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Hey friends,  are you ready for Thanksgiving?? Well, if you’re like me, chances are you’re still scrambling around trying to get things ready. So for my last minute preppers, here’s a super easy & yummy stuffing. BTW  this is my first time EVER making an American stuffing, I know, CRAZY!! Well, enjoy, & please share how you & your family liked it. Also, I’d love to hear what your plans are? Are you going out of town? Hosting a big …

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Join VEGAN A LA MEXICANA tomorrow, Friday, March 23rd at 6pm @ the Eastside Café for “Comida en la Comunidad” , a workshop/presentation of healthy food options in our communities… As part of the Mujeres de Maiz month-long events of women-empowerment workshops. Come enjoy some delicious food!! **This event is in collaboration with Cinthya Guillen of South Central Farm & Sirenita del Mar of Viva La Vida, Live Foods for Life  Where: Eastside Cafe  5469 Huntington Drive North Los Angeles (El Sereno), CA 90032 When: March 23rd, 2012 at …

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3 of my favorite topics in one article: Powerful Natives, Veganism & Running… CHECK IT OUT!   “When it comes to the top 10 health risks facing American men, the Tarahumara are practically immortal: Their incidence rate is at or near zero in just about every category, including diabetes, vascular disease, and colorectal cancer. Age seems to have no effect on them, either: The Tarahumara runner who won the 1993 Leadville ultramarathon was 55 years old. Plus, their supernatural invulnerability …

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Hey friends, so recently I’ve been paying a lot of attention to the “color” of my food. I love color!! I love the way I feel when I wear something bright, I love walking into a place & feeling like I’ve entered a rainbow. Color can really affect our state of being, and the same applies to the color of our food. Take a look at the meals you’ve been enjoying, if you were simply going off “looks” , is …

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NRGY Raw “Candy”

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Hey friends! I want to share with you one of my favorite treats! I call them candies because they are so sweet and delicious. These are a lot healthier than your usually processed candies, easy to make & will help fight that “sweet tooth”. Enjoy! Ingredients: (makes 10 NRGY Raw “Candies”) -5 dates (sliced in half) -2/3 cup of Raw Almond Butter -Raw Cashews – Raw shredded dry Coconut -Cacao nibs -1 tablespoon of Vanilla X-tract Directions: -Slice the dates …

 

Two 10min Meals: NRGY Miso Kale Soup & NRGY Kale wrap

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Lately I haven’t had a lot of time to cook elaborate meals, so I’ve been getting creative… hehe… I bought a ton of Organic Kale so here are two meals that include some yummy kale. Enjoy   NRGY Miso Kale Soup: (serves 2) Ingredients: -7-8 stems of Kale -Miso -Green Onions Directions: -Wash the kale( I used about 7 stems of organic curly kale) -Chop the kale ( I honestly just used my hands to shred it) -chop a few …

 

How to become a Vegan in 10days!

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Hey friends, I’m back! Sorry for the brief recess, but I found myself in a very busy and overwhelming schedule. That’s not an excuse though, I have a commitment to you as a reader to continue sharing great information, so I apologize. I wanted to come back with a simple post, but I’ve had several requests to post a “How to become a Vegan” post, so here you have it!  I tried to think of an appropriate length of time that …

 

NRGY Post Holiday “Cleanse”

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So lets be honest, most of us over eat during the holidays. I know I did! I’ve been feeling so full and my poor stomach is not very happy with me. That’s why I decided to ease into a juice cleanse to give my body a “rest”. If you’re feeling like I am then join me and the VEGAN CHICANO DOCTOR! This is what we’re doing: (Credit for this cleanse goes to Sirenita del Mar and Shaman’s Vision Sacred Arts Center… …

 

PAN DE MUERTO VEGANO!!!

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  (ENGLISH VERSION) Para ir junto con mi entrada de Día de los Muertos quiero compartir con ustedes mi receta para el Pan de Muerto … Me salió increíble! Mi familia, que no es vegana, no podían parar de comerlo. Cada rato los encontraba comiendose mi pan a escondidas …jeje … Es super fácil y divertido de hacer y nadie se dio cuenta que era vegano. Yo utilice una receta tradicional y la hice vegana, y eso solo  significa que  substituí los ingredientes de producto animal con ingredientes veganos … Buen Provecho! Ingredientes: -1 Cucharada …

 

Why I’m a Vegan….

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Kindness and compassion towards all living beings is a mark of a civilized society. Racism, economic deprival, dog fighting and cock fighting, bullfighting and rodeos are all cut from the same defective fabric: violence. Only when we have become nonviolent towards all life will we have learned to live well ourselves.- Cesar Chavez   This week, I celebrated my 5 years as a Vegan, and that made me think of what it means to achieve 5 years without consuming or …