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  • I’ve been asked several times why and how did I become a vegetarian. When I started my journey to healthy and sustainable living, I stopped meat first. Then, I started to eliminate other unhealthy food......

  • When I first went vegetarian, my mom was determined to find a ground beef alternative. She started to invent a bunch of recipes using chickpeas! This one is my favorite. Chickpeas have about 2.5 grams......

  • Visiting Thailand was an amazing experience! I had initially planned to surprise Ray for graduating, but it is nearly impossible to surprise this guy, seriously, I try every year haha. Anyway, I know that most......

  • One of the vitamins that I include in my Care Of packet, is Turmeric! This little yellow-colored spice is a powerhouse to say the least! Here are some great benefits of turmeric and ideas on......

  • Jet lag is a group of symptoms that arise after long travel, specifically across time zones. It’s basically when you feel sluggish, tired (for no particular reason) and just ‘off ‘ after hours of travel.......

  • When I took the job as an oncology nurse, I had no clue what to expect. Now, 7 months in, I am so grateful for the experience. Before joining the unit, I had limited experience......

  • I always get so excited when people ask me for health advice! Recently, I’ve been posting a lot about the vitamins I’ve been taking & getting so many questions on what, how and some advice......

  • Since moving to LA, I’ve gotten so many questions on how to transfer your RN license, it’s a long process! But I’m here to provide some of the things I learned along the way. First,......

  • If you came here for the drink, Mojito, I’m sorry for the misleading title haha. This recipe is the next best thing. For Puerto Ricans, the original mojito is garlic sauce. Alongside sofrito, we use......

  • After reading How not to die, by Dr. Gregor, my brain was about to explode. So much information packed in just 500+ pages. So I highlighted, created an outline and just tried to absorb as......



Hi everyone! I’m Leslie, welcome to Hips & Hustle; my space to talk about everything from plant-based living, traveling on a budget, to my wild nursing career!


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