Superfood Snickers Bars – Vegan + Raw

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Superfood-Vegan-Snickers-Bars-by-Active-Vegetarian-raw

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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How to prepare for self-isolation [valuable information]

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How to prepare your fridge for self-isolation

URGENT Webinar: Practical Guidelines Pertaining To COVID-19 Remember that without your health, you have nothing. There is no amount of money or no length of time that is more valuable than your health. We hope all this helps. Stay healthy and safe, please. We are in this together. And each of us must do our part.…

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#84 The Power of Intuition: How to Connect with Your True Self

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This is Nikki practicing yoga

  The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift. ~ Albert Einstein Understanding what intuition is and learning to use as a part of our lives can be very powerful!  We all have a natural capacity…

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Plant-Powered Nutrition For Athletic Performance

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This is Nikki and Susanna boxing

What to eat before, during & after a workout. Ever since plant-based lifestyles have become more mainstream and accessible, many people including high-level athletes are now proudly promoting animal-free diets as a way of maximizing both performance and recovery time. This is AMAZING! We 100% support the idea of Plant-Powered Athletes after all that’s what […]

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#82: Healthy & Easy Plant-Based Food Swaps

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This is healthy food swap made by Active Vegetarian

We are loving the fact that veganism has finally gone mainstream!  We began our plant-based journey back in 1996 when the word “vegan” was mostly idolized by hippies and animal activists. Fast forward to 2020, and with more than 57 million #vegan posts on Instagram, it’s safe to say that this lifestyle is no longer…

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12 Easy Plant-Based Recipes For Beginners

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Easy Plant-Based Recipes for Beginners

Ok, you know that eating plant-based is good for your health and for the environment, but now the question is  – HOW?    How can you create healthy, nutritious meals that also taste good and don’t require top chef skills?    Over the past 14 years of running this blog, we have put a lot…

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#81: How To Break Free From Diets & Build A Healthy A Relationship With Food

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I had the honours of sitting down with Cara Carin Cifelli and we talked about how we can take a holistic approach to our wellbeing. All of us humans are gifted with “four bodies” the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual body. However, our society disproportionately focuses on the physical body – size, appearance, and what…

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#80: What are your thoughts on the plant-based keto diet?

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Sharing thoughts on the plant based keto diet

In this episode, we are going to answer a question that keeps coming our way on a regular basis these days – What are your thoughts on the plant-based keto diet? The ketogenic diet has become one of the most popular diet approaches in recent years, with everyone from celebrities to fitness gurus claiming that…

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#79: The Game Changers Movie Review

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This is a picture of Nikki and Zuzana

Hello Friend!  Thanks for checking out our latest podcast episode.  In this episode of the AV Show, Nikki and Zuzana give their opinion on the latest plant-based film The Game Changers. Without going into too much detail and giving the film away Nikki & Zuzana discuss the storyline of Game Changers, parts that they really…

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