Mango Lime Vegan Cabbage Tacos

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There are so many things to love about summertime… One is the abundance of fresh local produce! Every time Nik and I visit the neighborhood farmer’s market it feels like a trip to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory – so many vibrant, in-season fruits and vegetables calling our name! Last week we picked up a cute little purple…

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Strawberry Maca Shake

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We made this vegan”mylkshake” a couple of weeks ago and absolutely LOVED IT! It’s loaded with Vitamin C, which helps to tone the skin and has an anti-ageing effect. On top of that, the flavor is amazingly rich, it’s smooth and sweet, making it an absolute treat that comes along with a whole lot of nutrition. It…

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites – raw, vegan

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Warning: These homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites are a little addicting. They taste like the real deal cookie dough, but they’re nutritionally dense and good for you! Read on to find out how you can make your own batch in just 10 minutes. Like most of our other Snack Bites/Balls, these freeze beautifully, so it’s…

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Basic Green Salad

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Q: You recommend Basic Green Salad as a part of your weekly meal plans. What exactly is this salad?   Basic Green Salad aka BGS is a great start to an amazing meal. The ingredients of this salad can vary throughout the year, depending on whats in season. The BGS makes a great addition to your…

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Vegan Moussaka with Eggplant and Lentils

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For those who aren’t familiar with moussaka, some compare it to a Greek version of lasagna. The difference is that you use loads of fresh sliced vegetables to replace the noodles. Moussaka is a really nice comfort food of Mediterranean cuisine, and if you love Mediterranean food then this is a must. The recipe is…

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Simple Plant-Based Mexican Bowl

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“I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” ~~Laura Ingalls Wilder I remember reading this quote on a day I felt unusually overwhelmed with life. I needed a release from the pressure and speed that took over my day to day living. Perhaps…

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5 Minute Challenge – Build a strong push-up

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Are you up for another fitness challenge? Today we will be completing a 5-Minute Push-up workout. And yes it will be very challenging. It involves several rounds of push-ups for time,  with short breaks in-between until the whole 5 minutes are finished.  For most of you friends out there, it will probably take some time to build…

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The Cold and Flu Busting Juice

Have a cold? A runny nose? A sore throat? Maybe even a touch of fever? No need to panic. Yes, in a perfect world we would NEVER get sick. But the reality is, that our “modern” day lifestyle often carries extra stress and pressure which could take a toll on our immune system and sometimes…

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5 Minute Challenge – Plank Party For Tight Abs!

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Hello friends, you’re invited to this exclusive, incredibly effective, and so damn fun (once you finish) – PLANK PARTY. The name of today’s 5-minute challenge pretty much gives it away, but just in case you are wondering, let me clarify. Today’s workout video focuses on creating strength through plank pose, and different variation of this…

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West Coast Kale Salad

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I am not the most creative about coming up with names for salad recipes. Usually, I just name them according to the things that are in them, which is… well, boring. So this is a kale salad mixed with other beautiful greens, some shredded cabbage, radish, mandarin orange and mung beans tossed with creamy cilantro…

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12 Vegan Snacks to Eat Before and After Your Workout

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Let’s talk workout nutrition. As plant-based diets are becoming mainstream, understanding exercise nutrition, including what and when to eat before and after a workout is important to help maximize your performance and get the most of any workout – for vegans and non-vegans alike. While exercise alone does make us feel amazing, combining exercise with the…

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Daily Flow #3 – Grace

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Welcome Friends to your Daily Flow #3 – Grace.  After years of “punishing” my body with hardcore fitness, I am starting to really appreciate the simple stuff. It’s amazing how challenging even a basic exercise can feel once we pay close attention to all the little details.  It’s bananas how sloppy my movements were before –……

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Plant-powered Muscle Mylk (raw, vegan)

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Looking for a way to refuel your body after a workout?   Look on further… This Raw Vegan Muscle Mylk was created with one main goal in mind: to replenish. Whether you are refueling after an intense workout session or looking for a meal that will supply you with nutritious energy to last you for hours this green “mylkshake”…

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Quick + Easy Veggie Curry

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Curry…the mere word makes my mouth water. This very easy plant-based curry may not be totally authentic, but it’s inspired by the flavors and aromas of traditional Thai curry- fairly well. You can serve it with brown rice and a basic green salad, and some fresh sprouts for a satisfying nutrient dense meal. Print Delicious Thai-inspired comfort and warmth…

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