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Homemade GF Pizza with Spinach Crust (Optionally Vegan)

04-Mar-2014

I'm excited to share this recipe have been making a lot recently. The first time I made it I was distracted by watching Jennifer Lawrence interviews and I ate the whole thing by myself in about 20 minutes, it was so good. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Xx

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Vegan, Recipe

Curried Black Beans Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup

22-Feb-2014

I was having trouble figuring out what I would make for dinner yesterday. I guess that is why people need meal plans! had a lot of black beans in the freezer, but I didn't want to have something tomato based. Instead I decided to try something different. I have never had curried black beans, but I figured why not go for it!

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Health, Vegan, Recipes

Carbohydrates

18-Feb-2014

Carbohydrate is a word that many associate with being their worst enemy. Initially, I was one of those people that did and over the past two years I have slowly come to love carbohydrates and in a way has become a friend instead of an enemy.

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Nutrition, Organic, Health, Raw, Vegan, Gluten- Free

My ‘Your Zen Life’ Sunday’s Breakfast

16-Feb-2014

After reading this week about the example of “Phoebe’s day in a plate”, I tried to add blueberries, chia seeds and almonds purée to my Sunday’s breakfast. You would probably ask yourself “why just Sunday?” Well, it’s just because I usef to wake up early, and even if I pre-prepare my food complements, nuts and seeds mix (more about them below), for the next morning, I don’t always have time to prepare breakfast. But of course, it’s great if you can prepare it everyday.

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Health, Nutrition, Raw, Organic

Vegetarian Diets: Quinoa, Chickpea and Tofu Tabouli

07-Feb-2014

Becoming a vegetarian is not your meal ticket to weight loss. Everyone is entitled to individual food choices, whatever they may be. And the choice to tread lightly on the earth is one which is nothing but admirable. But, it’s important to note that vegetarians more often than not carry more weight than those who eat meat. It’s unfortunate but true that these days a vegetarian is most likely to have a less than perfect diet, maybe even worse than many omnivores.

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Health, Nutrition, Recipes, Weight-loss

All aboard the grain train

05-Feb-2014

The question about grains (the seeds of grasses) and gluten comes up constantly in this health field. Walking down the aisle of an organic health food store there is “whole grain” on so many of the products, meaning there will be a cooked wheat or other gluten containing grain (like rye, barley, spelt etc.) sitting amounts the ingredients list... So naturally many conclude that if gluten is in all these “health foods,” that it’s ok to include in the diet. There are many issues that arise through including these in the diet however; let’s break them down and lift the veil on this issue.

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Health, Nutrition, Vegan, Natural Remedies

8 Reasons Kale Recipe

03-Feb-2014

I LOVE kale. It's extremely nutritious and I just got bundles delivered by my organic box scheme. Literally loads and loads. I may have got a little bit excited when I saw my favourite type available (cavelo nero). Here are 8 reasons why I love it and if you’re wondering what to do with it and how to prepare it, I have included a delicious recipe for you below.

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Nutrition, Raw, Health, Organic, Recipe
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