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How to Make a Smoothie Bowl

September 7, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Easy Healthy Breakfast for School and Work Mornings that Your Kids are going to love too! Today my friend Christine Salus is showing us how to make an easy, healthy, peanut free easy, healthy smoothie bowl that is great for those busy back to school mornings or mornings that you have to get off to work. This […]

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Vlog #5 Tamari Roasted Almonds and Salt and Vinegar Almonds and Lady Moss

March 14, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Vlog #5 If you are not interested in seeing more cherry blossoms, this week, then this vlog is definitely not for you! I had to stop myself from filming anymore cherry blossoms this week. Spring is in full bloom here in Victoria, BC. We start our week with a walk through downtown Victoria. I show […]

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How to make Brazil Nut Milk

June 6, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Brazil Nut Milk Recipe Last week I promised you I would show you how to make Brazil nut milk. When we talked about how to have glowing skin and we discovered one of the only plant sources of selenium were brazil nuts. As we learned last week, Selenium prevents and protects your skin from sun damage. […]

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Melissa’s Mindful Munchies Market Visit

January 6, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today’s blog post is about something we talked about on our last google hangout and relates to the niyama saucha or cleanliness. On our hangout we were talking about giving up sugar and even alcohol and how this relates to the niyama saucha, cleanliness. A couple of the members on the hangout were expressing a […]

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How the food we eat is more important than exercise

December 13, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts
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I was wondering if you could do a short video for me that I could blog. I have been thinking a lot lately about how the food we eat is more important than exercise. Food is our first line of defence in my opinion and it seems to me that exercise is almost used in […]

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How do I become vegan

October 16, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

Today’s question comes to us from Jean from Facebook I was just thinking how does one go Vegan.. and I see these recipes and then tester cookbook below.. whats your favorite way to suggest to people to go vegan.. a new cookbook? if so which one? huge change. huge step.. Wow Jean, that is a big step, […]

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Why we love dogs, eat pigs and wear cows with Melanie Joy

September 5, 2012 Past Radio Episodes 2009-10

In her groundbreaking new book, Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows, Melanie Joy explores the invisible system that shapes our perception of the meat we eat, so that we love some animals and eat others without knowing why. She calls this system carnism. Carnism is the belief system, or ideology, that allows […]

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Fireside Chat with Kindfood’s Kelly Childs

September 4, 2012 Past Radio Episodes 2009-10

Join Melissa and Kelly for this great pre-Christmas show. We will be talking about some great ideas for vegan holiday celebrations along with our year in review.  Kelly’s Website First Aired: 12/22/2010 Fireside Chat with Kindfood’s Kelly Childs 12_22_10

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Ahimsa Choose Peace

August 11, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

A few days ago I shared this image on my Facebook page 56 people liked it, 22 people shared it and 16 people commented on it. That is a lot of engagement even for my page. The picture is of an iceberg and shows the tip of the iceberg above the water and then the […]

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