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Gluten Free Vegan Pasta Dish with Mushrooms

Hey loves, stopping by with a quick vegan pasta dish or meatless dinner dish. Either name will work for this recipe. You will love it. It is a simple, quick, & to the point recipe. Thanks to self-quarantine for this recipe. Since we are in self-quarantine, it would be beneficial to make the best of…… Continue reading Gluten Free Vegan Pasta Dish with Mushrooms

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How to Get UnStuck in Life? 24 Must Read Books in Quarantine

Hey loves, how have y’all been holding up during this time? Sending love and positive vibes to all of you. I have been focusing on boosting my immune system with specific foods, herbs, vitamins, herbal teas, etc. and only leaving the house if necessary. Related Reading: Must Read Books for Encouragement & Inspiration One of…… Continue reading How to Get UnStuck in Life? 24 Must Read Books in Quarantine

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Quick Simple Healthy Breakfast. Banana Strawberries Toast with Almond Butter

  Hey loves, I am stopping by real quick to share another vegan toast idea. I have been asked to share more vegan meal ideas on here. Related reading: Vegan Avocado Toast with Mushrooms & Tomatoes on Ezekiel Bread As I mentioned in a post before regarding the benefits, Ezekiel bread is a healthy alternative…… Continue reading Quick Simple Healthy Breakfast. Banana Strawberries Toast with Almond Butter

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Monthly Goals To Being Intentional March 2020

Hey loves, we are finally nearing spring. After I finished my time in nature, I came back refreshed and rejuvenated. With a clearer mind, I began thinking about how I want to be more intentional with my time. Related reading: 8 Ways to Unwind & Relax after a Long Stressful Week with a Beautiful View…… Continue reading Monthly Goals To Being Intentional March 2020

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8 Ways To Unwind & Relax After A Long Stressful Week (Self Care)

  Hey loves, will you just look at this view? I couldn’t get enough of it. This view was breathtaking and I was grateful to enjoy this moment with my husband. It is so important to take time out for yourself and spend time with people you love. This past weekend my husband and I…… Continue reading 8 Ways To Unwind & Relax After A Long Stressful Week (Self Care)

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What is Kombucha? Plus Blueberry Kombucha Smoothie

  Hey loves, Happy Thursday! Today I wanted to discuss a new way that I have been enjoying kombucha lately. I found out about kombucha almost three years ago. It was recommended to me by someone I worked with. She told me about a family member who was dealing with some serious health issues. She…… Continue reading What is Kombucha? Plus Blueberry Kombucha Smoothie

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Vegan Southern Cabbage with Tempeh (No oil)

Hey loves, today I am sharing a quick & light meal idea. It also can be a great side dish. It’s up to you. When I was younger, I used to love some fried cabbage. I couldn’t wait for my grandma to cook some. Back when I was eating meat, I created a healthier way…… Continue reading Vegan Southern Cabbage with Tempeh (No oil)

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Quick Simple Breakfast.Vegan Avocado Toast with Mushrooms & Tomatoes

Hey loves, I was thinking that you can not have a blog about healthy living without the basic avocado toast lol. Am I right? or Am I right? lol There are so many different ways to experiment with avocado toast. The possibilities are endless. You really can not get bored with making avocado toast. So,…… Continue reading Quick Simple Breakfast.Vegan Avocado Toast with Mushrooms & Tomatoes

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Vegan Stuffed Chili & Quinoa Baked Sweet Potato

Hey loves, it has been cold here the last few days. This weather cause for some warm and cozy food.  Chili is one of the first things to come to my mind when I think of warm, cozy, & comfort food. So, here I am back again with a recipe.  I love me some chili…… Continue reading Vegan Stuffed Chili & Quinoa Baked Sweet Potato

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Vegan Avocado & Walnut Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

Hey loves, I am just stopping by to share this quick salad that was on repeat before the cool weather decided to come in. I would have it with a protein smoothie or a type of protein such as beans or tempeh. This particular day I had a protein smoothie with it. Related post: Vegan…… Continue reading Vegan Avocado & Walnut Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

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Vegan Black Bean Salad with Purple Sweet Potato & Golden Beet

