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Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

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Meal prepping is an important part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Other than being important to your diet, preparing your food in advance saves time and energy as well because you do not have to keep preparing your food at the same time that you want to eat something or when you get hungry.

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How to Make Tofu Veggie Pie

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Nutrition and proper meal planning is the fastest route to a healthy lifestyle. Mixing your meals with just the right amount of healthy ingredients helps add to the perfect balance of a proper functioning body. Not only will you feel great but you will also start to notice little changes in your lifestyle that make you more productive, and overall continuously maintaining healthy habits.

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Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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Cookies have always been a guilty pleasure. For some of us who are trying to cut down on some weight, cookies have always been a hard snack to stop eating. A lot of us consume so many cookies because of stress, to get rid of hunger, or use it as a quick sugar fix.

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Fastest Way to Open a Coconut

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Have you ever tried opening a coconut just straight from a tree? Most of us think that opening a coconut without physical force will take forever. Sadly, sometimes if it is not done correctly, it could end in bad injuries or you can maybe just end up getting frustrated for not getting it open and not eat it.

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Mediterranean Quinoa Recipe

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Have you heard of Quinoa? If you haven’t and you have been craving for rice or heavy carbs, then this may be the best alternative. Quinoa is a nutritious seed that originated in the Andes Mountains thousands of years ago. It is packed with more protein as compared to other grains and seeds available.

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Smoothie to Boost Immune System

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There’s nothing like a refreshing smoothie to feel healthy and brand new after a stressful day. The immune system is the body’s defense system, which works to fight against foreign objects that enter the body. The immune system also works to prevent infections, bacteria, and bad viruses that can make you feel sick.

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Easy Chickpea Salad Recipe

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Salads are the easiest to prepare; add a little lettuce, tomato, cucumbers, onions, and you’re good to go, but there’s more to preparing this simple dish than you think.

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Easy Healthy Salad Recipe

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Want a light salad for dinner? There’s nothing like a light healthy meal to end your day after all the pressure of a hard day’s work. Living healthy and developing healthy habits is a lifestyle choice; therefore you also have to make the necessary adjustments to keep yourself healthy at all times. That means, getting rid of artificial ingredients, processed chips, fatty snacks, and processed junk foods.

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Raw Coconut Energy Balls

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We all love dessert but not all dessert is good for us no matter how good it tastes. Candies, chocolates, donuts, and many other kinds of sweets are so delicious that it is literally considered a guilty pleasure, but we can’t resist if it is considered a norm for us to eat dessert right after a delightful meal.

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How to Make a Healthy Breakfast

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We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s always great to have a healthy and nutritious meal to ensure that you are energized and productive. Of course, come with having a healthy meal means that you also need to make the necessary changes to your diet to maintain a consistent healthy lifestyle.

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Learn to Pimp your Water

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Are you looking for a great way to lose weight? Get better skin? Detox? If you have been trying numerous tips most of the time only to fail shamelessly, then you might not be using the right ingredients with the expected health benefits. Detoxifying your body of toxins can actually be very simple if done correctly, and it’s totally easy to prepare.

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The Benefits of Eating Nuts & Seeds

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Nuts are a very popular snack, they are tasty, convenient, and can be enjoyed on all kinds of diets. In fact, there are a lot of other seeds out there that you can experiment with that are both healthy and nutritious.

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Healthy Eating Tip

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What works for one person may not always go well for the next one. We may have different ways on how to stay healthy but not all the time its going to work for everyone.

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4 Healthy Dessert Ideas

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Dessert is a great way to end any meal. However, if you choose the wrong dessert to eat that is not only unhealthy but just packed with unhealthy cholesterol and bad sugar, you could be saying goodbye to your healthy lifestyle.

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Find a Spring for Clean Water

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Fresh water is always best for those who are trying to live a healthy lifestyle. Drinking Fresh spring water is one of the healthiest and most nutritious sources of drinking water that you can have, because it is both refreshing and contains a lot of natural components that is essential for your body’s wellbeing.

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Delicious Breakfast – Overnight Oats

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Have you tried eating a snack with superfoods? If you haven’t yet, then you should get on the band wagon and try it out for yourself, because this healthy and satisfying snack not only tastes good, but it is also excellent for your health.

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How to Make Healthy Chocolate

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Everyone loves chocolate. It’s a guilty pleasure and most people just love to keep eating it especially when they are feeling stressed or just need a quick sugar fix. Contrary to popular belief that it’s bad for your health, not all chocolate is bad for you. In fact, chocolate can actually be healthy.

