My dad is the smartest person I know. He taught me to ride a bike, to play chess (we played until I beat him and then…we stopped), to love chocolate and a good debate, and of course, to run. Some of the best parts of me come from him, and even after 36 years, I… Read More The Starfish Runner: A special guest post by Dad.
A few weeks ago, I finished up a 4 Week Food Plan with the intention of cutting processed foods out of my diet. For the first 3 weeks, I was writing weekly updates on my progress, and then, whether you realized it or not, I kind of let the subject drop. That was intentional, because… Read More Lessons Learned from 4 Weeks off Processed Foods, and My Roasted Chickpeas Recipe
I’m invading your inbox today not for a full length blog post, but to give you a sneak preview…a “taste” if you will…of some additions coming soon to Starfish Diaries! Numero Uno…Recipes! I’m certainly not a professional chef, but I have a lot of fun putting together creative, good-for-you, vegan recipes in the kitchen. My… Read More A Taste of What’s to Come
I’ve been meaning to write a post on veganism for awhile, but struggled to find the right time. I know that any mention of a vegan lifestyle is an immediate turnoff for a lot of people, and it was important to me to establish myself as a non-judgy, somewhat normal (hmm, might’ve failed there) fellow… Read More Vegan is not a 4 letter word. And yes, I miss cheese.
Week 3 has nearly come to a close, and I don’t know about you, but I’d pay good money for a piece of chocolate. The 4 week plan to cut out processed foods has overall been pretty painless, if I’m honest. Before I get into how I’m feeling, which I know has been keeping you… Read More 3 Week Check In: Takeaways, Thoughts on Gluten, and Fab Results
I am so flippin lucky. And I just need to talk about it for a tick. Set aside my amazing, supportive husband. Ignore my loving, forgiving family. Pay no attention to my life-long, inspiring friends. Turn a blind eye to my adorable dog, rewarding job, cozy home, food on the table, and sunshine-y day. Actually,… Read More Thank you, Universe, for my awesome life. And oh my gawwwwd I miss pretzels (4 week plan check-in).
I have a confession to make. After being uber committed to week 1 of my 4 Week Plan to Cut the Crap, I totes fell off the wagon today. I had a super lazy day; vegged out to the Kardashians, finished my book (if you haven’t read “Love Warrior,” you really must. Cannot tell you… Read More Cutting The Crap, Week 1 Down! Wins and Woops!