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Celebrate the Magic of Chia with Mamma Chia Birthday Cake Chia Pudding

March 23, 2017
Celebrate the Magic of Chia with Mamma Chia Birthday Cake Chia Pudding

March 23 is National Chia Day — the perfect day to celebrate the goodness and benefits of chia seeds with Birthday Cake Chia Pudding. Of course, chia pudding is so healthy and delicious, I can eat it everyday! Mamma Chia, innovator of chia-based beverages and snacks, is celebrating the vitality, energy and strength of chia, […]

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Creamy Coconut Curry Sweet Potato-Cauliflower Soup

March 10, 2017
Creamy Coconut Curry Sweet Potato-Cauliflower Soup

Lately, I’ve had a minor obsession with cauliflower and sweet potatoes. Everywhere I look, I see wonderful dishes made with these healthy, hardy staples. Sweet potatoes are chock full of nutrients including vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, fiber, antioxidants, complex carbohydrates and they are low in calories. Cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous family […]

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Seasonal Plant-Based Salads You Will Want to Eat All Year Round

March 6, 2017
Seasonal Plant-Based Salads You Will Want to Eat All Year Round

Salad has a few basic ingredients. Usually, that consists of lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, and carrots. That simple, basic salad is great and very nutrient dense, but after eating it for two weeks, you’re probably going to be tired of it. That’s why these seasonal plant-based salads like the ones below are such tasty treats to make. […]

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Raw Vegan Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta with “Neat” Balls

March 2, 2017
Raw Vegan Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta with

I live in a city blessed with lots of raw and vegan restaurants. One of my favorite ways to treat myself to is feast on a plate of creamy goodness in the form of Raw Vegan Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta with “Neat” Balls. Lately, I have fallen in love with the taste and texture of zucchini […]

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How to Start a Plant-based Diet: Top 10 Ways to Make It Easy

February 28, 2017
How to Start a Plant-based Diet: Top 10 Ways to Make It Easy

Are you looking to make the transition to the plant-based diet? Do you want to make a change but you are afraid you are not going to be able to give up meat? Or are you not quite sure just how to start the plant-based diet? If you have given an affirmative answer to either […]

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Celebrate Shrove Tuesday in Style with These Pancake Recipes

February 25, 2017
Celebrate Shrove Tuesday in Style with These Pancake Recipes

First things first, let me tell you a thing or two about the holiday itself. I know we all think of Shrove Tuesday as the guilt-free pancake devouring holiday (and practically it is just that) but there are also some things that are quite important to bear in mind before indulging in that large stack […]

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3 Delicious Vegan Breakfasts You Can Easily Make in No Time

February 24, 2017
3 Delicious Vegan Breakfasts You Can Easily Make in No Time

For people, always on the go and living a fast-paced life, take outs and instant meals are the easiest, most convenient choice. But this poses a health risk in the long run! The struggle begins with the present lack of time. If you can’t afford to cook, there are other ways to go fast without sacrificing your […]

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The Benefits of Nutritional Therapy

February 23, 2017
The Benefits of Nutritional Therapy

There’s no doubting it–modern life is crazy and stressful and puts all sorts of pressure on our bodies. Combine that with a diet full of the toxins that we regularly find in our food, it’s no surprise that fatigue, digestive problems, skin conditions, and autoimmune diseases are becoming increasingly commonplace. This is where nutritional therapy […]

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A Step by Step Guide to Making Indian Tomato Dal/Dal Tadka

February 7, 2017
A Step by Step Guide to Making Indian Tomato Dal/Dal Tadka

Tomato Dal/ Dal Tadka is a popular Indian recipe with a high dose of protein and goes great with hot steaming rice or roti. The taste is a rich combination of tomatoes, onions and tur dal (pigeon pea lentils or red lentils) as the main ingredients. Required Ingredients for Tomato Dal: Pigeon pea or red […]

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The Best Potato Pancakes Ever

February 7, 2017
The Best Potato Pancakes Ever

Potato pancakes, also known as latkes, are a traditional Hanukkah meal. However, even though many of us in the States associate latkes exclusively with Hanukkah, these delicious pancakes originate from Europe. To be more precise, they used to be a common peasant food in countries like Austria, Germany, Russia, and Poland. For the best pancake […]

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5 Healthy and Delicious Vegan Fruit Desserts to Enjoy this Holiday Season

December 23, 2016
5 Healthy and Delicious Vegan Fruit Desserts to Enjoy this Holiday Season

Holiday parties are a boon for food lovers, but many traditional desserts contain animal products. However, finding and making vegan recipes isn’t difficult. There are many healthy and delicious vegan fruit desserts to enjoy this holiday season. Show family and friends just how easy (and yummy) vegan desserts can be by sharing some of these […]

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23 Vegan Holiday Recipes to Keep You Fit When You Can’t Workout

November 22, 2016
23 Vegan Holiday Recipes to Keep You Fit When You Can’t Workout

