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Salted Cashew-Banana Mocha Shake comfort food dairy free drinks & smoothies kid-friendly plant based recipes sports nutrition Nov 12, 2021

This shake will always hold a special place in my heart, and my palate! This was the closest thing to “dessert” I could consume when I was on a liquid diet for almost four weeks after I had oral surgery. I wanted a nourishing snack, that would provide me with the healing benefits of...

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Wholesome Cashew Fruit Jam breakfast & brunch cultural & ethnic kid-friendly plant based recipes sauces & spreads sustainable living traditional travel Mar 10, 2017

The cashew fruit also known as the cashew apple, grows in the warm tropical climate. We are fortunate to have a few mature cashew trees at Beyond Vitality Nature Camp. The cashew fruit is where the actual cashew nut is hanging from. The nut is enclosed in a thick shell and skin. Eaten raw, the...

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Nutritional Profile of Quinoa - The Healthiest Ancient Superfood plant based superfoods Dec 29, 2015

Quinoa consumption has seen an unprecedented growth in popularity in the recent past. Deemed as the “super crop” by United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization, it offers the rare complete plant based protein and high nutritional content.

The ancient grain was regarded as the...

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Why Chia Seeds Are A Superfood plant based superfoods Nov 03, 2015

Over the last few years, chia seeds have become more and more popular in health food recipes. Nutritionists talk about them, health and wellness experts praise them, and these tiny little seeds are becoming even more common in grocery stores all around the world.

 

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Which Berry is Right for Me? detox friendly plant based superfoods Aug 25, 2015

Fruit and vegetables are the healthiest things you can eat, they give you energy, help you detox, are low in calories and rich in nutrients. You name it – they have it, and they are super-delicious at the same time. Now, when it comes to berries, it seems like every day there is a new...

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Avoiding Dental Problems on Raw Foods plant based raw Aug 08, 2015

Healthy teeth are important for everyone, no matter what diet they prefer: raw food, vegan, or other. Many people believe that eating raw, uncooked and unprocessed food will miraculously cure their teeth, but they are wrong. It can happen that dentists discover cavity when you’re several...

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Breadfruit Salad cultural & ethnic egg free gluten free mains & sides plant based recipes salads & dressings sustainable living traditional Jul 31, 2015

This is our healthy and Caribbean twist on the classic American macaroni salad. Our Breadfruit Salad combines many of the same ingredients as the above but with healthier alternatives and local breadfruit to replace the typical pasta – which makes this recipe vegetarian, gluten-free and...

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Lentil Mineral Soup broths & soups detox friendly plant based recipes traditional Jul 05, 2015

This Lentil Mineral Soup makes a delightful, nourishing, hearty and inexpensive meal. It is power-packed with vitamins and minerals. Lentils have shown to be an excellent source of iron, potassium, folate and niacin, while seaweed is the richest and most inexpensive source of assimilable...

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Homemade Sweet Tamarind Sauce cultural & ethnic plant based recipes sauces & spreads traditional travel Apr 13, 2015

While living in Trinidad, I had the pleasure of tasting many versions of homemade Trini tamarind (“tambran”) sauce. Now that we’re enjoying our own piece of tropical land in Dominica at Beyond Vitality Nature Camp, we have a lovely organic tamarind tree. It was about time for me...

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Raw Pizza Flax Crackers plant based recipes snacks Mar 08, 2015

These crackers are packed with fibre, essential fatty acids, plant based protein, and an array of vitamins and minerals. A truly unique snack, raw seeds combined with dried vegetables, herbs and spices make this a nutritional powerhouse! These crunchy crackers are excellent with fresh hummus...

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Frozen Nutty Banana Nibblers desserts & baked goods gluten free kid-friendly plant based recipes snacks Feb 19, 2014

These little nibblers are a wonderful snack for your growing toddler. And if your child is like mine, they’ll be shouting “nana” and asking for more. Full of fibre, healthy fat and protein, you can feel good reaching for an extra nibbler or two. For an added bonus, these are...

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Homemade Coconut Cream Pie Larabars dairy free egg free gluten free grain free kid-friendly plant based raw recipes snacks Oct 24, 2013

Larabars are perfect as a quick snack on the go or after a workout. They are great for the entire family, and especially for toddlers and kids. Made with simple and nourishing ingredients, these raw bars are easy to make and keep very well for weeks or even months! Dates are a high energy food,...

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