Un-Tuna Sandwich

recipes untuna sandwich Aug 25, 2021

Enjoy this vegan un-tuna fish sandwich made with jackfruit. Jackfruit is very versatile and has the texture of a "tuna' fish sandwich from childhood. Whether you are trying to limit seafood in your diet or you don't like fish at all, this sandwich is a great recipe when hunger strikes.

You can watch my YouTube video to see how simple it is to make. 

Un-Tuna Ingredients

1 can jackfruit, rinse and shred

1/3 cup tomatoes, chopped

1/3 cup onions, chopped

2 Tbsp vegan mayo

1/4 cup pickle relish (or you can use celery or olives instead)

Salt and pepper (optional)

Instructions

  1. Put all ingredients in a bowl. Stir well. Scoop desired amount onto sourdough bread. Enjoy!

I love eating my un-tuna on sourdough bread, but you can choose your favorite whole grain bread.

Lettuce know in the comments if you make the un-tuna sandwich and how you like it!

Hugs and hummus, Marzia

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Live Schedule Week of August 23, 2021

live schedule Aug 22, 2021

Last week was so much fun with the #back2schoolchallenge counting the number of unique plants we ate during the week. We seriously can't wait to see the final numbers you all have when you share them with us tonight! 

And if you really really enjoyed counting your plants, print out another copy of the Plant Tracker and keep it going another week!

We have some funky fresh lives for you this week:

Monday, August 23rd

Noon ET/11 AM CT - Goal Call Monday - YouTube Live

You have to tune in to see who's leading Goal Call today! You also need to tune in to see if you're getting a shout out. We had a lot of fun last week, and we gotta give props where props are deserved! 

Tuesday, August 24th

11:45 AM ET/10:45 AM CT - Plant Plates with Jacque fx Magicos Food Processor - Amazon Live

Jacque will be whipping up some fun foods, all made using Magicos food processor. We will post all the recipes on our blog later in the week too. 

Wednesday, August 25th

3:00 PM ET/2:00 PM CT - ...

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Peaches and 'cream

 

This is the Plant Chics version of peaches and cream which means it is 100% delicious and 100% nutritious! We wanted to get this out to you today, so you can make it for National Peach Day, which happens to be tomorrow. 

You're welcome.

Peaches & 'Cream

  1. Cut peach in half and remove the pit.
  2. Place peach on aluminum foil and sprinkle with cinnamon and a little maple syrup.
  3. Seal the peach in aluminum foil and Air Fry at 350F for 15 minutes.
  4. While the peach is cooking, prepare your nice cream: today's nice cream was ~1.5 bananas (frozen) and room temp mango (1/2). I blended on "ice cream" in my Blendtec
  5. When the peach is done, remove from Air Fryer and  place in bowl. (Your kitchen is going to smell so good!!!), spoon some nice cream on top of warm peach and add other toppings (I added vegan chocolate chips; you can add granola, shredded coconut....the sky's the limit!).
  6. Enjoy!

Lettuce know if you make it in the comments below!

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Back to School 7 Day Challenge

We have a fun 7-day challenge that you can do with your whole family!

This will also be a great way to help you stay healthy and diversify your gut microbiome.

And it will bring some fun to these uncertain times...

So what is the 7-day challenge?!

Back to School FREE 7-Day Challenge

We are going to count the number of plants we eat over the next 7 days! It's super simple and we created our Plant Tracker for you to download to log your plants!

Here are the simple and fun rules:

  1. Click here to get the Plant Tracker. Encourage your family to participate with you!
  2. Record the different plants you consume with each meal. Only track the plant one time (if you eat spinach several times during the week, you only count it once on the tracker). You will see that all whole foods count: veggies, fruits, nuts & seeds, beans & legumes, whole grains, fresh herbs & spices (not the powdered ones that have been processed though).
  3. Share your success on social media! And make to...
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Live Schedule - week of August 16, 2021

live schedule Aug 15, 2021

How are we already half way through August?!  That is seriously baffling our minds! All the more reason to gear up for a new week and set some crazy amazing goals for ourselves, right?!!

We have a couple lives this week and we do hope to see you on both of them!

Monday, August 16th

Noon ET/11 AM CT - Goal Call Monday - TikTok @plantchics

Jacque will be leading Goal Call on TikTok this week, so have your goals ready to shout them out! If you're not on TikTok, what are you waiting for?! Seriously though, we do encourage you to claim them in our Exclusive community, in the Tribe, or on Insta.

Tuesday, August 17th 

6 PM ET/5 PM CT - inTENsity - YouTube Live

Grab light to medium weights for this 10 minute full body workout with Jacque. The workout is good for all fitness levels and you will have both high and low impact modifications.

