I'm a writer and editor who's traveled throughout the U.S. in search of fabulous plant-based meals, eco-friendly stays, and much, much more. Here, at, I highlight favorite recipes, favorite eateries, favorite hotels, favorite products, and maybe a few other favorite things too (wink, wink). A journalist by trade, I studied plant-based nutrition through Cornell University and am eager---along with my biggest supporter, Gastro Gabe---to share what WE know and what WE are still learning with the world. I support responsible agriculture, sustainable fisheries and just about anything and everything that promotes conscious living. Like what you see? Feel free to reach out, as we are always looking for like minded individuals and companies to connect with. Thanks for stopping by.

“In case you didn’t know, baby I’m crazy 'bout you—and I would be lying if I said I could live this life without you … you had my heart a long, long time ago—you BELONG to me, and I belong to you …” Brett Young

"Whether it’s the food we cook, how we live, or the way we love … our story is one that’s “mostly” plant-based in the kitchen and “mostly” delicious out. So pull up a chair at our table for a bit, learn how we do it and how you can too—just don’t plan to stay for dessert (wink, wink)."

"A plant-focused diet is just that: a diet mostly based on foods derived from plants with the occasional accent---maybe seafood, maybe dairy, maybe fried chicken, maybe not at all---that my loves is your call ;)" xoxo Shauna