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Plant-Based Health

Dec 17, 2015 | Posted by in Health | 0

Choosing a diet heavy in fruits and veggies can make us less susceptible to chronic diseases while keeping us fit and trim in the years to come. A plant-based diet can help you avoid diabetes and lower blood pressure, while improving health of the eyes and skin. Eating more plant-based foods means we are feedingRead more …

Vegan Mint Smoothie with Cacao Nibs

Mar 31, 2015 | Posted by in Health | Comments Off on Vegan Mint Smoothie with Cacao Nibs

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups coconut water 1 large pre-cut frozen banana 4 dates, pitted ⅔ cup raw almonds ½ avocado (optional) 2 handfuls baby spinach ⅓ cup mint leaves, firmly packed ½ tsp pure vanilla extract 1 tsp maca powder (optional) Pinch of sea salt A handful of ice cubes 3 tbsp raw cacao nibsRead more …

Inspired Zucchini with Shredded Carrots and Garlic

Nov 20, 2014 | Posted by in Health | Comments Off on Inspired Zucchini with Shredded Carrots and Garlic

Never worry about getting your daily dose of vegetables again! Simply grate your favorite vegetables into thin slices, creating tasty extremely healthy dishes. So easy and delicious, you’ll want to have it every night! The zucchini gives you the experience of eating pasta, but without any of the negative health effects. Ingredients: 2 medium sizedRead more …

Mixed Fruit & Almond Smoothie

Oct 9, 2014 | Posted by in Health | Comments Off on Mixed Fruit & Almond Smoothie

There is nothing more invigorating than a healthy smoothie in the morning.  This delicious smoothie is filled with Vitamin C to keep you running on good energy all day long. Ingredients: 1 banana, chopped 1 medium orange, peeled and sectioned 1 cup of mango, cut into chunks 1 1/2 cups of mixed berries, including blueberries,Read more …

Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Oct 2, 2014 | Posted by in Health | Comments Off on Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

This is not your typical wrap! Enjoy this delicious and healthy chicken lettuce wrap on these hot autumn nights with a cool iced tea.To make the wrap vegan, simply remove the turkey. Instructions:  1 head of Iceberg Lettuce 1/2 medium red onion, chopped 3 green onions, chopped 3 medium garlic cloves, finely minced 1/4 teaspoon crushedRead more …

Hearty Red Lentil Soup with Vegetables

Sep 18, 2014 | Posted by in Health | Comments Off on Hearty Red Lentil Soup with Vegetables

As we head into Autumn, this soup is sure to become a family favorite. Low sodium, dairy free, and filled with pure tasty goodness.  Ingredients: 6 cups of water 1 teaspoon low sodium vegetable broth 1 cup of dried red lentils 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 medium tomato, cut in small slices 1/2 bellRead more …

Vegan Brown Rice Pudding with Banana & Coconut

Sep 17, 2014 | Posted by in Health | Comments Off on Vegan Brown Rice Pudding with Banana & Coconut

This is a healthy vegan dessert with just a hint of natural sweetness. Perfect for an after dinner treat! Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked brown rice 2 1/3 cups water 2 cups coconut milk 4 ripe bananas 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 tablespoons flour (you may substitute gluten free flour as well) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2Read more …

Garlic Chicken Made Easy

Sep 11, 2014 | Posted by in Health | Comments Off on Garlic Chicken Made Easy

This is the perfect chicken for our busy lifestyles. No fuss, no mess, and no stress! You will need a cast-iron pan for this recipe. Ingredients: 1 Chicken 1 tablespoon of garlic powder 1/2 tablespoon of salt 1/2 tablespoon of ground pepper Directions: Pre-heat your oven to 450 degrees, and place cast-iron pan in theRead more …

Sauteed Yellow Squash Salad with Green & Red Cabbage

Sep 11, 2014 | Posted by in Health | Comments Off on Sauteed Yellow Squash Salad with Green & Red Cabbage

This delicious and healthy salad is perfect for these warm autumn nights. Simply sautee some cabbage, ginger, garlic, and yellow squash together to make a light salad that is sure to leave you glowing, inside and out. Ingredients: 1-2 squash 2 cups of shredded green cabbage 2 cups of  shredded red cabbage 2 tablespoons ofRead more …

Kicking The Sugar Habit

Jul 17, 2014 | Posted by in Health | Comments Off on Kicking The Sugar Habit

We all know that too much sugar is unhealthy – it restricts hormones that limit your appetite (makes you binge eat), increases fat-buildup in your liver, forces your pancreas to send out excessive amounts insulin (higher likelihood of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease) – but often we don’t realize that there is sugar hidden inRead more …