3 Powerful Wellness Shots – no juicer required

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3 powerful wellness plant-based shots - flu, iron, skin

Today we are sharing with you three powerful wellness shots to enhance your health and wellbeing. What is so powerful about these juice shots? All three medicinal tonics contain a potent dose of nutrients in a tiny cup. You can either enjoy them straight up for the pure and direct delivery of its benefits or add…

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Chocolate Caramel Tarts – raw, vegan,gluten-free

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Most people consider eating chocolate a “guilty pleasure”. But in this case, you can think of it as just pure pleasure instead. These decadent Chocolate Caramels Tarts are made from raw cacao, which is rich in nutrients and highly beneficial to good health. Raw cacao is packed with antioxidants and rich in minerals like iron,…

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Iron-Rich Green Juice – Treat Anemia Naturally

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After ‘where do you get your protein?, the second most common question the two of us get asked as female athletes on an entirely plant-based (vegan) diet is … “Where do you get your iron?” And we get it, anemia can strongly get in the way of one’s life, and for those of you who…

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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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Raw Vegan Pad Thai

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It’s no secret that plant foods are good for you. Study after study supports the benefits of fruits and vegetables in staying healthy and preventing chronic disease. And many people all around the world are taking these recommendations to heart, increasing their consumption of plant foods as part of their regular diet. For the past…

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Raw Salted Caramel Chocolates

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After my first bite of these chocolates, my eyes widened and I actually said to myself  “are you KIDDING me!??”. I couldn’t believe how delicious they were! Never having made chocolates before, surprisingly it is fairly easy. You just need a little patience for the cacao to melt and that’s about it 😉 Print Rich, gooey,…

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MOST Iron-Rich Foods for Active Vegetarians

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It is not uncommon for vegetarians, especially active female vegetarians, to suffer from anemia –  low iron counts.  Low iron and anemia can mean increased fatigue and exhaustion. The human body stores some iron to replace any that is lost. However, low iron levels over a long period of time can lead to iron deficiency anemia.…

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Where do I get iron if not from red meat?

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We’ve heard from a lot of you that your goal for the year of 2014, is to adopt a 100% plant based diet, part vegan, or just truly focus on including more veggies in your daily meals. We want to help. Nikki and I made a plethora of mistakes on our journey to living a plant…

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#17: What is your body missing???

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] We are back…… Do you suffer with low energy, brittle nails or hair loss? In this episode, Zuzana and Nik talk about common health challenges plant based eaters might be dealing with and how to fix them.     Download the Episode Here! (27min – 21sec)

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