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Coconut Chia Mocha Smoothie

Recipes By July 22, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

The other day I decided to try and make coconut chocolate mint popsicles and they turend out… mmmm… okay, not great. They definitely lacked some texture and substance but that’s just how my food experimentation is. It’s all part of the journey. My original post which I shared on instagram (click here to view it) was a really simple recipe and…

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Brazilian Mango & Black Bean Salsa

Health, Lifestyle By January 2, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I’m a huge believer in the importance of eating fresh, local produce. Now that I’m in Brasil, tropical fruit is abundant and as I face my fruit phobias I’m exploring flavours and today I actually used an entire mango and turned it into a delicious salsa. I think I always knew Brasil would be the place that I would have…

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Sweet Chia Seed Pudding Topped off with Fruit

Health, Lifestyle By December 11, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Here’s a sweet change for your breakfast routine. This is a Superfood Specialty that is easy to make and sooooo good for you.   Since I’m traveling in Buenos Aires at the moment, and now that I’m vegan and an active fitness model I don’t do the typical desayuna which includes cafe con leche y media lunas (sweet croissants and coffee with milk)….

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Gifts of the Earth – Essential Oils

Health, Lifestyle By December 3, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

With today’s modern healthcare system and such advances in medicine, it is both sad and shocking how sick our modern society truly is.  We have substituted food-like products for convenience and an easy-to-swallow pill for a dangerous, yet temporary quick fix for our health issues. What if we got back to basics?  What if we listened intuitively to what our…

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10 Simple Steps to Natural Beauty

Health, Lifestyle By November 28, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but who or what defines beauty these days? As a society we are chasing unrealistic ideals for both men and women causing self-confidence issues, eating disorders, insecurities, addictions, and cosmetic surgeries. It doesn’t take much to find manipulated and over-edited images splashed through magazines, newspapers, sitcoms, movies, ads, social media and more. The impact…

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Misleading Labels… When is ‘Natural’ actually natural?

Health, Lifestyle By November 10, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

The Word ‘Natural,’ Like Our Food, Has Become Polluted Vani Hari writes as The Food Babe and is the author of the forthcoming book “The Food Babe Way.” NOVEMBER 10, 2014 When it comes to demanding quality in our food, advocacy works. I made appalling discoveries when I started to explore the ingredients inside the food I was buying. One of…

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