Category: Yogi Food

protein guide for plant-based eating

Yogi Food- Are You Eating Enough Protein? A Guide to Plant-Based Eating

Want to eat a more plant-based diet? Worried about your protein intake? Confused about whether soy is a friend or foe?

With a little research, I've developed 3 key elements for plant-based eating. Plus, a list of essential proteins to always have on hand while eating plant-based.

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Yogi Eats: Chickpea Salad Sandwich

As a vegetarian, I'll admit I miss sandwiches the most (I'm including burgers in the sandwich category, and no-- I don't really miss bacon). Sandwiches are so easy to slap together. Deli meat and cheese on 2 slices of bread, spice it up with accouterment, and there's a perfect 5 minute lunch. However as a vegetarian making a sandwich, I end up spending 5 minutes deciding what the heck to even put on it. Tomato sandwiches are only good in the summer and don't even get me started on soy deli meats.

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How to Beat Sweet Cravings

I am a chocoholic.

Milk, dark, Hershey’s, Godiva, Lindt, bite size, bar size, king size…My addition runs deep.


I’ve tried many times to curb my habit in order to stay healthy…

In the past, I’ve gone cold turkey. I would restrain myself from buying any products with sugar. If it wasn’t in the house, I wouldn’t eat it, right? Unfortunately, this theory only exacerbated my cravings. Continue reading “How to Beat Sweet Cravings”