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21 Day Challenge – What’s For Breakfast?

Tomorrow (Monday, July 11th) we begin our 21 days of eating mainly raw foods.  Does that feel intimidating?  Well, any time you change the way you eat dramatically, it IS a challenge.  But there’s no pressure – just follow along at your own pace. Even if you use these 21 days to add a Green […]

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Kale Mango Salad

Kale and Mango Salad

Silva Mirovics, one of our cherished coaching graduates from the Natural Wellness Academy recently posted this photo on her Facebook page.  It looked so appealing and easy to make that I immediately asked if we could share this on our blog.  Silva is the founder of  Earth’s Door.  She lives in beautiful Melbourne, Australia and […]

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Power Breakfast or Simple Snack – Mango a la Mexicana

  Raw Vegan Super Snack

power mango

I generally start my mornings with a Green Smoothie so that I can flood my body with very easy-to-digest blended greens and antioxidant-rich fruits and berries.  By mid-morning I am ready for a small snack or breakfast.  This is one of my favorites as it’s easy, flavorful, low calorie and surprisingly filling.

During my teens and twenties I spent a lot of time in Mexico where I began my love affair with mangoes.  We would go to the market and buy a bag and I would polish them off at the rate of at least one per day.  At the perimeters of the open markets you would always see vendors selling them on a stick, with lime juice squeezed on top and sprinkled with lots of chili powder.  At this point in my life I didn’t find that combination of sweet, tart and spicy particularly appealing.

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