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What’s your secret?? And can you share it with me??… The DM’s have spoken, you guys want the inside scoop. Welllll you won’t be surprised that the woman you see today is the result of making dietary lifestyle adjustments over the last decade. It was a process, but one that I felt and continue to feel would give me long-lasting vitality.

How to Transition to a Plant Based Diet

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I have not always eaten the way that I do today.   In fact I do not and have never considered myself a vegan. I am a plant-based eater that eats vegan food. But I still love a sushi date with my girls and I especially enjoy local seafood when traveling. I don’t eat a ton […]

Tips for Eating a Plant-Based Diet When Your Family Doesn’t

1/17/2022

Wellness

Tips for eating a Plant Based Diet

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This blog post is sponsored by Eisai Inc. I struggled for years with excruciatingly painful periods. It wasn’t until after my hysterectomy that I learned I had a family history of gynecologic health issues. Both my mom and aunt had the same struggle but never shared that with me. It made me wonder why the […]

Spot Her for Endometrial Cancer

7/20/2021

Wellness

Spot Her Endometrial Cancer

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You’re gonna want to try this savory recipe darlings. My Vegan Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe is a new family favorite! It’s out of this world delicious!!  What’s unique about this recipe is that I use Impossible meat substitute. I’m not normally into meat substitutes but I wanted to create a recipe that my whole family […]

Vegan Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe

4/25/2021

Wellness

Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe

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Drumroll please…. my new cooking series officially has a name! Tennille Life Dishes!!  I LOVE it! Thank you to everyone who submitted suggestions. There were so many great names to choose from but this one really resonated with me the most. This month’s Tennille Life Dishes is a highly requested recipe. Trust me darlings, my […]

Shakshuka Recipe | Tennille Life Dishes

3/28/2021

Wellness

Shakshuka Recipe

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I'm super excited to launch my new cooking series on IGTV! This is something I've been wanting to do for over a year now and I'm so delighted to finally bring my recipes to life for you. While I am not a top chef or anything close to it I AM passionate about showing love [...]

Fresh Miso Soup Recipe

3/01/2021

Wellness

Miso Soup

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Sponsored by: Ritual In my pursuit for healthier living over the last 10+ years, I've found that small, consistent lifestyle changes have brought me the biggest wins.  For example, when I transitioned to a plant-based diet I didn't do it overnight. I transitioned in small, manageable stages and focused on building strong habits along the [...]

Ritual Essential Multivitamin Review – The multivitamin I Swear By

2/08/2021

Wellness

ritual essential multivitamins review

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I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I have been juicing for 10 years now!  What began as a 3 day detox has transitioned into a lifestyle. For me, the fresh smell of celery or ginger being juiced is just it!!  There have been times when I’ll take a break from juicing mainly because traveling [...]

Green Juice Smoothie Recipe + Juicing Essentials

1/18/2021

Wellness

Green Juice Smoothie Recipe

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I think pasta has a bad wrap.  After visiting the pasta capital of the world more times than I can count, I can unequivocally say that Italians eat pasta daily and frankly look great!!  I get it, everyone is running from carbs these days, but pasta is a worthy carb. It provides glucose which gives […]

Quick & Easy, Healthy Rigatoni Recipe

1/11/2021

Wellness

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Before the pandemic my family loved our breakfast outings so whenever I can I like to whip up a nice breakfast spread for everyone. As a special treat this morning I made my vegan pumpkin pancakes and to no surprise Mike and the girls gobbled them up. They are THAT GOOD darlings!! And good news, […]

Vegan Pumpkin Pancake Recipe

1/07/2021

Wellness

vegan pumpkin pancake recipe

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Lovies here is another pumpkin infused recipe you are not gonna want to miss out on!!  This pumpkin cream cheese muffin recipe is the most delicious and worth every single calorie...I even eat them!! The muffins have hints of cinnamon & nutmeg, subtly sweet, and the addition of cream cheese elevates the muffins to NEXT [...]

