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15 Plant-Based Ingredients to Keep in the Kitchen

15 Plant-Based Ingredients to Keep in the Kitchen

Whether you’re trying to incorporate more plant-based foods in your diet, or you’re curious if there’s something out there you haven’t tried yet, here are my 15 favorite ingredients to keep in the kitchen at all times: Nutritional Yeast Nutritional yeast, or “nooch,” is a […]

How to Quit the Comparison Game

How to Quit the Comparison Game

Theodore Roosevelt once said that “comparison is the thief of joy” – and he didn’t even live in the midst of social media. These days, it is very easy to compare yourself to others; you can go on Instagram and spend your down time looking […]

Must-See Spots in Wellington, NZ

Must-See Spots in Wellington, NZ

Heading to Wellington and unsure of what to do first? Here’s a list of some of the must-see spots in and around the city: Learn the culture at Te Papa Museum The Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, is multiple floors PACKED with culture […]

The Importance of Gratitude

The Importance of Gratitude

This was a post I shared awhile back on my personal blog that I was keeping for family and friends to read after we moved from the States to New Zealand – and I felt like it needed a comeback. Every once in awhile, I […]

6 Hidden Gems in Wellington, NZ

6 Hidden Gems in Wellington, NZ

Wellington is full of amazing restaurants, bars, hikes, museums and views. It seems like we find something new to explore every day…and explore we have! Here are some of my favorite “hidden gems” in Wellington: Croc Shakes The Enormous Crocodile Company is most well-known for […]

From Surviving to Thriving: How Cancer Changed My Mindset

From Surviving to Thriving: How Cancer Changed My Mindset

On May 15th, 2008, my life changed forever. In order for me to explain what pushed me to start my lifelong journey of self-exploration and self-love, you need to know about one of the hardest things I have ever faced, that led me to look […]

What Vegans Eat: Wellington, NZ

What Vegans Eat: Wellington, NZ

When my husband and I arrived in Wellington, I was a little bit nervous about the vegan scene. Would there be any options? Would I have to beΒ that girl, ordering something that wasn’t actually on the menu every time I went out? Turns out, Wellington […]