Why I Chose “Sexy Fit Vegan®”

I’ve been getting some push-back on the name of my brand recently. With comments on my Facebook posts like, “Why sexy?” and “Your a fraud, just trying to use sex to make money!” I’d like to take a moment to address this criticism… Many of you already know that I knew from the age of […]

The Power of Plants: Superfoods You Should Not Miss

All fruits, veggies, herbs, seeds, and nuts deserve a place in our diet, but the truth is: some are simply better than others. You probably already have many of them in your kitchen – from the famous blueberries, kale, and chia seeds to the all-powerful turmeric. There’s even an entire vegan cookbook (probably my favorite) […]

From Disordered Eating to Plant-Empowered Living Part 5

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We ended part 4 with the question, “If you were so passionate about animal rights Ella, why weren’t you out there taking action and protesting?” To answer, we have to take it back to my middle and high school years. As I kept uncovering the reality of abuse taking place behind the closed doors of […]

The Veg Effect

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My friend and fellow fitness enthusiast Stic, of the hip hop duo Dead Prez, was recently featured in a documentary called “The Veg Effect”. To watch this series visit http://vegeffect.com This documentary follows 5 different individuals who have adopted, on various levels, a vegetarian diet and lifestyle. Stic is 100% veg and recently challenged himself […]

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 […]

This vegan lasagna is so delicious you won’t miss the cheese at all! There are so many really great vegan lasagnas out there, but sometimes its nice to give the body a break from cheese substitutes and tofu! This lasagna is full of whole foods, is packed with nutrients, and is easy to assemble. Using raw […]

Blend Your Breakfast for Fast and Simple Nutrition!

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Simple solution for starting your day off with a blast of nutrition! If you are like me and start your day long before the sun comes up chances are that you hit the snooze alarm 3 or 12 times then never have enough time to get everything done before heading out the door and dealing […]

A Quick, Easy Vegan Recipe For Pre-Training Calories

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Fueling your body with healthy, nutrient dense, plant-based calories before an intense training session helps me get the most out of my workout… One thing I am not however, is a gourmet chef! I don’t spend all day in the kitchen experimenting with food. I like things quick and easy. However, one cannot live on peanut […]

Essential Fats for a Healthy Vegan Diet Plan

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We hear conflicting information about “good fats,” “bad fats,” and the amount of fat we should consume as part of a healthy diet all the time… so what are the facts? Believe it or not, our bodies can synthesize almost all of the fat it needs. Saturated, monounsaturated, and trans fat (including cholesterol) do not need […]