Homemade Plant-Based Dog Food: Black-Eyed Pea Stew with Tofu

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Homemade Plant-Based Dog Food: Black-Eyed Pea Stew with Tofu

Our two-year-old pup Oliver has become an important member of our family – he is our kid 😉 Before bringing him home we had many discussions on how we will feed this little guy. We are sharing this article so you can be confident in creating plant-based recipes for dogs. We believe in the power […]

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Allergy Relief Juice 

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Allergy relief juice by active vegetarian

For most people, spring and fall are enjoyable times of the year. But for those who suffer from seasonal allergies, it can be far from joyful. Sneezing, congestion, coughing, running nose, and itchy eyes can take a toll on the body, mind and soul. Often the first line of defence against seasonal allergies is anti-histamines. […]

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How To Lose Weight Naturally With A Plant-Based Diet

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How To Lose Weight Naturally With A Plant-Based Diet “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” —Michael Pollan A vegan diet is becoming popular these days and rightfully so. Elimination of animal protein and chemically-laden foods has the potential to shed excess weight and dramatically improve your overall wellbeing. BUT… only if done right! Eating processed […]

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What Is A Plant-Based Diet And How To Get Started

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what is a whole food plant-based diet and how to get started?

“All life on earth emanates from the green of the plant.” —Jay Kordich Today’s world of health and nutrition can be very confusing and misleading. Authors, companies and products continue to complicate things and promote a shortsighted approach to health. We have been conditioned to go after overnight miracles without putting in much effort. Many…

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Tahini Lime Energy Bars

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Easy Vegan Tahini Energy Bars

Energy feeling low? Here’s a pick-me-up snack that won’t let you down. Dates and tahini create a perfect base for this recipe and lime juice adds a fresh flavor. Especially recommended as a natural immune support, these easy to make energy bars are also a good choice for anyone dealing with iron deficiency.  Print Quick -…

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Best Winter Plant-Based Soups

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easy vegan winter soup recipes

Nothing warms you up on a chilly winter day faster than a nutritious, steaming bowl of soup.  Don’t you agree?   Soups are such a comforting meal. A one-pot dish that is wholesome, doesn’t take too long to prepare, you can pack it full of nutrients, and load it with all kinds of veggies. Seriously, can […]

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COME ALIVE | Episode 3 – The Mighty Liver

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simple steps to true health & a happy life COME ALIVE Welcome to the Plant Based Academy Podcast, where Nikki and Zuzana share simple steps and building blocks for true health and lasting well-being. Together let’s explore a better path that leads to a healthy future for people and the planet. 03 episode the mighty […]

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COME ALIVE | Episode 2 – What Causes Disease?

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PODCAST | Episode 2 - what causes disease by active vegetarian

simple steps to true health & a happy life COME ALIVE Welcome to the Plant Based Academy Podcast, where Nikki and Zuzana share simple steps and building blocks for true health and lasting well-being. Together let’s explore a better path that leads to a healthy future for people and the planet. 02 episode what causes […]

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Healthy Vegan Fig Newtons

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A cookie or a bar? That is the real question? These classic fig filled treats are a pleasant combination of both – shaped like a bar, soft texture like a cookie and just the right snack size. Whatever you consider them, they will definitely have you reminiscing. Print Am I aging myself by creating Fig…

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COME ALIVE | Episode 1 – Now We Begin

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Come Alive | Episode 1 - Now we begin by active vegetarian

simple steps to true health & a happy life COME ALIVE Welcome to the Plant Based Academy Podcast, where Nikki and Zuzana share simple steps and building blocks for true health and lasting well-being. Together let’s explore a better path that leads to a healthy future for people and the planet. 01 episode now we […]

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19 No-Fuss Plant-Based Weekday Meals – for busy people 

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19 Quick Vegan Dinner Recipe Ideas by Active Vegetarian

This is your “go-to” guide to creating tasty and nourishing meals for you and your family with minimal effort. From creamy veggie-packed soups to light pasta salad or twenty-minute curries, these super easy, weeknight-friendly meals are on the table in 30 minutes or less. Trust that even when you’re not really in the mood to…

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Plant-Based Smoothie For Liver Health

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liver supporting plant-based smoothie recipe

cleansing— detoxifying— digestive health  Love Your Liver  The liver’s primary function is to clean the body’s blood supply. This means the liver is dealing with a broad range of toxins on a daily basis. Alcohol, sugar, stimulants, processed foods, and environmental pollutants all put an enormous strain on this super necessary organ. The combination of […]

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Moroccan Millet Salad

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Easy Vegan Moroccan Millet Salad by active vegetarian

gluten-free | vegan | rich in iron  For an easy weeknight dinner and/or meal prep recipe, this simple yet flavourful gluten-free dish is perfect!  Moroccan Millet Salad is delicious on its own as a complete meal or served as a side with other dishes such as Stuffed Mushrooms Topped with Vegan Feta or Baked Tempeh […]

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