Be a VegRUNner!
As can be seen by The College Greens’ previous posts about triathlons, marathons, and early morning workouts, I am an athlete. And first and foremost, I am a runner. I fell in love with running back in middle school, when cross-country team “distance running” meant one and a half miles. These days, my
If you were reading our blog posts back in September, you might remember that we wrote about being plant-strong athletes, and specifically covered Tara and Craig’s triathlon race. Last week, they took on their next athletic endeavor: the marathon!
For the past four months, Tara and Craig had been training for their first marathon. As
Veda’s kitchen clean-out!
This week, The College Greens are sharing the story of Jenna’s roommate (Karla)’s mom, Veda! After suffering a minor heart attack she decided to make the switch to a whole foods, plant-based diet. She is inspiring proof of how easy this lifestyle is. We’re very proud of Veda!
I’m a 56-year old woman
Breakfast: Waking up on the right side of the bed
Everybody already knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And if it isn’t convincing enough that this age-old piece of advice has been passed down from generations yonder, the claim has spurred plenty of scientific research to help it hold its ground.
Today The College Greens talk to Lindsay Nixon from Happy Herbivore! Be sure to leave a comment and tell us your favorite Happy Herbivore recipe for a chance to win a month of Happy Herbivore meal plans!
1. What was your inspiration/motivation to go plant-based?
I grew up a vegetarian out of a love for animals. When I was
It is 8:30am. Tara is sitting at her computer, starting to draft this blog post. Already, she has run 10 miles, showered, dressed, and made breakfast. For the past three months, this is the way that Tara has started each day. The verdict? Morning workouts are THE BEST. Ever.
Why? Well, for starters, it becomes
This week, The College Greens are sharing Craig’s dad (Roy)’s story. He’s come a long way in the past year and is an inspiration to all of us. We are so proud of him!!
I owe my current state of health to The College Greens. This is my note of thanks as I approach my one
Meet Your New Best Friend: The Rice Cooker
Lately, a favorite breakfast of Jenna’s is buckwheat. A big tasty bowl of warm, chewy, subtly nutty, and nutrient packed buckwheat is great to start off your day off with. It’s wholesome, unprocessed, and delicious. Buckwheat is a wonderful way to switch up your breakfast routine. And it’s
Healing Our Relationship With Food
These days, it is typical to have a negative relationship with food. Society doesn’t make it easy for us. We’re constantly being bombarded with advertisements shamelessly persuading us to eat their products, foods that take advantage of our innate pleasure system, and contradicting messages about what is and isn’t healthy. To