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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

A Short and Tasty Detox That Will Restore Your Balance!

11-Aug-2014

Balance is something we should look for in every aspect of our lives. While it is fully ok to “let go“ once in a while and indulge in foods that are not as healthy (such as fried and/or sugary foods), you may feel a little uncomfortable after having overeaten on the day – or days - before.

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Health, Nutrition, Weight-loss, Natural Remedies

How to Eat Well When You Work 9-5

28-Jul-2014

It is definitely a struggle to eat well when you live a busy life. I know when I get home from work, the last thing I want to do is cook. I am usually starving, and I just wish I had a magic cooking elf to feed me delicious, healthy dinners. Regardless, it is extremely important that we are mindful of our eating habits, especially when we spend most of our days at work. When you are caught up in meetings, answering emails, and putting out office fires, your eating habits become scattered. Oftentimes, you will find you are famished and dehydrated which WILL affect your productivity.

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Health, Nutrition, Vegan, Organic, Raw

The Benefits of Lemons

24-Jul-2014

I love lemons. I always have, ever since I was little. I have always gone towards the more sour fruits than the sweet ones. When I was little, people would always tell me that eating lemons is not good and that I should not eat them anymore. Thank goodness I did not listen because lemons have so many health benefits. Now, I use lemons for everything, including my hair, skin, and general health.

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Nutrition, Health, Natural Remedies, Weight-loss

Vegan Chocolate Cookies

22-Jul-2014

A few days ago I came across a vegan restaurant where I’d tasted the most delicious vegan chocolate cookies I’ve ever had. Naturally, I had to have the recipe and I looked for it everywhere since the chef refused to give it to me. He said he was protecting “the secret”. When I finally found it I couldn’t help but share it with the world, so here it is:

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Vegan, recipe,
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