The Search for My Ideal Diabetic Diet, Part 3

One month ago, I wrote Why Do I Have Diabetes? while struggling to find the ideal diet to help me reverse my diagnosis. Since transitioning to a whole food plant-based diet, I have lost 10 pounds and feel GREAT! I had previously had success on a whole food plant-based diet, so I attended a 2 Forks event (See what…

Eating Healthy in Hotels: 1 Week with a Kitchen

Eating healthy, home-cooked (vegetarian) meals while travelling can be challenging, but it’s easier with a kitchen!  Long-term hotels, vacation homes, and some resorts have a full-size kitchen that I am happy to utilize. The following shopping and recipe list provides 14 healthy meals (That’s 7 days of lunches and dinners for 1 person, or 7…

Chegan While Living in Hotels

While enjoying the Benefits of Living the Hotel Lifestyle, eating healthy can be challenging. Last year, after educating myself about nutrition and the food industry. I became a strict Vegan (I ate no animals or animal by-products, like dairy and eggs), and I was able to make the majority of my meals from scratch with no salt or…

Eating Healthy in Las Vegas: Off the Strip

After a week of living on the Las Vegas Strip, I was ready for some nice quiet living OFF the Strip. Even though I was getting complimentary nights at casino properties, I had felt trapped in an area where I couldn’t sleep well and the food was overpriced and unhealthy. Fortunately I was still able to enjoy complimentary…

Eating Healthy on the Las Vegas Strip

After 3 weeks of eating healthy in Denver hotels, I am now hanging out in Las Vegas hotels for a month.  My husband and I are platinum-level M Life players, so we thought we’d take advantage of some of the perks. Last year I spent two months living in Las Vegas, but that was  before I started…

Eating Healthy in Hotels, Part 2

I recently spent several weeks meeting the challenge of eating healthy in hotels around Atlanta, Georgia. Now I’m in Denver, Colorado for at least a few weeks. I have minimal space in my luggage (See my post about all of my belongings are in one suitcase), but the following important items are small and lightweight enough for me…

High Time for Real Tea in America

I love tea!  While growing up in the southern U.S., my older sister regularly brewed iced tea in the sun, and it was super refreshing on a hot day. Then I moved to Canada and gained an appreciation for hot tea. I learned how hot tea can warm your bones, soothe your aches, and calm…

Eating Healthy in Hotels, Part 1

I have recently enjoyed having a kitchen, but I’m back on the road living in hotels again. It’s certainly more of a challenge to eat super healthy (maximum nutrition) while living in hotels. Once again, I find this quote to be appropriate: “If something is important to you, you’ll find a way. If it isn’t,…