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How To Eat Around The World On A Vegan Diet

By |2019-10-31T13:20:04-04:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Nourish, Nutrition, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , |

It is estimated that there are 375 million people in the world that are vegetarian. The estimated population that is vegan is half that. This may explain why there are more vegan and vegetarian selections on restaurant menus. We will give you some helpful hints to eating vegan no matter where you travel. But first, let [...]

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How To Be Vegan on the Keto Diet

By |2019-10-03T23:03:27-04:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

The vegan diet and the keto diet are among the most practiced diets today because both of them are beneficial to our health. While the vegan diet is based on eating plant-based products, the keto diet involves eating products that are high in fat, low in carbs, and moderate in proteins. But, what happens when vegans [...]

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A 7-Step Plan To Start Eating Green Today

By |2019-05-14T19:11:50-04:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Nourish, Nutrition, Plant-based diet|Tags: , , , |

People are shifting to more sustainable lifestyles and are becoming more concerned about their carbon footprints. Some have made efforts to avoid one-time use materials, others choose environment-friendly products, and many use their cars less often. While all of these efforts lead to a green lifestyle, there is an aspect of life that creates the greatest [...]

Awesome Reasons Why You Should Go Vegan This Summer

By |2018-08-06T10:19:23-04:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Nourish, Nutrition, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

Switching to a vegan diet can be a major lifestyle change, especially if you’re used to consuming a lot of animal products. However, if you’ve been thinking about going vegan, this summer can be a great time to do so! To help convince you to take this leap of faith, I am sharing the top reasons [...]

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Choosing Plant-Based Milk Products: 5 Things to Consider 

By |2020-02-22T14:56:07-05:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet|Tags: , , , , , |

Whether you’re someone whose digestive system simply can’t stomach lactose or you’re just looking to enjoy a healthier and more wholesome kind of milk, then you may have thought about getting a glassful of plant-based milk instead of your usual animal-based dairy. If you have, then you should definitely go for it—because not only does plant [...]

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5 Best Ways to Become a Vegan Couple and Work Out Together

By |2017-10-11T16:07:41-04:00October 11th, 2017|Categories: Exercise, Fitness, Nourish, Nutrition, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

No matter what your motivation is for becoming vegan or becoming a vegan couple, the best ways to efficiently switch to a vegan diet is to take it slow. Stopping consumption of dairy and meat immediately will disrupt your bodily functions and is pretty tough to do if you’ve been hogging on cream cheese and beef [...]

How to Gain Healthy Weight on a Vegan Diet

By |2017-08-02T11:36:41-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Healthy Living, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

Being on a vegan diet is perhaps one of the most natural ways of living. This is because we are meant to eat what nature has actually intended for us. Being vegan means we must stay away from any animal products or byproducts and anything processed. This diet routine then grants us a healthier lifestyle and [...]

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Celebrate the Holidays at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop 2016

By |2016-12-12T20:41:27-05:00December 12th, 2016|Categories: Blog Hop, Breakfast, Christmas, Desserts, Detox, Disease, DIY, Eco-friendly, Energy-efficient, Environment, Essential oils, Exercise, Fitness, Friendship, Gardening, Gluten-free, Green & natural home, Green living, Green smoothies, Healthy Living, Holidays, Holistic Health, Juicing, Kitchen, Life Hacks, Natural Beauty Recipes, Natural Cleaning Products, Natural Remedies, Nutrition, Organic, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Positive inspiration, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling, Vegan, Weight Loss, women's health, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season! I am so glad to celebrate this wonderful time of the year with you! Welcome to the Special Holiday Edition of the “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop! This “blog hop party” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of healthy, green, natural and delicious [...]

Celebrate the Season! Special Holiday Edition “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop 2016

By |2016-12-07T13:55:50-05:00December 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog Hop, Christmas, DIY, Environment, Green & natural home, Healthy Living, Healthy recipes, Holidays, Holistic Health, Natural Beauty Recipes, Natural Cleaning Products, Natural Remedies, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Positive inspiration, Recipes, Recycling, Upcycling, Vegan, Weight Loss, women's health, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Happy Holidays! I am so glad to celebrate this wonderful time of the year with you! Welcome to the Special Holiday Edition of the “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop! This “blog hop party” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of healthy, green, natural and delicious holiday goodies, gifts [...]

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

By |2016-11-22T14:06:42-05:00November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Healthy Living, Healthy recipes, Holidays, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 of [...]

Naturally Speaking Interview: Vegan Coach and Personal Trainer Ramona Cadogan

By |2016-07-15T15:27:01-04:00July 15th, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

I am delighted to share talented Vegan Coach and Personal Trainer, Ramona Cadogan's story with you. Ramona became a vegan for the animals but also to prevent or reduce the chances of getting ill from consuming animal products. She is a National level athlete in Olympic weightlifting competitions--in fact, she took the silver medal at her first National meet by being in the [...]

Power Up with Pro Matcha Plant-Based Protein – Smoothie Recipe and Giveaway

By |2016-07-07T00:38:34-04:00July 7th, 2016|Categories: Green smoothies, Healthy Living, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post and giveaway. We received a product sample of Pro Matcha Plant-Based Protein for review. All opinions are our own.)   Maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle is a major priority for me. Like many women who are trying to live a balanced life – while juggling work, family, exercise and [...]

