3 Quick and Easy Vegan Recipes Ready in 15 Minutes

People often have the misconception that in order to eat a healthy vegan diet, you have to spend tons of time laboring in the kitchen. Not true! Vegan diets that are made up of a wide variety of whole plant foods are rich in essential vitamins and minerals including vitamin C, Vitamin E, iron, dietary […]

Black Kale and Spinach Salad

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Making Love Out of Nothing at All… We used what was on hand to create an exotic salad of, “Hearty Black Kale, Tender Baby Spinach and Sweet Basil, along with Baby Black Lentils and a Dusting of Cashews, Sweet Raspberries and Mango topped with our fabulous Rosemary Croutons, finished with a bright Shallot Vinaigrette! Black […]

Cooking With A Wok

Cooking with a wok

Ever wonder about cooking with a wok, the “why” and “how” to use one? Here’s what Ella’s dad has to say… So Ella tells me a blog posting doesn’t have to be new or exotic, because something that’s ordinary to me might be brand new to someone else.  “What about using a wok?” she says.  […]

Artichoke and Brussels Pasta

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Who wants a FANCY pasta dinner? I do! This vegan pasta dish is perfect for meatless Monday, for any other night of the week when you need something quick and easy! I used linguine, but feel free to use any type of pasta you like, even whole wheat or gluten free noodles! This is something […]

Bikini Competition Prep – What to Expect

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For those of you that have been thinking about doing a bikini competition, any fitness competition, or taking your health and fitness up a couple of levels… KUDDOS!!! Here is a little bit about my history and how I got into this, where I’m at now and my journey. I’m currently 10 DAYS out from […]

Green Smoothies: Why and How?

Green-smoothie

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 […]

Spring into Detox Salad

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Spring into Detox Salad is CRUNCHY, SWEET and SAVORY, and is the perfect easy vegan recipe to make when your body is craving nutrients, and you need a nice and hearty salad to fill you up! I have read that cabbage has many health benefits since it is packed with vitamins, minerals and other nutrients; cabbage […]

12 Easy Additions To Complete Your Diet

Vegan Diet Additions

You have heard it your entire life: you are what you eat… so eat your Brussels sprouts if you want to grow big and strong! It’s true, when you eat well and take in all the proper nutrients your skin looks better, your bones are stronger, your eyesight is keener, your brain works faster and so forth. A balanced […]

Protein Fettuccine with Peas and Lemon Caper Sauce

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This easy vegan recipe is incredibly satisfying, high in vegan protein, easy and quick to make, AND packed with nutrients! I used Expore Asian’s Mung Bean and Edamame Fettuccine, which is not only high in protein, but also high in fiber and low in carbohydrates. Any pasta can be used however, if you don’t have […]