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Broccstar Soup

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Legendary flavour

This incredibly simple soup will make you look and feel like a brocc’ star in the kitchen! Starring a variety of different cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower and kale, this soup is rich in nutrients, including several carotenoids, vitamins C, E, and K; folate; and a good dose of minerals. The frontman in this lineup of nutrients is glucosinolates, frequently examined for their anticancer effects.

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Dinner/ Lunch/ Plant-Based/ Recipes/ Vegan

Backyard Summer Veggie Plate

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Farmer’s Market Fresh

Veggies and fruits that have been allowed to fully ripen in the sun taste amazing! Freshly picked produce is crispy, fragrant, juicy and colorful and makes any dish noticeably better. Plants get their nourishment from the sun, water and soil and more exposure to the earth means a higher levels of antioxidants and nutrients.

I just scooped up some delicious veggies from Nutrient Dense Farm’s stand at the Squamish Farmer’s Market, Here’s a quick recipe for a light summer dinner or side dish for your backyard BBQ! Continue Reading…

Athletic Performance/ Breakfast/ Health Tips/ Nutrition for Sport/ Plant-Based/ Recipes/ Smoothies/ Vegan

Zesty Recovery Elixir

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Drink cherries or bomb

You may think a sport is a sport and groovin’ is groovin’, but if you’re clocking mile-after-mile and your heart was really pumpin’, you’ll soon experience muscle fatigue from inadequate recovery.

This Zesty Recovery Elixir recipe is an easy prepare & recovery drink you can keep in the fridge for a quick swig here and there before and after workouts. It’s a powerhouse of nutrients including blood-boosting beets, antioxidant-packed cherries and anti-inflammatory rich cranberries to name a few.

Bowls/ Lunch/ Plant-Based/ Recipes/ Uncategorized/ Vegan

Sublime Lime Latin Bowl

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A tasty recipe is what I got

Early in the morning, risin’ to the street. Light me up that Santa Cruz and I strap shoes on my feet. I got a labrador, and I can still get by. Life’s too short, so love the one you got’, cause you might get run over or you might get shot. Take a small example, take a tip from me, take all of your money, give it all to charity. Lime is what I got, I said remember that lime’, is what I got, now remember that.

This recipe is not just about eating a bowl of healthy veggies to cleanse you of your sins from the weekend. It’s about energizing and nourishing you with sublime, crave-worthy and guilt-free vegan flavours. Continue Reading…

Bowls/ Dinner/ Lunch/ Plant-Based/ Recipes

The Zesty Life Bowl

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Fuel your greatest moments

The Zesty Life Bowl is a plant-based buddha bowl that equips you with vibrant and nutrient-dense fuel for your life!

I’ve always eaten quite healthy, but since going fully plant-based/vegan, I’ve seen accelerated effects on my well-being. Improvements have ranged from; enhanced energy and recovery time, healthier skin, improved digestion and a less expensive grocery bill—plant-based is anything but a hindrance.

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Breakfast/ Plant-Based/ Recipes/ Smoothies/ Vegan

I Love You So Matcha Superfood Smoothie

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Give your body some love

Honour your body with mindful food choices. It’s not about feeling deprived of tasty food, it’s about feeling empowered that you made healthy decisions—one meal at a time, you can love yourself from the inside out!

This smoothie is like a big fat superfood smooch for your body. Complete with matcha powder to protect against free radicals, snuff out inflammation and fend off disease. Spirulina to nourish you with plant-based protein, boost your nerve function with B12 and fend off anemia with iron.

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