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plant based nutrition

“The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” – Thomas Edison   This week I finished the plant based nutrition certificate program with eCornell. I am so thankful for everything I’ve learned from not only the coursework and instructors but also through my[…]

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vegan beef empanadas recipe

I absolutely love Colombian food, but finding vegan Colombian food is nearly impossible. So it’s always a treat when making these tasty vegan gluten free empanadas at home. Albeit a bit time consuming, these empanadas are freezer friendly so it’s great to make a large batch of these and freeze half. Nonetheless, they’re really delicious[…]

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animal agriculture’s impact on the environment

Animal Agriculture Affecting the Environment While being inundated with floods these past few days in Houston, I had the opportunity to watch the environmental documentary “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret.” The film documents the journey of a young man, Kip Andersen, as he discovers the hidden truth concerning the animal agriculture industry’s destruction to our planet. The documentary basically illustrates that[…]

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plants. it’s what’s for breakfast!

There’s nothing better than starting the day out right with a delicious plant based breakfast! When in a pinch, I love to throw together a quick green smoothie. My all time favorite smoothie recipe is: A Frozen Chopped Banana 1 Heaping Tablespoon Peanut Butter 1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds 2  Large Handfuls Spinach 1 Hefty Pour of[…]