Vision Juice

Our eyes are like a window to the world. Think about it, from the minute we wake up each morning to the second we fall asleep at night, we rely on our eyes to bring us from place to place and to help us assess and react to our surroundings. Yet it’s easy to take that “window” for granted until our vision begins…

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Chocolate Chai Mylkshake

The inspiration was to create a creamy smoothie without the use of bananas. Personally I have nothing against bananas,I actually really enjoy them. However there are few reasons why some people might not want to use bananas in their smoothies. Some are allergic to them, some just don’t like the taste of them, and if…

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40 Plant Based Recipes – 5 Ingredients (or less)

This recipe round up was inspired by one of Michael Pollan’s food rules : “Don’t eat anything with more than five ingredients, or ingredients you can’t pronounce.”  Real food doesn’t have a long ingredient list, isn’t advertised on TV, and it doesn’t contain stuff like maltodextrin or sodium tripolyphosphate. Real food is things that your great-grandmother…

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Almond Joy Parfait (v,gf)

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Yup it totally happened! We created the perfect post workout meal, mid afternoon snack, sweet breakfast or lovely dessert to share with friends. Look at this creamy rich treat! Would you believe that is totally healthy, vegan, gluten free and packed with plant based protein?!?  And what better source of plant based protein, than #vegagreens #protein! What’s…

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Apple Inspired Vegan Recipe Round Up

-Gaiam Life Eat local. Eat what’s in season. Eat organic. Confused by multiple messages about what to eat and where to buy it?  We’ve looked into eating seasonal food and have it all figured out. Here’s why you should (really) do it. Let’s begin with cost. When produce is in season locally, the relative abundance…

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Creamy Spiced Pumpkin Butter

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Do you have a nut intolerance but secretly dream about licking a big spoon of peanut butter? Ok maybe it’s just me but still this pumpkin butter taste like heaven and totally satisfies any peanut butter cravings. A Great Alternative … This Pumpkin Seed Butter is versatile and delicious. Just recently I came across an article mentioning…

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Recipe Round Up – 28 Low Carb Vegan Recipes

Low-carb eating is a great way to manage blood sugar and many people find it also helps with digestion, managing diabetes, and maintaining  a healthy weight (even if not trying to lose weight). Low carb eating also provides some brain-boosting benefits, due the higher amounts of healthy fats and proteins – these aid in neurotransmitter and…

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Vegan Plum Protein Parfait

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Plums you either love ’em or hate ’em… some interesting facts about plums you probably didn’t know: Great for relieving constipation and digestive problems. Plums are full of antioxidants that have been shown to slow the development of Alzheimer’s disease. (The University of Harvard Health Research). They also contain anthocyanin and quercetin, beneficial for preventing brain…

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