Pure Joy Culinary Academy Blog

Pure Joy Academy is an international culinary school offering classes, courses, and certifications, as interactive instruction and virtually. Founded by Chef Elaina Love in 2010, Pure Joy Academy has trained over 1000 students from all over the world. Our courses and certifications offer the highest quality of interactive learning in raw, plant-based, and ketogenic culinary arts that focus on real nutrition for the healing chef.

New Podcast: ​Easy Ways to Start and Keep Fasting, Celery Juice, Health Tips for Women, Detox, Keto Q&A with Elaina and Katelyn

Easy Ways to Start and Keep Fasting, Celery Juice, Health Tips for Women, Detox, Keto Q&A with Elaina and Katelyn On today's episode, we drop you into one of Pure Joy Planet's 30-Day Plant Keto Lovecamp weekly video coaching sessions. This is Week 2 of one of our 30-day programs. In this...

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Healing visualization and Ketogenic Plant-Based Coaching- Create a youthful body and vibrant lifestyle through low carb eating, easy movement, and a positive outlook. Get motivated and inspired to be your best

Healing visualization and Ketogenic Plant-Based Coaching- Create a youthful body and vibrant lifestyle through low carb eating, easy movement, and a positive outlook. Get motivated and inspired to be your best. Drop into one of Pure Joy Planet's 30-Day Plant Keto Lovecamp weekly video coaching...

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Foods for a Healthy Gut

EAT YOUR WAY TO A HAPPY GUT For years people like Donna Gates, andDr. Gabriel Cousens, MD have been proselytizing the benefits of having a healthy gut in order to heal disease such as cancer, diabetes, AIDS, chronic fatigue, brain and gut disorders, and all forms of dis-ease including depression...

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The Keto Diet, Plant-Based Keto, Benefits, And What to Eat

The Keto Diet, Plant-Based Keto, Benefits, and What to Eat The ketogenic (keto) diet may seem like a relatively new concept in the world of weight loss, but this diet originated back in the 1920s. Back then, it wasn’t intended or designed for fat loss at all. The...

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The Benefits of Cold Therapy, and Ice Bath

Today I am going to talk to you about one of my favorite longevity practices (bio hacks), Cold Therapy (cold thermogenesis). Listen below. I honestly don’t know why I do the crazy things I do! I have tried many things in the name of health. There is some strong need, some drive in me to try...

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How and Why to do a Liver Flush with Elaina Love and Katelyn Louise

In this episode, Elaina and Katelyn discuss doing yearly liver cleanses is crucial to a healthy body and mind. The liver is responsible for filtering everything you consume, including environmental toxins, pesticides, herbicides, fragrances, and other harmful chemicals. When harmful toxins...

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Chocolate Cream Pie | Keto + Vegan

Yeilds: 2 PiesRecipe by Elaina Love INGREDIENTS Crust:2 1/4 cups dried coconut2 1/4 cups dried walnuts 2 Tbsp melted virgin coconut oil 1/16 tsp. cayenne1/8 tsp. mineral salt Filling:1 cup water10 oz. flesh by weight or 2 ½ ripe avocados (medium-ish)1/2 cup coconut milk from can (Thai...

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​Is Plant-Keto right for you?

After years of eating a raw-vegan/plant-based diet, I finally had to admit that the high amount of carbohydrates (sugar) did not work for me. It was very clear and pretty plain and simple. Every time I ate fruit or desserts made with agave, maple syrup, dates, dried fruit, honey, etc. I...

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7 ways to say YES to living foods this winter

With all of the colds, flu, viruses, stress-induced sleep disorders, hormone imbalance and low energy that people experience this time of year, our nutrition really matters! If you want to stay healthy, you need to be eating organic, plant-based, enzyme rich, alkalizing foods now more than...

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