Plant-Based Meals Made Simple

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For those days when you forgot to meal prep, or just need something quick and satisfying – it’s best to have some speed-friendly and nutritious recipes on hand. That is why we (and our fellow blogging community) have put together this recipe round up.  Below you will find 24 healthy, vibrant, nourishing and easy to…

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AV 074 – Are You Addicted to Sugar and Junk Food? Eight simple ways to overcome sugar cravings and replace unhealthy processed carbs with nourishing plant-based foods

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This is a common struggle and in fact, most vegans, as well as vegetarians, are actually more “pastatarians” or “carbotarians.” They replace meat, seafood, and dairy products with bread, starches, processed carbohydrates and meat-substitutes, all of which are high in sugar and very acidic.  We promise to give you practical advice on how to break…

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Go-To Raw Coconut Yogurt (fermented)

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Confession alert! Coconut in any form is a household staple for Zuzana and me. With plant-based eating becoming more popular it’s great to see companies jumping on board and supporting it by making alternatives for peoples favourite “traditional” animal-based choices – like yogurt. In our opinion, coconut yogurt is the best non-dairy alternative, because it…

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23 Plant Based Meals in 15 Minutes or Less

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Short on time, yet still want to serve your family a healthy plant-based meal?  This recipe roundup is for you! No excuses to reach for that frozen pizza or another heavily processed “easy” dinner that is full of preservatives! Those chemicals that hide in pre-packaged foods, have zero nutrients, provide absolutely no benefits to the…

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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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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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