Brooke Marie

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Vegan Quinoa Bowl

Vegan Quinoa Bowl This is a delicious vegan quinoa bowl that I love! Not only do I feel better and leaner than ever by eating vegan…I really do love getting creative with all of the amazing organic vegetables that the Farmer’s Markets have to offer! I’ve also been struggling with anxiety and depression, which you can […]

Foods to Fight Depression | Sweet Potatoes, Turmeric, and Leafy Greens | The Babbling Brooke

Sweet Potatoes + Leafy Greens to Fight Depression

I struggle with depression and anxiety. I know that what I eat plays a huge role in how I feel, and it is that way for everyone! There are certain foods that are high in specific vitamins, phytochemical and antioxidants that will improve your mood, regulate your blood sugar, and produce positive neurotransmitters. The first recipe […]

My Self-Care and Self-Love Practices

Self-love and self-care is a big part of Feminine February for me and a big part of my daily routine in general. Since struggling with my mental health issues for quite some time, I have realized through the years that there are simply ways to make myself feel better, and I imagine they will help […]

Feminine February

Hello there! I decided February is going to be Feminine February, and I’m going to learn how to connect with my feminine energy in a strong, empowered way. I’ve gotten mixed up over the years about how to be Feminine while still being strong; straddling that line between submissive and nurturing. I’m going to focus […]

The Holidays and Staying Sane

5 Tips for Staying Sane During the Holidays

5 Tips for Staying Sane During the Holidays The holidays are approaching fast, and staying sane is hard in and of itself. Life presents a ton of obstacles – from financial stress, to relationship problems, to mental health issues and more. We’re busy people, and when the holidays come around (and they always seem to […]

Vegan Delicata Squash Soup with Caramelized Shallots

Today is soup week! Although I have made a few other soup recipes like this Vegan Tomato Soup, I don’t make much! Since moving to the East Coast I definitely eat more soup because well… the weather is much much colder. I’m working now for Crispina ffrench, a textile recycling designer who is based here […]

Poem: My Souls Writers Block

Here’s another poem I wrote about my current writers block (as far as my novel goes) during this period of rapid growth in my life. I suddenly feel incapable of expressing my experience In words. There is no flow From mind To hand To pen To ink To paper; Perhaps that’s because this is a […]

Poem: Nothing and Everything

I wrote this poem during my birthday weekend and I want to share it with you. Take it however you take it. For me it was coming from a place of realizing my oneness with the earth, brought on by being in such intense nature, and how we need not limit ourselves and reduce ourselves […]