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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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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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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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. Visit customwater.com to get more…

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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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