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The Value of a Plant-Based Diet

The value of a plant-based diet is something that I am always excited to talk about! I was recently given the opportunity to do just that by Foody Direct!

Below you can see the first few questions I discussed with them and you can then click here to read the full interview!

How did you become so passionate about healthy foods and a healthier lifestyle, and why did you start a blog around it?

Growing up, I’ve never had a real taste for meat, so it was an easy transition for me to go plant-based. But the catalyst to that happening was reading Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s book The China Study. That did it in a heartbeat!

When I first began a plant-based diet almost 8 years ago, the biggest challenge was finding tasty recipes! And that’s why I started my blog, The Flexi Foodie, almost 5 years ago to document the recipes I created for my 4 kids and husband. Those recipes must have tasted pretty decent, as that blog got me my first cookbook deal!

On your site, you describe your transformation after embracing yoga and a plant-based diet. How would you describe the difference in how you felt after the change to someone who has never had that experience?

Moving, breathing, meditating and eating a whole foods diet has ramped up my energy levels, my moods, and my happiness! I’ve never looked back.

Don’t forget to click and head to the Foody Direct website to read the full interview!

 

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