial Mask Review

Top 3 Cruelty-Free Beauty Products *June 2017*

This is the 1st edition of my monthly top 3 cruelty-free beauty items. Being an esthetician for the past 7 years has made me very selective about which products I use on my skin and which brands to trust. I’m a stickler for ingredients and I prefer natural, clean ingredients but I do sometimes use brands that are not all natural but still cruelty free … Continue reading Top 3 Cruelty-Free Beauty Products *June 2017*