Vegetable Avocado Rice Paper Wraps with Peanut Sauce

By |2016-06-10T15:47:41-04:00June 10th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , |

When I crave a light lunch or a quick snack, rice paper wraps are my go-to meal of choice. I love the fact that I can whip one of these up using whatever fresh veggies I have on hand in my kitchen or are available in my local farmer's market. Best of all, these wraps are so light and [...]

Your Natural Guide to Maintaining a High Metabolism

By |2016-05-03T23:04:41-04:00May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , , , |

You only get one body, and it's critical that you do what you can in order to take care of it. Vegetarianism offers people numerous health benefits, but sometimes it's necessary to be well-informed and vigilant in order to make sure that you get enough plant-based protein and other essential nutrients to maintain a high metabolism. Fortunately, there are natural tips [...]

Enjoy Vegan Food and Fun at VSpot Gramercy: Latin. Organic. Vegan.

By |2016-03-16T00:02:22-04:00March 16th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Recycling, Vegan, Vegan Restaurant|Tags: , , , |

There's nothing I like better then wandering around my neighborhood catching up on what's new. It's a bustling urban area with lots of interesting businesses, apartment houses, restaurants and shops but nothing stays the same so I am always on the lookout for the latest cool cafe or shop. As luck would have it, on my way [...]

Ready to Try the Vegan Diet? Get Set for the 21 Day Vegan Challenge!

By |2015-12-15T20:31:23-05:00December 15th, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

Many people are interested in making the change to a plant-based/vegan diet but they don't know where or how to start. Sure, there are lots of books and blogs available but many people need more structure, guidance and support to succeed. That's why Dr. Brenda Bradley created the 21 Day Vegan Challenge. Dr. Brenda Bradley, PhD - [...]

Scenes from The Seed Market’s Plant Protein Power – A Vegan Experience

By |2015-11-18T21:40:36-05:00November 18th, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

As most vegans will attest, the #1 asked question is, “But where do you get your protein from?” Every vegan and vegetarian knows this question all too well. And, every omnivore and carnivore wants to know. The Seed addressed this question--and more--at its recent event: The Seed: Plant Protein Power. On Saturday, November 14th, The Seed [...]

Cool Off with 5 Easy, Healthy, Mouthwatering Smoothie Recipes

By |2015-08-12T13:53:38-04:00August 12th, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

Who loves smoothies? I do--and so do millions more! Fruits and vegetables are a great source of nutrients for the body. And what better way to eat them than making smoothies? Many people who choose to eat a healthy diet add smoothies to their day because this allows them to easily get a regular serving of [...]

Are You Getting Enough Protein? How to Optimize Protein on a Vegan Diet – Infographic

By |2015-07-20T15:17:49-04:00July 20th, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , |

For those of us following a vegan lifestyle, optimizing adequate protein is not difficult, but it does take conscious planning and consideration. First of all, how much protein do we really need per day? The DRI (Dietary Reference Intake) is 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight, or 0.36 grams per pound. This amounts to: 56 grams per [...]

Stocking Up Your Gluten Free Cupboard: 7 Essential Products to Include

By |2015-03-20T23:01:21-04:00March 20th, 2015|Categories: Gluten-free, Health & Wellness, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

Some of us follow a gluten free diet because of Celiac Disease, gluten intolerance or in some cases, personal preferences. In fact, according to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, an estimated 1 in 133 Americans, or about 1% of the population, has Celiac Disease. Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disease that damages the villi of [...]

The Joy of Juicing: Blackberry Beet Juice with Apple and Ginger Plus 16 More Healthy, Delicious Beet Juice Recipes

By |2015-03-09T22:08:29-04:00March 9th, 2015|Categories: Juicing, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

"Wow! I feel good, like I knew I would! I feel good, like I knew I would! So good! So good! Cause I got juiced!" No, I am not channeling James Brown. I feel good because I just finished drinking a large glass of beet, kale, celery and pear juice and I am grooving on a natural high from all of [...]

7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going Vegan

By |2015-02-05T09:34:30-05:00February 5th, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guest post by Stephanie Dreyer, VeegMama I am so excited to be on Urban Naturale today!  If you are in the process of deciding if vegan is the right lifestyle for you, or just feel overwhelmed with overhauling your diet, read on! It took me 6 months to hit my stride after going vegan overnight almost [...]

A New Year, A Better Body: First Update on My 2015 Health & Fitness Challenge

By |2015-02-04T17:27:39-05:00February 4th, 2015|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Plant-based diet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Did you make health and fitness resolutions for 2015 yet? Are you following through and sticking to your commitments? As in past years, I took a good, hard look at myself and set some personal health and fitness goals to work on this year. In the past, I did not always follow-up on all of my resolutions, [...]

Meatless Monday: Collard Greens & Shiitake Mushrooms with Brown Rice Quinoa Pilaf

By |2015-02-02T14:40:52-05:00February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

One great reason for loving winter is the abundance of fresh, tender, organic collard greens in the market. Softened by the frost, they taste so much better than summer collards to me. Plus, they are done and ready to eat in a few minutes. I am a big fan of steaming so although I often saute [...]

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