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Chilled Summer Soups: Beet Gazpacho & Cucumber Avocado

These summer soups, a Summer Beet Gazpacho & a Chilled Cucumber Avocado, are delicious and some of the best things you can eat this time of year. In addition to being hydrating, they are full of antioxidants and phytonutrients. The beet option contains a high concentration of nitrates, which have a blood pressure-lowering effect. You will […]

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Vegan Tomato Basil Tart

Picture: Well Vegan Honest talk: I am tired of cooking and stressed. And I have a feeling that some of you might be feeling the same way. That is why I am posting an easy-to-make recipe that is also super comforting. This tart is perfect for a simple lunch or dinner and comes together quickly. […]

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Spring Sweet Pea & Cashew Cream Soup

Spring has come at last. I’m enjoying longer days, more sunshine, and a new bounty at my local farmer’s market. If you come across those plump and bright green sugar snap peas, this is a must-make spring soup recipe. You could replace fresh peas with frozen sweet peas, but I love freshness that comes from […]

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Heavenly Hearts-of-Palm Style Crab Cakes

These “crab” cakes, made from hearts-of-palm, are better than any real crab cake I’ve ever eaten. And while the remoulade sauce is also delicious, the cakes are so packed with flavor you don’t even really need it. Hearts-of-palm are loaded with Vitamin A, folate, iron, phosphorus and zinc. This recipe also boasts a dose of […]

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The Best Supplements for Immunity

Your immune system is an advanced, strong, complex network of molecules, cells, and  organs working to protect the body from invasion. It’s pretty badass if you ask me and it works to keep us alive, whether we’re under attack from an infection or something a little tricker. Your immune system is beyond simple and is […]

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The (Many) Health Benefits of Black Rice

Black rice, also known as “emperor’s rice” or “forbidden rice” (only royalty in China used to be allowed to eat it), may seem like it is just starting to gain popularity as it is popping up in more health food stores across the U.S. than ever before. But this dark ancient grain has been a […]

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My Must-Have Collagen Supplement

As you probably know by now, I am obsessed with Further Foods’ collagen. Aside from all of the amazing health benefits that I have noticed over the years from using it (which I will get into shortly), I always recommend it to my clients because it dissolves quickly and without any gelling, so I never […]

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There’s No Such Thing as a Superfood

Our culture has grown obsessed with the idea of elevating certain foods up onto a pedestal and regarding them as the superheroes (or superfoods) of food. However, in order for something to be super, it has to far exceed the other options available. While the foods that many of us consider to be “super” are […]

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How to Lower Your Risk of Having a Stroke

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. To put into perspective, every four minutes, an American dies of a stroke. Strokes are the leading cause of serious long-term disability and, while I don’t want to incite fear, the risk of a stroke should […]

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Golden Summer Grill Bowls

Going meat-less doesn’t mean you should go grill-less. In the summer months, I use my grill frequently to save time and add flavor. It’s also a great way to meal prep for the week – I frequently grill in batches and prepare salads for the week. In particular squash, carrots, potatoes, onions, and asparagus last […]

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