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin Recipe

11/15/2020

Wellness

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin Recipe

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By now you all probably know I LOVE tea!!  My love affair began with the most standard of teas, English Breakfast.  I picked up the taste for tea in my early 20’s from the girls' Abuela, one cup of her tea and I was hooked.  As time went on I eventually began drinking green teas, [...]

Any Time is Tea Time | My Favorite Teas

10/25/2020

Wellness

My Favorite Teas

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Autumn is here, meaning Q-up the pumpkin infused EVERYTHING!!  Can I just say babes, my pumpkin French toast is one of those recipes that is incredibly easy, great to bring kids in on, uses minimal ingredients, and tastes so freakin’ good!  My hubby Mike told me, “baby that French toast tastes like a pumpkin donut…how’d […]

Pumpkin French Toast Recipe

10/19/2020

Wellness

Pumpkin French toast with Powdered Sugar

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Boy oh boy has 2020 tested our mental health, darlings. It’s a good thing September is Self-Care Awareness Month ‘cuz we’re going to need a whole month of self-care to restore some clarity and focus into our lives. In recognition of this special month I will be sharing some my favorite self care tips all […]

At Home Fitness | Self-Care Awareness Month

9/04/2020

Wellness

Self Care Awareness Month

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This watermelon fresca recipe is super sweet darlings, not only because it's the most delicious watermelon juice ever BUT because it is brought to you by my oldest daughter May!!  Guest Blog by May... Growing up I spent a lot of time with my Abuela, and she is the only person I know who can [...]

May’s Watermelon Fresca Recipe

7/20/2020

Wellness

May's Watermelon Fresca Recipe

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I practice intermittent fasting and most days the first meal of my day (usually around lunch time) is oatmeal. It ain’t fancy, but this hearty superfood rich oatmeal recipe keeps my tummy & gut happy while filling my body with loads of vitamins and minerals to keep me glowing from the inside out…as you all […]

My Superfood Rich Oatmeal Recipe

6/15/2020

Wellness

Superfood Rich Oatmeal Recipe

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Eeeeeek, I’ve got a special treat for you darlings! I finally filmed a vlog to show you how to make my English Breakfast Tea Latte with Oat Milk. You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make and best of all, it’s soooo DELICIOUS! You’re going to want to grab your tea cup and […]

VLOG: How to Make the Perfect Tea Latte

5/04/2020

Wellness

How to Make the Perfect Tea Latte

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Teatime is ME-time. The ritual of making my cup of tea brings me so much joy throughout my day. There’s no rushing the process. I take pleasure in every step – from seeping the tea to creating a lovely tea setting just for me and indulging in every flavor. It’s the ultimate form of self-care […]

My Teatime Essentials for the Perfect Cup of Tea

4/09/2020

Wellness

My TeaTime Essentials

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I love this recipe so much!!  All I want to do is curl up with a blanket, cup of tea, a good movie AND a warm vegan cinnamon roll.  With everything going on, this time at home has me reconnecting with my beloved kitchen!! It has been such a wonderful therapeutic distraction.  I’ve really enjoyed […]

Vegan Cinnamon Roll Recipe

3/30/2020

Wellness

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What’s your secret??  And can you share it with me??… The DM’s have spoken, you guys want the inside scoop.  Welllll you won’t be surprised that the woman you see today is the result of making dietary lifestyle adjustments over the last decade. It was a process, but one that I felt and continue to feel […]

How to Transition to a Plant Based Diet

3/03/2020

Wellness

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I get this all the time — Do you take supplements and which do you take??  Over the years I have taken a variety of vitamins and supplements.  I don’t know about you guys, but I have asked myself ARE ALL THESE BIG ASS PILLS EVEN DOING ANYTHING??? Well I cannot say 100% if they […]

