Yearly Archives: 2015


Revamp Your Diet with Legumes & Vegetables

What is a vegetarian? The Vegetarian Society defines a vegetarian as: “Someone who lives on a diet of grains, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables and fruits with, or without, the use of dairy products and eggs. A vegetarian does not eat any meat, poultry, game, fish, shellfish* or by-products of slaughter.” But why be a vegetarian? Top […]

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Green smoothie

Drinking a green smoothie is a good way to incorporate greens into your daily diet. Ingredients 1 cup (filtered) water 2 cups chopped kale (or spinach) 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce 2 celery stalks halved 1 large pear or apple (remove core and seeds) 1 banana 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice Directions Place water, lettuce, spinach, and […]


Not spiritual? you can still meditate

Meditation is the practice of taking a break from our daily activity and quieting the mind’s thoughts. But like playing golf or making the perfect boiled egg, meditation sounds a lot easier than it actually is. After all, you just sit there with your eyes closed—until, inevitably, you can’t stop thinking about your endless to-do […]

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Moroccan Chili

Ready in 30 minutes and it’s super easy to make; most of the cooking time is letting everything simmer on the stove. Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup chopped carrot 1/2 cup chopped potato (or sweet potato) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1-2 teaspoons chopped ginger 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon […]


Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

For a creamy bowl of oats, simply add some pumpkin puree. Topped with pecans, and a touch of maple syrup, and it’s basically (almost) pumpkin pie. Ingredients 1/3 cup rolled oats or oatmeal 1 cup milk of choice (almond, coconut, soy etc…) 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice Pinch sea salt 1 […]

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Mango Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seeds – Packed with fiber, omegas, potassium, and magnesium, the superfood seeds are great for boosting energy, improving endurance, and even helping regulate digestion. Try this vegan, gluten free recipe!   Yield:  2 serving glasses Ingredients: 1 can coconut milk 6 tbsp chia seeds 5 tbsp shredded coconut 5-6 tbsp maple syrup (depending on preferred […]


Spinach Pesto

This sauce is perfect for freezing in and add to a pasta dish for a quick and easy meal. The Parmesan cheese can be omitted. Pour any pesto you aren’t using immediately into an ice cube tray or tupperware , cover with plastic wrap, and store in freezer. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups (baby) spinach leaves 3/4 […]

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Avocado Basil Pasta

The avocado has many nutritional benefits, ranging from cholesterol management and high fiber content to alleviating arthritis and potentially lessening the side effects of chemotherapy. But it is also delicious and versatile. Try this quick and easy pasta recipe. Ingredients 1 medium sized ripe Avocado, pitted 1/2 lemon juiced 2 cloves of garlic 1/4 cup […]


Fresh Fruit Baked Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a classic. It’s also a superfood. Made right, this versatile grain is much more than a one-dimensional digestive aid. In fact, it takes on all tastes. So set aside your boring bowl, because oatmeal is about to get awesome. Ingredients 2 cups oats 1 ½ tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. salt ½ cup honey […]

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Indian Chickpea soup

Delicious vegan soup full of flavor. Ingredients 400gr (rinsed) canned chickpeas. 1 medium onion, finely diced 1 can (400gr) of diced tomatoes or 2 medium tomatoes, finely diced 1 table spoon coconut or olive oil 1 table spoon curry powder 1 can (400ml) coconut milk 3 garlic cloves 1 tea spoon ginger powder or fresh ginger 1 tea spoon sambal […]