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¿Por qué quieres perder peso? Esta es la primera y más importante pregunta que debe hacerse al elaborar una resolución de Año Nuevo en torno a esta intención. Cierra los ojos por un momento e imagínate con menos peso en tu cuerpo.

¿Cómo te sientes? Palabras como energía, paz, confianza, felicidad o atractivo pueden venir a la mente. Si hubo un tiempo en tu vida en que pesaste tanto, recuerda ese momento y lo que fue tan atractivo al respecto. El porqué y las emociones detrás de tu intención es lo que te mantendrá en movimiento cuando carezcas de motivación. Ahora que tiene una razón para perder peso, exploremos las posibilidades.

Hay cuatro formas principales para perder peso. Puedes abordar esta hazaña con ejercicio, nutrición, reducción del estrés o sueño.

¿Cuál necesita más mejoras en tu vida? Comience con un solo enfoque para que no se sienta abrumado y maximice el éxito. Una vez que haya adoptado nuevos hábitos en un área, puede trabajar en otra.

Una vez que haya elegido un enfoqu...

Why do you want to lose weight? This is the first and most important question to ask yourself when crafting a New Year's resolution around this intention. Close your eyes for a moment and imagine yourself with less weight on your body.

How do you feel? Words like energetic, peaceful, confident, happy or attractive might come to mind. If there was a time in your life that you weighed this much, remember that time and what was so appealing about it. The why and the emotions behind your intention is what will keep you going when you lack motivation.

Now that you've got a reason to lose weight, let's explore the possibilities.

There are four main ways to lose weight.

You can approach this feat with exercise, nutrition, stress reduction or sleep. Which one needs the most improvement in your life? Start with just one approach so you don’t get overwhelmed and maximize success. Once you’ve adapted new habits in one area, you can work on another.

Once you’ve chosen an approach to weight loss, you ne...

This is a very simple way of creating an delicious quiche. If you feel that doing a vegan version will take away the taste of the dish... No... I feel that doing it this way is tastier. If you want to see more videos or recipes visit my website www.ceciliabasbus.com

Ingredients

  • 2 pre-made vegan pie crust ( I used THIS ONE)

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 onion (diced)

  • 1 bell pepper (chopped)

  • 3 cups broccoli (chopped)

  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms (sliced)

  • 1 pound firm tofu (extra firm)

  • Pinch of nutmeg

  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric

  • 1 tbsp. dried basil

  • 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 3 Tbsp nutritional yeast

  • 1/2 cup almond milk

  • 1 Tbsp basil

STEPS

  1. Look for all the ingredients the ingredients.

  2. Preheat the oven to 425 F.

  3. Chop the onion, bell pepper, and broccoli. Slice the mushrooms.

  4. Heat the olive oil in a big saucepan over medium heat and sauté the onion, pepper, broccoli, and mushrooms until softened and cooked, about 5 t...

Esta es una forma muy simple de crear una deliciosa tarta de brócoli y hongos. Si sientes que hacer una versión vegana eliminará el sabor del plato ... No ... siento que hacerlo de esta manera es más sabroso. Si quieres ver más videos o recetas visita mi sitio web. www.ceciliabasbus.com 

Los ingredientes

  • 2 tartas listas para hornear veganas yo usé www.pillsbury.com

  • 1 cucharada de aceite de oliva

  • 1 cebolla (picada)

  • 1 pimiento (picado)

  • 3 tazas de brócoli (picado)

  • 2 tazas de champiñones frescos (en rodajas)

  • 1 libra de tofu firme (extra firme)

  • Pizca de nuez moscada

  • 1/2 cucharadita de cúrcuma

  • 1 cucharada de albahaca seca

  • 1 cucharadita de sal

  • 1 cucharadita de ajo en polvo

  • 3 cucharadas de levadura nutricional

  • 1/2 taza de leche de almendras

  • 1 cucharada de albahaca

PASOS

  1. Buscar todos los ingredientes.

  2. Precalentar el horno a 425 F.

  3. Picar la cebolla, el pimiento y el brócoli. Cortar los champiñones.

  4. Calien...

Ah Christmas, a time of joy, happiness, companionship, and laughter. Or a time of arguments, tension and not being able to exit a room fast enough? Don't get me wrong, I am not Christmas-hating ( it is actually one of my favorite time of the year) but I am realistic :) When something sets you apart from the rest ( Like being Vegan ) Especially around the dinner table, there's potential for things to feel a little Fraught...

That Pre-Christmas worry is something that all vegans understand and sympathize with,  so here are some tips to get you through the big day and hopefully make the lead-up to it less stressful as well.

