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Ask the Vegan: How Can I Stay satisfied?

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I stay satisfied the way most omnivores stay satisfied—by balancing carbs, fat, and protein in meals. While protein is the most effective way to suppress hunger for an extended period, you need a proper meal interaction of protein, carbs, and fats to stay fully satisfied. Just because vegans don’t eat meat or other animal fats doesn’t mean we can’t create well-rounded meals. On the contrary, vegans are probably more conscientious about eating balanced meals because we have to be. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Your Perfect Post St. Patty’s Day Cure

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Admit it, you probably over indulged this past weekend. I know I did, and my liver’s definitely in need of a detox. After a weekend of seeing green, I think it’s only fitting that the cure be something green as well. Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Vegan Cocoa Crazy Oats

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To combat my winter blues, I eat chocolate for breakfast. You can judge me or you can join me, the decision is yours. Choose well, and this bowl of lusciousness could await you tomorrow morning… Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Best Ever Crunchy Nut Quinoa Vegan Granola

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I have DIY’ed so many things, but for whatever crazy reason, granola was something I shied away from…it seemed too complicated. Boy, was I wrong! The key to good granola is sourcing a bunch of fun, complimentary ingredients. The top secret is that you can achieve a delicious granola with simple components. Continue reading

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My Vegan Fit Journey- Ka’Chava Tribal Superfood

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A huge component to getting stage ready is the proper nutrition and meal plan. I have really learned how much of an exact science it is to transform your body in a certain way. It’s really important to me to eat REAL food during this prep. I personally don’t like to have a lot of supplements in my diet, but when I recently heard about Ka’Chava Tribal Superfood I was very intrigued. Continue reading

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iEG Crush: Nuttin Ordinary

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There’s certainly nothing ordinary, but definitely something delicious, about Nuttin Ordinary’s raw, vegan cheese. Made with a winning combination of certified organic cashews, Himalayan salt, nutritional yeast, and a special probiotic blend, Nuttin Ordinary is free of dairy, preservatives, and, as the company proudly states, guilt. One tablespoon only has 40 calories, which is reassuring since I couldn’t stop eating it. Continue reading

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