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The Potato Cleanse (Potatoes Gonna Potate)

All hail the great potato!

Ever heard of the 'Potato Cleanse' or the 'Potato Diet'?

I'm embarking on a 10-day challenge to eat a majority of my calories from potatoes.  Because, potatoes gonna potate, am I right?

Potatoes are incredible.  They have sustained populations through severe famine.  They are a staple in my whole foods plant based diet.  They are packed with nutrients.  And they are delicious.

What could be better than ten days of mostly potatoes?

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The Vegan Food Pyramid

What do vegans actually eat?  That's a question I hear more often than you'd think.  And the answer is very simple.

Vegans eat plants!

Now obviously there are lots of ways to achieve that.  High or low carb, raw or cooked, whole foods or junk foods, vegans eat it all.

Me?  I like to eat a whole foods high carb nutrient dense plant based diet.  Bit of a mouthful, right?  (Pun intended.)

So what does that actually look like?

Let me show you!

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Should You Stop Drinking Coffee?

Hi.  My name is Elizabeth, and I'm a coffeeholic.  

It's not just one thing, but the whole that makes coffee so irresistible.  The heavenly aroma, the slightly bitter toasty taste, the warm fuzzies, the kick of energy... Basically, coffee is damn good.  But is it good FOR you?  I'm on a mission to find out.   

Why don't you come along? 

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Why You Need To Get More Fibre

The Standard American Diet is dangerously low in fibre, and yet no one seems to be too concerned.  They should be.  Learn all about fibre and why YOU (yes, you) need to be eating more of it in today's blog post!

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