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How I Lost 30 Pounds This Year....

How I Lost 30 Pounds This Year....

"How did we get here?"....Was a question that I asked myself on several occasions and I can't just blame it on having children, honestly, I believe it boils down to lack of self-care, self-control, discipline, and consistency. 

Vegetarian "Meat" Substitutes

Vegetarian "Meat" Substitutes

This blog post was created for those following our 21 Day Vegetarian Challenge. If that's you, congrats your halfway through day four!! :-)

As part of our 21 daily tips, to help you successfully transition to a plant-based diet, we created a list of "meat" substitutes. These products will help you re-create your traditional meals and turn them into more vegetarian-friendly meals.

Please keep in mind that, although these are GREAT plant-based alternatives; the majority of your diet should still consist of fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, and seeds etc.  


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Easy Vegan Skillet Cornbread

Easy Vegan Skillet Cornbread

Here's a super easy vegan corn bread recipe, just in time for New Year's Day. Sure to compliment your collard greens and black eye peas. 

Ingredients

2 tbs grape seed oil
1 cup flour
1 cup corn meal
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
3 tbs agave
1/4 cup apple sauce 
1/4 cup plain almond milk

Instructions 

1) Preheat oven to 425

2) Pour grape seed oil in skillet and place skillet in oven

3) Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt

4) In separate bowl combine agave, apple sauce, and almond milk

5) Pour dry ingredients into wet, mix well

6) Take hot skillet out of oven, pour batter...


My 5 Day Detox Review...

My 5 Day Detox Review...

I recently decided to do go on a juice cleanse after Thanksgiving. I know it may seem strange to some with the holidays coming up but I could tell that it was time for a cleanse. I do them usually twice a year just to give my digestive system a break, flush toxins out and keep my discipline in check. Normally, I juice my own juices and fast for longer periods of time, but I found a great 5 day juicing deal through Pure Juicery on Groupon that I couldn't pass up. I received 5 cold-pressed 16 oz. juices every...


Vegansgiving Recipe Share: Mushroom Walnut Quinoa Loaf

Vegansgiving Recipe Share: Mushroom Walnut Quinoa Loaf

MUSHROOM- WALNUT- QUINOA LOAF WITH KETCHUP GLAZE


It's countdown to Thanksgiving and we're in full swing of operation #SaveTheTurkeys

Here's a da-licious main dish option:

Ingredients

Ketchup Glaze:

1/2 cup ketchup
3 tablespoons agave
1/4 teaspoon salt

Meatless Loaf

2 flax eggs ( 2 tablespoons flaxseeds + 6 tablespoons of water)
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium red onion, diced
1/2 cup celery, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 1/2 cups cremini mushrooms, finely diced
2 cup cooked quinoa
3/4 cup gluten free oats
1/3 cup gluten free breadcrumbs
1/2 cup walnuts, finely diced (pulse in food processor until fine)
3 tablespoons...