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Holy Sprout! Growing Superfoods Easy as 1-2-Pea!

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The lovin’ sproutful

Do you believe in magic? Well, you’re going to soil your plants when you hear this…broccoli sprouts have 50X the nutrients of mature broccoli! 

That’s right! Seeds, beans, legumes, and grains, which when in sprouted form, aren’t just a topping for some hippie sandwich, they contain a significant amount of protein as well as highly concentrated levels of micronutrients compared to the mature food counterpart. Continue Reading…

Breakfast/ Plant-Based/ Recipes/ Vegan

Waffle-y Fast: Pre-Ride Breakfast

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Keep calm and waffle on

Setting yourself up for success means nutrition, in a big way. The food you eat the night before your ride will be in your system the next day—so make sure to eat a healthy dinner with a variety of nutrients, vitamins, minerals and plant-based protein.

On the day of your ride, having a good meal approximately two hours beforehand will help top up your glycogen stores, so that you can set off on your ride with a full tank of fuel. This Zesty waffle recipe is a nice treat to add to your morning pre-ride breakfast routine. Continue Reading…

Breakfast/ Plant-Based/ Recipes/ Vegan

Badhass Avocado Toast

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Healthy & delicious…you’ve guac to be joking!

Living your passions and smashing your dreams requires a certain amount of badassery. It takes a healthy mind and body to roll with life’s ups and downs, which is why you need this seriously delicious avocado toast—packed with brain-boosting and muscle-repairing avocado, fatigue-fighting pumpkin seed butter, inflammation-fighting cranberries, wound-healing lemons, and cancer-preventing pea shoots.

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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…

Bars/ Breakfast/ Mountain Biking/ Recipes/ Vegan

Zesty Life Granola

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Health Nut Trail Snack

Are you going nuts trying to find a healthy snack that tastes good, is easy to prepare, and also works as a grab and go? I’ve got it!

When you’re acting like a nutcase because you’re hungry, you need high energy, nutrient-dense foods. Zesty Life Granola is the perfect fix! Full of healthy raw seeds and nuts and a hint of banana, this snack is super easy to prepare and it makes a nice big batch.

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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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