Wild Blueberry Almond Milk

Wild Blueberry Almond Milk by active vegetarian

Wild blueberries (smaller than their larger, cultivated cousins) have been one of our favourite fruits because of the abundant health benefits they offer. This superfruit has all the vitamins, minerals and enzymes your body needs to keep your skin glowing, your immune system in optimal condition and your energy levels soaring. These sweet and satisfying berries are extremely high…

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Refreshing Spinach Mango Salad

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On a hot summer day, the best dishes are ones that somehow make you feel lighter. Refreshing, alkalizing, and satisfying, this Spinach Mango salad is the perfect dish during the hottest months of the year. It is loaded with Vitamin C, iron, fiber, antioxidants, and healthy fats. It’ll become a family favorite in no time. You can enjoy […]

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Pineapple Kiwi Chia Fresca

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Pineapple Kiwi Chia Fresca

Happy Summer Friends! What inspired us to create this Pineapple Kiwi Chia Fresca? These past few days we have been experiencing a serious heatwave, with the outside temperature reaching 29C (84F)! I know some of you might not consider this a crazy high temperature, however for those of us who live in Vancouver this kind…

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Juice For Constipation Relief

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Hello, beautiful beings. Let’s talk colon health. Why? Because your colon is the key to vibrant life. Yes, keeping your colon healthy and clean is that important! In our daily lives, we mostly focus on eating, very little or no attention goes on eliminating the waste properly, until and unless we face a health issue.…

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Vegan Berry Crumble Bars

These Vegan Berry Crumble Bars are a delicious sweet treat and guaranteed to curb those cravings! They are super simple to make, and they can easily be adapted to work with any fresh or frozen fruit you have on hand! Did I mention the crust and crumble are the same so not only does this…

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Cocoa Maca Muscle Milk

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This nut milk is pure, creamy and delicious! Made with two powerful superfoods Cacao and Maca, lightly sweetened with dates and a touch of nutmeg and sea salt. This tonic is rich in amino acids and minerals like calcium, selenium and iron and makes a perfect post workout meal replacement or afternoon pick -me- up…

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Whole Food Plant-Based Guide To Eating Out In Restaurants

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If there’s no healthy plant-based restaurant option near you – or you can’t convince your friends and family to join you at one – don’t sweat it. You can still enjoy clean, plant-based meals at most typical restaurants in your town. If you can’t find a clean, plant-based entree on the menu – and you…

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Healthy Peach Chips, dehydrated

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It’s mid-September, and that means time for fresh peaches is quickly running out. How did this happen so fast?! Even though we did our best to make the most out of our abundant British Columbia’s summer produce, we still wish we could prolong the harvest of local produce just a little longer.  So what is a couple of…

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Superfood Snickers Bars – Vegan + Raw

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If you have our latest book Plant-Powered Athlete you may have tried our “vegan” version of the Twix Bar. This recipe was inspired by that. Whenever we make almond mylk we try to think of new ways to use the almond pulp, and it often ends up being bars, cookies or some other dessert to…

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1-Day Juice Cleanse – Liver Detox

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1 day juice cleanse recipe

Do you wake up feeling groggy? Does your mind feel foggy and unfocused? Is your digestive system slow or sluggish? The stresses of everyday life, particularly for those of us living in a city, can catch up to us, leaving our bodies and minds vulnerable to toxins. We strongly believe that even a short, 1-day…

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Creamy Mango-Chia Pudding

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Creamy mango chia pudding by Active Vegetarian

Hello Friends, today we are sharing with you one of our go-to recipes form the Plant-Powered Athlete book. Easily digestible, packed with antioxidants and full of high-quality plant-based protein, this energizing raw pudding is a beautiful start to any morning. It’s also a great post-workout breakfast option.  The fun thing about making chia pudding is…

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#86 Dr. Will Bulsiewicz: How To Restore Your Gut Naturally

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This is a picture of Dr. Will B who talks about how to restore your gut

“Instead of covering the problem, together we’ll get to the root cause, fix it, and find out how to prevent it in the first place. With a one-two punch of plant-based foods and easy lifestyle shifts like exercise and meditation, you’ll learn to take back control of the way you eat, look, and feel (because…

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#85 Blake Ward: The Healthiest Clothes on the Planet

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Blake Ward from Seed - podcast episode on sustainable fashion

Zuz and I recently had the pleasure of connecting with Blake Ward – the founder of seed. Seed is known for it’s incredibly unique and versatile pant. Transforming the industry – by making the best clothing on the planet locally, naturally and ethically right next door to us in Alberta, Canada.  You will not only…

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