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Ask the Vegan: How Can I Stay satisfied?

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I stay satisfied the way most omnivores stay satisfied—by balancing carbs, fat, and protein in meals. While protein is the most effective way to suppress hunger for an extended period, you need a proper meal interaction of protein, carbs, and fats to stay fully satisfied. Just because vegans don’t eat meat or other animal fats doesn’t mean we can’t create well-rounded meals. On the contrary, vegans are probably more conscientious about eating balanced meals because we have to be. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Your Perfect Post St. Patty’s Day Cure

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Admit it, you probably over indulged this past weekend. I know I did, and my liver’s definitely in need of a detox. After a weekend of seeing green, I think it’s only fitting that the cure be something green as well. Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday: Make a Resolution to Stick to your New Year’s Resolution

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Some of us make an enormous New Year’s “to-do” list. The downside of this is that we may be putting too much pressure on ourselves and find out that we have a hard time sticking to them as the year progresses. Continue reading

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iEG Crush: COGO Coconut Milk Smoothies

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Of all the non-dairy milks, coconut milk may be the most controversial because of its distinctive taste. Personally, I’m pro-coconut milk, so I could not have been more excited to try Soyummi’s new line of COGO coconut milk smoothies. I recommend these smoothies to both coconut milk lovers and haters because the lovers will be in creamy coconut heaven after the first sip, while haters may find themselves won over to the coconut camp. Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday: Ditch the Flu Shot – Homeopathic Cold and Flu Preventions

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Keep yourself healthy this season by building up your immune system with antioxidants and the proper amount of vitamins and minerals. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Your Guide to Holiday Parties

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While many use holiday parties as the perfect excuse to pig out, for vegans, it can mean a long night of starvation. When you’re hosting your own party, you can make sure that the menu is full of food that will please both vegans and omnivores, but when you go to a friend’s party, you’re at the mercy of their eating habits. Although many hostesses put out a veggie and hummus plate, that probably won’t be enough to sustain you throughout the night, especially if you’re getting into the holiday spirits. (Let’s give thanks that alcohol is almost always vegan.) Still, there are a few things you can do to ensure you won’t go hungry during the holiday season. Continue reading

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