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Live & Love A Healthy Life 🇦🇺  We only have one life, live it! We only have one body, cherish and nourish it! Be healthy, physically and mentally - so, why are you so busy🤔?

Vegan apple muffin with rhubarb and blood orange slice. I didn't make the muffin, it's from Toby and I am so thankful for this awesome gift. I added my touch by topping it with coyo coloured with @kenkotea matcha, @just_blends pitaya powder and @rawnice blue spirulina; some on their own, others were mixed for different results and edible flowers. Colours like this really make me smile, hopefully you're too.
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I have learned that "Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It turns problems into gifts, failures into success, the unexpected into perfect timing, and mistakes into important events. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow - Melody Beattie". *
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😍 So beautifully and eloquently expressed, it is one of my favourite quotes about #gratitude . So, what are you grateful for today? What about tomorrow? Start your days by counting the blessings and be grateful for whatever life throws at you. You'll realise a positive shift in your attitudes and your days will be better. Better days will turn into better weeks, months, then years. Life is awesome, we simply have to look at things with grateful eyes and feel them with our thankful hearts. And remember this quote by John F. Kennedy "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them." Happy every day, lots of love and blessings XOXO ❤️
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Cucumber Bunnies
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"I have learned that enthusiasm for the job puts passion in the work." A quote by Ty Howard that pretty much summarises my attitude at work. What about you? Do you love what you're doing? Are you happy doing it, turn up with boundless energy roaring to go? Is your exuberance contagious? Are you infecting others with your ebullience? Do you get into your zone, lose track of time and go home with a smile of your face? Only you could answer those questions truthfully and honestly. No one needs to know, only you. J. M. Barbie said "Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else" and Confucius "If you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life!".
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I cut these cucumber bunnies at work yesterday. You might have seen it in my IG stories. It's my first time and I find them too cute not to post here. I believe those who got it in their cocktails smiled too; I am at this moment. "Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off your bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover - Mark Twain" Happy days to you, lots of love and blessings XOXO ❤️
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Kale, green apple, avocado, lemon, soaked chia, @kakaduplumco powder, @pranaon multi force, olive leaf extract, camu camu, ginger and coconut water smoothie. Swirls are cashew cream and coyo, coloured with beetroot and spirulina powder.
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I have learned that a great life is being able to give and love unconditionally, spread kindness, compassion, happiness and positivity, make others smile or laugh while being humble and grateful for everything. Some said that a good life is when you assume nothing, do more, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and realise how blessed you are for what you have. So, what's your definition? ***
A bit under the weather lately, so just a short thought evoking post. Hopefully, this smoothie will aid my speedy recovery. Thank you all for my birthday wishes last week; my day was very special indeed. "The best things in life are the people we love, the places we've been and the memories we've made along the way!" Happy every day, keep smiling, lots of love and blessings XOXO ❤️
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Dragon fruit, kale, avocado, @powersuperfoods soaked chia, oats, baobab, maca, @amazoniaco purple rice protein, @pranaon multi force and @naturalrawc coconut water smoothie, with fortunella, dragon fruit, pepita and amaranth #smoothie . #Gratitude and hugs to @umbrellawithdee , @just_blends and @vegtastickitchen for their love 🙏.
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"I have learned that #love is not a noun to be defined but it's a verb to be acted upon. Don't just say you love someone, show them instead with things you do every day". I grew up in Malaysia in a family that showed love by providing food on the table, clothes to wear, a solid education and a house. Dad was busy making a life to provide all that. So, those rare occasions when he took us for homemade lemonades at the local cafes, movies or walks to see trains at crossings were highly treasured. Conversations were for the passing of his thoughts and teachings; we hardly had much to say. That's the Chinese culture back then. Mom, I never met or knew. Love was never expressed in words or shown in hugs nor kisses; those were reserved only for that between a man and a woman. I always felt like something was missing.
