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Sweet and Nutty Raw Carrot Cake

Carrot cakes are delicious. But many carrot cakes you see are loaded with refined sugar, butter, and are processed in heat. I've designed a raw, vegan carrot cake that takes less than 30-minutes to make. The aftertaste of caramel makes this cake sensational. I particularly love the lemon icing, which makes the cake tastes extra fresh and sweet. The tangy taste of lemon, complemented with the ...

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What to eat if there is no kale on the menu?

By Nicole Lana Lee If you're a health nerd like me, chances are you may feel like you're "missing out" if you don't see kale salad on the menu. And, rightfully so... after all, kale is  one of the most nutritious vegetables out there. And if you're constantly on the road, chances are you may not always find kale in cities you are visiting.   While kale is easily accessible in developed ...

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3 Easy Recipes to Cook Your Way to a Six-Pack

  By Nicole Lana Lee As we are getting into the summer, many of you may be training to show your summer body and six-pack. Restaurant foods can be greasy, full of synthetic and unhealthy ingredients. Since nutrition plays 70% role in most weight loss efforts, you may want to cook your way to a healthy and toned body.   I’ve designed 3 easy vegetarian recipes - an effortless (each ...

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What do you do when you are bored of eating vegetables?

by Nicole Lana Lee The “normal” line of thinking is that “Vegetables taste like grass. Nothing can ever taste as hearty and juicy as a good old steak. Give me meat!”  This is one of the most common reasons cited by most men (and some ladies) who gasp at the thought of “vegetarian food” and refuse to ever step foot into a “boring” vegetarian restaurant. If you’re reading this site, there’s a ...

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Protein Series Part 2: Why Excessive Protein is Bad for You and the Best Sources of Post-Workout Protein

  by Nicole Lana Lee Last time around, we learned the difference between animal and plant protein, and why it is best to incorporate plant proteins in your diet. We’ll pick up today from where we left off and cover: Why You’re Likely to Consume Too Much Protein The Downsides of having too much animal protein (yes, and this will make you sag) The best sources of Post-Workout ...

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Protein Series Part 1: Why Plant Protein Reverses Premature Aging

Ever been to a health store and overwhelmed by a barrage of "protein" products with the promise that you will look ripped... in a week? Lose weight? Protein! Bulk up? Protein! Increased Performance? Protein! Better Sex? Protein! And... how do you get more protein? Meat. Whey. Supplements. However, the ironic thing is that my energy level and athletic performance have improved ...

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