You know you are in a mood for lazing around when all you want to do is eat, sleep and repeat. Don’t you worry about gaining a few extra pounds on days like these because we have some kick-ass vegan recipes to keep you fit while you are busy holidaying. When people go vegan, many […]

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How to Choose a Good Protein Powder – What to Look For

November 18, 2016
How to Choose a Good Protein Powder - What to Look For

Proper protein intake is one of the keys to a healthy diet; protein affects your ability to gain muscle and lose weight. But it’s hard to get the recommended amount of protein if you have a busy lifestyle. Luckily, there are many excellent protein powders on the market. What to Look for in a Protein […]

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5 Mouthwatering and Tasty Vegan Appetizers for the Holidays

November 18, 2016
5 Mouthwatering and Tasty Vegan Appetizers for the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is just around the corner, decorations are out, and you’re already thinking of what to make or buy for your loved ones this year. Besides the endless holiday gift dilemma and house decorations, you also have to consider what meals to make for holiday dinners you’ll be […]

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Start Your Juicing Journey Today

November 17, 2016
Start Your Juicing Journey Today

If you don’t like the taste of raw vegetables, like is the case with most people, juicing is a good way to take in the nutrients. A glass of fresh juice supplies your daily dose of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals. You even get to consume additional nutrients which would have been destroyed by heat when  cooking. […]

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3 Pancake Recipes That Will Turn You Into Iron Man

November 15, 2016
3 Pancake Recipes That Will Turn You Into Iron Man

Every kid who grew up watching the Popeye cartoons knows what iron is and that it can be found in spinach. At least that is how my dad explained it to me. It is not far from the truth. Iron deficiency can cause weakness and fatigue, so translated into simple words, we do need it to […]

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5 Pancake Recipes That Will Boost Your Metabolism And Help You Lose Weight

November 9, 2016
5 Pancake Recipes That Will Boost Your Metabolism And Help You Lose Weight

We all love eating sweet things but restrain ourselves because we consider them unhealthy. This is not necessarily true. A few simple changes in the pancake base will turn your favorite sweet breakfast into a healthy snack. Plus, pancake recipes allow experimenting with other ingredients that will make them even healthier without spoiling their deliciousness. […]

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Minus the Milk: Black Coffee Could Help Detox Your Cells

November 2, 2016
Minus the Milk: Black Coffee Could Help Detox Your Cells

Coffee lovers can rejoice that enjoying a cup of brew without adding milk each day might help to detox your cells. Not only does your morning cup of java taste good, but it’s also good for you.   Essentially, your body has an inbuilt garbage collection and elimination system that we call detox. The key […]

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Not All About the Meat: Debunking the Popular Paleo Diet Myths

October 7, 2016
Not All About the Meat: Debunking the Popular Paleo Diet Myths

If you haven’t heard about the “paleo diet,” you may have been living in a cave for the past quarter century or so. That’s about when the so-called paleolithic, or stone age eating plan first made its culinary debut. Since its inception some twenty-five years ago, the paleo plan has helped tens of thousands of […]

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Eat and Drink Yourself Younger: Antioxidant Foods and Beverages You Can Easily Add to Your Diet

October 4, 2016
Eat and Drink Yourself Younger: Antioxidant Foods and Beverages You Can Easily Add to Your Diet

Want to protect the cells of your body from free radical damage? Eat and drink more antioxidants. Foods and beverages that are high in antioxidants may improve cardiovascular health. Some say you can even “eat yourself younger” when you incorporate certain delicious foods and drinks into your daily diet. “Want to protect the cells of […]

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6 Scientific Approaches to Weight Loss

September 16, 2016
6 Scientific Approaches to Weight Loss

With so much advice about weight loss floating around, it’s difficult for the layman to know where to begin. Our suggestion is that you begin with the science. Somewhere, right now, educated minds adorned in white lab coats are conducting experiments and research to answer questions about what we should do and eat to stay […]

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A Taste of Jamaica: Vegan Soursop Ginger Lime Smoothie

August 25, 2016
A Taste of Jamaica: Vegan Soursop Ginger Lime Smoothie

On one of my many life-changing trips to Jamaica, West Indies, I wandered into a local Ital foods shop. After browsing their extensive menu of healthy elixirs, I experienced the unique pleasure of drinking a delicious creamy, white health drink called soursop juice. The proprietor extolled the health benefits of soursop fruit, so I tried to drink this healthy beverage as […]

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7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Fiber Intake

August 19, 2016
7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Fiber Intake

What is all the fuss and bother about this thing called ‘fiber’? Well, bottom line, it is an incredibly important part of your daily diet and essential for your health. Simple. Fiber, also referred to as roughage or bulk, supports the body to assist the effective functioning of the intestines by stimulating peristalsis, the movement of […]

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Best Foods For a Low Carb Diet

August 18, 2016
Best Foods For a Low Carb Diet

Carbohydrates are essential for the body to function properly. The problem is that people eat the wrong kind of carbs. Foods with carbs either have simple or complex carbs. Simple carbs are natural. These foods include fruit like strawberries, apples, raspberries and grapes. Foods that contain complex carbs include sugary snacks and grains like bread […]

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