{ Being Selfish…The Right Way }

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The most important relationship that you will ever have in your life is with yourself. Many religious and spiritual practices offer guidelines and practices by which someone can develop that relationship. Ultimately, it’s about knowing yourself as an individual, growing and becoming a better person every day. But one thing that we tend to forget… Read more »

{ To vegan or not vegan? }

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Coming from a Persian background, a meal is incomplete without a generous portion of meat. In fact, most Persians will not comprehend why someone would choose NOT to eat meat. But after struggling with digestion issues, I knew I had to make a drastic change in my lifestyle because my condition was just getting worse…. Read more »

{ Homemade Facial Wipes }

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After watching The Human Experiment documentary, I’m not gonna lie, I was a bit scared. I tried to replace that fear with educating myself about the steps that I can take in my life to try and eliminate chemicals wherever possible. I decided to move towards more natural products, whether it’s beauty products or household cleaning products…. Read more »

Lifestyle { The Key to Transform your Life }

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A new year, new goals, new dreams. It’s been over a month since many of us set goals and resolutions. But the reality is that we don’t always follow through on the objectives that we set. I’m here to be that kick in the butt to remind you of your goals, and offer the key… Read more »

{ Breakfast Coconut Chia Pudding }

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Experimenting in the kitchen and trying new recipes is a great way to tune out at the end of a long day at work, but also a great way to explore alternative cooking methods. I’ve loved trying vegan recipes lately, since I get an upset stomach when I eat meat and dairy products (I’m lactose intolerant)…. Read more »

Lifestyle { Celebrate Life }

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Today is my birthday. Even though I’m a shy person, I can’t deny that the attention and overload of love is heartwarming. But I’ve realized that in the last couple of years, I have created my own tradition to celebrate my birthday. And it’s not a celebration in a traditional sense of the term. The… Read more »

Food { Vegan Pumpkin & Apple Cake }

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After going fully vegan for three weeks this summer, I’ve been more inclined to try vegan recipes. I’ve been particularly intrigued with vegan baking because butter, eggs and milk are such staples and I’ve wondered how different the taste would be. I decided to try this vegan pumpkin apple muffin recipe, and was pleasantly surprised with the… Read more »

Food { Thai Curry Sweet Potato & Lentil Soup }

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I find it hard to express in words how delicious some recipes are. When I speak, I use a lot of facial and hand gestures that help convey what I am trying to say. But when it comes to writing, I find it more challenging. If I had to describe this thai curry sweet potato… Read more »

Food { Sesame Seared Tuna }

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I’m not gonna lie, I’m pretty impressed with myself. And do you want to know a little secret? This was seriously one of the easiest and quickest recipes I have EVER tried, but it looks pretty dang impressive, don’t you think?! Even though I’ve never been a big fish eater, as I grow and mature… Read more »

Food { Quick and Easy Apple Sauce }

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I know, I know, you’re probably thinking “Apple sauce…how boring!” HEAR ME OUT! Apple sauce is SO quick and easy to make at home. It’s also tastier, healthier, and cheaper. Do I have your attention now? When I have apples that are too ripe, I make this quick and easy apple sauce to not put… Read more »