Planning for Passover (or insert your diet-busting holiday here)!

I refuse to even consider that Passover is coming until after we get past Purim. I prefer to live in sweet denial up to that point, basking in the quiet period between holidays. Eventually, though, it comes time to start planning. I’m pretty sure every culture has holidays like this that are anticipated both withContinue reading “Planning for Passover (or insert your diet-busting holiday here)!”

How I Handle Holidays…Without Getting Off Track!

How many times have you been doing great with workouts and eating…making steady progress and then…BAM! Holidays hit and next thing you know you’re waking up in a carb inspired stupor, gravy dribbled down your chin? Ok, maybe that’s just me, but holidays are one of the toughest times for any eating plan. Most holidayContinue reading “How I Handle Holidays…Without Getting Off Track!”

The Shabbos Conundrum

During the week, eating a whole foods, plant based diet (or vegan…whatever you want to call it) proves pretty darn easy.  It’s when holidays and Shabbos happen that we’re finding it a bit more challenging.  At first, our friends were a little nervous to invite us over because they weren’t sure what we could eat. Continue reading “The Shabbos Conundrum”

Cholent Rebooted!

Sometimes there are recipes that without them, a holiday or occasion just isn’t the same.  For my husband, cholent and Shabbos just go together.  For recipes like this, I like to do a “reboot” meaning I like to find some way to make something that satisfies that craving or desire without sacrificing healthy eating.  IContinue reading “Cholent Rebooted!”