Hey loves, fall is finally trying to show its face. I aint’ mad at her. I’m happy to see her. It mostly shows up in the mornings here in Texas. But hey, I will take that. Today, I’m sharing on the blog a salad that I have added to my fall meal plan. Ever since…… Continue reading Vegan Black Bean Salad with Purple Sweet Potato & Golden Beet

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Vegan Low Carb Tacos with Jicama Taco Shells (Tortillas)

So breakfast taco is a thing in Texas. After been here for almost six years, I have grown accustomed to this idea. Lately, I have stirred away from them because of the tortilla. Since I already eat unsalted tortilla chips with nachos, I would use lettuce to make tacos for lunch or dinner. While I…… Continue reading Vegan Low Carb Tacos with Jicama Taco Shells (Tortillas)

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Yummy Vegan Pasta with a Twist (No Mock Meat or Regular Pasta)

Hey loves, I just finished “What If” on Netflix. It has been a while since I saw Renee Zellweger playing a role. I’m patiently waiting on next season. In the meantime, I’m looking for a new show to binge. Any suggestions? Please share in the comments. Thank you in advance. Related post: Vegan Portobello Mushroom…… Continue reading Yummy Vegan Pasta with a Twist (No Mock Meat or Regular Pasta)

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Yummy Vegan Nachos with Black Rice, Black Lentils, & Black Quinoa

There is nothing like a good ole binge-watch session to catch up on a show with some nachos. It is even better when you can make the nachos healthy. Am I right? Today, I am sharing on the blog a vegan nachos recipe made with a mixture of black rice, black lentils, & black quinoa.…… Continue reading Yummy Vegan Nachos with Black Rice, Black Lentils, & Black Quinoa

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Vegan BBQ Tempeh Salad with Avocado Lime Dressing

Hey loves, this year is halfway over. Does it seem like 2019 is flying by to you? It is for me. How was your weekend? I went plant shopping and picked up some vinyl records to add to my collection. Today on the blog, I am sharing another salad that has been in rotation in…… Continue reading Vegan BBQ Tempeh Salad with Avocado Lime Dressing

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5 Steps to Create a Positive & Focus Mood to Plan A Great Week

Hey loves, it’s been a while. I know. Before I go any further, let me give you a quick update on my no meat journey. It has been 18 months without meat. Yay!! Who knew over a year and a half ago, I would be where I am today in this journey. All it took…… Continue reading 5 Steps to Create a Positive & Focus Mood to Plan A Great Week

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10 Encouraging Quotes to Get You Through The Day

Hey loves, how has it been?  If you have been around a while, you may remember when I talked about incorporating simple habits into my routine that will contribute to my overall happiness. One task of mine has been to find nature’s beauty in my city. It is something about it that puts me in…… Continue reading 10 Encouraging Quotes to Get You Through The Day

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10 Tips to Transition to Vegetarian/Vegan/Plant based Easily

If you have been following my blog, you know that I cut out meat a few months ago. Remember my last blog post on over thinking. This decision was a prime example of not over thinking. Many have asked me how did I cut out meat. Let’s just say that I woke up one day…… Continue reading 10 Tips to Transition to Vegetarian/Vegan/Plant based Easily

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Which do you prefer? New Year’s Resolution or Word of the Year

Hey loves, the new year is here. I know many have set New Year’s Resolutions. I don’t set them. In the past, I wasn’t too successful with them. When I think back on it, it probably was because they were set without any steps attached to them throughout the year. I don’t know. Now, don’t…… Continue reading Which do you prefer? New Year’s Resolution or Word of the Year

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Top 16 Inspirational Quotes For a Fresh Start

Hey loves, just stopping by to wish everyone a Happy New Year with some quotes to help start off the year.  Threw in some photos of hubby & I starting off our new year. Photo creds go to our oldest daughter. Related reading How to decline an invite to a self pity party Write it…… Continue reading Top 16 Inspirational Quotes For a Fresh Start

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When you just can’t get inspired or motivated, here is one thing you should do.

