Gluten Free Apple Tart

When apples are in season there is nothing more fun to make than an Apple Tart. It’s one of my favorite dessert recipes that is pretty as it is delicious! Apple tarts are easier to make than you might think and when entertaining guests it can be a foolproof last minute dessert that always impresses […]

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Vegan Protein Options

To calculate the recommended daily protein for your body weight, multiply .36 by your body weight. If extremely active, multiply your body weight by .5 (example: 150 pound individual should eat a minimum of 54 grams of protein daily, while an extremely active 150 pound individual should eat a minimum of 75 grams of protein […]

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How Fiber Helps Keep You Healthy

The powerful and noticeable effects of eating fiber that will keep you well and make you feel great: Feeds healthy gut flora. Insoluble fiber stays intact through the digestive tract and helps everything move through smoothly, comfortably and regularly. Ensures waste, toxins and excess hormones leave the body, don’t cause irritation, inflammation in the gut […]

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Are Plant-Based Omega-3s as Beneficial?

If you are at all interested in health and make sure to get proper nutrients, you have likely heard of Omega-3 fatty acids. But what are they? Why do we need them? And where can we get them? Most people know that omega-3s are important, but many could not tell you what their healthiest and […]

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Why Proper Hydration Is Crucial

There is so much controversy in the world of wellness on what is actually “healthy” for you. Personally, I am a huge believer in bio-individuality, and that one person’s food can be another person’s poison, in other words, what might be extremely healing for you may not be as beneficial for your friend. However, water […]

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The Benefits of Drinking Celery Juice

Repost from Jenni Kayne’s blog called Rip & Tan It’s the beginning of a new year, and the end of the festive season, which means you may be thinking about how to reset your health and form better, more nourishing habits. I know I am! I love to try new healthful recipes and wellness rituals, […]

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Cafe Gratitude’s Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

Our household is part of a baking boom that’s driving thousands of quarantined people into their kitchens to knead dough and bake cookies as a way to cope. I’m not unhappy about this new trend, because my girls are becoming wonderful bakers! One of their most recent creations was this Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookie from Cafe […]

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4-Ingredient Chocolate Peppermint Cups

It is the middle of February which means it is officially Girl Scout cookie season. When you are out at the grocery store, you are probably seeing those adorable green-vested little girls selling Thin Mints. Do me a favor though, resist the impulse to buy them!  While Thin Mints do not include any animal products, […]

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