Healthy Lentil and Vegetable Hummus 

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Recipe inspired by Emily’s famous Dill Hummus. This is a lighter and extra nutrient-dense version of the popular plant-based dip. Made without chickpeas, packed with fresh veggies and ready to enjoy in about 5 minutes! Garbanzo beans or chickpeas that are traditionally used in a hummus recipe can be hard to digest for many people unless…

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The Plant Based Athlete: A Complete Guide to a Healthy, Active Lifestyle

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Then know that there is the right solution for you! Perhaps you’ve heard about the benefits of a whole-food, plant-based (beyond vegan) lifestyle. You’re interested, but don’t know where to begin. In this article, we explore what foods you should eat to support your active lifestyle and promote a lean, strong and healthy body… It’s…

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PALAK VEGAN ‘PANEER’

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OH, MY WORD, you’ve got to try this dish!  Nik and I LOVE Indian food and this flavourful vegan palak paneer (‘spinach cheese’) is out of this world! If you are not yet familiar with this popular Indian spinach curry dish, we highly recommend you try it asap because you’ve been missing out big time!!! When…

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Plant Powered Protein Smoothie (powder free)

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A great start to the day – a high-quality, nutrient-dense, protein-packed, liquid meal that fuels your body and helps build lean muscle. You will hardly know that there are four servings of veggies. To makes things even more awesome we included spirulina as it’s such a fantastic source of protein and nutritional goodness. Spirulina has…

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14 Vegan Recipes For Natural Weight Loss

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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 vegan food is NOT the answer! Vibrant health and optimum body weight is impossible if you’re eating…

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Adrenal Health Promoting Juice Recipe

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Most of us living in this busy world could use a little help with balancing our hormones, as well as give some love to our adrenals. Adrenal glands are two capsules resting on the top of our kidneys. They are responsible for the secretion of several different hormones – about 48 different kinds and types.…

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Seasonal Produce Guide – Printable Charts

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Seasonal produce guides by Active Vegetarian

Eating foods when they are in season is an important (yet often overlooked) part of health and anyone who wants to nurture optimal wellbeing should emphasize seasonal produce. Understanding what fruits and vegetables are in season during each part of the year, helps you choose the freshest and best produce available at each you shop.…

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Avocado & Pea Smash (post workout muscle meal)

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This is a avocado and pea smash recipe made by Active Vegetarian

We frequently get asked what to eat after a workout. Well, for us it’s always a little different, but there are some things that we highly recommend eating and drinking on a consistent basis: green leafy vegetables, power smoothies, celery, green juice, sea vegetables,  coconut yogurt, berries, bananas and… avocados! The following recipe was featured…

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Watermelon Electrolyte Drink

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Watermelon Elctrolyte Juice recipe

Although you absolutely need to be conscious of your body’s electrolyte levels while exercising – especially in the heat – commercially available sports drinks just aren’t a good choice. Rather than relying on the store-bought, chemical-laden beverages, take a little extra prep time to mix together this homemade electrolyte drink. Print Author Active Vegetarian 3…

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Almond Ricotta, dairy-free cheese

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This dairy-free almond ricotta recipe will satisfy your cheese cravings, and is made with whole food plant-based ingredients.

Today I will teach you how to make dairy-free almond ricotta. This dairy-free creamy cheese recipe will satisfy your cheese cravings, and is made with whole food plant-based ingredients. So simple to make. Are you someone who has a hard time with the idea of eating a fully plant-based diet because you feel like you…

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#87 Ryan Leier: Life Of A Modern Yogi 

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Podcast with Ryan Leier - Life of a modern yogi by active vegetarian

**PLEASE NOTE**  This podcast was recorded on April 10, 2020 “Everything you do affects everything else. You, and what you do matters” – Ryan Leier  Website Instagram The One Yoga Digital Studio 45 Minute Vinyasa Yoga Class with Ryan Leier The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice Light on Yoga: The Definitive Guide to…

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SMOKY TEMPEH SCRAMBLE

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A simple lunch Smoky tempeh scramble recipe for vegetarian

Easy to prepare savoury morning meal full of protein and veggies that could easily pass as lunch or dinner. Tempeh is a fantastic plant-based source of easy-to-digest protein that has a delicious nutty flavour and satisfying taste. It’s also very high in magnesium and is known to reduce cholesterol, increase bone density, and promote muscle…

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