Fact: I (Jenn) am not a pregnant vegan. But we know that we have pregnant readers who are (or who like to eat vegan meals regularly), which is exactly why we’re sharing this excerpt from the book Your Complete Vegan Pregnancy. The book shows vegan moms-to-be everything they need to know regarding keeping themselves and their babies strong and healthy through all three trimesters. Read on for how much protein to eat and the best vegan sources to get it when pregnant. Really great info if you are vegan — or just looking to eat more plant-based! How Much Protein…

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If I had the opportunity to offer up my number one go-to healthy meal, right now, I think I’d have to go with the Buddha Bowl (or power bowl, or food bowl … it goes by many names). It’s endlessly versatile — just pick your favorite healthy ingredients, roast or saute if necessary, and mix ’em up as you see fit. And it’s really easy to feed a diverse crowd if you have a nice variety and allow everyone to serve themselves. Plus, if you have fresh greens at the ready, you can essentially create a Big Ass Salad! While…

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Busy summer days call for easy, healthy snacks and add-ins — you know, healthy goodies that are easy to grab when you’ve got one foot out the door, or toss into yogurt or a salad when you want a little extra nutrition but don’t have the time to do a bunch of chopping. Happily, I’ve had a few tasty options cross my desk in recent weeks, so although I can’t actually share my snacks, I can share the deets on the treats I’ve been noshing on. Barùkas: Supernuts of the Savannah Want a snack that’s not just good for you,…

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When it comes to going the extra mile to show yourself some serious self-care, it’s hard to top a wellness retreat — and Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is one of the most recognizable names in that realm, and for good reason! It’s been around since the mid-1970s, and has successfully transitioned with the times, now offering over 50,000 students and guests a year entry to a world where they can immerse themselves in healing, transformation and empowerment while working to create and support an awakened and compassionate world. Also? We’ve heard that the food is incredible. Fortunately for those…

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