21 Whole Plant-Based Recipes For Weight Loss

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Happy New Year! “According to a 2017 YouGov survey, the top three resolutions for 2018 were eating healthier, getting more exercise, and saving more money. According to a 2018 survey, the top resolutions for next year are — wait for it — to exercise more, lose weight, and save money.” Sound familiar? Have you set […]

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3 ingredient flourless vegan pancakes

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When it comes to breakfast we usually keep it pretty simple with fruit, fresh juice or a smoothie. However, when Zuzana made some fresh creamy macadamia & cashew nut butter – queue the lightbulb – PANCAKES I thought! I instantly imagined the nut butter layered between pancakes with some fresh fruit pouring over it. I had…

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26 Vegan Christmas Party Recipes

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An almost Merry Christmas to you! December is here, and the festivities have started! With the help of some fellow food bloggers, we put together this incredible round up of 26 delicious plant-based Christmas party recipes.  With veganism on the rise, what a better way than the holidays to spread the cheer of how abundant…

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How To effectively reduce stress and anxiety with diet

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In today’s hectic world, almost none of us can escape the effects of stress. Whether it’s physical, emotional, or spiritual, stress is very much responsible for creating or worsening many health-related issues like obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer‘s disease, diabetes, depression, gastrointestinal problems, and asthma. Stress can enter our lives from many angles. Most of us are aware…

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Vegan Chocolate Salted Caramels

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Super easy 5 ingredient Vegan Chocolate Salted Caramels! We’re all about treating yourself and health is all about finding that balance between nourishing your body and nourishing your soul. How do we accomplish this without feeling guilty, sluggish, or downright mad at ourselves? Choose only healthy, whole food, plant-based ingredients, and make it yourself! Let’s admit it,…

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Week 24 – Living The Good Life

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– LIVING THE GOOD LIFE – Welcome to week #24 Begin by watching this week’s video: https://player.vimeo.com/video/291936890 this week’s food for thought “You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant……

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weekly av fitness schedule – week 24

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Heads Up! We are releasing new workouts at midnight PST. You can also find this workout schedule on our home page with links that will take you directly to your daily fitness video.   Workout: ITT #2 + Mobility Session #9 Duration: 20 minutes / 23 minutes Equipment: Bodyweight/Timer Notes: Remember to first Warm up Workout: Strength Workout #1 Duration: 18 minutes Equipment:…

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Most Common Q & A

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Veganism is a philosophy deeply devoted to animal rights, and being a vegan is a lifestyle choice that involves diets, politics and ethics. Vegans not only eliminate animal products from their diet (meat, fish, poultry, dairy, cheese, butter, eggs, etc.) but from all aspects of their lives. This means no leather, fur, wool or silk;……

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Difference between organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables?

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Sound familiar? I am sure you have uttered this out loud, possibly rounded your shoulders forward, hung your head and surrendered. With all the contradicting information overloading the web –  It’s no wonder we have these moments of defeat. It’s no wonder we fall off track or get persuaded into something new and shiny. We…

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Week 23 – Breathe Deeply, Our Friend

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– THE HEALING POWER OF BREATH: SIMPLE TECHNIQUES FOR A HEALTHIER AND HAPPIER YOU – Welcome to week #23 Begin by watching this week’s video: https://player.vimeo.com/video/290992057 this week’s food for thought “I will breathe. I will think of solutions. I will not let worry control me. I will not let my stress level break me.……

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weekly av fitness schedule – week 23

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Workout: Strength Workout #4 Duration: 22 minutes Equipment: No Equipment/ Bodyweight/Timer Notes: Remember to first Warm up Workout: Daily Flow #4 Duration:  30 minutes Equipment: No Equipment/ Bodyweight/Timer Workout: Yoga #5 Duration: 37 minutes Equipment: Yoga Strap/ Yoga mat/ Block /Bolster/Blanket Workout: Strength Workout #6 Duration: 15 minutes Equipment: Bodyweight/ Yoga mat Workout: 5 Minute Challenge (arms/abs) + Mobility Session #8 Duration: 5 minutes / 16 minutes Equipment:…

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Mobility #9 – Gentle Movement

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Often when we think of exercise, we may think of running, burpees, or other high-intensity movements… The physical movement doesn’t mean doing 100 burpees every day! Of course, we support intense activities and the numerous benefits they offer, like reducing the risk of heart disease, diabetes, insulin resistance, stress, anxiety, and many other things… We also……

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Week 22 – Gas, Bloating And Gut Issues

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– GAS, BLOATING AND GUT ISSUES – Welcome to week #22 Begin by watching this week’s video: https://player.vimeo.com/video/289613571 this week’s food for thought “You are not what you eat. You are what you digest: what you can absorb, assimilate and utilize. So heal your gut!” – Fran Sussman READ THIS WEEK’S MESSAGE Do you ever……

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weekly av fitness schedule – week 22

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Workout: Daily Flow #2 Duration: 25 minutes Equipment: Yoga mat/Timer Workout: Strength Workout #7 Duration: 24 minutes Equipment: No Equipment/ Bodyweight Notes: Remember to first Warm up Workout: Yoga For Digestion Duration: 15 minutes Equipment: Yoga mat Workout: 5 minute challenge (low impact) **NEW** + Mobility Session #9 Duration: 5 minutes / 22 minutes Equipment:  Yoga mat Workout: Strength Workout #5 Duration: 29 minutes Equipment: Towel or Band/ Yoga mat…

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