Fitness

Kale & Right Crosses: Plant-Powered Boxing

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Photo- Guy Roland In Spring 2014,  I began training and fundraising as a contender in Aprons for Gloves. Affectionately referred to as Aprons, AFG was founded in 2012. Based within the DTES, the Aprons for Gloves Boxing Association is a non-profit organization focused on providing community outreach through boxing. “ The organization was developed by Continue Reading …

Tea Baggin’ with The Vegan Project

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All of us “socialites” here at The Vegan Project are admitted caffeine addicts.  In fact, as this very moment in blog writing history, Bridget and I (Sam) are enjoying a delicious cup of coffee at a quaint, west end coffee shop.  Espressos, dark chocolate mochas, soy americanos, almond milk lattes, matcha, black, herbal or green Continue Reading …

Get Jacked on the Beanstalk with this Upper/Lower Body Split Program

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  With the glutinous holiday season in full effect and a billion Christmas parties to attend, it isn’t always easy to find time for the gym.  So for those of us who can only dedicate two or three days per week to working out, I (Samantha Shorkey) recommend breaking up those workouts into upper body Continue Reading …

Protein Packed Sweet & Spicy PB Thai Medley

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Today’s guest post recipe comes from full-time working mom AND winning vegan figure competitor Melissa Hauser (aka Plant Powered Hauser.)   This “yummy mummy” just KILLED IT at the NPC Natural Open Colorado competition on October 12th taking home a first place trophy in her division AND the overall title! Her physique was on point and Continue Reading …

Fall for THESE ‘HOT-UMN’ Abs! Sam Shorkey’s At-Home Ab Workout

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Abs…  So hard to get ‘em and so easy to lose ‘em.  I love how people think a washboard stomach can so easily be obtained from 100 crunches every night.  If you haven’t heard countless fitness pros say it a million times, here’s once more: ABS ARE MADE IN THE KITCHEN.  Or here’s an even Continue Reading …

What should I do with all this F*#%ing Juicer Pulp?

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It’s me, “Salsa Sam” Shorkey, and since my recent VERY positive juice cleanse experience, I’ve been enjoying a green juice every morning.  In doing so, I’ve also been trying to come up with uses for the copious amounts of wasted pulp!  I saw a “pulp cracker” recipe on my friend Danny David’s page aka “Raw Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project Releases Recipe eBook!

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Aren’t we all a little vegan curious? Let The Vegan Project show you how to do it right!

VEGAN BIKINI CHAMP SAM SHORKEY’S ULTIMATE ASS-TASTIC WORKOUT

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Of course we ALL want and strive to create a nice, tight ass but hate to say that a perfectly-sculpted arse takes work!!  I can, however, truthfully state that a great way to develop a fabulous vegan rump roast (I’m talkin’ Field Roast quality) AND increase athletic performance without the use of any gym equipment Continue Reading …

Bon Voyage, #TeamShorkey!

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The day has finally arrived! Jacked on the Beanstalk: A Vegan Bodybuilding Adventure is taking off! Salsa Sam and The Vegan Project hit the road from Vancouver today, stopping in Prince George tonight, and then onto Fort St. John to cheer Sam on as she competes in the Northern BC Classic bodybuilding competition on Saturday.

Vegan Bodybuilding Recipe: Greek-Style Roasted Asparagus

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With the nice summer weather upon us, I would love to be sharing a fresh, new salsa recipe but alas, I am just one month away from competing in my first-ever bodybuilding competition so as you can imagine, my diet SUCKS and even something as healthy as salsa is unfortunately not allowed on this strict, Continue Reading …