As in, that’s my soulmate, or you’re my soulmate, or I haven’t found my soulmate yet.

I’ve often heard that it’s one of those things that can only really be felt & not described.

But I disagree.

Let me explain.

It’s common knowledge that Joseph & I are soulmates

I know, quite a statement.

The thing is, I don’t believe in “the one.” As in, there is this “one” person for everyone.

Except when it comes to me & Joseph. We are meant for each other. I’m confident of that.

Like knowing gravity, sunshine, & breath exist. I know we are supposed to be together.

So when the other day a facebook friend, Irma, sent sent me this photo, telling me that I might know someone in the picture, & realizing that someone was Joseph (the cute one in the second row, second one over on the...

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mormon + vegan (part 2) (joseph’s perspective)

from Jiri Zraly via flikr

Well, not literal lightening, the figurative kind.

I’ll explain in a bit, but first.

About six years ago, I wrote this post.

Since then, the google machine has brought many, many visitors to who were searching for anyone & anything related to being Mormon (ie. LDS or belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) AND vegan, because apparently, the two labels rarely coincide.

And because of said visitors over the years, I’ve received lots of emails & messages from fellow Mormons–

“Thanks for letting me know I’m not alone!”

“I’m glad I’m not the only one.”

“How do you handle church functions that involve food?”

And so on.

The other day I received one of the most surprising, I-can’t-believe-it-happened, “is this for real?”...

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green lemonade smoothie — should you drink it? {RECIPE}

(Don’t judge me.)

Between pages of glossed up celebs on the red carpet or on the beach (it seems that they live perpetually in either place) & photos of the impeccable Kate Middleton & baby Charlotte, I noticed a section titled, “Celebs that love green juice!” followed by a half a dozen starlets shown smiling with a cup of green in hand.

I had to chuckle, because well, leave it to Hollywood to take something great & turn it into a flashy trend.

Trendy or not, there’s a reason why green juice is hot right now.

If done right, it can taste delicious AND deliver a load of refreshment, nourishment, & alkalinity (which your body loves).


If you’ve never tried green juice, a green lemonade smoothie (my favorite form of green juice) is probably your safest bet.


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