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Chocolate Bliss Mylkshake – Raw (No-Bake) Christmas Dessert Smoothie Recipe

Christmas (and perhaps Valentine's Day ;)) would be incomplete without an indulgent chocolate vegan milkshake - the Chocolate Bliss Mylkshake! And, you can still feel great and energetic over the holidays by devouring this whole foods plant based raw drink. Drink this milkshake and shake your booty! This vegan milkshake is made of sensual vegan chocolate, an aphrodisiac that will delight ...

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Tropical Mango Green Smoothie

I've been making this drink almost daily, to switch it up from my SuperCharger Green Smoothie. This drink is a great way to include lots of greens in your morning to kickstart your day and give you energy. If you're too lazy to chew slowly, and/need a quick burst of energy in the morning or as a snack, this tropical green smoothie is for you. This smoothie can be rustled up in ...

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My Top 11 Healthy Vegan-Friendly Cafes and Restaurants In San Francisco

There are periods in my life when I am just too exhausted to cook, make smoothies, and love to eat out. And I try my best to dine at healthy vegan-friendly restaurants in San Francisco. Even though I eat fish, in rare occasions, I am mostly whole foods, plant-based vegan (I try not to label myself if I can) And I love savouring healthy and tasty meals made by creative chefs and restaurant staff ...

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4 Powerful Adaptogens for Better Energy, Mood & Sleep

Last time around, we talked about how adaptogens bring you back to balance, and increases our energy without leading to a crash. To reiterate our point, an adaptogen is any substance, generally from an herbal or a plant-based food, we ingest that balances the body. So you may wonder, what are some adaptogens you can ingest to improve your health and vitality? Today, we're back with ...

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Weight Gain? 5 Common Mistakes Vegetarians & Non-Vegetarians Make

I've edited this article as it was dated, and I've received a few comments and took what readers said into consideration. While I agree with readers that the content of this article could be better, I did not feel that the comments were kind and constructive so I removed them from the page. Also, I've just realised that quite a few people have been reading this article, even though it was written ...

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How This Fast Casual 2.0 Vegetarian Restaurant Is Changing the Future

As the New York Times mentioned, the hippies have gone mainstream. Vegetarianism and wellness are the “it” word these days. The poster child of a healthy, happy, beautiful girl sipping on green juice, eating organic kale, doing yoga and meditating seem to be the “ideal” to strive for these days. ;) While some of you may secretly think that green juice tastes crappy and that raw salads are ...

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Adaptogens: Better than Caffeine? (Part 2)

Last time around, we learned what adaptogens are, and how they work in balancing our body. We’ll pick up today from where we left off and cover why adaptogens can increase our energy without leading to a crash, and how they work in balancing our body. You might think that adaptogens may only cause a short term effect, if any, but this may not be the case – in fact, drugs and caffeine are ...

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Interview with Dr. James Costello – Adaptogens: Secret to Better Mood, Sex, and Health? (Part 1)

There are lots of talk about adaptogens in the wellness world these days. It's the new "buzzword", well at least in the "West." Adaptogens have gotten particularly popular these days. Examples include GOOP's collaboration with Moon Juice's Amanda Chantal Bacon on their $30 adaptogenic "Dusts," and Nootrobox's use of nootropics. Actually, adaptogens have been used in centuries in China and ...

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