Plants Changed My Life

Dave & Stacy

Inspiration for plant-based eating and healing

All Episodes

Put the hustle & grind in timeout, today we have eight tips to power your body, mind and spirit with good sleep.

Jun 21

12 min 21 sec

You have the power to grow stronger and improve your overall quality of life in the present, and future by moving your body today.

Jun 14

10 min 10 sec

We're talking all about this alcohol thing in step ten of our Spring Into Ultimate Wellness series.

Jun 7

13 min 3 sec

You can boost your energy naturally and give up caffeine with these natural alternatives.

May 31

9 min 57 sec

This week's tips will help you gain healthier skin, maintain a healthy weight and save some money all at the same time.

May 24

21 min 18 sec

Today, in step seven of our Spring Into Ultimate Wellness series, we are sharing why we all should be more conscious about our food and where it comes from.

May 17

17 min 3 sec

A plant-based lifestyle has been shown to reduce your risk for cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes.  We have tips on how you can easily get started eating more plants in step six of our Spring Into Ultimate Wellness series.

May 10

19 min 1 sec

In a society where it’s all about the hustle 24/7, time seems more scarce, convenience rules, easy options are abundant, fast food is calling, and the choices might be cheap -- but they are not without cost and consequences.

May 3

18 min 40 sec

You can easily eliminate the mystery that could be lurking in your shopping cart and pantry.

Apr 26

15 min 30 sec

Learn five simple steps you can take to break up with the standard American diet's chronically sweet obsession with sugar. 

Apr 18

11 min 36 sec

The journey to ultimate wellness requires being aware — not only of what we eat, but also of what our food contains. This particular detail can save your life.

Apr 11

10 min 15 sec

Before you get started on your journey, we have the first step you should take to successfully conquer your goals.

Apr 4

12 min 12 sec

If you made a New Years Resolution, but maybe got off track somehow along the way, now is the time to get back to it. Spring is the perfect time to renew or reinforce your commitment.

Apr 1

4 min 27 sec

Nina Brewton suffered from high blood pressure and major feminine health issues until she finally listened to the tugging at her heart urging her to change her lifestyle. Within the first six months of transitioning to a plant-based diet she lost over 40 pounds and felt a dramatic healing taking place in her body, her mind and even her spirit.

Dec 2020

1 hr 1 min

If you recently decided to make the change to a plant-based vegan diet we want you to know that you can successfully navigate the holiday season.

Nov 2020

8 min 29 sec

Today we are talking to a man who gained the energy and confidence to run after his dreams and tackle his goals after losing over 100 pounds. Ryan Van Vugt says the momentum began after he switched to a plant-based vegan diet. Now he's a plant-powered ultra runner, yoga teacher and author who is passionate about living an authentic life.

Nov 2020

39 min 21 sec

Three years ago Marlon Rison lost 150 pounds and gained so much energy that he completed a marathon with only three months of training.  He says it happened after he began eating as if he loved to live.  Changing his thoughts about eating created a launchpad for successful long-term weight loss, maximum fitness, and overall wellness. 

Nov 2020

53 min 58 sec

Today we want to reverse the myth that eating healthy has to be expensive —and show you how a whole food plant-based diet can save more than money.

Oct 2020

13 min 13 sec

Donna Nealy is a woman who is making gains to become her best self every day --and her mission is powered by a plant-based diet.

Oct 2020

41 min 2 sec

Jamar Hotep is a martial artist and all around dedicated athlete who went vegan in pursuit of optimum health. He made the switch despite thinking he may lose some muscle. But instead of losing muscle, he gained that and so much more.

Oct 2020

51 min 16 sec

Today we are shining a spotlight on eating with the growing season and some of the most prolific vegetables and fruits to enjoy for fall. Eating in sync with the seasons is good for your body as well as the planet.

Sep 2020

8 min 40 sec

A Houston couple, Jesse and Sara Renovato, are the heart of a story that shows how motivation and determination, along with a little bit of education can lead a person to feats and perspectives that they never imagined.

Sep 2020

48 min 40 sec

When you start becoming more conscious about your health, you’ll see that a typically simple thing like going to the grocery store can become more complex and tedious.

Sep 2020

16 min 13 sec

Taneea Yarborough, a wife and mother of two, is an absolute warrior. She survived cancer not once, but twice, and opened her first vegan restaurant in the midst of it all.

Sep 2020

26 min 25 sec

One of the great things about a plant-based diet is the abundance and variety of nutrient-dense ingredients available to create a great-tasting meal. Today we are exploring vegan seafood: sea vegetables.

Sep 2020

10 min 31 sec

Today we’re talking to an Atlanta designer who found relief from chronic digestion issues after switching to a plant-based diet. ChiChi Nwizu, the founder of Yes I Made My Dress, says she never intended to go vegan but the benefits she discovered after eliminating meat and dairy products were undeniable.

Aug 2020

37 min 47 sec

A healthy plant-based life begins with starting where you’re at, using what you have, and steadily taking steps forward. Today we’re giving you the scoop on some of our favorite kitchen tools that have become an essential part of our routine as we’ve moved along in our journey.

