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Not All Protein is Created Equal. Here's What You Need To Know.

We all know that protein is important for our health, but not all protein sources are created equal.

Protein is composed of a variety of amino acids. Our bodies can produce some amino acids, but others, called essential amino acids, must be ingested. When a food contains all nine essential amino acids it's called a complete protein.

Knowing how to mix and match protein sources to ensure you are getting all the essential amino acids you need is important for your health. Without...

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Let's Talk Mental Health

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Let's Talk Mental Health
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Press play to listen to our interview on the Sass Says Podcast about what aspect of your physical health you must improve to promote mental-emotional health.

Have you ever struggled with depression, anxiety, PMS, or low energy? What could you do if you felt mental-emotionally on top of the world? How much better would your personal relationships be? What big, bold business move could you make? What adventure would you go on? 

We've seen many clients who work had on...

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Fast and Flexible Stir Fry

 

People often ask us how to make a stir fry. It's nothing to be afraid of and is quite easy to do. 

Stir Fry, our go-to dinner when we want to keep dinner simple. We can use any vegetables we want, add any protein source like tofu, seitan, edamame, tempeh or nuts, season it for Peanut Sauce, Tahini Sauce, Korean or Chinese, add Thai curry and coconut milk, Teriyaki, even barbecue! 


What are your favorite stir fry sauces/seasonings?

Stir Fry elicits squeals of delight from our...

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High-Performance Meal: Glass Noodle Asian Salad

High Performance Meal!

We get it, you're busy and you want to feed your family healthier meals that nurture you too! You don't have heaps of time to shop and cook either.

Supercharged Silver Bowl dinners are our answer to that.

They're one serving bowl dinners that are easy and quick to make, provide massive nutrition, and contain foods that specifically support consistent energy, focus, and stamina.

This meal is a Korean inspired dish: 𝗚𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀 𝗡𝗼𝗼𝗱𝗹𝗲 𝗦𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗱. You can whip it up in less than 30...

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High-Performance Veggie Burgers

You want healthy, you want fast, you want something familiar...

A plant-based burger can meet all your requirements. If you make your own burgers you can even make it a 𝗛𝗶𝗴𝗵-𝗣𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗠𝗲𝗮𝗹, as we did in this photo.

Our burgers were made with leftover Vegetable Explosion Lentil Dal that I strained to remove the liquid. I added cooked quinoa and garbanzo bean flour (If you don't know what this is, you've been missing out! It's a great flour for savory recipes. It's high in...

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Is a Vegan Diet Safe for Children?

As parents, we understand what it feels like to want the very best for your children. Supporting them to grow into the most magnificent human beings possible is our ultimate goal. If you're reading this blog we know that part of that includes providing a healthy diet for your family. 

A question that strikes at the heart of every plant-based family is: "Am I giving my children everything they need for their optimal development?"  

In fact, you have likely had...

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2021 Top Health Tips

We’ve looked over our top posts and questions about vegan health and families from 2021 and have mined them for the top tips that will help you make 2022 the best year ever!

The covid influence challenged all of us to find personal motivation and develop new systems for staying fit and healthy. Keeping our immune systems strong and eating healthy at home both became top priorities. Finding new ways to connect as a family when work and school became more device oriented was a challenge...

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The Vegan Dinner Party: What To Make?

We are social creatures. We gather around food to show our love and appreciation for one another, to connect and reaffirm relationships, build shared memories, and nourish our bodies.

When you don’t eat the same diet as your friends throwing a fun and delicious dinner party can stressful.  How do you prepare a successful gastronomic feast that not only satisfies but impresses everyone?

Vegans and non-vegans alike often ask us what they can cook for a plant-based dinner party.

After...

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Vegan Tiramisu

 

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Once you try this Vegan Tiramisu recipe, you'll want to make it for all your friends. It's incredibly creamy, not too sweet, and absolutely decadent. Everyone we've shared it with has given it two thumbs up. Coffee and rum-soaked Ladyfinger cookies layered with creamy vegan mascarpone and topped with cocoa powder and shaved chocolate. Who wouldn't love it?!

Tiramisu is an Italian dessert and the name means "pick me up". Thanks to the...

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Spicy Candied Nuts

 

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When we're looking to jazz up a salad, we throw in some of these Spicy Candied Nuts. The tricky part is getting them on the salad before we eat them! They're crunchy, spicy, sweet, and nutty. In other words, addicting! 

They also make a fun snack and are a welcome addition to trail mix. Arrange them atop a cheesecake or baked/frosted treats, sprinkle them on hot spicy entrees for contrast, or on a pancake stack. Eat them whole or chop...

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