Goji Berry + Ginger Smoothie

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For the first meal of the day, it’s important to supply your body with nourishing foods. We love to use breakfast as a way to pack in tons of superfoods to kick start our day. Some of our favorite breakfast pantry essentials are goji berries and fresh ginger.  Ginger has a reputation as a remedy…

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Cellulite Removing & Fat Burning Juice

The Truth About Cellulite  Cellulite is basically a combination of excess fat and body toxins lying beneath the surface of the skin. It’s important to understand that cellulite is always a manifestation of the wrong kind of lifestyle for health and beauty: eating wrongly (or too much), living under prolonged stress, hormonal imbalances, being exposed…

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Basic Green Salad

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Q: You recommend Basic Green Salad as a part of your weekly meal plans. What exactly is this salad?   Basic Green Salad aka BGS is a great start to an amazing meal. The ingredients of this salad can vary throughout the year, depending on whats in season. The BGS makes a great addition to your…

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West Coast Kale Salad

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I am not the most creative about coming up with names for salad recipes. Usually, I just name them according to the things that are in them, which is… well, boring. So this is a kale salad mixed with other beautiful greens, some shredded cabbage, radish, mandarin orange and mung beans tossed with creamy cilantro…

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12 Vegan Snacks to Eat Before and After Your Workout

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Let’s talk workout nutrition. As plant-based diets are becoming mainstream, understanding exercise nutrition, including what and when to eat before and after a workout is important to help maximize your performance and get the most of any workout – for vegans and non-vegans alike. While exercise alone does make us feel amazing, combining exercise with the…

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Plant-powered Muscle Mylk (raw, vegan)

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Looking for a way to refuel your body after a workout?   Look on further… This Raw Vegan Muscle Mylk was created with one main goal in mind: to replenish. Whether you are refueling after an intense workout session or looking for a meal that will supply you with nutritious energy to last you for hours this green “mylkshake”…

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Vegan Borscht

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Borscht has been a staple meal in Eastern European diets for hundreds of years. When I was growing up in Czech Republic my Mom (who loves beets) would make this soup on a regular basis, however as a child I really didn’t care for it. Beets were just not my thing and I did a…

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Moroccan Cauliflower Rice

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Anyone who has a healthy appetite will quite enjoy this vibrant salad. We have mixed a riced cauliflower together with sprouted beans,pomegranate seeds and chopped up fresh veggies to create a healthy, protein packed dish that will not only satisfy your hunger but also keep any sweet cravings at bay. Oh, but wait, there’s more. The…

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AV 063 – Meal Prep 101: A Beginner’s Guide

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Before we dive into today’s topic (Meal prep) let’s first talk a little bit about meal plans… Most of our new AV Coaching clients get really excited about the weekly meal plans that are a part of the program. And we get it. A well put together meal plan can be a wonderful tool. It…

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Toxin Cleansing Juice

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This is a powerful, cleansing, mineralizing and one of our all-time favorite green juice recipes. Great for anytime time of the year, however super beneficial if made in the cold winter months to help move the blood and stimulate the immune functions. Green leafy vegetables, like kale, parsley and cilantro, are very useful for removing toxins from…

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AV 060 – Plant Based Kitchen Makeover

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This time of the year many of you will be looking to make a fresh start. After the holidays we often realize that it’s time to clean up the diet and the key to successful healthy nutrition starts in the kitchen. Taking the time to properly set yourself up is step one for transitioning to…

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Vegan Pecan Turtles

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This is seriously one of the best treats we’ve ever created. It’s no wonder, just listen to this yummy 4 layer combo… We’ve got a naturally sweet date caramel base, topped with crunchy pecan and smooth raw almond butter all covered in rich dark chocolate: what can really go wrong here, right? Share this goodness over…

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