Hey loves, how has it been? I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays with family.  Did you get to snatched some good deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday? I caught a few.  I know it has been quiet around these parts. A few blog posts ago I mentioned briefly on my health goals and that…… Continue reading When you just can’t get inspired or motivated, here is one thing you should do.

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What I Have Learned From Reading The Happiness Project So Far

Hey loves, how has it been? I can’t tell you how much I have felt relaxed this past week. That mini getaway was the recharge I needed. If you have been reading my blog lately, you know my current read this month is “The Happiness Project.” Gretchen in “The Happiness Project” talks about how you can identify and incorporate…… Continue reading What I Have Learned From Reading The Happiness Project So Far

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Mini Island Getaway: Life’s a Beach & Something Wonderful Happen

Hey loves, how was your weekend?  I had a much needed mini getaway with the hubs to South Padre Island in Texas. The hubs booked this last month for my birthday. Shout out to him!  I love love this pic of us above. Thank God for blessing me to see another year.  We got there…… Continue reading Mini Island Getaway: Life’s a Beach & Something Wonderful Happen

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Fancy Thoughts & Happenings: Plus New Read & Health Goals

  I had a good intention to write this blog yesterday evening but time got away with me. No worries, giving myself grace. I am here this evening in a relaxing mood. I finished my workout and some self care time with a long bath and writing out this blog. It seems like it was just…… Continue reading Fancy Thoughts & Happenings: Plus New Read & Health Goals

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Stop & Be Present: Enjoy Life In The Now

Sometimes we go through life without actual living. I mean, we are alive and breathing but not living. We find ourselves going through the motions with our daily lives and forget to take out time to enjoy simple & precious moments in life. I find this strange, because it seems easy to take out time…… Continue reading Stop & Be Present: Enjoy Life In The Now

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13 Ways To Practice Self Care After Work

What happens when we are driving our automobile and keep ignoring or putting off getting the oil change?  Without regular oil changes, the motor can lock up and cause extensive damage. One of the responsibilities that come with owning a car is maintenance.  Maintenance is necessary while having a car. It keeps the car running…… Continue reading 13 Ways To Practice Self Care After Work

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The Importance Of Adding Gratitude To Your Day

It is always beautiful to find gratitude throughout the day.  It helps your day run smoother and you know that our goal here at “Life through Fancy Eyes” is to find ways to improve our daily way of living. We cannot control some things or events that happen daily but we can control how we…… Continue reading The Importance Of Adding Gratitude To Your Day

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Dealing with Stress. Have you dance it out lately?

Hey Loves,  I hope you enjoyed your weekend.  It’s the beginning of the week and I want to discuss one way to combat stress and how to take time to relax and wind down from a day of daily decision making, task completing, etc.  Have you ever watched Grey’s Anatomy? I have been a fan since day one and I love Meredith &…… Continue reading Dealing with Stress. Have you dance it out lately?

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5 Ways To Get Motivated When You’re Feeling Blah

Do you ever find yourself in an unmotivated state? You know what you need to do but you don’t feel the desire to do it. You feel like it’s taking forever to get to the outcome that you have picture your head. You almost find yourself losing hope that you will ever get there. The…… Continue reading 5 Ways To Get Motivated When You’re Feeling Blah

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Are you worrying? 2 Step Process to Stop

Worrying is carrying tomorrow’s load with today’s strength carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn’t empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”  Corrie Ten Boom That statement above really touched me because I have found myself participating in worrying and it causing me…… Continue reading Are you worrying? 2 Step Process to Stop

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5 Tips To Reduce Stress

Due to the different roles individuals may play in life and the uncontrollable situations that may arise, stress may easily creep into their daily lives as a result.    It is crucial that individuals participate in self-care behaviors to reduce stress.  It is very easy for individuals to participate in self-care behaviors such as brushing teeth…… Continue reading 5 Tips To Reduce Stress

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Relaxed Hair Growth Journey with Hair Regimen

I use this a lot because it is so true The only PERSON you need to be BETTER than is the PERSON you were YESTERDAY-unknown Sometimes individuals can not be the best them because they are too busy focusing on what others are doing. When you take time and focus on your own life, you improve…… Continue reading Relaxed Hair Growth Journey with Hair Regimen