Kelly Zugay is a Saint Paul, Minnesota content creator with a focus on plant-based vegan recipes, home decor, and travel.

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When it comes to whole food, plant-based vegan recipes, the recipes I love most are often quick to make and easy to assemble. That’s where my go-to avocado toast recipe comes in! A couple of summers ago, Ben and I took a spontaneous road trip to Nashville, Tennessee. We visited a coffee shop called Crema, […]

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Way back in 2010, the books Eat for Health Books 1 and 2, changed my life; these books changed my entire perspective when it comes to what food is, how whole foods have specific benefits, and how whole foods can nourish our bodies. That’s when I learned about flaxseed — a small and simple yet […]


Over the years, Brussels sprouts have become my favorite food. It turns out, Brussels sprouts are a great favorite food to have, because they are rich in antioxidants, Vitamin C, fiber, and more. In fact, one cup of Brussels sprouts contains more than 150% of the daily minimum recommended target for Vitamin C! (Source) Today, […]

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This year, I’m celebrating my 4 year vegan anniversary! What could be a better way to celebrate than trying a healthy, whole food, vegan chickpea brownie recipe?! What you’ll need to make healthy, vegan chickpea brownies: A Food Processor, An 8×8 Baking Pan, and The Recipe Below! I hope you enjoy this healthy, vegan chickpea […]

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I am both passionate and excited about all of the ways we can work together to protect the planet and animals. Here, you'll discover vegan, cruelty-free, and earth-friendly products I love and recommend. 

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On Monday, Ben and I received word that our home interior was finished — so we went to Minnesota today! There are still some finishing touches for us to complete once we close in March — particularly adding light fixtures everywhere and possibly adding some paneling or wainscoting. Otherwise, everything has come together really beautifully, […]

February 2021 Home-Building Progress: The Interior is Complete

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One aspect of moving I am really excited about is having a home office. Right now, Ben and I are both working from bedrooms; my desk is in our bedroom, and his desk is in our guest bedroom. When I first became a small business owner, I was uncertain about the necessity of a dedicated […]

Home-Building: Home Office Inspiration


Ben and I stopped by our house in Minnesota, because we received word our countertops had been installed! Our countertops are a detail Ben and I both really loved and felt excited about, so we couldn’t wait to see how they looked in-person. I took some additional photos — because so many smaller updates have […]

January 2021 Minnesota Home-Building Progress: Little Updates

Home Building

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I’m so excited to share another home-building progress update! Since December, lots of home-building progress has been made: the flooring has been installed, the cabinets have been installed, and our bathroom tile has been installed. First: My office! My office is at the front of our house, facing the sunrise — which is a feature […]

January 2021 Minnesota Home-Building Progress

Home Building

In spring 2021, Ben and I will be moving to Minnesota! We’re building a house just outside of Saint Paul, Minnesota — one of my favorite places in Minnesota. When Ben and I moved to Eau Claire, Wisconsin 7 years ago, we took weekend day trips to Saint Paul and Minneapolis — and I instantly […]

December 2020 Minnesota Home-Building Progress

Home Building

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