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Healthy Carbs and Why Your Need Them

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Lettuce understand carbs

Carbohydrates have the reputation for being bad. Everywhere you look, people are watching carbs, cutting carbs, or going low-carb. But you need carbs! Carbohydrates are an important fuel source for your body and should be included in a healthy diet. The problem is that many people don’t understand that they can come from good and bad sources… Continue Reading…

Bowls/ Plant-Based/ Recipes/ Vegan/ Vinaigrette

Let That Mango Vinaigrette

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  1. It takes two to mango

Even the perfect combination of sweet, salty, tangy awesomeness won’t be enough for that one crazy guy who doesn’t know what he wants—so let that man go! This vinaigrette is an irresistible sexy summer fling for your mixed greens and veggies! Blended with mango, lemon, apple cider vinegar, fresh ginger and turmeric—once it hits your lips you’ll be tongue tied. Continue Reading…

Desserts/ Plant-Based/ Recipes/ Vegan

Bravocado Pudding

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Let’s avo some dessert to celebrate!

The more you celebrate your life, the more there is to celebrate in your life. Don’t wait until you’ve reached your goals to be proud of yourself—take mindful moments to appreciate how far you’ve come, the struggles you’ve overcome and the achievements you’ve accomplished.

This dessert is not too good to be true. It’s delicious AND healthy! Made with raw cacao powder, rich in antioxidants, fibre and magnesium; and avocados containing good heart-healthy fat.

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Bowls/ Plant-Based/ Recipes/ Vegan

Curry Up! Nutrient-dense Injury Recovery Bowl

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Keep calm and curry on

Whether you’re injured or recovering from an intense training session, nutrition is paramount in recovery. Food is critical to our health and repairing our bodies. Both the body and the mind can be enhanced (or hindered) by what we eat.

I’m shocked by the junk people put in their bodies—especially when injured! Nutrients are building blocks of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones and organs, and they’re what helps your body function properly. If you want to be back at your best as soon as possible, consider making a batch of my nutrient-dense curry.

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Bowls/ Plant-Based/ Recipes/ Vegan

So Yummy, Says Me Bowl

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Hungry? Open Sesame!

This is a flavourful, filling, and super easy buddha bowl composed of roasted yam, cauliflower, broccoli, and crispy kale, topped with sesame-ginger drizzle on a bed of quinoa. A healthy and super satisfying plant-based meal packed with fibre vitamins A, K, and C, as well as copper, manganese, iron, magnesium, and calcium—the So Yummy Says Me Bowl is a tasty powerhouse of fuel for your adventures! Continue Reading…

Breakfast/ Plant-Based/ Recipes/ Vegan

Beet the Blues Smoothie

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Feelin’ Upbeet Today!

Jammed with beets and blueberries, this smoothie will help detoxify the blood, eliminate free radicals, tame inflammation and cleanse your digestive system. On top of that, you’re getting a plethora of antioxidants which help activate brain pathways associated with better cognition endorphins and serotonins; the direct sources of your happiness and well-being. Continue Reading…