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A Step by Step Guide to Making Indian Tomato Dal/Dal Tadka

February 7, 2017
A Step by Step Guide to Making Indian Tomato Dal/Dal Tadka

Tomato Dal/ Dal Tadka is a popular Indian recipe with a high dose of protein and goes great with hot steaming rice or roti. The taste is a rich combination of tomatoes, onions and tur dal (pigeon pea lentils or red lentils) as the main ingredients. Required Ingredients for Tomato Dal: Pigeon pea or red […]

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The Best Potato Pancakes Ever

February 7, 2017
The Best Potato Pancakes Ever

Potato pancakes, also known as latkes, are a traditional Hanukkah meal. However, even though many of us in the States associate latkes exclusively with Hanukkah, these delicious pancakes originate from Europe. To be more precise, they used to be a common peasant food in countries like Austria, Germany, Russia, and Poland. For the best pancake […]

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5 Healthy and Delicious Vegan Fruit Desserts to Enjoy this Holiday Season

December 23, 2016
5 Healthy and Delicious Vegan Fruit Desserts to Enjoy this Holiday Season

Holiday parties are a boon for food lovers, but many traditional desserts contain animal products. However, finding and making vegan recipes isn’t difficult. There are many healthy and delicious vegan fruit desserts to enjoy this holiday season. Show family and friends just how easy (and yummy) vegan desserts can be by sharing some of these […]

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23 Vegan Holiday Recipes to Keep You Fit When You Can’t Workout

November 22, 2016
23 Vegan Holiday Recipes to Keep You Fit When You Can’t Workout

You know you are in a mood for lazing around when all you want to do is eat, sleep and repeat. Don’t you worry about gaining a few extra pounds on days like these because we have some kick-ass vegan recipes to keep you fit while you are busy holidaying. When people go vegan, many […]

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How to Choose a Good Protein Powder – What to Look For

November 18, 2016
How to Choose a Good Protein Powder - What to Look For

Proper protein intake is one of the keys to a healthy diet; protein affects your ability to gain muscle and lose weight. But it’s hard to get the recommended amount of protein if you have a busy lifestyle. Luckily, there are many excellent protein powders on the market. What to Look for in a Protein […]

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5 Mouthwatering and Tasty Vegan Appetizers for the Holidays

November 18, 2016
5 Mouthwatering and Tasty Vegan Appetizers for the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is just around the corner, decorations are out, and you’re already thinking of what to make or buy for your loved ones this year. Besides the endless holiday gift dilemma and house decorations, you also have to consider what meals to make for holiday dinners you’ll be […]

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Start Your Juicing Journey Today

November 17, 2016
Start Your Juicing Journey Today

If you don’t like the taste of raw vegetables, like is the case with most people, juicing is a good way to take in the nutrients. A glass of fresh juice supplies your daily dose of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals. You even get to consume additional nutrients which would have been destroyed by heat when  cooking. […]

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3 Pancake Recipes That Will Turn You Into Iron Man

November 15, 2016
3 Pancake Recipes That Will Turn You Into Iron Man

Every kid who grew up watching the Popeye cartoons knows what iron is and that it can be found in spinach. At least that is how my dad explained it to me. It is not far from the truth. Iron deficiency can cause weakness and fatigue, so translated into simple words, we do need it to […]

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5 Pancake Recipes That Will Boost Your Metabolism And Help You Lose Weight

November 9, 2016
5 Pancake Recipes That Will Boost Your Metabolism And Help You Lose Weight

We all love eating sweet things but restrain ourselves because we consider them unhealthy. This is not necessarily true. A few simple changes in the pancake base will turn your favorite sweet breakfast into a healthy snack. Plus, pancake recipes allow experimenting with other ingredients that will make them even healthier without spoiling their deliciousness. […]

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Minus the Milk: Black Coffee Could Help Detox Your Cells

November 2, 2016
Minus the Milk: Black Coffee Could Help Detox Your Cells

Coffee lovers can rejoice that enjoying a cup of brew without adding milk each day might help to detox your cells. Not only does your morning cup of java taste good, but it’s also good for you.   Essentially, your body has an inbuilt garbage collection and elimination system that we call detox. The key […]

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Not All About the Meat: Debunking the Popular Paleo Diet Myths

October 7, 2016
Not All About the Meat: Debunking the Popular Paleo Diet Myths

If you haven’t heard about the “paleo diet,” you may have been living in a cave for the past quarter century or so. That’s about when the so-called paleolithic, or stone age eating plan first made its culinary debut. Since its inception some twenty-five years ago, the paleo plan has helped tens of thousands of […]

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Eat and Drink Yourself Younger: Antioxidant Foods and Beverages You Can Easily Add to Your Diet

October 4, 2016
Eat and Drink Yourself Younger: Antioxidant Foods and Beverages You Can Easily Add to Your Diet

Want to protect the cells of your body from free radical damage? Eat and drink more antioxidants. Foods and beverages that are high in antioxidants may improve cardiovascular health. Some say you can even “eat yourself younger” when you incorporate certain delicious foods and drinks into your daily diet. “Want to protect the cells of […]

