Goji Berry + Ginger Smoothie

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For the first meal of the day, it’s important to supply your body with nourishing foods. We love to use breakfast as a way to pack in tons of superfoods to kick start our day. Some of our favorite breakfast pantry essentials are goji berries and fresh ginger.  Ginger has a reputation as a remedy…

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Top 15 Veggie Packed Vegan breakfasts [recipe round up]

Everyone knows that eating vegetables is absolutely crucial to enjoying vibrant health and great physical fitness. A powerful way to ensure you are getting enough is to start the day by including veggies in your daily breakfast. Eat plants for breakfast. The benefits are incredible – higher energy, improved mental clarity, reduced cravings for unhealthy…

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Strawberry Maca Shake

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We made this vegan”mylkshake” a couple of weeks ago and absolutely LOVED IT! It’s loaded with Vitamin C, which helps to tone the skin and has an anti-ageing effect. On top of that, the flavor is amazingly rich, it’s smooth and sweet, making it an absolute treat that comes along with a whole lot of nutrition. It…

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12 Vegan Snacks to Eat Before and After Your Workout

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Let’s talk workout nutrition. As plant-based diets are becoming mainstream, understanding exercise nutrition, including what and when to eat before and after a workout is important to help maximize your performance and get the most of any workout – for vegans and non-vegans alike. While exercise alone does make us feel amazing, combining exercise with the…

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Good Morning Smoothie

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This smoothie is powerful! Energizing and hydrating not to mention delicious. This will freshen your breath and clean out your GI tract, great for anyone who is constipated. It’s really nicely balanced and the perfect morning energy boost for the body & mind. You will notice a couple optional ingredients in this recipe: turmeric powder + peppercorns. Black…

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Gut Healing Salted Caramel Smoothie

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The process of digestion and absorption is one of the most important to our health. It’s an idea that dates back more than 2,000 years, when renowned Greek physician Hippocrates said that ‘all disease begins in the gut’. We believe that this statement is truer today than ever! Did you know that more people take pharmaceutical…

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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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Ayurvedic Vegan Lassi

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Ayurvedic medicine (“Ayurveda” for short) is one of the world’s oldest holistic (“whole-body”) healing systems. It was developed more than 3,000 years ago in India. Ayurveda is more than a mere system of treating illness, it’s a science of life (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge). It offers a body of wisdom designed to…

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Active Recovery Smoothie

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During any exercise (strength workout, yoga, walk, hike or run > 45 minutes) your muscles become damaged, drained of energy, and in need of repair. Your muscle fibers are broken down during your workout and are rebuilt with new, stronger protein and fibers. This is how your muscles grow stronger and more efficient. If you aren’t…

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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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Chocolate Mint Mylkshake

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This is a creamy, silky smooth, superfood packed smoothie. Loaded with minerals and antioxidants, cacao gives it a nice mild chocolate flavor and helps satisfy those chocolate cravings. You will get a natural sweetness from the banana and dates while the almond butter helps to thicken up the consistency and give it a healthy boost of vitamin E, as…

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Going Strong All Day Long Smoothie

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We are excited to share this powerful and energizing smoothie with you! This recipe features Ashwagandha, an herb that provides an incredible amount of health benefits – especially for women! The word “Ashwagandha” is sanskrit for “essence of a stallion.” This root and it’s berry have been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine and  just…

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Hulk Smoothie Bowl

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Not sure if you have noticed, but smoothie bowls have flooded Instagram! Every other day I come across someone’s photo with their variation of this trendy colourful bowl packed with so-called superfood. So is worth the hype? First, let’s put things in perspective. Eating a smoothie bowl is far better for you than eating something bought in a…

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