Whole Food Plant-Based Holiday Feast

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Hello Friends!  The holiday season provides us with a beautiful opportunity to spend more quality time with family and friends. And since festive gatherings often involve food, many of you expressed to us that it could be challenging to maintain healthy eating habits during the holiday season. The typical dishes offered at family gatherings and office…

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#80: What are your thoughts on the plant-based keto diet?

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In this episode, we are going to answer a question that keeps coming our way on a regular basis these days – What are your thoughts on the plant-based keto diet? The ketogenic diet has become one of the most popular diet approaches in recent years, with everyone from celebrities to fitness gurus claiming that…

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Easy Vegan Pear & Berry Crumble

Easy and healthy, this Pear & Berry Crumble was inspired by a recent issue of Impact Magazine. The headline of the article read ” Beauty From Within” it was part of a series of skin-detoxifying recipes. I was instantly sold. One thing we always encourage our clients and readers to take into consideration when it comes…

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#74: Are You Addicted to Sugar and Junk Food? Eight simple ways to overcome sugar cravings and replace unhealthy processed carbs with nourishing plant-based foods

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This is a common struggle and in fact, most vegans, as well as vegetarians, are actually more “pastatarians” or “carbotarians.” They replace meat, seafood, and dairy products with bread, starches, processed carbohydrates and meat-substitutes, all of which are high in sugar and very acidic.  We promise to give you practical advice on how to break…

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Macadamia Cashew Butter

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Want to make the best tasting nut butter? Look no further because this combination of macadamia and cashew nuts is simply amazing. It’s creamy, naturally sweet and takes less then 10 minutes to make.  The key to creating a great tasting nutbutter is to start with the best-quality nuts. Choose raw and organic. One thing…

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Juice Recipe for Weight Loss and Energy

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This juice recipe can help you with weightloss, energy, and detox.

Today I am sharing with you my favourite juice recipe for weight loss and energy. This juice recipe is made of a powerful combination of five superfoods each offering unique health benefits. If you were to learn just one juice recipe, this is it! It’s easy to tell someone… “Just eat more raw whole fruits…

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#63: Meal Prep 101: A Beginner’s Guide

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Before we dive into today’s topic (Meal prep) let’s first talk a little bit about meal plans… Most of our new AV Coaching clients get really excited about the weekly meal plans that are a part of the program. And we get it. A well put together meal plan can be a wonderful tool. It…

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#48: Nutritional Deficiencies: Calcium & Magnesium

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As Plant Based eaters we are often asked, “where do you get _____ from?”, “Are you getting enough _____?” Sadly, healthy plant based diets are often questioned whether to truly be good for you or not. Yet diets based mostly on processed foods don’t seem to get any attention. Something seems wrong here, doesn’t it? With…

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