nutrition

Losing Weight with Coconut Oil

November 15, 2016
Losing Weight with Coconut Oil

There’s no hard and fast way to weight loss, but there are a few methods that are consistently effective. For example, exercise and a proper diet will do wonders to improve your quality of life significantly while helping you shed unwanted pounds. Alternatively, switching to a leaner and healthier diet can also help you lose […]

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Foods to Boost Your Workout

October 24, 2016
Foods to Boost Your Workout

If you live a busy and active life, it’s easy to reach for the quickest meal just out of convenience but the food you eat can have a big effect on your workout. If you eat the right food at the right time, it can leave you feeling energized and help to get rid of […]

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It’s Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #121

July 25, 2016
It's Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #121

Welcome to the 121st awesome week of the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop! We sincerely appreciate your participation and support! This “blog hop” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of good ideas that will inspire and help you in your personal journey toward a healthier, more natural and sustainable lifestyle. I […]

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Share Vegan Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #94

July 13, 2016
Share Vegan Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #94

  What’s cooking in your kitchen? I hope you had a happy, healthy and amazing week! I’m so glad you have joined us at this week’s Plant-Based Potluck Party! I have thoroughly enjoyed all of the healthy and delicious plant-based, vegan and gluten free dishes created and shared by so many wonderful bloggers. Over the last […]

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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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It’s Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #112

May 24, 2016
It's Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #112

Welcome to the 112th awesome week of the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop! We sincerely appreciate your participation and support! This “blog hop” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of good ideas that will inspire and help you in your personal journey toward a healthier, more natural and sustainable lifestyle. I am […]

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It’s Party Time at Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #106

April 11, 2016
It's Party Time at Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #106

Welcome to the 106th awesome week of the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop! We sincerely appreciate your participation and support! This “blog hop” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of good ideas that will help you in your personal journey toward a healthier, more natural and sustainable lifestyle. I am thrilled […]

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Share Vegan Food & Fun at the Plant-Based Potluck Party Link Up #72

January 21, 2016
Share Vegan Food & Fun at the Plant-Based Potluck Party Link Up #72

Welcome to this week’s Plant-Based Potluck Party! I hope you had a happy, healthy week! I have thoroughly enjoyed all of the healthy and delicious plant-based, vegan and gluten free dishes created and shared by so many wonderful bloggers. Over the last 70+ weeks, I’ve met so many vegan and plant-passionate bloggers and made wonderful new […]

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Help Your Child Lose Weight in Fun and Healthy Ways

November 4, 2015
Help Your Child Lose Weight in Fun and Healthy Ways

How to get a child to lose weight is a problem many parents are facing today. In the age of internet, tablets, computers, game consoles, and smart phones getting a child interested and motivated to exercise and be active is difficult. Children are looking for constant entertainment, and from their point of view, exercise is […]

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Share Good Food & Make New Friends at the Plant-Based Potluck Party Link Up #65

October 8, 2015
Share Good Food & Make New Friends at the Plant-Based Potluck Party Link Up #65

Do you love to share, discover, make and eat delecious plant-based recipes? I sure do! Do delicious, plant-based recipes and nutrition make you want to dance? Then you’ll love sharing vegan food and making new friends at the weekly “Plant-based Potluck Party” Link Up! Think of this like an old-fashioned potluck meal where you can share all […]

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Love Healthy Recipes? Welcome to the Healthy Living Link Party #32

October 7, 2015
Love Healthy Recipes? Welcome to the Healthy Living Link Party #32

This post contains an affiliate link. You can read the disclosure policy here. I am so delighted to be a co-host of the Healthy Living Link Party! If you’ve visited Urban Naturale before, you already know that I am passionate about healthy and delicious food, recipes and nutrition–so I feel right at home at this party– […]

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Share Good Food & Make New Friends at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #64

September 30, 2015
Share Good Food & Make New Friends at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #64

Do you love to try new plant-based recipes? I sure do! Do delicious, plant-based recipes and nutrition make you want to dance? Then you’ll love sharing vegan food and making new friends at the weekly “Plant-based Potluck Party” Link Up! Think of this like an old-fashioned potluck meal where you can share all types of plant-based, […]

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Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #84

