DIY – 100% Natural Fruit and Vegetable Cleaner

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The First Step to Eating for Health: Clean Your Produce Thoroughly! We love produce, obviously. All sorts of salads and greens, apples, bananas, berries, root vegetables, peppers, avocados…we love them all and include them into our diet in a large variety. With everyone we do, there are two basic rules we follow… “purchase everything organic, and…

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Moksha Sprouted Salad

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Nikki and I’ve been traveling to India to study yoga for almost 5 years now, and there are things about this amazing country that we miss every time we leave. Chai from small stalls along the road, the constant celebrations of life, all the pandemonium on the streets at anytime of the day (cars, bicycles, rikshaws, cows, dogs, cats)…

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Maca Rush Smoothie

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Nikki and I make smoothies pretty much every day. Yet we realized that for some unknown reason we only have a couple of our recipes posted on the blog. This has to change! Today we are sharing one of our favourite post workout smoothies – Maca Rush. It was inspired by one of our local…

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40 Plant Based Recipes – 5 Ingredients (or less)

This recipe round up was inspired by one of Michael Pollan’s food rules : “Don’t eat anything with more than five ingredients, or ingredients you can’t pronounce.”  Real food doesn’t have a long ingredient list, isn’t advertised on TV, and it doesn’t contain stuff like maltodextrin or sodium tripolyphosphate. Real food is things that your great-grandmother…

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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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DIY Organic Detoxifying Body Scrub

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So recently with cutting back on coffee… I think I am still having withdrawls. Normally if there was ground coffee in the house, you could guarantee it was being used. Yet the other day I noticed some organic beans still in the fridge. Also since just receiving an awesome package from Garden of Life Canada which…

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I ♥ Tahini – take me anywhere bars

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We are back with another quick and simple recipe!  Being someone who is not really a fan of peanut butter, I have come to love tahini. True confession – dipping dates in it is kinda like my dessert some days 😛 So with the inspiration of that – Zuzana created these simple awesome and nut-free…

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Organic Skin Care – On A Quest To Heal Adult Acne

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ast Christmas Our friend Missy gave each Nikki and I a box filled with organic skin care goodies. Amongst all was a tiny sample of Day Balm Concentrate by Ryz Rémi. The simplicity of the label design caught my eye right away. I opened the little jar and smelled it – wow what an unique and pleasant…

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AV 043 – Beginners Guide To Zero Waste Living

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Recently I came across two hugely inspiring ladies who both live the “Zero Waste” life and after learning more about them I couldn’t wait to share their message with you beautiful people. Bea Johnson –  Zero Waste lifestyle expert, originally from France, today lives with her family in Mill Valley, California. She is the author of…

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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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