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My Favorite Snacks: Kale Chips

16-Oct-2014

Yesterday I typed out a 7 day meal plan for my first week of senior year. Knowing exactly what I am going to eat helps me because then I won’t give in to temptation or contemplate eating something unhealthy. Each day I have three meals, as well as two snacks, which I like to call “mini meals” Kale chips have been my favorite snack this week. I’ll start by saying that I’m not a huge fan of the kale chips I’ve found at local markets. They don’t taste very fresh and often have too much flavoring. Today, I tried baking Kale chips at home and they were a complete success.

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Nutrition, Raw, Health, Organic, Recipe

Four Things I’ve Learned Since Going Vegan

13-Oct-2014

I’ve been a veg-eater since I went vegetarian in February 2012 and vegan a few months later. I have never looked back! These are the most important things I’ve learned as a vegan.

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Vegan, Health, Diet, Wellness, Vegetarian, Nutrition

Chris Sandel - The Health Trap

10-Oct-2014

Over the last couple of years as I have worked with more and more clients, I have become aware of a phenomenon that I describe as ‘the health trap’. So what is the health trap?

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Health, Nutrition, Diet, Wellness

'Simple Mills' Pumpkin Muffin Experience

01-Oct-2014

I love muffins. Love them. It's very Australian I think to have a latte and a muffin for breakfast (Or did I make this up?)

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Health, Nutrition, Recipe, Phoebe Tonkin

Fudgy Cacao Energy Balls Recipe

25-Aug-2014

One of the first recipes that I was dying to try out when I started my raw vegan diet were these cacao energy/protein balls that are supposed to be a great snack in between meals and post or pre workout.

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Health, Nutrition, Vegan, Raw

Benefits of Eating Wild Rice

19-Aug-2014

Wild rice is a special type of edible grass. It is an excellent low fat, high fiber grain. The rice has a dark chocolate-like color. It has a nutty, smoky taste due to the outer case it retains after harvesting. A 100 gram portion of the rice provides 100 calories. It is a good source of carbohydrates, which supply energy to the body. It contains protein and dietary fiber. It also contains vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B9. Mineral content includes iron, potassium, phosphorous, zinc and magnesium. It is an excellent choice of grain due to its high nutritive value.

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Nutrition, Vegan, Health, Organic, Gluten-free

Healthy Banana Pancakes

15-Aug-2014

If you, like me, have a particular thing for breakfast then I assure you, you will love this recipe. Egg and banana pancakes are the best invention a breakfast-junkie could come by, they are super healthy and very easy to make.

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Vegetarian, Health, Nutrition
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