Fall Treat: My Homemade Recipe for an All-Natural and Delicious Applesauce


Autumn is finally here! As much as I prefer the warmer seasons and hate the idea that we are only mere months away from the snow-covered abyss that is winter, I can’t help but have a special admiration for the Fall season. It’s sort of the fun prerequisite for the holiday season. The leaves begin to change into beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow, while covering surrounding roads. Pumpkins become everyone’s new best friend, either decorating homes or making a tasty appearance in an overabundance of autumnal-themed drinks at local coffee shops. Plus, let’s not forget all the delicious pies.

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Thanksgiving, Recipe, Diet, Nutrition, Health, Wellness, Natural, Holidays, Apple, Fall

Recipe: Clean Pasta!


I am Italian so pasta is my LIFE. But, I’m also not naturally thin, so pasta is my nemesis. It’s the worst!! I’ve been trying to come up with a cleaned up alternative that I actually can get behind and finally came up with it after a few new product finds.

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Health, Wellness, Nutrition, Recipe, Clean Eating, Diet, Italian, Pasta

Recipe: Raw Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake


Raw, vegan cheesecakes were amongst the first healthy desserts we were able master, and when we did, we didn’t stop at one. They are packed with nutrients, have only a small amount of sweetener in the form dates/coconut nectar and are so flavoursome! Most are also fortified with an amazing superfood. As much as possible we like to follow Hippocrates’ mantra of ‘Let food by thy medicine and medicine by thy food’.

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Health, Recipe, Raw, Vegan, Nutrition, Diet, Wellness, Nourish, Eat

Snacks, Snacks, Snacks, Snacks!


Snacking has such a negative connotation associated with it in our culture, but I believe it's because most of us are doing it all wrong. If we use healthful snacking as a way to curb otherwise bad eating habits and behaviors, we are winning all around.

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Health, Wellness, Food, Nourish, Knowledge, Snacking, Diet, Healthy

Recipe: Raw Caramel Slice


Caramel slice is one of those decadent, more-ish, perfect fix of chocolate type desserts! But, traditional ones are laden with refined sugars and really not the best for us. Never fear! Below is an amazingly delicious, absolutely raw and refined sugar free recipe for caramel slice that tastes so good it will have everyone fooled that it isn't 'bad' for you!

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Why You Don’t Need Meal Replacement Shakes


In recent years, the popularity of quick fixes and pyramid schemes has skyrocketed. Companies are selling health in a bottle and innocent consumers are being sold a dream, rather than educated on the benefits of real food. Steph Lowe from The Natural Nutritionist, sets the record straight - you do not need meal replacement shakes.

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Nutrition, Health, Wellness, Diet, Food, Recipe, Ingredients, Body, Weight Loss

Why You Need More Raw Food In Your Life


I am a nerd. Big time. There I said it. But here's why: I like to read nutrition textbooks in my free time. And while I was studying for my finals I read something that gave me one of those 'Duhh' moments. I have been following a way of eating that intuitively made sense to me (my diet is very high in raw foods, especially during the summertime), and reading this passage confirmed my intuition.

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