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How to Press Tofu + Why You Should

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First, let’s talk about tofu. Tofu derives from fresh soya milk, where it is curdled, pressed and compacted into a solid white block. It is a great source of essential amino acids, calcium, iron and many other micro-nutrients.   Tofu is an amazing food in terms of nutritional value and health benefits. It is thought to help with: Heart Disease. This is…

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7 Essential Items for Your Gym Bag

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  What’s in my Gym Bag?  When I go to the gym, I need to be prepared.  If not, I become stressed and it takes a toll on my workout.   For the past few years, working out has been part of my everyday routine. Whether it’s lifting at the gym, going to a yoga class or heading outside for…

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Plant-Based Protein Guide for Meat Alternatives

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Today I am sharing a guide to plant-based protein.  Whether you’re vegan, trying to lighten your carbon footprint, or simply plan on participating in “Meatless Monday,” plant-based protein is a great alternative to animal products.   There are many ways to incorporate protein into your diet if you decide to refrain from animal products.  Since I am plant-centric and do…

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Whole Grain and Legume Cooking Guide

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Whole grains and legumes are an essential component to any diet, but especially one centred around plants.  Carbohydrates are a necessary part of everyones diet, but they generally get a bad rap.  This is because people are eating the bad carbohydrates, which are the refined carbohydrates in sugary cereals, white bread, cookies and all the other junk food.  Eating these types…

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Let’s Talk About the Health Benefits of Oats

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I assume you are aware that oats are a versatile and healthy grain used in many breakfast foods.  But, did you know that they have many health benefits associated with a lower risk of chronic disease?  In this, “Let’s Talk About” post, I am going to examine the various health benefits associated with the grain and its ability to reduce…

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