Marzia is continuing to improve every day and you can expect to be seeing her again very soon! She appreciates all of the love of prayers as she...

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Plant Chics Exclusive Community

community exclusive Aug 10, 2021

We are super excited to announce the launch of our Exclusive community!!

insert fire works and sparkles here

But lettuce back up for a minute.

You may (or may not) know that we are all over all of the social media platforms. And each platform has their die hard fans, some of which are adamantly opposed to logging onto the platform where we host our Plant Chics Tribe.

Because of this, we have been looking into different options and we decided to create our Exclusive community on the platform where we host all of our Plant Chics programs. This is also conveniently available in an app and in your internet browser.

This platform is perfect because it's not another social media gimmick that you have to get into. It is a specific app (or website) where you get to go for your daily dose of inspo, support and accountability, delicious recipes, mindset tips and tricks, share what's happening in your life, and literally so much more!

Our Plant Chics Exclusive community is for you if you:

  • ...
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Live Schedule - week of August 9, 2021

live schedule Aug 08, 2021

We've got a couple fun lives coming up for you over various social media channels this week! We'd really love your feedback on what content you would like to see from us on YouTube, so shoot us an email (pretty please) and lettuce hear your requests!

Live Schedule this Week

Monday, August 9th

Noon ET/11 AM CT  - Goal Call Monday - @plantchics

We share our goals for the week and this is your opportunity to claim your goals for the week with us. And if you're feeling like it, request to join the Live with us!! Yayyyy!

Tuesday, August 10th

6 PM ET/5 PM CT - Ikigai: the importance of connections - YouTube Live

Ikigai is the Japanese word that translates to "reason to live" in English. I first heard this term in Dan Buettner's book, Blue Zones, where he described one of the Japanese's secrets to living a full and abundant life well into their 10th and 11th decades is their ikigai.

I will be talking about this and sharing ways you can connect with others who support you in your...

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Sunday's New Moon

manifest new moon Aug 07, 2021
 

Ok, we're taking a little detour from our normally scheduled Plant Chics programs for some woo-woo. Except it isn't woo-woo, it's actually quite fascinating!!

Tomorrow we will be experiencing a New Moon.

New Moons are the time to set intentions and manifest over them for the next two weeks.

You should set your intentions as soon as, or right after the time of the New Moon where you live. Check timeanddate.com for the moon schedule where you live. This was super cool to learn for me - I had no idea New Moons happened at different times based on where you live, and they can happen during the day! For example, the New Moon is expressing Herself in Miami Sunday at 9:50 AM. #themoreyouknow

You should also create a New Moon Manifesting routine. Here is an example of a routine that was shared with me:

Breath work - this can be as short or as long as you'd like it to be.

Movement - this can be some sun salutations, dancing to your favorite music, walking/jogging outside in the fresh air....

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Nutrition + Recovery

addiction recovery Aug 06, 2021

Eating healthy and taking care of your body is an important component of recovery. It may not be the first thing you think about doing when you embark on your recovery journey, but recovery is what led me back to living a healthy lifestyle and continuing my lifestyle medicine journey.

There is so much misinformation about nutrition out there and it can be so confusing! So what does "eating healthy" mean? The short answer is: it varies. It varies based on your goals, past medical history, family history, addictions, and so much more.

What can be good (healthful) for one person in recovery may not be the best for another person in recovery. 

One thing that is consistent is the health of our gut microbiome. Our gut is considered our second brain, and we've got to nourish to flourish! It's important to note that most all dietary preferences can work on improving your gut microbiome.

The single most important action you can take to improve the diversity of your gut...

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Live Schedule - week of August 2, 2021

live schedule Aug 01, 2021

How is it already AUGUST?!! Seriously though, this year is flying by!!

We've got a couple different lives happening this week. Since one of our goals is to grow our Plant Chics YouTube channel, I am going to start doing a weekly Live on YouTube. I will change up the topics (or workouts) every week.

But honestly, we want to hear from you: what topics do you want to hear about? What type of workouts do you want more of?

I can talk about my lifestyle, nutrition, fitness, sobriety, recovery, anti-aging, menopause, travel, and maintaining my healthy lifestyle while traveling.

Marzia can talk about lifestyle, nutrition, fitness, fitness/bikini competition, fashion, sustainable decorating, beauty, anti-aging, and managing stress.

If there's something else you're interested in, shoot us an email and ask us. But please do email us - your email will go directly to us and we will personally answer them!

Ok, onto our live schedule this week...

Monday, August 2nd

12:00 (noon) ET/11 AM CT/9 AM PT...

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