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Salad Essentials You Need For Optimal Nutrition

Salads are simply the bomb, and you can’t make a sustainable plant-based eating game-plan without salad essentials on hand. Salads are one of my favorite ways to get a ridiculously nutrient dense meal in my day (even better if I can have 2 a day), but sometimes it’s hard trying to figure out how to add …

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How To Use Chia Seeds + Chia Seed Pudding

  Many of you may already know what chia seeds are and know that they’re touted as a super-food, but do you know how to use these seeds for various recipes and remedies? Chia seeds were used as a natural energy boost in the Mayan era and are still to this day being utilized for the same …

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Why You Should Be Eating Fermented Foods

Could you see yourself eating a big bowl of sauerkraut? Before you say, “um no thank you”, let me tell you a bit about fermented foods (including sauerkraut), and how you can enjoy them and why they are a fabulous superfood for your microbiome.  Lucky for me, I grew up with a family who naturally loves …

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How To Manage The Stress of New Years Resolutions + No Bake Vegan Energy Bars

Take it easy this week and make these no bake vegan energy bars! It’s a New Year which means a whole 365 days of new and exciting opportunities. I always love starting my year off with reflection, planning, and organizing my household, business plans, and lifestyle goals.  I know a lot of us like to …

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Festive Christmas Guacamole: Vegan & Gluten Free

Christmas is around the corner which means it’s time for a festive guacamole recipe! I couldn’t be more excited for my favorite holiday. We always celebrate Christmas Eve at my cousin’s ridiculously charming and decorated-to-the-nines house, which is always stocked with amazing appetizers and booze. Of course, Christmas Eve is a cheat day for us at …

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Your Ultimate Plant Based Thanksgiving Menu

Happy almost Thanksgiving! I don’t know about you, but I am SO stoked to be with my parents for a day and eat comforting foods and laugh and reminisce about our wild and crazy family stories.  As many of you know, I’m a true lover of food. I can never really deprive myself, so when …

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Quick and Easy Plant Based Dressings

Eating Plant Based has so many benefits, but sometimes the newly health-conscious find it hard to make the switch. You may be thinking eating a plant-based meal means bland lettuce with a few carrots, tomatoes and onions topped off with store bought low-calorie dressing. Wrong! To get your creative cooking juices flowing, I have rounded …

Reap The Benefits of Probiotics

  Much research has shown that your intestinal tract is key to overall health and wellness. Your “gut” ties to your immune system, can be affected by stress, and is really one of the central systems in the functioning of your body.  Keeping and maintaining your health is tied to the “good bacteria” in our …