21 Simple Vegan Substitutes @ Trader Joes

You can still eat delicious food when you substitute out foods for a vegan option! Here are some helpful options to enjoy 🙂

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Why Nuts Cause An Upset Stomach

So you went on a health kick and started eating more nuts. You pack almonds as a mid-morning snack, you slather almond butter on apple slices, and you top your salads with chopped walnuts. You did all of this to make better food choices, but instead of feeling better, you feel bloated, gassy, and uncomfortable after eating. What’s the deal? Continue reading “Why Nuts Cause An Upset Stomach”

Medicine Balls Recipe

My Favorite Tips –

Eat rawnola as snack and use as topping for smoothie bowls, nice cream, or as a snack with sliced fruit!
Store in refrigerator or freezer.

Store Medicine Balls in the refrigerator in an air tight container!

By cooking down dates, the texture and taste will resemble caramel!

These recipes all are very flexible with ratios of ingredients. Be creative and try different ingredients or liquids to see what you like best!

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Medicine Balls Recipe

12 oz. Packages of Pitted Dates
2 Tablespoons of Water
1 Cup Coconut Sugar OR 1/4 Cup Maple Syrup & Eliminate Water
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1 – 1.5 Cups Mulberries (Or Rice Krispies or Oats)
1/4 Cup Coconut Shreds

  1. Chop dates until sticky and mix in water and coconut sugar, coconut, and mulberries.
  2. Once combined, roll into balls and roll in coconut shreds.
  3. Store in air tight container in refrigerator.
  4. Enjoy as a great snack!


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Hannah the Vegan

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