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Cashew: the Nut That Is Not a Nut

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The 5 Phases of the Plant-Based Journey

The 5 Phases of the Plant-Based Journey

A complete transition to a whole food plant-based diet rarely happens overnight.

After 10 years of eating plant-based and educating thousands about this topic, I have noticed that there are five stages that people often go through as they move into their plant-based lifestyle. (more…)

How to Build the Perfect Salad

How to Build the Perfect Salad

When most people think ‘salad,’ they imagine throwing together a few lettuce leaves, a couple of tomatoes and maybe a carrot.

But a salad can (and should) be much more!

Prepared properly, a salad can be a healthful start to your meal, or it may be the entire meal itself.

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Shining a Spotlight on Men’s Health

Shining a Spotlight on Men’s Health

Today we would like to take a moment to talk about men’s health.

This is because November is Movember Month, a charity-based event with the goal of ‘shining a spotlight’ on men’s health issues.

Movember is not a typo; it is simply a combination of the word mo (a diminutive word for moustache) and November.

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Going the Extra Mile

Going the Extra Mile

Man may disregard the principle [of going the extra mile] if he chooses, but he cannot do so
and at the same time enjoy the fruits of the enduring success.
” ~Napoleon Hill

Have you ever heard the expression ‘to go the extra mile’? (more…)

Why the World Loves Pasta

Why the World Loves Pasta

The world loves pasta.

A culinary staple across many cultures, pasta is the ultimate comfort food.

Which is precisely why we are here—to celebrate World Pasta Day together! (more…)

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