A Better Period: DivaCup Review

We all know that using a wrapped single-use item that’s thrown in the garbage is bad for the planet. We’ve gotten used to not using plastic or paper cups, and even getting drinks without straws. But no one talks about the one thing that half of the human population uses every month for most of…

A Better Meal Kit Option – Fresh, Local, and Healthy

LET’S TALK ABOUT MEAL KITS. Ya’ll I thought these were so dumb when they first started becoming a thing and let me tell you why: Every freaking thing is wrapped in plastic. We all know not to use plastic straws, cups, etc. But we forget about every pesky plastic wrapper that is on literally everything….

3 Easy Zero-Waste Hacks to Try This Weekend

My schedule is way too busy and my attention span way too short to have to think about being sustainable at every moment of every day. I’ve discovered about myself that the easier I make things for myself, the more apt I am to actually do the right thing. For example, I will usually eat…

Homemade No-Fat, Crock Pot Black Beans

You can actually use this recipe either black beans or pinto beans and leave them whole or mash/blend them for refried beans. What You’ll Need: 8oz. bag of dry black beans 8 cups of liquid (vegetable broth or water) 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon cumin 2 teaspoons Mexican oregano…

The Best Black Bean Enchiladas (Vegan)

I never thought enchiladas would ever be the same without cheese and meat. So I put myself on a mission to create a vegan enchilada option that satisfied my very high expectations. These enchiladas are filling, nutritious, lactose-free, and meat-free. Includes rolling tutorial and a nutritional breakdown at the end! What You’ll Need: 2 poblano…