The Ultimate Tomato Gazpacho

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Healthy Gazpacho recipe by active vegetarian

This healthy gazpacho recipe is the ultimate summertime dinner that’s as easy to make as it is delicious!  What is Gazpacho?  Traditionally, gazpacho is a fresh, puréed tomato soup that originated in Spain. Originally this cold soup was made by blending stale bread, olive oil, and lots of garlic with water. Also, any leftover vegetables […]

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Raw Yellow Indian Curry

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Raw Yellow Indian Curry

Today’s recipe involves three of my favourite things. Indian curry, a big load of veggies and raw foods. Nik and I love Indian food and over the years I have learned to create many of the traditional Indian dishes using only whole plant-based ingredients. However this time I wanted to keep it 100% raw. The…

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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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Vegetable Poha

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Hello Friends,  Today I want to share with you a special recipe for a uniquely Indian quick dish – Vegetable Poha. Nikki and I first discovered this delicious and satisfying dish during our yoga studies in Rishikkesh many years ago and have been recreating it in our home ever since. What is Poha? Poha is…

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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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Black Forest Ice Cream, vegan

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Chocolate ice cream fans, beware—this might give your favourite ice cream a run for its money. Yes, this dairy-free and processed sugar-free ice cream can absolutely pass for the real thing. You won’t believe it until you try it yourself! I have been tinkering with a vegan ice cream recipe for a couple of months,…

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Vegan Pulled Jackfruit Chili

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pulled jackfruit chili by active vegetarian

Whole food plant-based chili made with young jackfruit, kidney beans and fresh tomatoes. This version is simply the BEST we have ever made! Perfectly spiced and packed with plenty of plant protein and fibre. Can be made on the stovetop or in your slow cooker! Lately, I have been seeing jackfruit included on menus of…

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Plant-Based “Butter Chicken” with Baked Cauliflower

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This is not a traditional “Butter Chicken” by any means, however, it uses a similar principle of combing plenty of warm spices, a hint of tomato and some dairy-free cream. I think the roasted cauliflower is a great substitute for chicken in this flavour-packed Vegan “Butter Chicken” dish. Plus the addition of peas gives this meal an…

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Post-Holiday Detox Juice

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  Let’s get real.  Nik and I (and Oliver) eat a very clean diet 99% of the time. Yet during the holidays, we love to indulge a little bit. Even though we still eat whole plant-based foods, the amount of food we consume during the holiday season is usually more than usual – which we…

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Roasted Smashed Sunchokes

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Sunchokes, otherwise known as Jerusalem artichokes, are root vegetables that resemble the look of ginger with the texture of potatoes. These funny looking tubers are packed with amazing nutritional benefits. Sunchokes are superstars when it comes to intestinal health. These little roots have the highest inulin content of any vegetable, which promotes beneficial bacteria in…

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