Anxiety and Depression is not a Weakness
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Anxiety and Depression is not a Weakness

I read this little message on facebook yesterday, saying that “anxiety and depression isn’t a weakness” and I couldn’t agree more. If people had no emotions to guide them, we’d probably be enjoying someone insulting us. I would hate to imagine what kind of disadvantage we’d be in, if that happened all the time. When…

Healthy Raw Chocolate Chip Vegan Cookie Dough
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Healthy Raw Chocolate Chip Vegan Cookie Dough

(Yields: 1 bowl, Serving: 4, Prep time: 20 mins) Ingredients 1 cup & 2 tablespoons oat flour 2 tablespoon cacao nibs 2 tablespoons skinned hazelnuts 2 sprinkles fine grain sea salt 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons green grape sauce (recipe here*) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons almond milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla…

Coconut Balls
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Coconut Balls

(Yields: 9 balls, Serving: , Prep time: 20 mins, Cook time: 15 mins) Ingredients 2 tablespoons coconut manna (or coconut butter) 3 tablespoons grape sauce (recipe here*) 2 tablespoons almond meal 3 tablespoons shredded coconut (divided use*) 2 tablespoons oat flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 sprinkles sea salt Note: 3 tablespoons of grape sauce…

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Eating and Vigorous Exercise

Sometimes, people may have the interpretation that exercising after you eat will be better because you’re working off the food. From what I’ve read, it is good to walk, but vigorous exercises aren’t recommended. That’s because your stomach is trying to digest the food. If you do some high intensive exercises, all your blood will…

Steamed Silken Tofu with Shiitake Mushrooms
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Steamed Silken Tofu with Shiitake Mushrooms

(Yields: 3 plates, Serving: 2, Prep time: 15 mins, Cook time: 15 mins) Ingredients 3 shiitake mushrooms 1 packet silken tofu 1 clove garlic 1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon superior pickle sauce (or cooking wine) 1 tablespoon vegetable broth 1/2 sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder 1/2 scallion Instructions Soak shiitake mushrooms…

Raspberry Banana Vegan Soft Serve Ice Cream
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Raspberry Banana Vegan Soft Serve Ice Cream

(Yields: 1 bowl, Serving: 2, Prep time: 10 mins) Ingredients 2 frozen bananas 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 avocado 1/3 cup fresh or frozen raspberries 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Instructions Add all the ingredients into the blender. Push down with the food tamper and blend until smooth. (I recommend using…