Pumpkin Carving & Blending

It’s here. It’s here. It’s almost here. That’s right—I’m talking about Halloween! Have you carved your pumpkin yet? I must admit, although Andrew and I picked out our pumpkins weeks ago, they are still sitting patiently on his porch, ready and waiting. It appears carving will be happening tomorrow on Halloween, just in time for the ocassion. Better late…

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Backyard Beet Salad

Since I can’t seem to stop talking up autumn harvest, I figured it’s only fair that I dedicate a post to a root vegetable I’ve been slightly obsessed with lately—beets. I wish I could say I’ve loved beets since day one, but it wasn’t until adulthood that I came to appreciate these bright, vibrant roots.  Why do I…

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In Defense of Day Trips + Exploring St. Pete

Last Wednesday, Andrew and I hopped in the Jetta and headed toward St. Petersburg, Florida. The mission of our trip was to deliver a painting to our friend Brian. The painting is a portrait of Brian and his girlfriend Ashley that Brian commissioned Andrew to paint in honor of their anniversary. Pretty incredible painting, right? Rather than simply packing up…

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10 Ways to Have the Best Fall Ever

The temperatures are dropping. The energy levels are on the rise. The leaves are beginning to say goodbye to their treetop homes and gracefully make their way all the way down to the ground. This can only mean one thing—it’s fall y’all. As a native Floridian, nothing excites me quite like the arrival of my favorite season. I have plaid shirts, tights,…

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2014 September 25 « Vegan on the Run | Plant-based Diet Meets Active Lifestyle

Thanks to Vega’s Smoothie Pinnin’ Contest, smoothies have been fresh on my mind lately. Although it has taken me a minute to get unpacked and into a steady smoothie routine, I’m pleased to report my Vitamix is happily living at Andrew’s house and its blades are back in the smoothie business. First up, Golden Rabbit. Continue Reading…

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Smoothie Time « Vegan on the Run | Plant-based Diet Meets Active Lifestyle

Thanks to Vega’s Smoothie Pinnin’ Contest, smoothies have been fresh on my mind lately. Although it has taken me a minute to get unpacked and into a steady smoothie routine, I’m pleased to report my Vitamix is happily living at Andrew’s house and its blades are back in the smoothie business. First up, Golden Rabbit. Continue Reading… Yesterday, I revisited…

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Vegan on the Run | Plant-based Diet Meets Active Lifestyle

Happy National Coffee Day! How am I celebrating? By drinking coffee of course. Considering I’m someone who isn’t quite coherent without having had a cup of coffee, as far as I’m concerned, every single day I wake up is coffee day. As a writer, coffee helps me articulate my jumbled thoughts and get them out of my head,…

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Golden Rabbit Smoothie « Vegan on the Run | Plant-based Diet Meets Active Lifestyle

Thanks to Vega’s Smoothie Pinnin’ Contest, smoothies have been fresh on my mind lately. Although it has taken me a minute to get unpacked and into a steady smoothie routine, I’m pleased to report my Vitamix is happily living at Andrew’s house and its blades are back in the smoothie business. First up, Golden Rabbit. With the weather trying to…

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Golden Rabbit Smoothie « Vegan on the Run | Plant-based Diet Meets Active Lifestyle

Thanks to Vega’s Smoothie Pinnin’ Contest, smoothies have been fresh on my mind lately. Although it has taken me a minute to get unpacked and into a steady smoothie routine, I’m pleased to report my Vitamix is happily living at Andrew’s house and its blades are back in the smoothie business. First up, Golden Rabbit. With the weather trying to…

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2014 September 09 « Vegan on the Run | Plant-based Diet Meets Active Lifestyle

Although it has only been a number of days, in some ways it feels like a lifetime since my Six Months on the Run and Six Month Recipe Recap posts. Just after I spent time recapping, it was time to pack the van and I was off and away to St. Augustine. Needless to say, it’s…

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