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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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Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Food,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Research,Sports,Stretches,Workouts,Yoga10 May , 2017

The Health Beet

Beetroot Juice

Everyone and their mother knows that beets are good for you, but does everyone know why? Packed with phytonutrients (“phyto” being the Greek word for plants), vitamins and minerals, beets provide support to many systems of the body from digestion to energy levels. POWER UP FITNESS: Bodies convert the nitrates found in beets to nitric […]

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

Flex Meal: One-Skillet Salmon with Asparagus and Quinoa

Single raw salmon steak on wooden cutting board. Some ingredients for cooking salmon like lime, salt, pepper, rosemary and olive oil are visible on background. DSRL studio photo taken with Canon EOS 5D Mk II and Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

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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Aging Gracefully,Amy Venner,Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Challenges,Dave Sandoval,Education,Family,Fitness,Food,Goal Setting,Greens,Inspiration,Kids,Lifestyle,Motivation,News,Nutrition,Outdoors,Plant Power,Purium Events,Purium Nutrition,Recipes,Research,Skin Care,Sleep,Sports,Stretches,This Not That,Travel,Weight Loss,Work,Workouts,Yoga29 Mar , 2017

An UnConventional Good Time!

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UnConvention is coming up in less than 10 days! Come to a place where all the pressures of daily life are taken off your shoulders! And then stretch those shoulders out with some yoga, use them to propel you through the pool or to hoist a green drink. Use your shoulders to lift your arms […]

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Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Dave Sandoval,Greens,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Research,Skin Care,Weight Loss22 Mar , 2017

Spring Cleaning for the Body

Monday, March 20th marked the official first day of spring. And while our homes and offices always benefit greatly from decluttering of junk and a fresh start during this season, our bodies could use a spring cleaning of their own! Every time we breathe, urinate, cough, sneeze, sweat, exfoliate, we are detoxifying. Our bodies are […]

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Advocacy,Greens,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Research,This Not That22 Mar , 2017

Increase in Pesticides for Spinach and Pears

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Strictly buying only organic food for every meal is not usually in the budget for most of us. But buying only conventionally grown produce means a whole lot of pesticide residue on your plate and in your body. So, what is a frugal, yet health-minded consumer to do? Well, there ARE some fruits and veggies […]

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Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Skin Care,Sleep15 Mar , 2017

Relax Your Body and Brain

Billions of dollars each year are spent trying to relax the facial stress and skeletal tension that cause age lines and wrinkles. Billions of dollars each year are also spent on relaxation supplements by people eager to get a good night’s sleep. Naturopathic medicine shows us that there are specific foods and herbs that can […]

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Advocacy,Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Challenges,Dave Sandoval,Goal Setting,Greens,Motivation,News,Nutrition,Purium Products,Research,Weight Loss8 Mar , 2017

Why Cleansing Is Important – Even When Weight Loss is Not Your Goal

By David Sandoval People ask me all the time, “If I don’t want to lose 5 – 25 lbs., why should I do a cleanse? And I always say, there are plenty of other benefits besides weight loss! Here are two other major benefits: 1. Breaking your addiction to overeating. 2. The sense of empowerment you feel…which is […]

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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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