AV 057 – The Healing Powers Of Nature

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LISTEN NOW! Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in urban environments and we are being surrounded by more and more concrete – and less trees. Not to mention the rise in technology, another distraction or excuse for not connecting with nature. Given this separation, do you ever question if this could be…

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The Incredible Turmeric Recipe Round-Up

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Turmeric is a spice belonging to the ginger family. Turmeric is what makes curry powder yellow – specifically its derivative curcumin —  that is said to be a powerful antioxidant. These bitter, earthy roots are also considered as a cure for everything from arthritis to Alzheimer’s and bowel cancer. Turmeric has a long history of providing…

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AV 055 – Sleep: The Missing Key To Your Optimal Health?

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Sleep is an amazingly powerful, but commonly overlooked element of creating a healthy lifestyle. This is precious time that allows our bodies to heal and rejuvenate. Without enough sleep, soon your health will start to suffer. Paying close attention to the quality of sleep you are getting is just as important as eating a clean…

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12 Habits To Ensure A Good Night’s Sleep and Thrive

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-Benjamin Franklin You already might know that good quality sleep is an essential part of good health. It’s in our best interest to get 7-9 hours of shut eye every night. However reality is different. Today we want to offer you 12 daily practices that you can implement into your life and start to develop a…

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The Best Back to School Plant Based Recipes Of 2017!

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Everything from healthy breakfasts, make ahead lunches, school snacks, slow cooker dinners, and after school treats. We’ve asked fellow talented food bloggers to help us create the best collection of Plant Based back to school Recipes. We have carefully selected these following options to help you and your family get prepared for that busy time of…

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AV- 053 – How To Manage Stress In A Healthy Way

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Demanding career, challenging relationships, house chores, kids’ schedules, money, and, yes, even keeping up with healthy eating and regular exercise could lead to stress. Stress has become an unavoidable part of modern life. However if the goal is to be healthy, thrive and enjoy life we got to learn ways that will help us cope…

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40 Plant Based Recipes – 5 Ingredients (or less)

This recipe round up was inspired by one of Michael Pollan’s food rules : “Don’t eat anything with more than five ingredients, or ingredients you can’t pronounce.”  Real food doesn’t have a long ingredient list, isn’t advertised on TV, and it doesn’t contain stuff like maltodextrin or sodium tripolyphosphate. Real food is things that your great-grandmother…

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21 Plant Based Muscle Building Recipes

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This is the “ultimate” question many plant based eaters ask and often times even the reason that holds people back from adapting this animal free lifestyle. To be honest I am not surprised that there is much confusion surrounding this topic. Most of us have been conditioned to associate cheese, eggs and a steak as…

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AV 052-The Beginner’s Guide to Simplicity

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*If you would rather listen than read – PODCAST is AVAILABLE for DOWNLOAD HERE I believe a lot of stress and unhappiness is caused by the pursuit of stuff. More money, a bigger house, a better car, more clothes, more jewellery, more this, more that. Do we really need it? What if all that is…

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AV 051 – Strengthen Your Immunity

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*If you would rather listen than read – download our PODCAST HERE. Dealing with a cold or suffering through a full blown flu is not exactly my idea of a good time. Feeling all stuffed up, run down, not able to function or fully perform at work is kind of a bummer. Wouldn’t you agree? Today we…

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Our Favourite Buddha Bowls Around The Web

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It may seem like we are talking about Buddha Bowls a lot lately, and well we kinda are. That’s because they are the perfect meal for plant based eaters!  Seriously though, they have greens, protein, healthy carbs and fat – a complete macro meal. These are especially great for anyone just starting to eat plant…

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