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Amanda Otto
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Hilary's Veggie Burgers and Veggie Bites Product Review
After becoming a vegetarian, which for me happened at the age of 7, finding new alternatives to foods I used to eat became exciting. When I discovered there were people making burgers out of vegetables I was ecstatic! Nothing brought sympathy to people's ey...

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Daiya Product Review
In the land of health-focused vegan food blogging there is a large push for homemade goods, which I fully support. Being able to select our own ingredients is a powerful means to taking our well-being into our own hands. But what happens when extreme exhaus...

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Jackson's Honest Product Review
Have you ever tried to do something that was a trivial part of your daily routine and instead been jolted from your mundane, hypnotized state to see what is really important? Well, that just happened to me. So this blog entry is a potato chip review, but it...

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Ener G Product Reviews
The majority of this blog has been dedicated to gluten-free and vegan recipes, but as a mom who works an average of a 45-hour work week, with a 45-minute commute each way, I can tell you that sometimes breaks are necessary. But even when you give yourself a...

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Gluten-Free Vegan Jackfruit "Chicken" Noodle Soup
The holidays have worn many people out, both physically and emotionally. The is a cold drizzle of rain outside, and the few people who have made it to the office today pose a viral threats. I refuse to let their cold or flu symptoms ruin my upcoming long we...

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Re-Inventing My Old Life
If you have followed any of this blog, you may be aware that my family sold the majority of what we owned, including our house, to move to the Big Island of Hawaii and pursue a new life. And we did it, for one year. During that year we faced a great many lo...

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Spicy Oregano Quick Pickles
When you think of foods that are prevalent in Hawaii, you probably aren't thinking of cucumbers. But the truth is that while pineapples and mangoes are only seasonal on the Big Island, delicious mini-cukes can be found year-round! My son eats so many cucumb...

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Candy Twizzle Juice
Even adults can get some not-so-adult cravings. And just because a candy is vegan does not mean it is healthy. Certain food colorings (especially red and yellow) have been linked to ADHD. Processed sugar can rot your teeth and lead to overgrowth of yeasts, ...

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Raw Vegan Coconut Kimchi "Noodle" Soup
When you are sick or going through a detox, nothing hits you better than a spicy soup. When I first started experimenting with raw foods I thought cold soup sounded really unappealing, but the more I have the more I love it! Just because a soup is cold does...
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