Coming to Melbourne was a big culture shock. Yet I embraced the Western culture, learnt to express and show love freely, either in words or more essentially, in actions. There's nothing to be afraid or embarrassed about. I tell my family I love them all the time, hug and kiss them whenever. I cook them food, do home deliveries, annoy them at times with endless phone calls or messages and do whatever I could to see them happy, I give them time. I do that to my friends and colleagues. I create memories and post them on Instagram or group chats. I may not get likes or reponses but those aren't reasons I do them. It's because I truly understood the following quote. "Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away - Elbert Hubbard". If I touched only 1 person's heart, then it's all worth it #sharethelove #spreadthelove . "Life is not measured by how many breaths we take but the moments that take our breath away." Happy days, love and blessings to you ❤️❤

Chocolate Protein Mousse with @powersuperfoods raw cacao, soaked cashew, almonds, medjool dates, @pranaon power plant protein coconut milk flavour, baobab, peanut butter and @naturalrawc coconut water.
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"I have learned that when I am happy, every day is my birthday." This is my motto, be happy, make others happy, be kind and most of all, be grateful. That's all that matters. A birthday is simply a date, a day when one turns a year older on paper. Life still goes on as usual. Maybe for some extra pampering, love and gifts. But why not all those every day? Life itself is a celebration, is a miracle. ❤️❤️❤️
My life is not perfect yet I will never ever trade it for a different one. My journey has made me the person I am today. I'm so blessed with 3 amazingly beautiful kids, a family consisting of those related by blood and by choice. Years of tears cleanse my soul so much that I've discovered strengths more than I would had it been uneventful. Strength is when one had been hurt so badly yet would still take the chances to love and give unconditionally. So, thank you. Thank you for this awesome life. Thank you for this fabulous journey, thank you for a blessed life 🙏.
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"Our life is our prayer. It is our gift to the universe, and the memories we leave behind when we someday exit this world will be our legacy to our loved ones. The best thing we can do for ourselves and everyone around us is to find our joy and share it - Anna Moorjani" Happy every day, lots of love, blessings and hugs XOXO ❤️
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#lifeisgreat #foodforthoughts #instamood #chocolate #dessert #healthysnack #healthydessert #love #lovelife #gratitude #grateful

Blue "Pina Colada", made with @rawnice blue spirulina, overnight oats, chia, almonds, pineapple, avocado, @pranaon power plant protein coconut milk flavour, baobab and coconut milk 💙.
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"I have learned that today is my tomorrow. It's up to me to shape it, to take control and seize every opportunity. The power is in the choices I make each day. I eat well, I live well. I shape me." None of us were given a good or a bad life; we're simply given a life. It is up to us to either make it good, great, awesome or bad . Most circumstances were thrust upon us when we're young, we had no choices. But once we grew up, it's then up to us to choose our journeys and destinations, fix whatever that needs adjustments by reprogramming our thoughts and actions consciously. We decide what we feed our bodies and minds. Nourish them well and we'll most likely reap the rewards. We cannot blame others because when we do, we ultimately gave away our power to change. When we do not accept responsibilities for our own lives and play the blame game, we will usually end up losing #foodforthoughts
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Special birthday wishes 🎁🎂 to all Cancerians 🦀 out there. They say we are highly imaginative, tenacious, emotional, loyal, sympathetic, unpredictable and protective. Are you? Happy every day. Lots of love, blessings and hugs XOXO ❤️
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Blue chia pudding with @rawnice blue spirulina, almond milk, maple syrup, strawberry, banana, mandarin and buckini.
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"I have learned that I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me." Life will never be an easy non eventful journey. There's always something or someone that will challenge you, pull you out of your comfort zones, test your strengths and stretch your limits. Take them all in, don't run away. Breath and face them full on; you'll realise that you're stronger, more resilient and more resourceful than you thought. Put your heart into everything you do cause when you do everything from the heart, that's good enough #noregrets #noguiltyconscience . For when the day is done, you'll know you had given it all. Regrets and guilty conscience are only for those who haven't done their absolute best. Don't live with them, they will sap you dry and eat you away. Hercules once said "A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart."