My Daily Vitamin and Supplements Routine

2/24/2020

Wellness

My daily supplements routine

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I LOVE snacking!  I have a wee afternoon snack literally everyday.  My number one rule is to avoid foods that are processed, sugary and basically empty calories.  You darlings know me by now, I pretty much eat the same core meals everyday, well the same goes for snacks.  I do my best to only eat […]

My 3 Go-To Healthy Snacks | Healthy Recipes

2/17/2020

Wellness

My 3 Go To Healthy Snacks

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I don’t know about you but after a long days work I want my dinner to be quick, comforting and nourishing. There’s nothing more hearty and comforting than vegan chili in the cold winter months. I love to pair my chili with roasted potatoes because, well truthfully, potatoes make me HAPPY! And if you’re looking […]

Vegan Chili Recipe with Perfectly Roasted Potatoes

1/21/2020

Wellness

Scrumptious Vegan Chili Recipe

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Merry Christmas darlings!!! I received your wish lists… AND since none of you are on the naughty list my gift to you is my crowd pleasing bomb vegan biscuit recipe that will have even NON-vegans scarfing them down!! What I love about this recipe is I can whip them up with ingredients I have on […]

The Best Vegan Biscuit Recipe for the Holidays

12/23/2019

Wellness

Vegan Biscuit Recipe for the Holidays

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Do you find yourself working out and not losing belly fat? If so, one potential cause can be that you’re consuming too many sugary foods and drinks. In fact, sugar is often times the biggest cause of belly fat in women. When you eat too much sugar, your body has to burn off the sugar […]

How to Curb Sugar Cravings | Fight Sugar Cravings

11/11/2019

Wellness

How to Curb Sugar Cravings

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Darlings over the last year my DM inbox has been filled with questions about how I eat and whether I’m vegan or vegetarian. So many in fact that we decided it’s time to post a blog answering allllll of the most frequently asked “diet or food” related questions. Q: How long have you been eating […]

“Are You Vegan or Vegetarian?”

10/07/2019

Wellness

Vegan or Vegetarian

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There’s nothing more satisfying than freshly made falafels served with tzatziki, hummus, and sliced cucumber for a light lunch or afternoon snack. Not to brag (well, maybe a little) but my homemade falafel recipe is AMAZING! The falafels turn out perfectly crispy on the outside yet moist and flavorful on the inside. And I don’t […]

Falafel Recipe + Vegan Tzatziki Recipe

9/30/2019

Wellness

Falafels

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To my husband Mike I am admittedly a pain in the ass to shop for. It’s not that I don’t have a long wish list of things I want because you know this girl has categorized wish lists. The challenge lies in the type of things I want. Mike will NOT buy clothes, beauty products […]

Homemade Kombucha | Health Benefits of Kombucha

9/09/2019

Wellness

Homemade Kombucha

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Only one more day to detox darlings! After a weekend in Rome my body is craving a detox. I’m so excited to hear so many of you will be joining in! In anticipation of the detox, I wanted to share my sprouted tofu spring rolls recipe. These rolls are the perfect post detox meal. They […]

Sprouted Tofu Spring Rolls Recipe

8/05/2019

Wellness

Sprouted Tofu Spring Rolls Recipe

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I am so hyped for this detox darlings!! The detox will start when I return from Italy on August 6th. Be sure to follow along on Instagram for updates. If you decide to join me for 1 day or the full 3 days I hope this detox will kick start your path to eating for [...]

Join Me for a 3-day Detox | Detox Guide

7/22/2019

Wellness

3 Day Juicing Detox

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I’ve been teasing you long enough darlings. After months of showing off my vegan tacos on IG stories I’ve finally recorded a video recipe for you. And let me say, you are in for a treat. My vegan taco recipe is fast, easy and the flavors are oh so AMAZING! Did I mention, healthy too? […]

5-Minute Vegan Taco Recipe with White Beans

6/04/2019

Wellness

Vegan Taco Recipe

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