Did you miss anything this on Running on Real Food this month? We talked CrossFit, happiness, meal planning and plenty of delicious, plant-based recipes. Check it out!!

Running on Real Food Best of January 2015

17 Bits of Advice for CrossFit Beginners

Have you been thinking about starting CrossFit but are still a little unsure? Have a read and hopefully this will clear up some of your questions to help you get started on the right foot. CrossFit can be a wonderful and fulfilling form of fitness if it works for you. It you think it might be up your alley, don’t wait any longer, read this over and get started! PS. You can totally do it.

12 Easy Ways to Have the Best Day Ever, Every Day

These are some of the tips and techniques I use to maintain a postiive and happy outlook day-to-day. We can get so caught up in the crazy, business of life that sometimes we forget to actually enjoy ourselves. Try my 12 simple tips for making the most of every single day.

Tips for Healthy Eating

There is an insane amount of conflicting information available to us when it comes to nutrition. There are so many different diets, each claiming to be the best and making promises they often can’t keep. In this post I shared some simple tips to get started with healthy eating, without going crazy with restrictions and rules. Whole food and healthy balance is the key!

Meal Planning Tips for a Healthy Vegan Diet

I think meal planning is the key to success when it comes to maintining a healthy diet for life. Luckily, it doesn’t have to complicated. In this post, I shared how I meal plan from week to week in order to maintain my plant-based diet while keeping it affordable and efficient.

And the recipes…

Running on Real Food Best of January 2015

Spicy Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup
Curried Coconut Chickpeas and Spinach
Vegan Double Chocolate Protein Cookies
Easy Vegan Butter Chicken
Turmeric Tea Lattes
Sweet Spiced Tahini Protein Balls
Easy Vegan Baked Beans
Salted Caramel Tahini Cups

Running on Real Food Best of January 2015

So, what’s coming up in February? Well, I’ve got a ton of awesome content on the way this month!

I just celebrated 2 years of Running on Real Food (happy bloggiversary to me!!) so I’ll be sharing what I’ve learning in the past 2 years of blogging. I’ll also be talking about vegan sports nutrition, tips for working out first thing in the morning, discussing supplementing a vegan diet and plenty more great stuff.

You can watch for recipes like my Rosemary and Garlic Chickpea Avocado Salad, my Protein Packed Fresh Vegan Salad, a Beet and Apple Slaw, my Sweet Yam and Apple Bake, a Wild Rice Casserole and so much more! It’s going to be one tasty month and I can’t wait to get rockin’!!

What a month, eh!! We’re officially 1/12 of the way through 2015. I hope you achieved everything you set out to this month, if not, let’s stay focused and keep the momentum going into February!!

What’s one goal you have for the coming month?