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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The Health Benefits of Herbs + How To Keep Them Fresh

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To enjoy the health benefits of herbs, it is best to either grow them at home, or buy them organic and fresh from a natural grocery store or farmers market. They are among the most nutritious greens you can find and super versatile. You can toss them into your salad, garnish your soup with them…

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How To Build The Perfect Buddha Bowl

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Okay, we are officially 2 months into the new year! Crazy right?!  I hope that your 2017  “New Years Resolutions” or what I like to call them – “Intentions” are still going strong. And if you happened to fall off track don’t give up!  Remember, everyday is a new beginning and an opportunity to get…

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Reverse Heart Disease With Diet

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Along with Valentine’s Day, February also means Heart Disease Awareness month.  We are here today to talk to you about some surprising ways to keep your heart healthy—not through prescriptions or bypass surgery, but through simple changes to the menu. Making significant dietary and lifestyle changes allow many people who suffer with coronary heart disease, high cholesterol, obesity and/or high blood pressure to reduce or…

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Raw Salted Caramel Chocolates

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After my first bite of these chocolates, my eyes widened and I actually said to myself  “are you KIDDING me!??”. I couldn’t believe how delicious they were! Never having made chocolates before, surprisingly it is fairly easy. You just need a little patience for the cacao to melt and that’s about it 😉 Print Rich, gooey,…

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