Detox your Body: Health benefits of Spirulina

One of the main things I’ve loved since going plant based is my growing interest and awareness of superfoods that can really benefit the quality of your health and vitality. The more I learn the more I believe that food can be our medicine.

The latest superfood that I have come across and have started to incorporate into my daily diet is Spirulina.

Spirulina has many many health benefits, so much so that I needed to share this information with you all. This blue-green algae, typically grown in Africa, Mexico and Hawaii is one of the top superfoods today. Its nutritional profile is loaded with chlorophyll which alkalizes your body, B Vitamins, Vitamin K and minerals such as zinc and magnesium. It is also a great source of quality protein if you aren’t getting enough in your diet. Great for vegetarians or vegans who are looking to get more quality plant based protein into their diet. Continue reading

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Plant recipe: Kale and Sweet Potato Salsa Salad

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Throw together this simple kale and sweet potato salsa salad when you get home in the evening. I usually get home after the gym and a long day at work and I am starving and I want something quick and easy to make. I wasn’t blessed with patience so when I’m hungry I can’t wait long to eat something.

I’ve been eating a lot of sweet potato lately for dinner and I am loving them. They so tasty and versatile. Continue reading

Using LEMONS for acne!

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When life gives you lemons…use them on your face!

I have been suffering with poor skin for years now, it’s very sensitive and very prone to acne. Needless to say I’ve tried everything under the sun in regards to skincare products. And nothing seems to work, I’m still on the hunt for the right products that actually help me with my acne prone skin. I do believe that you need to heal from within first. This is one of the main reasons why I have turned to a vegan diet but it’s also essential to have a good face cleansing/exfoliating/moisturising routine. In the last week or two I’ve been looking for natural alternative remedies for curing acne, and that’s when I came across the many surprising benefits of using lemons on your skin and for general health. Continue reading