RAW SUPERFOOD ENERGY BITES

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You are what you eat, so why pollute your body with artificial ingredients and nutrient-depleted foods? Let’s face it, it could be challenging to find a healthy on the go snack that is made purely from natural ingredients and will nourish you (and your family). Most of the snacks available in the stores are filled with…

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Top 15 Veggie Packed Vegan breakfasts [recipe round up]

Everyone knows that eating vegetables is absolutely crucial to enjoying vibrant health and great physical fitness. A powerful way to ensure you are getting enough is to start the day by including veggies in your daily breakfast. Eat plants for breakfast. The benefits are incredible – higher energy, improved mental clarity, reduced cravings for unhealthy…

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Cellulite Removing & Fat Burning Juice

The Truth About Cellulite  Cellulite is basically a combination of excess fat and body toxins lying beneath the surface of the skin. It’s important to understand that cellulite is always a manifestation of the wrong kind of lifestyle for health and beauty: eating wrongly (or too much), living under prolonged stress, hormonal imbalances, being exposed…

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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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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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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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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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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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Vegan Borscht

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Borscht has been a staple meal in Eastern European diets for hundreds of years. When I was growing up in Czech Republic my Mom (who loves beets) would make this soup on a regular basis, however as a child I really didn’t care for it. Beets were just not my thing and I did a…

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Liver Cleansing Juice

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Your liver might just be the most underappreciated organ in your body. It is your body’s largest internal organ and one of its important functions is to help remove toxins and harmful substances. Your liver functions in your body in a similar way a filter would. Just as a filter catches dirt and solid particles, the…

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