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GLUTEN-FREE + VEGAN BANANA CHOCOLATE CHUNK BREAD

I always end up buying more bananas than I can consume before they get to that mushy spotted brown phase aka banana bread perfection phase. Yes, they look very unappetizing but the darker and more squishy they are the better for baking.On occasion, I'll peel them, wrap them up, and throw them in the freezer for smoothies but let's be honest, I'd rather make this mouth-watering banana bread with chunks of dark chocolate then slathered it with some dairy-free cream cheese for a quick breakfast on-the-go. The texture of this bread is a little different than the traditional cake-like version. It is more dense, less sweet, and very moist with a slight crunch around the edges. I know the word "moist"...

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VEGAN SUPERFOOD PROTEIN SHAKE

I am often asked what I eat for breakfast every morning, so here it is folks...I love starting my day with a liquid feast. It's not that exciting but it tastes delicious and gives me a great boost of energy while packing in some much needed vitamins, minerals and protein for the day. After all break-fast is literally breaking your nightly fast. Here's my daily morning routine:I usually start with a huge glass of water followed by a hot cup of yerba mate with a few drops of liquid stevia and then bust out the Vitamix to make this superfood shake. The banana and almond extract can hide the sometimes overly green taste that can accompany various green powders. I...

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