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6 Scientific Approaches to Weight Loss

September 16, 2016
6 Scientific Approaches to Weight Loss

With so much advice about weight loss floating around, it’s difficult for the layman to know where to begin. Our suggestion is that you begin with the science. Somewhere, right now, educated minds adorned in white lab coats are conducting experiments and research to answer questions about what we should do and eat to stay […]

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A Taste of Jamaica: Vegan Soursop Ginger Lime Smoothie

August 25, 2016
A Taste of Jamaica: Vegan Soursop Ginger Lime Smoothie

On one of my many life-changing trips to Jamaica, West Indies, I wandered into a local Ital foods shop. After browsing their extensive menu of healthy elixirs, I experienced the unique pleasure of drinking a delicious creamy, white health drink called soursop juice. The proprietor extolled the health benefits of soursop fruit, so I tried to drink this healthy beverage as […]

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7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Fiber Intake

August 19, 2016
7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Fiber Intake

What is all the fuss and bother about this thing called ‘fiber’? Well, bottom line, it is an incredibly important part of your daily diet and essential for your health. Simple. Fiber, also referred to as roughage or bulk, supports the body to assist the effective functioning of the intestines by stimulating peristalsis, the movement of […]

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Best Foods For a Low Carb Diet

August 18, 2016
Best Foods For a Low Carb Diet

Carbohydrates are essential for the body to function properly. The problem is that people eat the wrong kind of carbs. Foods with carbs either have simple or complex carbs. Simple carbs are natural. These foods include fruit like strawberries, apples, raspberries and grapes. Foods that contain complex carbs include sugary snacks and grains like bread […]

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Chill Out with Banana Blackberry Vegan Nice Cream

August 4, 2016
Chill Out with Banana Blackberry Vegan Nice Cream

When I was growing up, my mother loved to pamper us with delicious desserts after dinner each night. I have fond memories of how Mom loved to make Apple Betty Cobbler, Rice Pudding, Peach Cobbler, Jello or pound cake and top each dessert with ice cream. I was in charge of scooping up the ice cream, so I […]

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Cool Off with Banana Mango Vegan Nice Cream

July 28, 2016
Cool Off with Banana Mango Vegan Nice Cream

When the weather is steamy like it has been this month, my favorite way to cool off is to whip up some quick vegan nice cream combinations in my high speed blender or food processor. The end result is totally dependent upon what fresh, ripe, organic fruit I have in my kitchen. Last night, I froze […]

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Coco-Nutty Pina Colada Smoothie + 10 Satisfying Smoothies to Suit Your Moods or Needs

July 21, 2016
Coco-Nutty Pina Colada Smoothie + 10 Satisfying Smoothies to Suit Your Moods or Needs

Smoothies have been around for quite some time, but it seems like nowadays more than ever they are being associated with healthy lifestyle. New age trend or not, one thing is for sure, these fruit and veggie-based beverages can in fact be a substitute for regular meals and a much healthier alternative to fast food. […]

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Power Up with Pro Matcha Plant-Based Protein – Smoothie Recipe and Giveaway

July 7, 2016
Power Up with Pro Matcha Plant-Based Protein – Smoothie Recipe and Giveaway

(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post and giveaway. We received a product sample of Pro Matcha Plant-Based Protein for review. All opinions are our own.)   Maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle is a major priority for me. Like many women who are trying to live a balanced life – while juggling work, family, exercise […]

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Creamy Craving Busting Miso Tahini Spread

June 30, 2016
Creamy Craving Busting Miso Tahini Spread

Who craves creamy foods? I do! More often than I care to confess, I have overwhelming cravings for some of the rich, creamy textures and flavors that I grew up eating like cream sauces and creamy dips and spreads. Since I follow a plant-based diet, I have had a lot of fun exploring non-dairy alternatives to some of my […]

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Give Your Health a Boost with a Blackberry Bliss Smoothie

June 23, 2016
Give Your Health a Boost with a Blackberry Bliss Smoothie

I love organic blackberries but they are often so expensive that I usually wait until they are available at a lower price to really indulge in their juicy, sweet goodness in the delicious ways that I want to. Blackberries are one of my favorite fruits for good reasons–they are nutritional powerhouses. With their deep blue color, blackberries have one of the highest antioxidant levels […]

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How to Select The Right Electric Roaster 

June 13, 2016
How to Select The Right Electric Roaster 

There are a number of appliances that a homeowner can add to their kitchen that will make their life much easier. Without the right amount of research, it will be nearly impossible for a person to get the right appliances chosen. For people who live busy lives, finding cooking equipment that will allow them to […]

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Vegetable Avocado Rice Paper Wraps with Peanut Sauce

June 10, 2016
Vegetable Avocado Rice Paper Wraps with Peanut Sauce

When I crave a light lunch or a quick snack, rice paper wraps are my go-to meal of choice. I love the fact that I can whip one of these up using whatever fresh veggies I have on hand in my kitchen or are available in my local farmer’s market. Best of all, these wraps are so light […]

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