21 Whole Plant-Based Recipes For Weight Loss

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Happy New Year! “According to a 2017 YouGov survey, the top three resolutions for 2018 were eating healthier, getting more exercise, and saving more money. According to a 2018 survey, the top resolutions for next year are — wait for it — to exercise more, lose weight, and save money.” Sound familiar? Have you set […]

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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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#66: How to break the vicious cycle of yo-yo dieting

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  “According to a Boston Medical Center study, 45 million Americans go on a diet each year.“ If you are like most people, at some point in your life you will decide to go on a diet to either improve the way you look, feel or perform. Maybe this idea gets sparked by a new…

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Berry Ginger Smoothie Bowl

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This smoothie bowl is filling yet low in calories and chalk full of nutrients. Berries offer extraordinary amounts of antioxidants, such as Vitamin A and C. It’s also got a solid dose of greens (think iron, folic acid, and protein) from the kale and chlorella and prunes (lots of deep, dark, iron-rich goodies!) plus lemon for a vitamin…

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Vision Juice

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Our eyes are like a window to the world. Think about it, from the minute we wake up each morning to the second we fall asleep at night, we rely on our eyes to bring us from place to place and to help us assess and react to our surroundings. Yet it’s easy to take that “window” for granted until our vision begins…

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21 Plant Based Muscle Building Recipes

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This is the “ultimate” question many plant based eaters ask and often times even the reason that holds people back from adapting this animal free lifestyle. To be honest I am not surprised that there is much confusion surrounding this topic. Most of us have been conditioned to associate cheese, eggs and a steak as…

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5 TIPS TO HELP YOU RELAX AND ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS!

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Whether you’ve been enjoying the benefits of being plant based for a while, or it’s a recent lifestyle change, the holidays can be a tough time to try and maintain your healthy behaviour. We want to give you some tips to help make sure you stay on track and enjoy the holiday season! After all…

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#45: Shift to Vegan Lifestyle Part 2

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The word ‘vegan’ doesn’t simply mean meatless, milk-free, or egg-free. Unfortunately, various animal parts and bodily fluids have found their way into numerous food items that are often mistaken as being plant-based. No need to panic.  In this post and a podcast we want to help you recognize these items and give you an idea what…

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Dirty Dozen VS. Clean 15

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“Pesticides are toxins and they can’t be good for you, so the only question is – how bad are they?” – Dr. Andrew Weils Don’t want to eat bug- and weed-killers? Did you know two-thirds of produce samples in recent government tests had pesticide residues? These different pesticides have been linked to a variety of health…

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#19: Reading Food Labels

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Health claims on food packages can be confusing! Have you ever been confused by the information on the food labels you buy ? Especially when you are eating a healthy plant-based diet and watching what goes into your body? Are you taking the time to read the labels? If not, it is time to educate…

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