Health & Wellness

Hidden Animal Products in Food & Link to My Favorite Worcestershire Sauce Recipe!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / April 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Something that always shocks new vegans is the amount of animal products hidden in foods, things they had no idea would ever have animal products in them. You really learn to be a detective, scouring food labels, to ensure you are making the right choice. But it’s not always so easy, ingredients may be listed…

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Olive Juice, I Love You! Rainbow Minestrone Soup

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / April 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

We are a house divided here at the Lakehouse. I love olives—but Alan hates them. It doesn’t matter if they are the mild canned black olives or the briny ones from an olive bar, Alan won’t eat them, nor capers. Now, I understand the dislike of green olives, they can be kind of bitter, in…

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No Foolin’—March Garbage Review

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / April 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

How fitting was it that April Fools Day was the day to review our March 2019 garbage and recycling? As you now, we’ve decided to track all of our garbage this year, which includes recycling, as it is really garbage too. This post chronicles the third month of our project (here’s January and February’s trash).…

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I Bastardized Our Soap—Make Your Own Liquid Castile (Bastille) Soap

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / March 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

We use liquid castile soap for lots of things around our house—dishwashing liquid (we dilute 1:10), in our counter spray, in exterior window washing solution, hand and body soap, shampoo, etc. You can use it for washing your dog, veggie wash, and even toothpaste! I’ve been buying it in bulk, filling my own jars, but…

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You Deserve a Meal Out! Dining Out Vegan

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / March 19, 2019 / 4 Comments

Eating out has never been easier and you deserve a meal out once and a while! Vegan and Whole Food Plant-Based (WFPB) options are more common than you might think, and with 2019 being the Year of the Vegan (see Forbes and The Economist), more and more establishments are adding vegan options to their menus.…

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Who Cares if it’s Snowing—You Can Still Work Out!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / February 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

It’s been said that there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing, and I believe this is true! I hear clients tell me quite often, “I was going to go for a run (or walk or whatever), but it was [insert inclement weather condition here].” Simply put, it’s usually a convenient excuse to…

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Welcome to the New and Updated Trimazing! Website and Blog!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / February 5, 2019 / 1 Comment

I am so excited to announce the launch of my new and updated website! Not only is the website modern, stylish, and has more information than ever before, the Trimazing! Blog is now integrated into the site. Now you can get all of your Trimazing information in one spot without moving to an external site.…

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Tofu Veggie Scramble

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / January 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

  Print Pin 5 from 1 vote Tofu Veggie Scramble Course Main Course Total Time 15 minutes Servings 2 servings Calories 177kcal Ingredients220 grams Tofu firm, crumbled1/2 medium Yellow Onion diced2 cloves Garlic minced1 small Zucchini chopped1 Red Bell Pepper or green, chopped1 cup Kale Leaves chopped1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast1 tsp Smoked Paprika1/4 tsp TurmericKala…

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January 2019 Classes!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / December 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s been busy around Trimazing! HQ as I’ve been working on several new classes that start this winter, after the first of the year: A Clean Start to the Year: Green Housekeeping Workshop for a Naturally Non-Toxic Clean Home – January 12, 2019, 1-2 PM Are you concerned about the chemicals in your cleaning supplies?…

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Refrigerator Salad Bar!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Last month I participated in a video challenge to learn about taking videos, editing them, uploading them, and being more comfortable in front of the camera so that I could use them in my blog posts and in health coaching. One of the challenges included discussing a tip I share with my clients. Of course,…

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