If you've been messing with those instant packets, it's time to up your game! Oatmeal is a performance food that can sustain you for hours!
We were recently interviewed by Adele, a blogger from Liverpool, UK. Her gorgeous blog, Everything's Peachy is a wonderful resource for vegans all over the world.
We aren’t talking protein shakes here. These nutrition rules might surprise you!
I'm more tolerant of insects in my house than most people. I'm the guy you'll find either casually ignoring spiders in the corner of the room in the winter or kindly taking them outside when the weather is nice. The occasional scutigera (the "eyebrow bug") running across the house does not even bother me. At… Continue reading Dealing with Ants Safely and Humanely
Ottawa is becoming a great place to eat out for vegans. As our “Vegan In Ottawa”guide shows, there really is no shortage of decent options in the city. But there is one vegan restaurant that has been serving Ottawa for decades that many people overlook. Granted, Govinda’s buffet is not what you would call fine… Continue reading Ottawa’s Hidden Vegan Gem: Govinda’s Restaurant
It’s a sad statistic that seventy percent of vegans go back to eating animal products of some kind. Health concerns are among the highest cited reason for this lapse. On the other side of the coin, there are athletes achieving peak health and optimal performance on a vegan diet. Serena William’s recent plant-based Wimbledon victory… Continue reading Three Vegan Nutrition Fixes to Kick Ass Like Nate Diaz
I'm a Canadian who struggles dearly during cold Canadian winters. In Ottawa, a city obsessed with skating on the canal, ice hockey and winter festivities, I try to keep my dislike of winter on the downlow. I've never been one to spend much on clothing. But, I decided, I can either live in denial or… Continue reading Duck The Goose! Elk Parka by Mammoth, Review
If there’s one misconception about the vegan lifestyle that I wish I could clear up, is that it is difficult or complicated. In fact, that’s the main reason I started PlantKind. I want to help people get back to basics and build a solid foundation on simple nutrition and lifestyle habits. Yet, for one reason… Continue reading Dodging Powders, Pills and Shills on Your Quest to Health
I never cease to be amazed at the power of whole plant foods. Here is my discussion from January 18th with the LIVE 88.5 Startup crew. We talk about three amazing foods to dramatically improve your exercise and sports performance, drug free! Here is a blog I shared on the same topic earlier this month.… Continue reading LIVE 88.5 Startup, January 18th: Three Incredible Foods to Boost Athletic Performance!
Every day, more professional and recreational level athletes are turning to plant-based nutrition to gain an athletic advantage. Plant based diets can reduce inflammation, improve energy, enhance athletic recovery and build a stronger immune system. All of these are important in achieving your best physical potential. Below are my top three plant based foods for… Continue reading These Three Plant Foods For Athletes Are So Powerful, They Should Be Banned!