Vegan Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate and Walnuts. Gluten Free

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Creating healthy desserts that are in line with your particular lifestyle can be a challenge for some. As a vegetarian and most of the times, a vegan, I give a strong focus to high protein, earthy foods, where you’re able to include a sufficient intake of vitamins and minerals, avoiding the use of animal products when it doesn’t make sense. I’m sure you would agree that nothing beats home cooking when it comes to healthy desserts! That’s why this vegan pumpkin bread might just …

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cookies with Dark Chocolate Chips

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Baking your own cookies at home has to be one of life’s greatest little luxuries. It’s hard to beat that satisfying feeling, as you pull out a tray of freshly baked cookies, blissing out on that first bite of warm, gooey chocolate goodness as it crumbles in your mouth. My old childhood memories are rich in these same moments, although I must say, this recipe is a tad healthier than what my grandma used to…

Coconut Milk Ice Cream with Salted Pecans

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This is without a doubt my favorite way to make a nice healthy ice cream. It’s delicious just as it is, or you can use it as a base and add other ingredients such as a couple of tablespoons of raw cacao powder for that chocolate flavor, or a handful of berries. There’s no more need to buy “traditional” ice cream which is high in …

Strawberry Milk for Restoring Your Hormonal Balance

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Estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisol and insulin. Our body’s “chemical messengers”. As with everything that our bodies are made up of, these little guys are pretty important to keep balanced, because if not, they can cause all sorts of upsets. They affect the obvious hormonal issues such as infertility and irregular periods, but they also play a part in weight gain/loss/maintenance, fatigue, anxiety, depression, libido, digestive issues, insomnia, appetite, even hair thinning and hair loss. Hormonal imbalance can be caused by a number of factors, among them are…