Create a Vibrant Life

What could be better than having pie for breakfast?!

Having two pies for breakfast of course!

One of my favorite things about being plant based is all the delicious recipes. I know some people thing the exact opposite, that they will find nothing enjoyable to eat. I want to show you that is far from the truth.

My favorite breakfast food is oatmeal. With such a simple and affordable ingredient I make so many delicious and satisfying recipes, and I never get bored. One of my current favorite breakfast recipes using oatmeal is Sweet Breakfast Pie.

All you need is

1 large ripe banana

1 cup oatmeal

berries of your choice

Mash the banana in a bowl and add the oatmeal, mixing until a dough forms. Place the dough on a parchment lined baking tray and mold...

Losing weight can be hard enough already, but adding a job and kids in the mix can be a real challenge.

But it does not have to be!

Here are 3 tips to get you to your goal weight

while keeping you, your boss and your kids happy!

Tip 1

Go beyond the scales!

Create a goal for yourself that is not just a number on the scale. What do you want your new body to look and feel like? What will you do more of when you reach your goal? Will you have more energy? Will you feel sexier? Will you be more active with your children? Will you be able to work with more clarity? Really get clear on how you will feel. Then turn your goal into a short statement, just a couple sentences long and repeat it daily with the purpose of bring up the feelings of what it will fee...

How to have more energy than a 2 year old!

3 steps to creating energy that lasts and lasts and lasts

If you have ever had the pleasure of spending time with a two year old you will know they exude vibrant and abundant energy. Their zest for life and drive to get what they want are incredible. What if I told you, you too could feel like that? Excited to start your day, ready to take on the world and full of rambunctious energy! Would you believe me?

Well that’s the first step.

Belief!

No matter what goal you are trying to achieve in life, the belief that you can achieve it is the first step. But wait, its ok if you don’t believe it now. I can help with that.  In order to create belief we have to use our imaginations. Take sometime to imagine what i...

One of the things that sets the Vibrant Life Program out from other weight loss programs is its attention to the 4 main areas that greatly affect weight loss, energy and goal achievement. By focusing on each of these areas we increase your chances of reaching your goals and decrease you chance of reverting back to your old habits. By follow this program you are set up to succeed and enjoy the process. Here is a brief description of the 4 areas we will cover.

Nutrition 

The program has some of the most simple but delicious recipes I have ever tried. I am so excited to share them with you. These recipes are full of whole plant foods which is the key to this program. Learning to look at food differently, as something that nourishes our bodies and th...

One of my favourite evening treats used to be chips (or crisps depending on what part of the world you live in). They are so crunchy and flavourful but they are also fried in oil. Since cutting out fried foods on a regular basis is a must on any health journey, I thought I would share a delicious alternative with you. So for any of you crunch lovers out there, these are a must try.

Roasted Chickpeas

Ingredients

1 can chickpeas

2 tbsp chili powder (or your favourite seasoning mix)

Method

1. Preheat oven to 180°C

2. Drain and rinse 1 can of chickpeas. Place the chickpeas between two clean kitchen towels and rub until dry. Discard any skins that come off of the chickpeas.

3. In a bowl mix together the chickpeas and the chili powder or whatever spices you...

There are plenty of exercises out there but for me there is one that stands out from the rest. That is The Plank!

The Plank is a great way to work your whole body in just one move. Planks work not only your arms and abs but also your back, chest and even your legs. Today I am going to share with you three different Plank variations. Choose your favourite and add it to the beginning of your workouts. Start with holding your plank for 30 seconds and increase 5-10 seconds each time you do one. Just be sure to hold proper form. If you feel like your getting tired and begin to lose form just take a rest and then get right back to it.

1. *PLANK 1

2. *PLANK 2

3. *PLANK 3

Step 1

Write down your goal

"Goals that are not written down are just wishes"

Fitzhugh Dodson

Having a clear vision of where you are going will help you stay focused and motivated. Be specific about your goal, state as many details as you can imagine. Come back to your written goal throughout the week to reread or even rewrite your goal. Staying focused on your goal will help you keep your motivation high and focused on what you need to do to achieve that goal. For extra motivation try placing your written goal somewhere that you will see it numerous times a day. This way you can reread your goal throughout they day and keep that motivation going!

Step 2

Picture the end result

"Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world"

Ralph Wa...

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