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How to Fight Inflammation with Diet and Lifestyle / Interview with Dr. Jyothi Rao

I had the great pleasure of interviewing Dr. Jyothi Rao. We discuss all things inflammation! Find out what inflammation is, how it can negatively impact us, and tools you can use to prevent or reduce inflammation and improve your health. Learn how to fight inflammation with diet and lifestyle in this interesting interview with Dr. Jyothi… Continue reading How to Fight Inflammation with Diet and Lifestyle / Interview with Dr. Jyothi Rao

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6 Things I’ve Learned in 6 Years as a Vegan – Changes Since Going Vegan

I recently celebrated my 6th vegan anniversary! I’m thrilled that I made the switch to a vegan lifestyle, and I wish I had made the change sooner. So much has changed in the world of plant-based diets and veganism in the past 6 years. My life has changed in so many ways since going vegan… Continue reading 6 Things I’ve Learned in 6 Years as a Vegan – Changes Since Going Vegan

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Healthy Plant-Based Grocery Haul – Whole Food Plant-Based Haul (Vegan, Oil Free)

Many people are participating in Veganuary, trying to eat more plant-based foods, and generally thinking about incorporating healthier habits into their lives at this time of year. We also haven't posted a haul in a while and it is often highly requested, so we thought it would be a great time to share our first… Continue reading Healthy Plant-Based Grocery Haul – Whole Food Plant-Based Haul (Vegan, Oil Free)

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Tips for Starting a Vegan Diet – Going Vegan in 2022 / Veganuary 2022

People choose to go vegan or give a plant-based diet a try for many reasons. Most people choose to go vegan for the animals, for the environment, and/or for health reasons. I went vegan for my health, but soon everything else came together as well. Even though I initially made the choice for my health,… Continue reading Tips for Starting a Vegan Diet – Going Vegan in 2022 / Veganuary 2022

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5 Steps to Successful New Year’s Resolutions / My Resolution – Building Plant-Based Muscle

How to Make New Year's Resolutions a Reality Happy New Year! When December rolls around, I like to reflect on the year that’s ending and look ahead to the new year. In the past, I didn’t have much success with resolutions. I would make a vague resolution to ‘lose weight’ or ‘get healthy’ and would… Continue reading 5 Steps to Successful New Year’s Resolutions / My Resolution – Building Plant-Based Muscle

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Mary’s Mini Challenge – Announcement, Invitation, and Grocery Haul

I will be doing the Mary’s Mini Challenge and you are cordially invited to join in on the fun! Dr. John McDougall and his wife Mary McDougall created the Mary’s Mini Diet to simplify the transition to a plant-based diet, boost weight loss, and/or reset taste buds. The Mary’s Mini McDougall Diet (also referred to… Continue reading Mary’s Mini Challenge – Announcement, Invitation, and Grocery Haul

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Plant-Based Haul – Healthy Weight Loss. Kid-Approved. (Vegan, Oil Free)

Several people requested another grocery haul post and video, so here it is! We were running out of many staples and decided it was time to go for a shop and film our haul. Most of this haul is whole food plant-based and most of the items are great for healthy weight loss. The whole… Continue reading Plant-Based Haul – Healthy Weight Loss. Kid-Approved. (Vegan, Oil Free)

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Plant-Based Weight Loss – What I Wish I Knew at the Beginning

I have tried to lose weight many times in the past. Some attempts were successful in the short term, but I could never maintain the diet, workouts, and restriction that led me to losing a few pounds. I would always revert back to my old habits of fast food, take out, and junk food. It… Continue reading Plant-Based Weight Loss – What I Wish I Knew at the Beginning

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Full Day of Eating Plant-Based Weight Loss – Easy Vegan Recipes (Oil Free)

Since switching to a plant-based diet, I have lost 80 pounds and regained my health. Today, I'm sharing a full day of eating plant-based, delicious, nutritious food! I focus on simple plant-based recipes using whole plant foods. I make quick and easy oil free vegan recipes that are great for weight management (weight loss or… Continue reading Full Day of Eating Plant-Based Weight Loss – Easy Vegan Recipes (Oil Free)

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Healthy Vegan Costco Haul – Whole Food Plant-Based Weight Loss, Family Friendly

We haven't made a trip to Costco in a while, so it was time for another Healthy Vegan Costco Grocery Haul! We share some of our favourite staples, some occasional buys, and some new-to-us products. Everything is vegan, whole food plant-based, and oil free! We share delicious foods to nourish your body and assist in… Continue reading Healthy Vegan Costco Haul – Whole Food Plant-Based Weight Loss, Family Friendly