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the Benefits of Celery Juice. Is it for you too?

Hey hey you guys, in case you haven't heard, celery is back in trend and its not because it is a "low cal" food anymore. That is completely minimizing its worth! This oft forgotten veg has a lot of it stem so to speak. Ok so there are countless quotes out there purporting the blessings of this juice as an…
November 15, 2018
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Nut Free Sunflower Fudge Bars

These little beauties are the inspiration of my little lovely niece, and from a recipe by The Unconventional Baker which I adapted. Plant based, Nut Free Sunflower Fudge bars with a nod to keto and paleo snacking by chance You see, ever since Hana was born, I wanted to make her treats, share my love of baking and cooking, but…
March 15, 2018
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Superfood Fruit & Nut Chocolate Bar

Who remembers the classic? You know, those big and beautiful Cadbury chocolate bars. Fruit and nut.  What a classic. Well this is my take on it. Still the richness, still the sweetness, but balanced with a little dose of super too. And heres the thing.. they actually are better than the real deal. These bad boys are the most requested…
February 9, 2018
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Low Carb – Green Coconut Superfood Smoothie

There are a million green smoothies on the market. Who needs one more? I do I wanted an option banana less. No, bananas are not bad for you. No, they are not too high in sugar. But did I want a less sweet and carbohydrate dense option, ya which focus on fats, superfoods and greens. This nutrient rich plant based…
February 2, 2018
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The Better Bolognese

Now look, I am not going to pretend that this is better than your italian mothers, great grandmothers recipe. But if you want to try a plant based version, and you want it to taste delicious, this one is for you. Best thing I've eaten in 2018. Hands down.   I used to think as a child I must have…
January 19, 2018
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Rainbow “noodle” Pad Thai

Ok guys, went into this recipe with minimal expectations and came out with a home run. Flavourful, nutritious, and totally fulfilling...especially from a noodleless, noodle dish, you dig. Now granted you can add and subtract what you like, and maybe this means adding rice noodles...amazing. But as is, we got a winner winner. I used one of my favourite local…
January 11, 2018
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my thoughts on juice cleansing

Never was I ever... a Juicer. Surprised? Not as a kid, adult or even now as Nutritionist. I didn't like the taste or appeal. So why on earth a juice cleanse? Well Nectar is not your average juicer and so that had something to do with joining forces. But here ya go... You may have heard me talk about cleansing…
January 9, 2018
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Epic Cornbread Stuffing and Squash

Nothing says the holidays like Stuffing and Gravy. And though some may have, passed or still argued that the turkey was the centrepiece, I thought of it merely as a dish for the good stuff...ing. No more shall this be the case. This Epic Plant Based Cornbread Herbed Stuffing does all the talking on its own. Definitely only plants needed…
December 20, 2017
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Coconut Lime Matcha Cheesecake

Ok, so call me unconventional, it hasn't been the first time. But these holidays often make me feel a little tropical. Maybe it's the cold, maybe its travelling to Maui as a child this time of year, but whatever the reason, I totally see it fit to taste like the tropics even in the cold of Christmas. Enter the Coconut…
December 20, 2017
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Maui Plant Food, Health and Activity Guide

Going back to Maui in the place I am in my life and still having that connection, even more so considering my field of work, feels like a blessing. I can’t wait for more, theres something to explore there. And until then, I will share with you some of my favourite spots for food, drink, and merry… Aloha Mana Foods…
December 15, 2017