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A very special hello to Sarah @sculptedpilates who loves everything blue. Much love to all followers new and old. May the only blues you have are in your foods or wardrobes. "The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within - strength, courage, dignity. - Ruby Dee" May you have all. Happy every day, lots of love and blessings XOXO ❤️
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Passion in a bowl 😊
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"I have learned that work is going to fill a large part of our lives, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what we believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don't settle. Your time is limited. So don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other people's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary." Quotes by Steve Jobs to accompany my breakfast to start the day. Very self explanatory, very inspiring. ***
Remember to do everything with all your heart, same with your job. Find something you truly want to do. When you do it with passion and love, it will not feel like work. We spend so much time at work that we see the people we work with more than we see our family and love ones. Passion and enthusiasm will fuel your days, make them fun. A job is simply a job until you start to think otherwise. ****
Two posts in a row which is uncommon for me nowadays. As mentioned previously, looking at screen blurrs my vision. So, much apologies for not visiting or following back those who always support me. I do not like to simply follow or comment without much effort or thoughts going into them. Visits, likes and especially replies are coming, late but never forgotten and always appreciated, thank you. This is the second smoothie made with ingredients from yesterday's post for Rachel @rachelrenelorton #rachelrene20k . May your days be awesome, lots of love and hugs XOXO ❤️
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Colours for Rachel @racelrenelorton Queen of Smoothie Swirls #rachelrene20k
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"I have learned that prayer in action is love, and love in action is service. Try to give unconditionally whatever a person needs in the moment. The point is to do something, however small, and show you care through your actions by giving your time. Do not worry about why problems exist in the world - just respond to people's needs. We feel what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but that ocean would be less without that drop." A beautiful quote from one very beautiful soul, Mother Teresa to remind us all to love and #spreadthelove through our actions. Do it from the heart and you'll find boundless energy to accomplish a lot. Fuel your actions with passion, it'll keep you going until the cows come home. Love without expectations, do it wholeheartedly and you'll reap more than you sow.
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A black smoothie canvas made of soaked @powersuperfoods chia, purple cabbage, pineapple, walnuts, maca, @pranaon vegan & raw protein powder, @just_blends activated coconut charcoal powder and @naturalrawc coconut water. Colours were achieved by mixing cashew cream & coyo with spirulina, pitaya powder, @rawnice blue spirulina, turmeric, @bioglan beetroot powder, @matcha.blue blue matcha and @kenkotea green matcha, purple was a mixture of blue and red. All plantbased and all natural.
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Rachel, may you find immeasurable love and happiness in all your endeavours, and may your new house bless you with beautiful memorable moments, lots of great times, peace, laughters and success. Heartfelt gratitude to @just_blends and @life.of.cha their wonderful features. Happy every day to all, lots of love and hugs XOXO ❤️
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Raspberry protein smoothie, rawnola, coyo with @life.of.cha blue Crystal tea, currants, pears and green apple #tbt . A big warm hug and heartfelt gratitude to Antje @goodfood.sports.happyfamily for her feature. It's one of the most beautiful present to wake up to, thank you 🙏🙏🙏.
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"I have learned that I am strong because I know my weaknesses. I am beautiful because I am aware of my flaws. I am fearless because I learnt to recognise, illusion from real. I am wise because I learn from my mistakes. I am a lover because I have felt hate and I can laugh because I have known sadness." I am kind because I've felt immeasurable pain, I am grateful because I see and feel love in every gesture, I am humble because I understand there are always people better than me, I am happy because I see beauty in almost everything and above all, I can truly love because I love myself enough to be so.
