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Vegan Holiday Recipes + My Tips For Navigating the Holidays as a ...

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While many of you in the US are putting the finishing touches on your Thanksgiving plans, many of us Canadians are already starting to think about our December menus. Here are some of my favourite vegan holiday recipes that could suit many holiday meals, or perhaps simply a comforting dinner on a cold night! See […]

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Oprah and 378 Staffers Go Vegan For A Week

If you caught the Oprah show today, you may have been surprised to see that Oprah and her staff- some 378 men and women- participated in Oprah’s Vegan Challenge. For 1 week, they left behind their usual fare of dairy, eggs, butter, meat, fish, and all other animal products and even the HARPO cafeteria started […]

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How I Found My Passion

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Breakfast this morning was a fun change. I don’t have cereal too often because I find it doesn’t fill me up, but this morning I was just craving a bowl with tons of mouth-water toppings. Sometimes only cereal will do! Trail Mix Spelt Cereal Ingredients: ~1.5 cup Nature’s Path Spelt Cereal 1/2 banana, sliced ~1/3 […]

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It’s Slimming

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Good morning! My special breakfast this morning was a Green Monster Parfait! Green Monster Parfait Ingredients: 2 cups spinach 1 large banana (reserve 1/4 of banana) 1/2 scoop Vega Choc-o-Lot powder 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 cup almond milk 1/3 cup Power House Glonola    Directions: In a blender, blend the spinach, 3/4 of the […]

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How To Bounce Back From A Race

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Good morning! Last night I forgot to make my planned Vegan Overnight Oats, so I threw them together this morning and I patiently waited. I distracted my growling stomach by shipping out orders and trying to fix my blog that was down. While I worked, Sketchie got caught up on his beauty sleep (he only […]

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What Have You Learned?

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Good morning! Thank you so much for your wonderful comments in my 10k race recap! :) Surprisingly, my body isn’t too sore this morning. I attribute this to the ice bath (brrr!) I had shortly after getting home, oodles of chocolate (hell yea!), stretching, and of course some healthy eats. I ended up having a […]

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Notes To My Younger Self

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Ah, childhood memories. I enjoy looking at old pictures, notes, and artwork in a memory box that my mom gave me a couple years ago. It never fails to take me back to those days. The quote on the front reads, ‘Angela, Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.’ Sometimes I think about how […]

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Does Music Make You Workout Harder?

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Good morning! I was so excited when my alarm went off this morning because that meant that I could run today! :) After a quick check of how I was feeling I deemed that it was a run day. Yippee. Before I left, I had half of a Glo Bar. This bar doesn’t even exist […]

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Why I Love Running

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Sometimes I am asked what it is about running that I love so much. I always pause, taken aback by the question, as if I am being asked why I love my husband, my family, my friends, or my cat. I just do. But after probing more into my instinctual and immediate response, I start […]

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Operation Beautiful Virtual Book Tour

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Toot, toot! All aboard, the Operation Beautiful Virtual Book Tour! I am excited to be talking about a body image topic that is very near and dear to my heart this morning- Happy Weights!   But first, a delicious, healthy, and energizing breakfast! YUM!!!!   Morning Glow Vegan Overnight Oats Ingredients: Classic Vegan Overnight Oats […]

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