Veggie Magnifique | La vie Parisienne, the healthy way.

I’m one of those people who is extremely affected by the weather. (Yes, I’m talking about the weather — just bear with me…) I’m not sure sure what this says about me or my mental makeup, but to me, the weather can mean the difference between a “meh” day and a marvelous one. Aside from ...

As with many things in my parenting life, the inspiration for this topic came from the lovely Ellen Fisher. Vegan mama of three, island-dweller and all-round beautiful earth goddess, she is somebody whom Ann and I love to look up to. The positive parenting content on her sumptuous YouTube channel inspires me to take my ...

I don’t know about you, but most “What I Eat in a Day” videos make me feel like I’m failing at life. The little hand towel they place next to the dish, the perfect garnishes and the kiwi cutouts… the fabulous, open and bright kitchens they all seem to have… *exasperated sigh* My home cooking ...

Here are some ‘side effects’ to expect when transitioning to a healthy, whole foods vegan diet: Unstoppable energy Beautiful skin Weight loss Protection from degenerative disease Hyper sensitivity Wait, hyper sensitivity? Really? Yes. We’ve both noticed it. It happens when you eat karmically light food (i.e. when you stop eating distress and pain for breakfast, e.g. ...

Yesterday was a momentous day. Yesterday I got my French passport – I am officially Franco-American. The joy, relief, and sense of accomplishment that I feel is beyond explanation. The goals, the visionboards, the to-dos, the visualization… The administrative hoops, official translations, and timbres fiscaux… All that has gone into this massive undertaking for the ...

When I signed up for the Bright Line Eating bootcamp nine months ago, I thought it was simply going to provide a solution for my erratic eating habits. (Learn more about my BLE journey here and here.) But the programme has gestated into a whole-body, whole-mind, whole-life quest. And it’s juicy. My inner environment has ...

Chloe and I have been talking about our style icons. Not imitation but inspiration. Chloe is currently geeking out on Audrey Hepburn – graceful and classy. And I’ve been enjoying playing with a sort of half Katharine Hepburn, half Debbie Harry thing – elegant trousers meets rockstar. We’ve both been loving the pared down accessories ...

Can you remember the last time you did absolutely nothing and felt at peace about it? The last time for me was yesterday afternoon. It lasted less than five minutes, but felt good. A break, not only from doing, but also from that low-level anxiety that so many of us live with. I just sat, ...

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