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If I asked you to list all things you love, how long will it take for you to name yourself? Understand that we must first and foremost love ourselves. As previously mentioned, we can't pour from an empty cup. We must look after our own health or we won't be around long to look after others. We must better ourselves, equip ourselves with more skills and knowledge, so we could keep providing for ourselves and others. We must love ourselves first, so much so that we don't need validation from others who will probably disappoint; we must love ourselves enough to be comfortable with our own company and aren't afraid of being alone. "To soar, we must first FLY (First Love Yourself)". So, do yourself a big favour, do your soul a great deed; just love yourself first. When you do, you will find that more love and happiness will come your way. Now, go look in that mirror, smile and say "I honestly love you!" That's a great start. Happy every day, lots of love and hugs XOXO ❤️❤️❤️
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Pink pitaya cauliflower power smoothie with banana, activated buckinis, dried blueberries, pistachios, hazelnuts, edible flowers and mint.
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"I have learned that people are like teabags. You never know how strong they'll be until they're in hot water. In times of trouble, you not only discover what you truly believe but whether or not you can act on your beliefs." Rita Mae Brown wrote this, Eleanor Roosevelt said it too. Life is never one smooth eventless journey. There are always something that will make our rides a bit more bumpy. Hot water are obstacles, challenges, sharp turns, bends or tight situations we face in our lives. Understand that these events, occurrences or incidents happened for a purpose.They'll try and test us. They'll push our boundaries and the limitations we place on ourselves, make us discover our strengths or weaknesses. When we overcome them, we become stronger and wiser, we realise our potentials. Most importantly, we discover who we truly are or want to be, our will powers, our hearts and souls.
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My heartfelt gratitude to @just_blends for the most beautiful pitaya powder that paints my world so vibrantly. Same goes to @matcha.blue for featuring my creations and everyone who likes, reads or comments on my posts. Thank you for all the #unicorns and #colours in my life. Happy every day, keep smiling, lots of love and hugs XOXO ❤️
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#smoothie #smoothiebowl #smoothieaddict #themsmoothiebowls #breakfast #plantbased #pranaon #pranaontribe #fitness #fitnessnutrition #fitspo #raw #veganheroes #lovevegan #eatwell #eatclean #eathealthy #eatforhealth #eattherainbow #foodasmedicine #healyourself #healyourgut #gratitude #ahealthynut #behealthybehappy #sharethelove #foodforthought #love

Colours of Love for Monisha @singh.monisha . Happy birthday to my dear "twin sister" from different parents. May you be blessed with great health, lots of love, success, good luck, laughters and all things beautiful.
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"I have learned that I don't need a lot of money to lead a rich life. A loving family and good friends are worth their weight in gold. I'm very blessed to have both." Good friends are the family we choose. They'll laugh and cry with us, support us when needed and tell us off when required. They'll push us to discover our potentials and be the best that we could be. Real friends will not sugar coat their words, those are for superficial and fake ones. Most importantly, true friends are those that see pain in our eyes when everyone else believes the smiles on our faces; treasure them.
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Mon, thank you for being you and enriching my life and the lives of many. Thank you for being so vivacious and positive, the world certainly could do with more people like you. This rainbow was made for you. It has soaked @powersuperfoods chia seeds with @just_blends pitaya powder and @naturalrawc coconut water. Top with green smoothie of kale, avocado, baobab, @pranaon multi force and coconut water. Layers were cashew cream or coyo coloured with @just_blends pitaya powder for pink, a blend of pink and blue for purple, blue with @rawnice blue spirulina, @kenkotea matcha for green, turmeric for yellow, blend of yellow and red for orange and @bioglanau beetroot powder for red. Red raspberries, strawberries, edible flowers and spearmint to complete. The middle of all that has homemade granola and puffed amaranth. Full of awesomeness, just like Mon. ***
This is my very first attempt to layer the 7 colours of the rainbow. I didn't have enough time to post this morning and phone battery was low; having a bit more time now in between shifts at work. It's been hard catching up with everyone. Thank you for your love and support. Lots of love and hugs XOXO ❤️
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