Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Bars

My mom (64) is on a mission of reviving her old life and adopting a healthy way of living.  She has a sweet tooth but she’s scared she would have to give up her sweet treats in order to be successful at it.  This is a myth and a great misconception. Just because something is sweet doesn’t necessarily mean it is unhealthy. Yes on this life style you can have you cake...
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Vegan Shakeology: My first impression

Vegan shakeology my first impression: A week ago I started on a journey to rebuild my body 5 months after giving birth to our wonderful son P.   I had a hard time balancing work, baby and healthy living. This was mostly due to a lack of energy which was a direct result of sleepless nights – you know how the ball rolls after your first baby. By the end of day I was too tired and all I...
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Raw Vegan Sushi- Healthy Cucumber Roll Ups

This gluten-free raw vegan cucumber roll-ups recipe is a quintessential healthy snacks for guests who are health conscious,  and perfect for social gatherings or Super Bowl parties. This dish is simple and versatile. You can be creative by mixing up your favorite flavors and create the best tasting rolls. Ingredients 2-3 large cucumber -washed 5  baby carrots, washed and...
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Glowing and Delicious Vegan Beet Smoothie

This surprisingly delicious, bright red and creamy smoothie will provide all the necessary nutrients to enhance detoxifying the liver. One of its ingredients, beet root, cleanses the liver and purifies the blood. It is also a rich source of iron. Ingredients 1 beet, peeled 1 Orange, peeled 1 Apple 5 Strawberries (frozen) A handful of baby spinach 1/2 Banana 30g (2 tbsp) hemp seeds 120-170ml...
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Delicious vegan vegetable stir fry Linguine

I have been looking for ways to make simple and delicious lunch that is vegan, low fat and low sodium plus it can be made ahead of time to take with to work.  Lately I have been loving brown rice pasta but struggling with the topping.  As most of you know, I do not like cooking but I love to eat.  With a few trials and errors I came up with what I consider my go to lunch; it is delicious,...
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Vitamix at work – Protein packed quinoa breakfast pudding

 It is 8:30 on Sunday morning, following the day we brought the Vitamix 6300 home.  I rush out of bed to make my first meal in the brand new high power  Vitamix.  I decided to make my everyday favorite quinoa breakfast pudding.  I have to say I am quite impressed.  My breakfast dessert was very creamy and silky like never before. This is how I made it: Ingredients: 1 cup cooked quinoa 1 cup...
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Officially owners of a Vitamix blender – First Impression

Ever since going vegan 2.5 years ago, there was always one thing I dreamt of having in our kitchen.  Yes you’ve guessed it -a VITAMIX.  Some call it the BMW in the world of blenders while others call it the mother of all blenders; made in the US and carrying a 7 year warrantee, this must have appliance will replace most of your current kitchen appliances and it is dominating in the vegan world....
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Low Calorie Mint Watermelon Mojito

I love mojitos and nothing beats this low calorie and tasty mint melon mojito. Watermelon contains about 91% water by weight and is a significant source of vitamin C, carotenoids and lycopene .  In summer, watermelon makes up about 25-50 percent of my food intake. I love the mushy consistency of watermelon; it digests easily and helps me re-hydrate in summer. Did you know:  Mojito originated...
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Healthy Vegan Strawberry and Ginger Mint Popsicles

No matter how old you are, you are never too old for popsicles. At fruitytufy, we take the art of making homemade popsicles to another level-Healthy sugar free fruit popsicles- or should I say Fruitsicles™ ? Equipments   Zuko popsicle molds Blender Ingredients  1 cup fresh strawberries 2 oz. Ginger 1 cup Water ½  Citron- juice Spearmint for garnish 0 calorie all natural stevia sweetener...
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Sautéed Mix Veggie Avocado Boat for fat loss

  Avocadoes are one of the most versatile foods and should be part of any healthy diet. They provide healthy essential fat to help you achieve your fitness goal.  This simple recipe called Sautéed Mix Veggie Avocado Boat, is a heart-healthy, summer friendly vegetarian {vegan} recipe that can be used as snack or light dinner.  Ingredients:   1 ¼  avocado Cherry tomatoes ¼ onion- chopped...
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