September 21, 2015
Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #84

Welcome to the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop. I hope you had a healthy, happy week! I can’t wait to see your wonderful healthy, green or natural living ideas and plant-based recipes. Fall is always a happy, colorful time of the year! School is back in session! It’s a time for making […]

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Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #82

September 7, 2015
Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #82

Welcome to the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop. I hope you had a healthy, happy week! I can’t wait to see your wonderful healthy, green or natural living ideas and plant-based recipes. Fall is always a happy, colorful time of the year! School is back in session! It’s a time for making plans and new beginnings! […]

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4 Reasons to Consider Increasing Your Fiber Intake

August 18, 2015
4 Reasons to Consider Increasing Your Fiber Intake

When it comes to maintaining good health, it all boils down to finding a balance between eating the right foods to receive the various nutrients and vitamins your body needs and remaining active to help the body naturally rid itself of the unnecessary toxins and buildup. If you’ve ever researched how to get rid of […]

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Acid and Alkaline Balance: The Key to Superior Health and Athletic Performance, Naturally

July 1, 2015
Acid and Alkaline Balance: The Key to  Superior Health and Athletic Performance, Naturally

Like many of us, I am not an athlete but I have always enjoyed a fit and healthy lifestyle, so I spent a lot of time reading relevant articles and talking with fitness experts about healthy, natural ways to improve my health, performance and endurance–without resorting to dangerous performance-enhancing drugs and supplements. From biking and hiking, to racewalking to weightlifting, I […]

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Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #51

June 24, 2015
Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #51

Happy Summer Friends! Do delicious, plant-based recipes and nutrition make you smile? Then welcome to the “Plant-based Potluck Party” Link Up! Think of this like an old-fashioned potluck meal where you can share all types of plant-based, organic, vegan, raw, whole food dishes as well as smoothie, juice and beverage recipes. From savory soups and […]

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Share the Food and Fun at the Plant-Based Potluck Party Link Up #38

March 25, 2015
Share the Food and Fun at the Plant-Based Potluck Party Link Up #38

Spring is here at last! And I am jumping for joy! It’s a time for new beginnings. A time for growth and celebration! Welcome to the “Plant-based Potluck Party” Link Up! Think of this like an old-fashioned potluck meal where you can share all types of plant-based, organic, vegan, raw, whole food dishes as well […]

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Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #36

March 11, 2015
Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #36

Welcome to the “Plant-based Potluck Party” Link Up! Think of this like an old-fashioned potluck meal where you can share all types of plant-based, organic, vegan, raw, whole food dishes as well as smoothie, juice and beverage recipes. From savory soups and stews to fabulous salads and raw food entrees to delicious cooked vegetable or […]

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Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #31

November 5, 2014
Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #31

I love making, eating and sharing healthy, plant-based food! Don’t you? So, welcome to the “Plant-based Potluck Party” Link Up! Think of this like an old-fashioned potluck meal where you can share all types of plant-based, organic, vegan, raw, whole food dishes as well as smoothie, juice and beverage recipes. From savory soups and stews to […]

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How 6 Vegan Athletes Fuel Themselves for Optimal Performance – Infographic

October 10, 2014
How 6 Vegan Athletes Fuel Themselves for Optimal Performance - Infographic

Do you ever wonder how vegan athletes plan their diets in order to get to the optimal nutrition they need to accomplish their amazing feats of athleticism? How does a vegan triathlete fuel herself to keep going and going? What does a vegan professional swimmer consume to compete and win? What are the diets of vegan […]

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Meatless Monday: Grilled Fennel

August 4, 2014
Meatless Monday: Grilled Fennel

Summertime and the grillin’ is easy! When the weather is hot, who wants to cook indoors in a hot kitchen when you can be outside in the fresh air and sunshine whipping up delicious dishes on the grill. What to grill besides burgers and other cookout faves? That’s never a problem. There are so many […]

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Like a Natural Woman: Tips For Living A Naturally Healthy Lifestyle

March 5, 2014
Like a Natural Woman: Tips For Living A Naturally Healthy Lifestyle

Like many of us, I have been on a personal journey toward a healthier, more natural lifestyle for many years. As I studied, experimented and learned more about wellness and disease prevention from my own experiences–as well as the teachings and advice of experts–I have been amazed at our body’s almost miraculous natural healing power. Despite our numerous […]

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