4-Ingredient, Easy, Creamy Tahini Dressing

Let’s talk salads. I know, I know, a vegan talking about salads, how typical. But, I can’t lie, I boarded the salad train recently and haven’t gotten off yet. I love packing a salad for work every day and now I feel so GOOD after eating lunch. I don’t ever feel too full, bloated or sluggish and I always look …

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Plant-Based Eats

Little Ways to Use Plants at Every Meal to Make a Big Difference

When people ask me about my plant-based lifestyle, a lot of times the first reaction I get, after asking how I survive without cheese, is “Wow, I could never do that.” While I totally believe that anyone who wants to go plant-based can make the switch, I also totally understand that this is something that can seem odd, overwhelming and …

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Poppa Peper’s Super Simple Applesauce

Growing up, fall meant loads and loads of apples. I mean we’re talking bags upon bags of apples stacked around our kitchen. My parents still stock up on apples at the Baltimore Farmers’ Market early on Sunday mornings, often before I’m even awake. Besides packing apples in our lunches, adding them to oatmeal and slicing them to snack on with peanut …

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Runner Recovery Banana Nice Cream

Let’s talk dessert. I don’t know about you, but I have always had a sweet tooth. I can easily pass up chips and fried foods and I don’t really like french fries (unless we’re talking homemade potato wedges…that is a different story), but when it comes to sweets and treats, I’m all in. Growing up, I always wanted the biggest …

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Peppy Steps & Workouts

Wednesday Night Killer Abs – Plank Edition

Life doesn’t follow a weekly training schedule. Prime example: I started writing this post at the beginning of October and planned to publish it two Wednesdays ago. The first sentence read, “Although my days of competitive running and regimented training are over (for now…) I still try to follow somewhat of a schedule when it comes to my exercise.” I can’t help …

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