Workout Nutrition: Plant-Based Vegan Guide

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Have you ever wondered what to eat to fuel your workouts, to become strong, lean, full of energy all while staying true to your plant-based lifestyle?  I know I have. I am fascinated by how food effects our health and performance. Sport, exercise and other physical activities have been a major part of my life…

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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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AV 070 – Easy Plant Based Meal Planning 

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Let’s face it. Life gets busy and cooking at home can be tough. Meal planning takes work. But those who’ve mastered it know it’s the key to saving money, eating healthier and feeling their best. To help you get started, we will break down steps to create a customizable healthy plant based meal plan you…

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How to select a juicer and make juicing a daily habit? 

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How do you pick the right juicer for you? With some many different types available how do you chose?   For the past 4 years Nikki and I have been testing numerous brands and types of juicers, noting the pros and cons for each as well as comparing the quality (of the machine and the taste…

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AV 063 – Meal Prep 101: A Beginner’s Guide

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Before we dive into today’s topic (Meal prep) let’s first talk a little bit about meal plans… Most of our new AV Coaching clients get really excited about the weekly meal plans that are a part of the program. And we get it. A well put together meal plan can be a wonderful tool. It…

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AV 060 – Plant Based Kitchen Makeover

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This time of the year many of you will be looking to make a fresh start. After the holidays we often realize that it’s time to clean up the diet and the key to successful healthy nutrition starts in the kitchen. Taking the time to properly set yourself up is step one for transitioning to…

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The Power of Water: Don’t Medicate, Hydrate!

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Water is by far the #1 nutrient in our diet and absolutely essential for our survival. After all it makes total sense – our body consists of 65% to 70% water. About one gallon (3.78 L) of water is eliminated from our body every 24 hours through the pores of the skin, through the kidneys and…

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