Brown Rice Salad
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Brown Rice Salad

This is my dad’s recipe. Though the vegetables aren’t raw, but it’s not like fried rice, so that’s why I’m calling it a salad. Anyway, enjoy because I can’t get enough of this. (Yields: 2 bowls, Serving: 2, Prep time: 15 mins, Cook time: 25 mins) Ingredients Rice 2 cups brown rice (I use Japanese…

Avocado Fries
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Avocado Fries

Warning: Don’t make this if you generally don’t like the taste of avocados on its own. (Yields: 1 bowl, Serving: 2, Prep time: 25 mins, Cook time: 30 mins) Ingredients 1 avocado 1 tablespoon oat flour 1/4 cup vegetable broth Breadcrumbs 1 whole wheat bread roll 2 tablespoons canola oil 3 tablespoons corn meal 1/4…

Is Food the cause of your Unhappiness?
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Is Food the cause of your Unhappiness?

You may be thinking: Happiness and eating are two completely different things, how can they be related? Let me just say that eating healthy may even be the key to happiness. Often when we’re devoid of nutrients, our brain stops functioning the way it should be. If we’re feeding ourselves food that aren’t giving us…

Sweet Leafy Green Salad with Blueberries and Almonds
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Sweet Leafy Green Salad with Blueberries and Almonds

(Yields: 1 plate, Serving: 2, Prep time: 15 mins) Ingredients 1 cup arugula (rocket) 1 cup baby spinach 1/4 cup blueberries 1 tablespoon sliced almonds 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons pure pineapple juice 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 sprinkles sea salt Wash the arugula, baby spinach and…

Red Grape Sauce (or Jam)
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Red Grape Sauce (or Jam)

Similar to the green grape sauce, this can be used as a sweetener for dark coloured desserts, anything with chocolate! (Yields: 1 jar, Serving: Many, Prep time: 5 mins, Cook time: 8 mins) Ingredients 2 cup red grapes 2 tablespoons corn starch 2 tablespoons water 3 sprinkles sea salt Instructions Wash red grapes with vegetable…

Why It’s Impractical to be in Love All the Time
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Why It’s Impractical to be in Love All the Time

Whenever I watch a show, one thing that always bugged me was when someone said “I’m not in love with him/her anymore, therefore I want a divorce or separation. I want to explain why it’s impractical to be “in love” all the time. Remember that feeling where your palms are sweaty, your stomach is full…

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…