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Cooking Tips,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Outdoors,Plant Power,Recipes19 Jul , 2017

Flex Meal: Summer Fruit Salad

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Keeping cool this summer can be hard, but with a delicious cold salad recipe, you’ll be prepared for whatever the weather throws at you! A perfect fit for a beach picnic, side to a meal, or flex food  if you’re on a 10-Day Transformation (minus the poppy seeds). Original recipe from “All Recipes” with modifications […]

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Cooking Tips,Goal Setting,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes12 Jul , 2017

Flex Meal: Mushroom-Asparagus Medley

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Let’s be real, when talking about the 10-Day Transformation, it can be hard going 10 days without a hot meal! While organic raw fruits and celery are delicious on a hot summer day, a warm cooked meal at night can really hit the spot. Not to worry. With this sautéed veggie dish, you can stay on schedule […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes,This Not That28 Jun , 2017

Flex Meal: Stuffed Portabella Mushroom

AnnetteRecipe

Quick, healthy and satisfying dinners are hard to come by especially if you’re cooking for a whole family. Sure, it’s easy to make a healthy meal, but it might not be as filling as you’d want. And it’s simple to whip up a quick meal, but you may have to skimp on the nutrients or worse – add chemicals. Filling meals […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Purium Products,Recipes21 Jun , 2017

Flex Dessert: Summer Sorbet

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As the weather gets hotter, refreshing cool treats become all the more tempting. Summer can easily make you validate a scoop of dairy ice cream, packed with calories, an artificially colored popsicles or even an ice-cold sugary soda. However, many of you will prefer to reach for a fresh-pressed juice, an organic smoothie or a piece of fruit. Here is one […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Meal Planning,Motivation,Nutrition14 Jun , 2017

Flex Breakfast

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Most days of the week start off with a bang, which is why our green juices and shaker bottles are so important. But, what about those other mornings? The mornings when you can linger in bed before deciding to get up or stay in your pajamas a little longer than normal. These mornings are a gratifying break in the day-to-day routine, when […]

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Athletic Performance,Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes,This Not That,Weight Loss7 Jun , 2017

Athlete Meal: Lettuce Cup Ideas

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Living, organic lettuce is supposed to stay fresher a little longer than other lettuce options in the grocery store. It also keeps its great cup shape when you break off the leaves. Depending on your food preference, you can fill that crunchy cup with whatever you please (as long as it’s healthy and organic). Filler ideas: […]

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Cooking Tips,Food,Goal Setting,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,This Not That24 May , 2017

Flex Meal: Lentil Kale Burgers

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Memorial Day is this weekend which means a lot of burgers and barbecuing will be happening. As a veggie advocate you don’t want to be left out but you want to stick to your healthy lifestyle. Below is a delicious, vegan lentil burger to place on the grill instead! Ingredients: 1 cup cooked organic lentils […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Recipes10 May , 2017

Flex Meal: One-Skillet Salmon with Asparagus and Quinoa

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While green drinks are a convenient way to get daily nutrients, real food is vital (if you’re not on a cleanse).  for athletes and Flex Meals are entire meals made with whole foods and healthy ingredients that are excellent for Athletes or anyone striving for daily health. When you get used to the convenience of drinking […]

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Athletic Performance,Cooking Tips,Featured,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,Weight Loss3 May , 2017

ATHLETE MEAL: Chimichurri Chicken with Quinoa

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In need of a filling, lean protein meal after a hard workout (and post – MVP Sport protein drink)? Check out this deliciously satisfying warm meal, without wasteful calories or bad carbs. Ingredients for Chimichurri Sauce: 1 bunch organic parsley 8 cloves garlic, minced 3⁄4 cup extra virgin olive oil or Purium Tropic Oil 1⁄4 […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes,Weight Loss26 Apr , 2017

Meal Makeover: Vegan Meatballs

Thank you to Sabrina Romero who found and perfected a great recipe that scratches that Italiano itch, while staying true to plant-based eating. “Vegan Eggplant meatballs and Zucchini spaghetti- continuation and maintenance. The family loved it! Here is the link for the recipe. Just used organic veggies and organic foods.” – Sabrina Romero via Recipes – […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,This Not That,Travel,Work19 Apr , 2017

Meal Makeover: Lunch on-the-go!

Shannon Covert

Who doesn’t love a lunch on-the-go?! Something easy, healthy, and inexpensive for work or an afternoon in the park. Wherever your day takes you, you can satisfy your hunger without any inconvenience or comprising your health standards! (Recipe by Shannon Covart with modifications from editor) What you need for the salad: Organic veggies like carrots, […]

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Cooking Tips,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,Weight Loss12 Apr , 2017

Meal Makeover: Cauliflower Steak

Ameey Patel recipe

Looks great! My edits: It has been said before that one of the hardest parts of doing a 10-Day Transformation is not being able to eat warm foods… but that is not actually the case! You can saute apple slices with a little cinnamon and honey as a warm “dessert” or roast some veggies with […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Greens,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes5 Apr , 2017

Cooking with Chlorella

Young barley and chlorella spirulina. Detox superfood.

“Chlorella is 50% protein, 20% fat, and 20% carbohydrate. It also contains many minerals, vitamins and a unique array of phytocomplexes,” Purium’s co-owner and visionary Dave Sandoval shares in a complete breakdown of Cracked Cell Chlorella in his book “The Green Foods Bible.” Chlorella, an algae, that is nature’s richest whole-food source of chlorophyll, may […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Greens,Kids,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes29 Mar , 2017

Meal Makeover: April Fool’s Day Edition

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April Fool’s Day is either a day you love because you are a great prankster or a day you hate because you are always the one being  pranked. It’s a day for silly jokes and tricks, and if you have kids you’ll probably hear some wild ones! Right now you’re probably one of these three […]

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Cooking Tips,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Recipes8 Mar , 2017

Meal Makeover: Vegan Stuffed Portabella Mushroom

"Portobello mushrooms stuffed with a mixture of pine nuts, onion, garlic and cheese."

There are too many times that vegans, vegetarians, or people who just live a healthy lifestyle get asked, “But what do you eat?? Just salads?” What others don’t realize is that eating healthy is a lot easier (and tastier) than that! Take a vegan stuffed mushroom for example. It’s healthy but also filling, juicy, delicious, […]

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