Strawberry Chocolate Yogurt Pops: Vegan Friendly!

Say hello to your new extra cool summer dessert: these yogurt pops have all of the indulgence of ice cream, with none of the guilt. Who doesn't crave a a cold, sweet treat once it hits 70 degrees? Luckily, there's ways to satisfy your cravings while still eating healthy. I have found that combining yogurt …

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Memorial Day Vegan Cheesecake Cupcakes

Vegan cheesecake with a fruity, fresh twist; just in time for Memorial Day weekend! Yum.  This cheesecake is easy to make, with no added refined sugar, and you won't even notice it's animal product free. When vegan cheesecakes first became popular, I was suspicious. A cheesecake with no cheese, and cashews are supposed to be …

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Overcoming a Weight Loss Plateau: 7 Strategies

Stuck in a rut? We've all been there at some point, whether that be relating to our physical or mental well-being: where no matter what you do, you're left running in place and feeling powerless. Does this mean you should give up? Of course not. Just like other obstacles, a weight loss plateau can be …

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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget: 10 Tips • Roots and All

Making the choice to eat healthy can feel difficult enough, but then there's another pesky factor that complicates things further: money. Sigh. Unfortunately, with a budget being a fact of life for most of us, it's something we have to learn to work within. We put together some tips will make eating healthy on a …

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10 Everyday Ways You Can Help Save the Environment

Tragedy of the Commons: I'm sure most of us have read it, or heard of it at some point in our lives. In a nutshell: Everyone in a village had access to a beautiful grass pasture, but they let their animals overgraze until it was barren, destroying the beautiful Commons. Sound familiar? We all know …

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Getting Your Workout Motivation Back After Vacation • Roots and All

For the past week (Or weeks, if you're extra-lucky), you've been chilling out, maxing, relaxing, and leaving your fitness goals back in the real world. Perhaps that calorie deficit escaped your mind for a bit. I don't blame you - I do the same thing on vacation, and I'd guess most people do, too. It can be …

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Gluten-Free Vegan Cinnamon Rolls + Video • Roots and All

Oozy, sweet, warm goodness, with none of the animal or gluten products. Can it be done? Spoiler alert: Yes, and it's delicious! I have been searching for a great homemade cinnamon roll recipe for a while now, and my quest becomes more feverish with each visit to my local mall. Every time I walk anywhere …

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Keto Diet: Is it Worth it? • Roots and All

The Ketogenic, or "keto", diet for short, seems to be the new buzzword in recent months. What is it, exactly? Is it healthy? Is this just another fad, or an effective weight loss tool paired with exercise? We did some research. Keto Diet: The Basics I'll start with the definition: The Ketogenic Diet is a …

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Vegan Pesto Pasta (With Video) • Roots and All

If you thought pesto couldn't be complete without parmesan cheese, well, I have some good news for you! This vegan-ified sauce is, dare I say it, even better than the original. Really. Packed with the superfoods organic kale and coconut oil, it's not only tasty, but healthy, too. Yep, a pasta dish that's good for …

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