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8 Health Benefits of Raw & Cooked Food

What does it mean to eat a “raw food diet”? There are different ways of defining this term. What all definitions usually have in common is that this type of diet, or lifestyle choice, includes food that has not been homogenized, not…
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Top 5 plant-based podcasts

The power of podcasts Evolving from humble beginnings in 2003, podcasting has become an unstoppable force and show no signs of slowing down. From the White House to your next-door neighbor, everyone seems to have a podcast. 42 million Americans…

Debunking The Protein Myth

I follow a vegan diet. Essentially, this means I eat mostly plants. It seems every day I am bombarded with questions about my diet from seemingly concerned family members, friends, and even strangers. One question I get asked all the time is,…

Eating for a happy brain

Do you ever find yourself feeling hazy? Do you find it harder to concentrate, forget people’s names more, or sleep lighter than you used to? It’s surprisingly very common. Cognitive functions in humans are declining at ever faster rates:…
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Get the Green Mo' Into Canada's Hospitals

Join the Green Mo’ Revolution to get our delicious, healthy food into hospitals! There is an ancient Chinese proverb: “He who takes medicine and neglects diet wastes the skill of his doctors”. Hippocrates himself stressed, “Let food…

Recipe - Jen's easy, cheesy, cauliflower bites & cheese sauce

I was first introduced to nutritional yeast when I first began to dabble in veganism, 3 years ago – lamenting the devastating loss of cheese from my life and wondering how I might ever be able to replace it. Upon hearing of my dilemma,…
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Closing the recycling loop - Compost to Soils to Microgreens

  At The Green Moustache, we try to live up to our name and look out for the Earth. With the launch of the Sea To Sky Thrivers Society, our sister non-profit, we thought we’d share with you one of our joint initiatives which we…
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Ditch the dairy for whole, nutritious plant foods

Dairy has been on our food guides and in our refrigerators for generations – but there is plenty of evidence that the white stuff’s prevalence in today's’ diet comes down to some heavy marketing in the decades past, rather than any real…

Recipe - Summer Chickpea Salad with Lemon-Garlic dressing

Chickpeas are really a wonderful addition to your diet. They’re super nutritious, packed with plant-based protein and healthy fibre, and an excellent source of iron, B6 and magnesium alongside vitamin K, folate, phosphorus and many more minerals…
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Spice up your mealtimes! The Green Mo Guide

Spices have long had a place in our kitchens and traditional medicines, but it’s only recently that science is beginning to unearth their many benefits. Their bold flavors can add taste to dishes without the need for salt, processed ingredients,…
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An interview with Jennifer Just, our fantastic first franchisee

You may have heard… The Mo is Growing! (Pun totally intended). Our franchise program is well underway, with two shiny new venues opening up in North Vancouver, one all the way across BC in Revelstoke, and quite a few more in the works. So,…

Hope in a Warming World

As an environmental and health blogger, I research a lot. I come across a lot of facts and figures which indicate alarming trends in society and environmentally. I have literally read scholarly articles predicting the end of human life. It’s…

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