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4 Detox Recipes: Eat Your Way To Renewed Energy and Vitality in the New Year

Let’s cut to the chase: As the holidays are approaching, many of you may be worried about your beer belly growing in size (just kidding ;) )  indulging in alcohol and fatty foods. Ok, take that back, some of you may want to grow your beer belly.  As I've promised in my last post, I'll be releasing one more recipe for the holidays. And... I've decided to be generous and give you 3 more recipes ...

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Healthy Thanksgiving & Christmas Express Recipes

As the holidays are approaching, many of you are planning parties, going to events, and obviously… feasting! Before Christmas… you’re juggling multiple tasks, trying to figure out which party to attend (and politely decline), and yes secretly wondering how you can burn all those calories you’ll be adding up during the holidays. And after Christmas? The nightmare begins. “You better not ...

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Detoxifiying Kimchi Mayo Kale Salad (This makes bitter kale tastes oh so delicious!)

It has been a while since I last published a recipe so I've decided to surprise you all with one sweet, spicy and luscious one, especially in celebration of National Kale Day and World Vegetarian Day. And this time, yes we're going to feature kale... again. Since kale has, and will always be our beloved vegetable (love/hate relationship), I thought I should address the most important concern ...

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Summer No-Cook Recipe: Raw Asian Quinoa Salad with Carrot Ginger Dressing

I love this salad because of its exotic flavors. The tangy taste of ginger complements the sweetness of the carrots. Mix that with the fulsome oiliness of the tahini, smokiness of the golden, maple syrup, as well a zesty flavor of the lemon juice. This gives you the perfectly sweet carrot ginger dressing to nourish your body. Add that to the colorful mesclun greens and sprouted quinoa, you ...

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3 Clean Kale Salad Recipes to Get You In Shape for Summer

As summer is approaching, we’re all looking to get our six-pack before we start hitting the beaches. And no, you don’t want to starve yourself because this is not sustainable. The easiest way to lose the weight naturally is to eat clean. And to eat clean is to avoid processed foods and keep your foods as natural, wholesome and raw as possible. This means lots of relatively less caloric-dense ...

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Kale Recipes: Crunchy Kale and Chives Dumplings

by Nicole Lana Lee While you may be enjoying your Chinese dim sum brunch, did you know that a lot of that the siu mai (pork and shrimp dumpling) you just ate maybe full of MSG, refined sugars, trans fat and processed ingredients? For healthy eaters like you, going to Chinese restaurants may be an occasional treat, or a relatively unpleasant experience to compromise with family members and ...

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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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Protein-Packed Sweet Potato & Quinoa Vegetable Patties

  by Nicole Lana Lee Enough of premade vegetable patties full of artificial flavors, sodium, and processed soy! Below is a DIY, hassle-free, all-natural recipe for vegan patties that are healthier than beef and store-bought vegetable patties. This recipe has no artificial sugar or processed ingredients! Time: 30 minutes  / Serves: Approximately 4 patties Ingredients c. 3-4 ...

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