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Chocomole

30-Jun-2014

Chocomole or chocolate avocado pudding is a thick and creamy dessert that tastes indulgent, but it is actually healthy. It taste just like instant chocolate pudding in a good way – you would never guess the main ingredient is avocado! Chocomole is vegan, dairy free and naturally sweetened with maple syrup. In addition to being a rich pudding, it can also be enjoyed as a delicious fruit/berry dip or used as fudge icing.

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Vegan, Recipe, Nutrition

Healthy Snacks

19-Jun-2014

As we all know, everything we eat and drink has a reaction in our bodies. But something that many people say is that we should always eat a morning and mid-afternoon HEALTHY snack. Why? Well, the way snacks work in our bodies is that when we ingest them they actually contribute to give us an “extra dose” of energy and nutriments, that eventually will lead to a better digestion, a faster metabolism, a better, faster and more natural fat burning process; these snacks of course need to be healthy and small to be able to actually work and benefit us.

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Vegan, Health, Weight-loss, Recipe

Yogi Date Balls

17-Jun-2014

Things are often really busy in my life so I am constantly looking for quick snack ideas that I can grab on the go, especially when I’m heading out the door to yoga. I find that having a quick snack about 30-minutes before yoga helps boost my energy levels for a great class. Yogi Date Balls are one of my favorite snacks because they are easy to make ahead of time, store in the freezer and then grab as I’m running out the door.

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Health, Vegan, Nutrition, Recipe

5 Tips for a Healthy Breakfast

13-Jun-2014

It’s said that breakfast is the most important meal of your day; even your dog knows that. You should never skip it and should always focus on what you put into your body first thing in the morning. So here's 5 steps to turn your breakfast into the healthy kick-ass start of your day.

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Health, Nutrition, Weight-loss

Acid and Alkaline Diets

11-Jun-2014

Before I became vegan, I read a lot about healthy diets, how to lead a healthy life, the proper amounts of food someone should eat, the proper exercises, the best ways to get yourself in shape, the best ways towards becoming more conscious of your body, your health, your eating habits, etc. And there was one article that really grabbed my attention; it was a surprisingly small article, that talked about how the people who are not vegans or vegetarians are more susceptible to cancer. Why?

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Health, Nutrition, Vegan

Summertime Picnic

06-Jun-2014

Summer, the time of year I look forward to. Sun, warmth and the best of time in terms of fresh, available garden food. It's a time for sticky fingers and smeared ice cream. Trips to the beach, sunscreen and sunburns. Heaps of laughter and joy. What fun summer is. Picnics are a way life for me. I grab sandwiches and pasta salads and head off to roam around the forest. Thankfully there are lot of trees to find shelter from the sun. I spend quite a lot of time playing around with recipes for the perfect summer salad. Delicious on its own as a light lunch or as a simple supper, this summertime salad is a taste pleaser. This dish contains a whole host of superfood ingredients to help you live forever!

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Health, Nutrition, Vegan, Organic

The Gluten-Free Craze. Should You Climb Aboard?

04-Jun-2014

There’s always a fad floating around. Sometimes it’s jelly shoes and quinoa and other times it’s crop tops and juice cleanses. Then there are these crash diets that magnetically draw people in. You know? And it’s all great; it’s fun to be in mutual agreement with half the population for a change. But can we at least admit to jumping on a bandwagon at some point in our life without any reason or prior knowledge about it? Say yes. This is about gluten, by the way.

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Gluten-free, Health, Nutrition, Philosophy, Weight-loss
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