Feed Your Muscles Recovery Drink

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“What should I eat right after a workout?” Well, immediately after a workout, the best snack to eat is one consisting primarily of simple carbs. You have something called the “fuel window” – 45 minutes immediately following a workout. Make sure you take advantage of this window, as this is the best time for you to consume high-quality food. If you…

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#40: How To Raise Healthy Vegan Children- Interview with Dreena Burton

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    In this episode of AV podcast we were fortunate to sit down with an author, blogger and mom of three beautiful girls,Dreena Burton. The topic? DOWNLOAD EPISODE HERE OR PLAY BELLOW pleasing picky eaters structuring your child’s diet supplements dealing with challenging social situations (birthday parties, family members) incorporating and implementing a healthy plant based diet…

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Top 40 Plant-Based Sources Of Calcium

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Calcium is the most plentiful mineral found in the human body. The teeth and bones contain the most calcium. Nerve cells, body tissues, blood, and other body fluids contain the rest of the calcium. Calcium is one of the most important minerals for the the human body. Calcium helps form and maintain healthy teeth and…

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Awesome Video – 40 Year Old Vegan

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Hey guys! Okay so I love when random things come my way. Especially those that make me either laugh or smile, or both! And well this was one of them… I just got a message from this guy from Toronto who created this awesome rap video about being vegan – I have to share it!…

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Green Energy Smoothie

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It is packed full of all the nutrients you need – pretty much a blended meal with a little energy boost from green tea and matcha! 🙂 1 stem of kale 1 small head of Broccoli 1/2 cup blueberries 1 banana 1 1/2 cups chilled green tea 1 tsp matcha powder *optional – 1 scoop…

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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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Healthy Yogi Cookies

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The Yogi Cookie is my favourite post workout snack . This healthy cookie is packed with wholesome ingredients to help your body recover and give you “superpowers” :).  These cookies make a great after-yoga snack full of things to give you that additional boost of energy you may need. They also make a nice, healthy dessert when…

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#24: Protein Myths Answered

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, Zuzana and Nik discuss the number one question surrounding plant based eating… You will learn how easy it could be for a plant based eater to meet recommendations for protein, as long as calorie intake is adequate. Strict protein combining is not necessary; it is more…

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#20: Reading Food Labels Part 2

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It may come as a surprise to some, but buying foods labeled cage-free or grass-fed does not necessarily mean that those items are what they say they are, or what we assume they mean.  This can be really frustrating if you are trying to do your best to purchase humane and sustainable food, not to mention…

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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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#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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#13: Your Number One Question Answered!

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Hello! Sorry it’s been so long (again). We get asked about healthy weight loss more than anything else believe it or not. So in this episode we share 3 ways to make sure you are successful in losing weight and keeping it off! I’m also going to warn…

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