Blog, Health & Wellness, Uncategorized, Vegan and Vegetarian Health

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Going Vegan

Everyone seems to be going vegan these days after the release of the documentary “What the Health”. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding this film, however, I think we can all agree that eating fewer animal products is never a bad idea. If you have recently decided to adopt a vegan diet, make … Continue reading

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Berry-licious Smoothie Bowl

If you're looking for something chock full of antioxidants and healthy fats for breakfast (and I really hope you are!) then this berry-licious smoothie bowl is just for you! This smoothie gives you all the healthy fats , fiber, and antioxidants you need for happy, healthy hormones. Ingredients: 1 cup blueberries half a banana 2 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Bowl

This chocolate cherry smoothie bowl makes for the perfect nourishing breakfast, as it's full of antioxidants, healthy fats, and protein to fuel your brain and hormones throughout your day! CHOCOLATE CHERRY SMOOTHIE BOWL 🍒🍒🍒 Ingredients: •1 1/2 cup non dairy unsweetened milk ( please not soy!) • 1/2 cup frozen cherries •1/2 avocado •1 scoop … Continue reading

Health & Wellness, Uncategorized, Weight Loss

An Omnivore’s Guide to Clean Protein

Meat consumption has dramatically increased in the US over the past century, and sadly, the quality of meat has declined. A large amount of the meat consumed is of poor quality, originating in confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) where animals are kept in unclean and inhuman conditions. These animals are fed a diet of mostly … Continue reading

Recipes, Smoothies

Egg Nog Smoothie (Vegan)

Thanksgiving is over, so it's officially time to bring out all things Christmas! This is my favorite time of the year ( I'm not really that bothered about Thanksgiving to be honest- blasphemous I know!!) So in honor of today, I've made a vegan Egg Nog Smoothie. Let the holidays begin, and the Christmas music be … Continue reading

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A Complete Protein Eating Guide for Vegans and Vegetarians

One of the most popular misconceptions that people have about a plant based diet is that it is impossible to get enough protein without meat. Well guess what? I’m here to inform you that this is a myth! It is entirely possible to get your daily requirement of protein without eating meat. In fact, the … Continue reading

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Are You Getting Enough Protein?

Protein. It’s vital for our health. But did you know that too much protein can actually increase the rate of chronic disease and weight gain? The other day I was at a popular “healthy” chain where they offered a gluten-free, hemp-seed brownie, advertised to have tons of protein. First of all, not only was this … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Power Cups

Sometimes in life, failure leads to even greater success. Just like these dark chocolate power cups! I was experimenting with a power bar recipe, and both trays I made just wouldn't hold together. I was left with a crumbled mess, but dang it tasted SO good. So what did I do? Whipped up some of … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothie

Peanut butter and jelly is one of the most delicious combinations. It reminds me of being a kid and eating the homemade packed lunches my mom used to make. These days I do not eat bread, so my days of peanut butter and jelly sammiches are of the past. But that doesn't mean the party … Continue reading

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Strawberry Banana Protein Shake

Hey all! It's that time of year again. No, no not Shark Week..But something even better- Berry Season!! Strawberries are my favorite, but they are one of the fruits I ONLY buy organic, as 98% of strawberries have pesticide residues. Did you know that California growers apply 300 pounds of pesticides to each acre of … Continue reading