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We're learning it, living it, and sharing the latest healthy, plant-based recipes and weight loss tips so you can look and feel your best. Love, Jess, Nicole, and Ali

The Real Girls of Raw Generation: Confessions of Hardcore Herbivore

Speaking from personal experience, even a 100% plant-based diet doesn’t guarantee the same awesome results as habitual juicing. Often, I find myself hesitating to use the label “vegan” to describe myself. It seems to have acquired a negative connotation in so many people’s minds. They associate veganism with rabbit food, deprivation, and tofu (side note- soy is the worst for a variety of reasons and I won’t eat it). But I’m far too self-indulgent for any facet of my everyday life to be rooted in a philosophy of deprivation. I prefer to think of myself as a hardcore herbivore. An impassioned pro-plant prophet. A crusader for chlorophyll.  I’ve been vegan for about 4 years now, however, it wasn’t like I...
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5 Healthy Ways to Fall More in Love with Yourself

“If you don’t love yourself, you’ll always be chasing after people who don’t love you either” -- Mandy Hale Self-love is the foundation of true beauty, health, and well-being. Nourish your mind, body, and spirit with these 5 healthy habits: 1. Drink more water! Often we confuse dehydration for hunger and end up overeating. Hydration makes a huge impact on your wellness, weight, beauty, and the rate at which you visibly age.  2. Take more walks. Exercise doesn't have to be strenuous to benefit your well-being. Just a 30 minute walk daily will give you an endorphin boost, tone your legs & glutes, maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of illness, and help alleviate depression. 3. Listen to music that you...
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Eat Dessert Every Day

HOW YOU CAN EAT DESSERT EVERY DAY! We can pretty much all agree on one thing-- desserts are delicious. Every once in a while, you'll meet someone who says they don't like chocolate, and you just can't help but stare at them in DISBELIEF. But I'll bet you even that person will love some other type of dessert. Our brains are wired to love sweets! This is because sugar is nutrient-dense and more difficult to come by in nature. Our ancestors, when starving, would seek out nutrient-dense foods, like berries and other sweets to survive. This was a great mechanism in place for our survival, but NOW we have sweets everywhere! So our brains are still loading up, "I NEED SUGAR," but instead...
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