Aug 2020

10 min 55 sec

Today we’re talking to a man who once never imagined going vegan, but since making the switch he’s been inspired to help others, not only see veganism for themselves, but to also think about how every one of us can do something to collectively make the world a better place.

Aug 2020

34 min 56 sec

Today we're sharing some of our essential seasonings and telling you about one of our favorite guides, which has been a real game changer when it comes to preparing foods.

Aug 2020

16 min 59 sec

After switching to a whole-food plant-based diet a Wisconsin dietitian was able to overcome infertility and successfully manage polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Jul 2020

51 min 45 sec

Join us as we go back to the roots to talk about soil and why this often overlooked substance is so essential to our bodies, the planet and future generations.

Jul 2020

22 min 17 sec

Today we’re talking to a Columbus, Ohio woman who says she easily lost 25 pounds and lowered her cholesterol and blood pressure after switching to a vegan diet three years ago with her husband and two daughters.

Jul 2020

32 min 43 sec

LisaMarie Falcone, who became vegetarian at the age of 10, suffered from acne and digestion issues for years before learning to be mindful of the food she ate and how it impacts her body.  

Jun 2020

36 min 49 sec

Today we’re talking to Naomi Israel, a woman who is living out her dreams living abroad and inspiring others as a wellness coach. She says she was once tired and miserable, but all that changed when she decided to listen to the call of her heart.

Jun 2020

46 min 57 sec

We recognize the importance of food access and security today more than ever.  There is no better time to start growing your own food. So we are talking to Timothy Hammond, a man who is passionate about doing just that.

Jun 2020

51 min 20 sec

Today we are talking to a New York yoga teacher who is joyfully living her best life after tapping into the power of a plant-based lifestyle. Melissa Rios says the simple act of changing her diet pushed a wave of positive transformation in motion.

Mar 2020

59 min 37 sec

We hear a lot about the benefits of a plant-based diet when it comes to improving your physical health and combating ailments like high blood pressure and diabetes. Today we are talking to Adam Weitz, a California entrepreneur who has found a plant-based diet, along with exercise, to be powerful weapons in his fight against depression.

Mar 2020

1 hr 2 min

Today we are talking to an Ohio woman who was once frustrated and over 300 pounds until she realized that she had the power to make a change. She’s now less than half her former weight and on the road to become a figure competitor. 

Feb 2020

37 min 22 sec

A New York man, who struggled with weight and weight loss programs his whole life, literally got fed up after watching an insightful film with the same name. Daniel Shuman's anger, fueled by knowledge of the food industry’s role in America’s obesity epidemic, spurred him to embrace a plant-based diet. 

Jan 2020

41 min 24 sec

Today we’re talking to an Austin woman who says a plant-based diet has changed everything about her life for the better. Elizabeth Medina has crushed her fitness goals, reversed pre-diabetes and ended ailments like high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Jan 2020

1 hr 2 min

In 2016, Emily Timmons decided she didn’t want to be overweight, unhealthy and unhappy anymore. So she vowed to make a change.  Now the Chicago woman has lost over 160 pounds and defeated Type 2 diabetes by switching to a plant-based vegan lifestyle.  

Dec 2019

54 min 1 sec

Scott Alonzo, a man who once thought he could never go vegan, found freedom from hay fever, more energy and clarity after changing to a plant-based diet six years ago. Now, as the creator of A Rare Poboy, he’s finding great success showing others the wonderful possibilities in reimagining plants.

Dec 2019

31 min 17 sec

Today we are chatting with a personal trainer who experienced a scary wakeup call during a routine physical. Amanda Mancini thought she was a super healthy eater until a blood test revealed something all together different. 

Nov 2019

43 min 17 sec

Today we are speaking to Soulgood founder Cynthia Nevels --a woman who has turned grief into stepping stones in a pursuit to heal herself and others.  It all began over a decade ago, when she witnessed the amazing power of plant-based food in her own health journey.

Nov 2019

41 min 43 sec

Today we’re talking to Bryony Sumner, a woman who made the decision to go vegetarian as a child. She’s now a wife and mother who has connected with her authentic self, and gained a new passion by switching to a vegan diet.

Oct 2019

50 min 10 sec

Today we are speaking to a woman who says going vegan saved her life. Georgette Whaley, a native Houstonian and owner of Salon De La Soul Sister, has dropped from plus sizes to small sizes, beat high blood pressure and gained time & energy.

Oct 2019

47 min 19 sec

Today we’re talking to Abby Power, a wife and mother who found remarkable healing for her baby and a whole new life purpose for herself in a plant-based diet. 

Sep 2019

50 min 3 sec

Justin Howell was once over 400 pounds and plagued with health issues like high blood pressure and joint problems. –Now he’s a vegan bodybuilder on a mission to help others transition to a more healthy life.

Sep 2019

35 min 47 sec

Rafael Ruiz, a Houston father who lost weight and found tremendous compassion, is sharing his plant-based journey.

Sep 2019

38 min 19 sec

Today we are talking to Khadijah RBz an entrepreneur, wife and mother who discovered a wealth of benefits after switching to a plant-based lifestyle with her entire family.

Aug 2019

30 min 2 sec