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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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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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Feeling Bloated? Try These Natural Remedies That Work The Best

December 1, 2016
Feeling Bloated? Try These Natural Remedies that Work the Best

Are you worried about your expanding waistline because you spend your day sitting on the chair in front of the computer? Then you need to be concerned about more than just your waistline. The sedentary lifestyle you are living is affecting you in many ways than you possibly can imagine. You are becoming fat; you […]

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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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Foods to Boost Your Workout

October 24, 2016
Foods to Boost Your Workout

If you live a busy and active life, it’s easy to reach for the quickest meal just out of convenience but the food you eat can have a big effect on your workout. If you eat the right food at the right time, it can leave you feeling energized and help to get rid of […]

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Show Your Sweetie Some Love with a Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie

February 10, 2016
Show Your Sweetie Some Love with a Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie

It’s time to pamper your sweetie for Valentine’s Day or any day by making this delectable Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie. Like many women I know, I have been trying hard to get my sweetie to increase his intake of fruits and vegetables for years. I will be the first to admit that it has been […]

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6 Foods You Can’t Miss for Weight Loss

October 25, 2015
6 Foods You Can’t Miss for Weight Loss

Trying to lose weight can be frustrating, especially if you feel like you’re doing everything right but still not seeing any improvements. Argh! If you’re still struggling to lose weight, take a look at your diet. Drinking plenty of water, eating foods full of fiber, water, and vitamins, and making sure to get enough essential […]

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VeganMoFo Day 1: “Have Mango, Will Tango” Breakfast Smoothie #VGNMF15

September 1, 2015
VeganMoFo Day 1:

I am so excited to be participating in VeganMoFo for the first time with Urban Naturale. VeganMoFo is a grassroots event that evolved from an international community of vegans who love to cook, and are passionate about sharing their love of vegan food with the rest of the world. The idea was first created by famed […]

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Blend! Grab! Go! Almond Banana Berry Protein Superfood Green Smoothie

February 20, 2015
Blend! Grab! Go! Almond Banana Berry Protein Superfood Green Smoothie

Are you including fresh, fiber and nutrient-rich green smoothies in your diet? Smoothies have become my new ‘nutrition-insurance program’. It’s so easy to make a rich, creamy healthy super food smoothie everyday. Life is busy and sometimes we just don’t have time to eat a wide enough variety of the healthy foods we need to cover […]

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Healthy, Hearty, Spicy Lentil Spinach Shiitake Mushroom Soup

December 3, 2014
Healthy, Hearty, Spicy Lentil Spinach Shiitake Mushroom Soup

When the weather gets a little nippy in my neck of the woods, my go-to comfort food is a hot, hearty, chunky bean and vegetable soup. This week I found some fresh, lovely, organic shiitake mushrooms and organic baby kale and spinach at the farmer’s market so they were just the ingredients to kick my […]

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Spinach Avocado Jicama Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

July 25, 2014
Spinach Avocado Jicama Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

My approach to healthy eating is to plan my meals around seasonal, organic produce– grown locally as much as possible. I am fortunate that my neighborhood farmers market is always bustling with a large number of local farmers selling a wide variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, pickles, cider, maple syrup, wine, fresh-baked bread and more. I […]

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15 Tips for Making Healthy Green Smoothies Plus a Smoothie Recipe

April 3, 2013
15 Tips for Making Healthy Green Smoothies Plus a Smoothie Recipe

I love “green”smoothies. For me they are a  fast, easy and yummy way to consume a lot of good nturients! Scan the bookshelves or your favorite websites and you’ll find hundreds of food and supplement combinations for different kinds of smoothies: energizers, calorie burners, rejuvenators, memory boosters, healing tonics, libido enhancers, bone and muscle-builders, detoxifiers and more! […]

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