Running Doesn’t Have to Suck

Why do you run or want to start running? I'm guessing you clicked on this article, because you're a runner now or have hope to be. In any case, more often than not I feel like I hear people complain about running. People DON'T run, because it's too hard. People DO run, but complain about the mileage. Running doesn't have to suck.

Cast-Iron Skillet Vegan Cornbread

Cast-Iron Skillet Vegan Cornbread! Enjoy this recipe with chili, as a side dish with dinner, or make it for Thanksgiving. No matter the occasion, this is pretty darn good, and your friends won't believe you when you tell them it's vegan.

Fluffy, Vegan Pancakes

Pancakes were a staple in both mine and my husband's childhood homes, so when we went vegan, it was very important that we figure out how to make pancakes. This need was further emphasized when we upgraded from a skillet to full griddle, and there was now a new, fun appliance to use on top of our need for delicious pancakes. We've tried making them all kinds of ways, and in terms of a tasty and plant-based as possible option, this finally did the trick for us. . .

Find Your Flex Spaghetti

Spaghetti was one of my favorite meals as a kid, and it was also one of the first things I learned how to cook. When I first started my attempt at eating a plant-based diet, I was constantly bummed that I never had spaghetti. . .

The Little Green Detox Smoothie

The "Little Green Detox Smoothie" has the ingredients to jump start your health journey and help you feel better all around. What is it about the color green that makes us feel like what we're eating is healthy? I honestly don't know, but I do feel like I'm making a good decision when I have this little number to start my day.

5 Reasons to Start Walking in the Woods

Have you ever gone for a walk in the woods? I say a walk, because that's truly what hiking is. A simple walk. It can be as difficult or relaxing as you decide to make it. Growing up in the Great Smoky Mountains, I've had plenty of experiences hiking, and now that I work 9 to 5, I've been missing the days I used to spend on the trails.