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What do I bring for vegan camping?

August 4, 2013
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I went camping for the past 2 weekends this summer in the Rocky Mountains and although it’s a lot of work packing and setting everything up, it is fun getting out of the house, away from the computer and offline for a little while to just relax. Here’s some photos of our tent site to [...]

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Vitamineral Green Smoothie Recipe

February 3, 2013
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So can you use green powders in green smoothies instead of fresh greens? Why yes you can! I think a lot of us are guilty of not getting enough green leafy vegetables in their diet day after day. Myself included. Sometimes I don’t have enough room in the fridge to have salad ingredients every single [...]

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Raw Vegan Summer Piña Colada Recipe

July 29, 2012
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“If you like piña coladas and being caught in the rain…” goes the song by Jimmy Buffett… I think almost everyone knows the lyrics to this song. Even when I was a kid we would sing the words to this song and we had never had a piña colada before haha! But the song sure made them [...]

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80/10/10 Recipe: Raw Vegan Pineapple Mango Delight Smoothie

May 23, 2012
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This delicious breakfast smoothie kind of reminds me of a Pina Colada but gets it’s creaminess from bananas instead of coconut. I was going to throw some other fruit into it, but once I tasted it, it was too delicious to mess around with so I left it with just 3 simple ingredients and it’s [...]

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80/10/10 Recipe: Morning Sunrise (Pineapple Grapefruit Ginger) Juice

April 4, 2012
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This is a really delicious juice recipe  that combines red grapefruits with fresh pineapple that I wanted to try. I really love Texas Star grapefruits as they are sweeter and even nice to eat on their own. Did you know that the reason people used to put sugar on their grapefruit halves is because grapefruits [...]

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80/10/10 Recipe: Banana Raspberry Pineapple Smoothie

March 30, 2012
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  Spring is coming! I know it! We’re getting a few sunny days in between the rain here in Vancouver. So sometimes I can take my pictures outside. Yay! I really love pineapple and raspberries in smoothies, I think they make almost as good of a combination as pineapple and black cherries. This is a [...]

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How To Select and Cut A Ripe Pineapple Video

March 14, 2012

Pineapple is something many people are often afraid to buy whole in the store. They are used to the overly sweet pineapple chunks or rings you get in a can that you grew up on as a kid. But when they start eating healthier or going vegan they might pick one up and sigh “Where [...]

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80/10/10 Recipe: Banana Cherry Pineapple Green Smoothie, Green Smoothie FAQ and How To Make Your Green Smoothie Look More Appetizing

February 28, 2012
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Today I thought I’d share another fat free raw vegan smoothie recipe with you  (this one includes cherries and pineapples) and go over some questions some of you may have on green smoothies. If you’re looking for the recipe, you can scroll to the bottom of the post. What is a Green Smoothie?   A [...]

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80/10/10 Recipe: Raw Vegan Cherry Dream Smoothie

September 28, 2011
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    Raw Vegan Cherry Dream Smoothie Serves 1 Ingredients: 1/2 cup water 2 cups pineapple 2 cups black cherries, pitted 1/2 mango (ataulfo is best) Directions: Place ingredients in order into Vitamix or blender. Blend on high until smooth. You can use fresh or frozen of any of the fruit ingredients, but fresh is [...]

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