It is just a day 

Like a wedding day, or a birthday or any other day in your life that gets built up into something ridiculously big, Christmas Day is just one, single day. When you look at it like that it seems easier to navigate. Despite the inevitable family politics, you can and will get through it. And with a little planning, you can enjoy it.

Be Prepared 

There c...

  • Prep Time: 15 Mins

  • Cook Time: 20 Mins

  • Total Time: 35 minutes

  • Yield: 18 Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 

  • 1 cup Oat Flour

  • 1 cup Dried Cranberries

  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda

  • 1 teaspoon  Baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

  • 3 tablespoons Coconut Oil (melted)

  • 5 packs of Truvia

  • 2 Bananas

  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon

instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, whisk together all ingredients but the bananas and set aside.

  2. Add mashed bananas to the rest of the ingredients and mix until well combined. 

  3. Line a cooking sheet Use a cookie scoop or spoon to drop dough by rounded tablespoonful, 2 inches apart, onto baking sheets.

  4. Bake for 20 minutes and let cool for 5 on the sheet. Remove from the sheet and place on a wire rack to finish cooling.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3  minced garlic cloves

  • 1 Tbsp olive 

  • 1 onion chopped

  • 2 large celery stalks chopped

  • 1 cup of cannellini beans soaked overnight and cooked  

  • 2 cups vegetable broth 473 mL ( better than bouillon)

  • 1 cup Almond milk

  • 3 cups fresh spinach 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a  cutting board cut the onion and celery.

  2. Add the cutted vegetables in a pan with 1 TBSP of olive oil. add the garlic.

  3. Cook until onion and celery is bright green and onions are clear. 

  4. Add the vegetable broth and milk. cook for 2 min

  5. Add the cooked beans. Cook for 3 minutes

  6. Remove 3 cups of mixture and blend until smooth

  7. Add back to the pan and cook for 2 more minutes

  8. Add 2 handfuls of baby spinach and cook for 2 more minutes. 

  9. Add salt if needed

  10. serve and enjoy

Variation.  If you add 5 mushrooms to the mixture it gives a more creamy texture and an amazing taste to the soup. Hope you try it!

So you took the plunge. You started eating a whole food plant-based diet. You’ve changed the way you eat and live and you’re feeling great. But if you’re planning a vacation you may worry that you don’t know the first thing about whole food plant-based or vegan traveling.

Will you be able to keep up your new healthy whole food plant-based vegan lifestyle when traveling? Yes! There are tons of whole food plant-based and vegan travelers, traipsing the globe and eating plants all the while.

How do they do it? A little preparation goes a long way.

Here are our tips on sticking to your whole food plant-based diet while traveling:

1. Research!



First thing’s first…do a little research. Some cities are more plant-based friendly than others. The best way to suss out your vegan traveling options is to study up. You can search for vegan and whole food plant-based restaurants on Yelp. HappyCow is also a great resource — it’s a directory of veg friendly and vegan restaurants across the world, with loa...

“Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”

-Benjamin Franklin

You already might know that good quality sleep is an essential part of good health. It’s in our best interest to get 7-9 hours of shut eye every night.

However reality is different.

Today we want to offer you 12 daily practices that you can implement into your life and start to develop a healthy sleep habit. We understand that some of you don’t always have the luxury to be in full control of your schedule. Some of you might work the night shift or perhaps have family obligations that cause you to fit in whatever sleep hours you can. Maybe parenting duties keep you up during the night. No matter what your situation, you can still benefit from implementing the following suggestions and ensure a good night’s sleep every night.  

MORNING

Master Waking Up

Sleep is quite complex. There are 5 stages of sleep and over the course of a night’s sleep, you cycle through all of these stages, wi...

Why do we crave food that’s bad for us? It seems counter intuitive. And maybe you’ve even fallen into the old “if my body is craving it, I must need it” rationale. But here’s the deal: just because we want it, doesn’t mean we should eat it or that our bodies need it.

That said, don’t feel bad that you crave junk food with high salt, fat, and sugar contents. It’s in your biological makeup. When you take a bite into a big juicy cheeseburger and wash it down with a sugary soft drink, your brain rewards you with a burst of dopamine.

So… what kind of cruel game is your mind playing here?!

Why We Crave Junk Food

Your brain is actually rewarding your body for being efficient — “efficient” for eating the most calorie-dense, fattening food you can find. 

The theory is: when humans were scavengers this came in handy as we didn’t know where our next meal was coming from — it was feast or famine! We had to work physically hard to obtain food and went long periods between eating. Storing up fa...

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