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Paderno Spiral Slicer Review

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Slicing vegetables and finding new and creative ways to prepare your meals everyday can sometimes be a challenge. Although preparing or chopping your ingredients into a million little pieces could be tiring and time consuming, there are a few gadgets out there that gets the work done for you and the best thing about it is that it doesn’t need that much effort to complete.

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13 Foods to Add To Your Shopping Cart

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There are staple things in every person’s or family’s shopping carts. Whether these are toiletries and cleaning supplies for the house, to the foods that you consume that give you the energy to face the day, these are the items that you usually put in your carts every time you do groceries.

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9 Surprising Benefits of Drinking Aloe Vera Juice

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An Aloe Vera is a short-stemmed succulent plant that offers numerous health benefits. Known for its fleshy leaves and white spikey-edged appearance that produce a white to yellow-colored liquid, the Aloe Vera is famous for relieving pain from insect bites, rashes, cuts, to scrapes, and sunburns by applying its gel topically.

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Vegan Chocolate Mint Nice-Cream Recipe

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Chocolate Mint Nice-Cream Ingredients 2 Bananas (cut into chunks and frozen for minimum 4 hours) 1 tablespoon cacao powder 4 mint leaves Instructions Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until creamy and smooth. Devour immediately! Enjoy!

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Healthy Homemade Guacamole Recipe

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Healthy Homemade Guacamole Ingredients 1 avocado 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 ripe tomato, chopped 1 lime, juiced Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Peel and core the avocado. Place into a small mixing bowl and mash with a fork until soft and creamy. Add chopped onion, garlic, tomato, lime juice, salt and pepper. Season with a small squeeze of lime juice and ...

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Fun & Fruity Toast Recipe

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Fun & Fruity Toast Ingredients Healthy piece of bread such as buckwheat, wholegrain or seeded bread, toasted Fruit of choice such as banana, strawberry or kiwi Spread of choice such as nut or seed butter (almond, cashew, peanut, sunflower) Instructions Spread the toast with your spread of choice (around 1-2 tablespoons), top with sliced fruit, drizzle with some maple syrup and ...

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Pepper & Walnut Hummus Recipe

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Pepper & Walnut Hummus Ingredients 400g can of chickpeas, drained 1 garlic clove 1 tbsp of tahini paste Juice 1/2 lemon 4 walnut halves, chopped 2 cucumbers, cut into batons 2 carrots, cut into batons 2 celery sticks, cut into batons Instructions Put the chickpeas, garlic, tahini, walnuts and lemon juice in a bowl. Whiz with a hand blender or in a food processor to make a ...

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Mini Festive Veggie Fajitas Recipe

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Mini Festive Veggie Fajitas Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil 1.5 cups of red kidney beans cooked 1 large pepper (yellow or red) deseeded 1 tsp ground coriander 1/4 tsp hot chili powder 227g can chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp chipotle paste 4 spring onions, trimmed and thinly sliced 8 small corn or wholewheat tortillas Small handful of coriander For the Guacamole Dip 1 ripe avocado, stoned ...

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Veggie Protein Boost Pita Pocket Recipe

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Veggie Protein Boost Pita Pocket Ingredients 1/2 wholemeal pita bread A few slices of cooked tofu or canned kidney beans 1/4 cucumber, cut into sticks or slices 2-3 slices of tomato Small handful of lettuce Instructions Fill the pita half with the tofu or kidney beans, cucumber, cherry tomatoes and lettuce. Drizzle with a teaspoon of olive oil and a touch of salt and ...

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Asparagus and Avocado Pasta Recipe

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Asparagus and Avocado Pasta Ingredients 1 16 oz. package organic fettuccine noodles (or gluten free pasta) 1 pound fresh organic asparagus (try to obtain local, farm fresh!) 2 organic red peppers 2 organic avocados One half organic onion One quarter cup organic olive oil One half cup organic balsamic vinegar Fresh ground salt and pepper to taste Instructions Bring one large pot of water and one ...

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Super Moist Banana Bread Recipe

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Super Moist Banana Bread Ingredients 1 3/4 cup spelt flour (or rice flour if gluten free) 3 large ripe bananas, mashed 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup almond milk (or water) 1/3 cup olive oil 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon powder 1 tbsp. chia seeds Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F and grease a medium loaf pan with olive oil or line with ...

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Creamy Almond & Herb Soup Recipe

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Creamy Almond & Herb Soup (Serves 8) Ingredients 3/4 cup slivered almonds, roasted*, plus 2 tablespoons for garnish 6 cups low-sodium vegetable broth, divided 3 cups packed fresh cilantro, divided, plus a few sprigs for garnish 2 cups packed fresh parsley, divided 1 cup almond milk 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves 1 tablespoon fresh marjoram leaves Instructions Grind 3/4 cup almonds finely in a food ...

