This kale salad is the perfect way to start the weekend off right and will give you the kick start you need to stay focused on your fitness goals… and it’s delicious too! Weekend Glow Kale Salad Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 1/2 large head of kale (about 4-6 cups) 1 cup finely chopped red onion […]

Green Smoothies: Why and How?

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Downing a glass of green pulpy stuff has been the craze for a while now… But green smoothies are not just a trend, they’re here to stay and here’s why! What is a green smoothie? It is very simple actually, a green smoothie is just that, a smoothie with a base of leafy greens, fruit to […]

Mint Chip Banana Nice Cream

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Mint Chip Banana Nice Cream… Say Goodbye to Dairy and Guilt! For all you ice cream lovers out there, its time to jump on the banana nice cream train. Simple, smooth and creamy, this healthy vegan, low fat dessert can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Using bananas as the base, other fruits, super […]

Top 8 Vegan Events 2016

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Mark your calendars and grab some tickets because 2016 is packed full of vegan events worth checking out! I’m giving you my top 8 picks for vegan festivals and events, some based on my own experiences, others based on speaking with like-minded experts such as Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness founder Robert Cheeke. I ran into Robert […]

5 Quick Power Packed Breakfasts

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We’ve all heard it hundreds of times….breakfast is important!   I think the reason a lot of us skip it is because we are pressed for time, bored with the usual options or have failed to plan ahead.  Here are five recipes that will hopefully not only have you eating breakfast everyday, but loving it […]

Vegan Cuts Snack Box Review

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I was thrilled to receive my first ever Vegan Cuts Snack Box the other day. I knew it was a great concept, but I had no idea if this vegan snack bundle would live up to my hopeful expectations… It did! First of all, it was exciting to open and unpack the box, 1 item at […]

Breathe from your abdomen for optimal health and relaxation.

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“Breathing is something we shouldn’t have to think about, we are born knowing how to do it. Unfortunately, as we grow older and enter into our professional lives, we encounter more and more stress and sacrifice our health for our livelihood.” Look at the way a newborn baby breathes. Watch as the baby lays there, […]

A Great Plant-Based Bodybuilding Resource

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When it comes to vegan athletes, up until now, the spotlight has primarily been on endurance athletes like Rich Roll and Brendan Brazier.  But now there is a quickly growing community of people getting into vegan bodybuilding, and more and more resources are popping up to help those who want to give it a try. […]

Top 8 Healthy Holiday Recipes

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Do you, like most of us, use the holidays as an excuse to gorge on unhealthy foods? Are you, like most of us, also making the resolution to get in better shape and see your sexy abs in the New Year? I’m writing this especially for you! Let me start by saying that I am […]