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What is intuitive eating?

What is intuitive eating?

Guest post by Lauren Aletta, Intuitive Coach, Inner Hue

If I was to ask you right now how you feel about eating and exercise how would you answer?

Are you getting sensations across your body?

What thoughts are springing to mind?

Has your energy shifted?

Does a heaviness or lightness descend upon you?

Do you feel inspired and ignited or constricted and lethargic?

My question is… have you ever considered that these feelings and physical sensations are speaking to you, trying to guide you into delightful alignment?

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Protein-packed pumpkin and sweet potato soup

Protein-rich pumpkin and sweet potato vegan soup

A couple weeks ago the weather here in Alicante turned. Suddenly it got cold. Like, really cold. Below 15-degrees cold.

Yeah, I know. Living in the land of eternal sunshine (I ♥ you, Spain) has warped my sense of what’s actually cold. Nonetheless, I’ve found myself snuggling up with hot water bottles, blankets, big baggy jumpers and endless cups of tea.

And I instantly started craving rich bowls of piping hot soup.

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4 hassle-free tips for healthy plant-based eating on the run

Easy snack of rice crackers, spinach, carrot, tahini and pepitas

We’ve all had those days. The ones where the clock seems to move at triple speed as we rush from one job to another, barely stopping to take a breath in between.

It feels like an uphill battle just to keep on top of the basics and the notion of cooking up something healthy gets relegated to some forgotten backwater of our minds.

Often when life gets crazy tear-your-hair-out busy, it just seems easier to fall back on a diet of greasy takeaway meals, chips and chocolate snacks, and mountains of coffee. Right at the time that our poor stressed bodies are crying out for nourishing, real food!

This year, as I’ve gradually flipped to a more natural, fresh and plant-based diet, I’ve become even more aware of the lack of choice in takeaway shops and corner stores. So, without even realising it, I started inventing a few little fallbacks to help myself continue eating well even if I only have a few minutes to spare each day.

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13 chocolate treats for vegans

Chocolate for breakfast, chocolate for lunch, and… chocolate for dinner! It can only mean one thing… it’s Easter time!

Can I let you in on a little secret my animal-loving friend? Being vegan doesn’t mean missing out on all the Easter goodies. In fact, quite the opposite! There’s loads of chocolately goodness out there just ready and waiting to party it up on your taste-buds. Just to prove it, we’ve put together a list of 13 vegan chocolate treats from our favourite bloggers guaranteed to get you in the Easter-festive mood.

Now excuse me while I go wipe the drool from my chin…

#1 Chocolate hot cross buns by Veggieful

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