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Mixed Bean Salad Recipe

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Mixed Bean Salad Ingredients Water for blanching 1 cup broccoli florets 1 15-oz. can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained (OR 1-2 cups of soaked and cooked chickpeas) 1 tomato, diced 1 stalk celery, sliced 1/2 Cucumber diced 1/4 cup of olive oil and balsamic vinegar mixed together (half half mixture) 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. minced fresh parsley 1 Tbsp. chopped onion Pepper, ...

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Crunchy Peach Vegan Yogurt Recipe

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Crunchy Peach Vegan Yogurt Ingredients 1 peach peeled and cut into bite-sized chunks 150g pot soy or coconut yogurt 2 tbsp puffed/popped quinoa 1 tsp maple syrup 1 tablespoon mixed nuts (optional) Instructions In a short glass layer the popped quinoa, peach and yogurt and top with nuts. Drizzle the maple syrup and devour!

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Rosemary Fries Recipe

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Rosemary Fries Ingredients 1kg/2lbs of potatoes 3 tbsp coconut oil 4 large sprigs of rosemary Pinch of cayenne pepper Instructions Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. In a shallow roasting pan, add 1 tbsp of the oil and place in the oven to heat up while you prepare the potatoes. Cut potatoes into chunky chips/sticks. Pour the rest of the oil into a large bowl ...

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Veggie Sesame Noodles Recipe

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Veggie Sesame Noodles  Ingredients 1 bag Japanese buckwheat soba noodles 5 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce or tamari 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp sesame oil 2 tbsp honey 2 tsp honey mustard 1 tbsp creamy additive free peanut butter 5 scallions 1 small chili chopped (optional) 1/2 small courgette cut into matchsticks Instructions Cook noodles according to package. In a large bowl whisk together next 6 ingredients to ...

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Lemon Cashew Bites (No Bake!) Recipe

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Lemon Cashew Bites (No Bake!) Ingredients 1 cup cashews 1 cup dates 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest Instructions Combine all ingredients in a food processor, pulse until finely ground, transfer to a bowl, scraping the sides. Form into an inch ball. Keep them in an airtight container and refrigerate.

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Mexican Lunch (minus the meat!) Recipe

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Mexican Lunch (minus the meat!) Ingredients 1/2 small onion, chopped 1 can (15 1/2 ounces) crushed tomatoes 3/4 cup corn kernels 1 can (3 1/2 ounces) chopped green chili peppers 1 can (14-19 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained (or mixed beans) 1/2 cup cooked rice 1 tsp ground cumin Instructions Heat a 2-quart pot coated with 1 teaspoon olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the ...

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Broccoli & Potato Soup Recipe

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Broccoli & Potato Soup Recipe Ingredients 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 4 cups salt-reduced vegetable stock 400g/14oz potatoes, peeled, coarsely chopped 450g/1lb broccoli, cut into florets 2-3 handfuls of baby spinach leaves 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 1 tablespoon store bought basil pesto   Instructions Heat a large saucepan over medium heat with the olive oil. Add the onion and cook ...

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Healthier Hummus Recipe

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Healthier Hummus Ingredients 1/2 bag chickpeas 11/2 bulbs roasted garlic 1/8 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice 1 cup tahini 1 preserved lemon 2 avocados, ripe, remove pits & scoop out flesh 1 tablespoon curry powder Salt & pepper to taste Instructions Place chickpeas in salted boiling water and cook until soft, about one hour. Drain in a colander and then puree in a food processor ...

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Sweet Plantain & Kale Salad Recipe

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Sweet Plantain & Kale Salad Ingredients 1 Plantain Banana sliced 2 cups of kale (rinsed) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons coconut oil (for frying) Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Cut the banana into small bite sized slices. Pre heat the coconut oil in a frying pan and add the banana slices. Lightly pan fry on each side until lightly browned. Place on paper ...

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Healthy Apple Tarts Recipe

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Healthy Apple Tarts Ingredients 2-3 Granny Smith Apples Sliced 1 Tablespoon of cinnamon Instructions Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with baking paper. Cut the apple into thin slices and layer the slices in a circular shape sprinkling some cinnamon in between each slice so that it resembles a flower shape (see image). Bake for 15-20 minutes until ...

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Healthy Baked Fries Recipe

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Healthy Baked Fries Ingredients 1 large baking potato 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (optional) 1/2 teaspoon onion powder Instructions Preheat oven to 420 degrees F (210 degrees C). Cut potato into chip size sticks. Mix olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, chili powder and onion powder together. Coat potatoes well with the with oil/spice mixture and place on ...

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