Berry Ginger Smoothie Bowl

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This smoothie bowl is filling yet low in calories and chalk full of nutrients. Berries offer extraordinary amounts of antioxidants, such as Vitamin A and C. It’s also got a solid dose of greens (think iron, folic acid, and protein) from the kale and chlorella and prunes (lots of deep, dark, iron-rich goodies!) plus lemon for a vitamin…

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Chocolate Mint Mylkshake

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This is a creamy, silky smooth, superfood packed smoothie. Loaded with minerals and antioxidants, cacao gives it a nice mild chocolate flavor and helps satisfy those chocolate cravings. You will get a natural sweetness from the banana and dates while the almond butter helps to thicken up the consistency and give it a healthy boost of vitamin E, as…

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Going Strong All Day Long Smoothie

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We are excited to share this powerful and energizing smoothie with you! This recipe features Ashwagandha, an herb that provides an incredible amount of health benefits – especially for women! The word “Ashwagandha” is sanskrit for “essence of a stallion.” This root and it’s berry have been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine and  just…

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Hulk Smoothie Bowl

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Not sure if you have noticed, but smoothie bowls have flooded Instagram! Every other day I come across someone’s photo with their variation of this trendy colourful bowl packed with so-called superfood. So is worth the hype? First, let’s put things in perspective. Eating a smoothie bowl is far better for you than eating something bought in a…

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Prime Lemonade

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This is a wonderful nutritious lemonade with no refined sugar that will give your body a doze of immune boost. Ginger is an herb that has been used both as food and medicine since ancient times. It’s a powerful remedy to treat stomach issues such as motion sickness and (attention expecting moms) morning sickness, nausea and vomiting.…

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Vision Juice

Our eyes are like a window to the world. Think about it, from the minute we wake up each morning to the second we fall asleep at night, we rely on our eyes to bring us from place to place and to help us assess and react to our surroundings. Yet it’s easy to take that “window” for granted until our vision begins…

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Chocolate Chai Mylkshake

The inspiration was to create a creamy smoothie without the use of bananas. Personally I have nothing against bananas,I actually really enjoy them. However there are few reasons why some people might not want to use bananas in their smoothies. Some are allergic to them, some just don’t like the taste of them, and if…

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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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Almond Joy Parfait (v,gf)

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Yup it totally happened! We created the perfect post workout meal, mid afternoon snack, sweet breakfast or lovely dessert to share with friends. Look at this creamy rich treat! Would you believe that is totally healthy, vegan, gluten free and packed with plant based protein?!?  And what better source of plant based protein, than #vegagreens #protein! What’s…

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Apple Inspired Vegan Recipe Round Up

-Gaiam Life Eat local. Eat what’s in season. Eat organic. Confused by multiple messages about what to eat and where to buy it?  We’ve looked into eating seasonal food and have it all figured out. Here’s why you should (really) do it. Let’s begin with cost. When produce is in season locally, the relative abundance…

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