Wild Mushroom Buckwheat Risotto

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Black morels, yellow chanterelles, hedgehogs, lobsters, oysters. Wild mushrooms are delicious, versatile, and provide constant inspiration for me in the kitchen. They are packed with nutrition – high in amino acids (seven essential), rich in B vitamins, and easily absorb vitamin D when sun-dried, they also provide a boost to your immune system. Beta-glucans—a polysaccharide found…

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Pseudo Grain Porridge with Caramelized Banana, gluten free & vegan

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VITAMIN RICH- MINERAL RICH-ANTIOXIDANT RICH-HIGH PROTEIN-DIGESTIVE SUPPORT This porridge is a great alternative to the traditional versions. Pseudograins are seed-like grains, full of phytonutrients and antioxidants that can help lower blood sugar levels. They are an excellent, highly nutritious gluten-free alternative for those who for a variety of reasons (nut allergies or gluten sensitivity for…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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