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Buy These Every Week + Prep As You Put Away

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If the good stuff is there and ready when you open your fridge, you’ll eat it.  If not, you’re more likely to reach for processed packaged food. So after shopping at your local farmers’ market or your organic grocer, devote a half hour to washing and prepping – before you even put the stuff away.  Rinse carrots (peel if they’re …

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My 3 Favourite Smoothies Right Now!

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Fresh + Light | serves 1 Sweet + Tart | serves 1 Spicy + Zesty | serves 1 Smoothies or juices…….or it is so hard to decide. For me, it’s a mix of two things. I want ease (this is where juicing falls short for me….too much clean up!) and I want fabulous flavour + nutritional power! Your basic smoothie …

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[BOTM] The Moon Juice Cookbook

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“The founder of L.A.’s hottest wellness boutique, Amanda Chantal Bacon offers the ultimate resource for foodies looking to restore their health the natural way, using functional foods to create seriously healing drinks, snacks, and sweet treats. Since Amanda Chantal Bacon founded Moon Juice in 2011, it has evolved into one of the nation’s fastest growing wellness brands, and in The …

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What is Kefir anyway?

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If you are into healthy living and incorporate superfoods in your diet, you must have definitely heard about Kefir. It is fast gaining importance as a probiotic and has become quite popular. Kefir is made from Kefir grains which resemble a cauliflower head and are a rich combination of beneficial bacteria and yeast along with sugars, proteins and lipids. Kefir …

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Vegan Smoky Mac & Cheese | slow cooker

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Vegan-ized comfort food is a beautiful thing.  The liquid smoke and cajun seasoning dress this dish up a little, but go ahead and leave them out if you are craving the kind of mac and cheese that you grew up on.  This one is extra creamy, and leftovers reheat well. This is a great dish to sneak in a few …

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Spring Green Smoothie

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Green smoothies have many health benefits, and can include spinach, lettuce, kale, and collard greens; for the more advanced green smoothie drinker, you can also add parsley, dandelion greens, watercress — really, any leafy green veggie your palate can handle, and enjoy. Bananas, apples, pears, avocado, and mango are great companions in these beverages. 10 fl oz | 3 Servings …