Veggie Magnifique | posts by Chloe

According to the latest research, the gut is the very wellspring of good health. This also, believe it or not, includes mental health, since the production of serotonin, the happy hormone, relies on the gut being balanced. The emerging science around this topic is truly fascinating, and motivating. The more I learn about it, the ...

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“When the wisdom of the heart replaces the chatter of the mind, the power of love flows forth.” – Marianne Williamson The chattering mind – what a terrible affliction. Because, generally, that chatter isn’t building you up with helpful hints and self-affirming words, right? I’ve found that the best remedy for a mind filled with negative ...

As with many things in my parenting life, the inspiration for this topic came from the lovely Ellen Fisher. Vegan mama of three, island-dweller and all-round beautiful earth goddess, she is somebody whom Ann and I love to look up to. The positive parenting content on her sumptuous YouTube channel inspires me to take my ...

Here are some ‘side effects’ to expect when transitioning to a healthy, whole foods vegan diet: Unstoppable energy Beautiful skin Weight loss Protection from degenerative disease Hyper sensitivity Wait, hyper sensitivity? Really? Yes. We’ve both noticed it. It happens when you eat karmically light food (i.e. when you stop eating distress and pain for breakfast, e.g. ...

When I signed up for the Bright Line Eating bootcamp nine months ago, I thought it was simply going to provide a solution for my erratic eating habits. (Learn more about my BLE journey here and here.) But the programme has gestated into a whole-body, whole-mind, whole-life quest. And it’s juicy. My inner environment has ...

Can you remember the last time you did absolutely nothing and felt at peace about it? The last time for me was yesterday afternoon. It lasted less than five minutes, but felt good. A break, not only from doing, but also from that low-level anxiety that so many of us live with. I just sat, ...

You may have noticed we’re on a bit of a soy kick here at Veggie Magnifique right now. Because, why ever not? Soy is a super-bean, a veritable powerhouse of health-promoting deliciousness. And what’s more, as we have shown, it does not give you man boobs. Bonus. Plus, it could well be the most versatile ...

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We thought it was high time for another thorough debunking on Veggie Magnifique, so today we’re addressing the topic of soy. The myths surrounding this humble bean are particularly tenacious, and sadly, fear around the purported “detriment” of soy could be a stumbling block to going veggie.  After all, soy products are a nutritious, cheap, ...

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