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Healthy food tips

Superfoods to Add to Your Smoothies

We start almost every morning with a smoothie. Smoothies are the easiest way to provide your body with the best and healthiest fast food and flood your system with nutrients. I start every smoothie with the same base of fresh fruits and vegetables, because the most powerful nutrition is found in the delicate enzymes of raw produce. I then add in seasonal produce and a variety of mix-ins for an extra boost of nutrients and plant-powered support for our day.¬† What Liquid Can I Use in my  ...

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The Super Duper Cheap Way to Make Juice without a Juicer

Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but I definitely indulged in a few sweets this holiday season. Our family is especially busy, since our oldest son’s birthday is December 19, and our wedding anniversary is December 21. Lots of reasons to party, lots of opportunities to eat sugar. And now I have lots of reasons to rest my poor immune system and do a gentle cleanse and reset. I’m not a fan of those fad juice cleanses where all I drink is cranberry juice for several  ...

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Best Chocolate Vegan Protein Powders

I get a lot of questions about my vegan protein powders. There are SO MANY options available, and many regular store-bought brands are filled with an array of extra chemicals, fillers, and compounds your body doesn’t need and doesn’t recognize. I’m picky about my protein powders, so I’ve been testing and sampling and researching for you. Since my go-to flavor is chocolate, this will be a review of all the best chocolate vegan protein powders on the market. I will go  ...

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