Crunchy Protein Bliss Balls

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The kitchen is my happy place! It’s calming and I absolutely loose sense of time. I love getting lost in creating recipes, that are not only pleasing to the senses but also healing and full of nutrients.  Last weekend I made these Bliss Balls!   Want More Raw Dessert Recipes? RAW PUMPKIN PIE BITES RAW VEGAN THREE…

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Almond Joy Parfait (v,gf)

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Yup it totally happened! We created the perfect post workout meal, mid afternoon snack, sweet breakfast or lovely dessert to share with friends. Look at this creamy rich treat! Would you believe that is totally healthy, vegan, gluten free and packed with plant based protein?!?  And what better source of plant based protein, than #vegagreens #protein! What’s…

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#44: Shift to A Vegan Lifestyle Part 1

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A couple of weeks ago we’ve received a FB question from one of our podcast listeners Lee-Ann: How to go from vegetarian to vegan? “I was wondering if you could do a podcast on “Vegan 101”. The basics for anyone looking to start. I’m a vegetarian looking to go vegan but it’s a whole lifestyle…

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Recipe Round Up – 28 Low Carb Vegan Recipes

Low-carb eating is a great way to manage blood sugar and many people find it also helps with digestion, managing diabetes, and maintaining  a healthy weight (even if not trying to lose weight). Low carb eating also provides some brain-boosting benefits, due the higher amounts of healthy fats and proteins – these aid in neurotransmitter and…

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Vegan Plum Protein Parfait

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Plums you either love ’em or hate ’em… some interesting facts about plums you probably didn’t know: Great for relieving constipation and digestive problems. Plums are full of antioxidants that have been shown to slow the development of Alzheimer’s disease. (The University of Harvard Health Research). They also contain anthocyanin and quercetin, beneficial for preventing brain…

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Tahini Kale Protein Bowl

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In need of a good summer meal recipe? Don’t worry – we’ve got it covered! If you are anything like us, you probably don’t want to be spending hours in the kitchen during these summer months. Don’t make me wrong, I love cooking however when the good weather starts here in Vancouver, all I want to…

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Everything You Need To Know About Beans

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Everything you need to know about beans are here

If you have been on your plant based journey for some time, you have come to understand that beans and legumes play an important role in this diet. And for many good reasons. Beans are a super healthy, super versatile and super affordable food. Beans are high in antioxidants, fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium,…

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Vegan Tiramisu Brownies (gluten-free)

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What’s better than dessert? How about 2 desserts in one? These Tiramisu Brownies are sure to be a crowd pleaser.  The Brownie is dense and fudge-y with an intense chocolatey flavor, and hint of coffee.  Only to be topped off with a creamy tofu “cheesecake” that will fool everyone.  For more great recipes like this, or…

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Your Guide To Plant Based Protein Powders

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This is a very common questions we get from our readers and clients. Before I get into this post let me mention that both Nikki and myself are firm believers in striving to get most of our nutrients from real, wholesale sources and keep supplements to a minimum. However let’s face it.  Most of us live a…

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#38: Your Guide To Plant Based Protein Powders

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  PLAY HERE:  [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Walk up and down the aisles of any major health store, and you’re bound to feel overwhelmed by the variety of protein powder available. If you’re unsure about what which nutritional supplement is for you, this is your guide. In this episode we discuss few key points…

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High Protein Vegan Blondies

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These blondies are seriously magic. They’re:   Vegan Gluten Free Peanut Butter-y Super moist Full of protein Hearty Wholesome Salty-sweet Healthy Portable Addicting  This recipe is a contribution from Rachel over at Little Chef Big Appetite. “Little Chef Big Appetite features my own healthy recipes as well as tidbits from my daily life in Los…

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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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