Vegan Banana Bread

I wanted to make a variation of the banana bread found on this website, however our applesauce went bad and we had no eggs. I had already mixed some of the dry ingredients so I did some more research and compiled the following recipe using bits and pieces of different recipes.  It came out pretty […]

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The 5 Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies and How to Avoid Them

Nutritional deficiencies are incredibly common in the everyday population. General malaise is a common complaint across society. Almost everybody could benefit from increased energy, less stress and improved nails, skin and hair condition. Some simple changes to your diet could go a long way to improving your general health and well-being. Whether you’re a meat-eater, […]

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Summer Slim Down Giveaway

To show our fan appreciation and celebrate healthy living, we are partnering with our friends over at Aurorae Yoga for a Summer Slim Down Giveaway! THREE lucky individuals will win an EatSmart Precision Premium Digital Bathroom Scale AND an Aurorae Northern Lights Yoga Mat! Entering the contest is easy and can be done through the form […]

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Black Bean And Sweet Potato Enchiladas

You can’t beat a healthy and vegetarian Mexican dish! Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes – chopped small 1 can black beans 1/2 cup chopped onion Handful of spinach 2-3 tbs olive oil 2 tbsp garlic (minced) 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp oregano Sprinkle of Salt Pinch of Pepper 2 cups chopped tomatoes OR 2 cups of salsa […]

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Nutritional Tips for Cancer Patients

Guest post by Complementary Medicine Advocate, Jillian McKee. Regardless if you have been recently diagnosed with cancer, are undergoing treatment, or are in remission, nutrition is of utmost importance. Eating may present a problem to many current or former cancer patients, including those with mesothelioma, due to changes in appetite or food preferences.  Nutrition can […]

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Fish en Papillote – No dishes!

Guest Post by Janine McHale, owner of the blog, The Empowered Plate. If you want to be fancy and impress your friends the French name is Fish en Papillote.  And seriously – no dishes, the fish and veggies steam together in a parchment packet so clean up is a cinch.  It’s versatile, you use whatever veggies […]

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Top Tips to Travel Stress-Free

To celebrate the arrival of summer, we asked our fans to share their top tips to travel stress-free. We received many responses, the best of which we wanted to share with you. Perhaps, some of these tips will help you as you prepare for your summer vacation! From our Fans…. I like to roll all my […]

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Charity of the Month for July 2012 – She’s the First

For July 2012, have been in contact with a very unique non-profit, She’s the First. We will be donating 50 cents for every new Facebook LIKE acquired during the month of July. (So spread the word!) We began our Charity of the Month donations in 2011. She’s the First is a not-for-profit that sponsors girls’ education […]

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