ARUGULA HEMPSEED PROTEIN SHAKE – 32g of plant protein

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This is Zuzana enjoying her Arugula hempseed protein shake

This nutrient-dense smoothie is packed with protein, blood cleansing dark greens, Omega-3 fatty acids, and fibre. The taste is mildly sweet from the pear with a slight spice from the arugula. It’s perfectly healthy on the go breakfast or a post-workout snack!  Print This is a nutrient-dense smoothie made with simple ingredients, that will have…

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Whole Food Plant-Based Holiday Feast

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Holiday feast recipe made by Active Vegetarian

Hello Friends!  The holiday season provides us with a beautiful opportunity to spend more quality time with family and friends. And since festive gatherings often involve food, many of you expressed to us that it could be challenging to maintain healthy eating habits during the holiday season. The typical dishes offered at family gatherings and office…

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Home Made Plant-Based Feta Cheese

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Homemade plant based feta cheese by Active Vegetarian

Friends. Today we are sharing with you an incredibly amazing, yet very simple recipe for plant-based feta cheese. You don’t want to miss out on this one!  All you need is only 2 ingredients, 5 minutes for prep time and then patiently wait for 24 hours and allow the magic to take place.  This fermented…

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Plant Powered Ketchup

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Plant powered ketchup made by Active Vegetarian

Ahh, ketchup. Such a classic North American condiment loved by so many! Unfortunately, the typical version of this adored sauce is highly processed with zero nutritional value and comes loaded with refined sugars and artificial ingredients. The good news is that ketchup is also one of the easiest condiments to make at home. All you need…

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Baked Tempeh Fingers – high protein

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Baked tempeh fingers by Active Vegetarian

This is a fantastic way to prepare and serve tempeh, with the tempeh fingers being crispy, baked and flavourful it makes it an ideal dish for anyone who is transitioning to a whole food plant-based diet. When preparing tempeh, it’s important to infuse it with flavour. In this recipe, we braise the tempeh first, softening…

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PUMPKIN MUSCLE MYLK – dairy-free, vegan

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This is Zuzana enjoying her pumpkin muscle mylk

Avoid cold, flu and other illnesses during the changing seasons with this infection-fighting, protein-rich pumpkin mylk. It’s made with activated pumpkin seeds, pureed pumpkin and fresh ginger which is blended together with warming spices and naturally sweetened with dates. Pumpkin seeds are one of the highest plant-based sources of protein containing all essential amino acids. A handful of these…

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Fermented Beet and Quinoa Bowl – Post-Workout

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Fermented Beet and Quinoa Salad Bowl

If you are looking for a good post-workout meal with the right combination of macro-and micronutrients, then this Fermented Beet Quinoa Salad is what you need! This simple dish is rich in amino acids (protein) to help repair and build muscle, healthy carbs to replenish glycogen used during the exercise and just the right amount of good fats…

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LEMON & GREENS JUICE – IMMUNE BUILDING

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This is a lemon & greens juice recipe for immunity building

This health tonic is a combination of several alkalizing and refreshing plants that will give your immune system a natural boost. The greens are packed with chlorophyll to promote healthy red blood cells while the lemon and ginger are immunity powerhouses that keep you healthy year-round. The green apple is a low glycemic sweetener to…

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Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake, dairy-free, vegan

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This is a salted caramel apple cheesecake recipe made by Active Vegetarian

There may not be a better combination than apples and caramel unless of course, pecans and a hint of sea salt are added to the mix. Now imagine this delightful combination of flavours in a cheesecake version. Obviously, this dairy-free cake doesn’t contain any real cheese, but the cashews and cacao butter combine beautifully to…

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Healthy Plant-Based Burger – High in Protein

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A healthy homemade vegan burger that is high in protein.

Plant-based burgers have become a hot item in grocery stores and even fast-food chains, however, one quick look at the ingredient list will reveal that most of these popular meat-free alternatives are just highly processed foods with very little nutritional value. So, we say forget the store-bought meat alternatives and make your own homemade veggie burgers…

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Raw Superfood Granola Bars

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RAW Vegan Superfood Granola Bars recipe made by Active Vegetarian

Hemp seeds are a “must eat” on our list of foods. We’ll admit, the list of healthy things we keep adding to our daily “must eat” list is getting a bit out of hand—between the vegetables, flaxseeds, raw vegetable juices, fermented foods, etc. our stomach barely has room to fit it all in. Knowing the…

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Green Juice To Help Prevent and Manage Diabetes

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A Green Juice recipe can help you manage and prevent diabetes

There is no reason that diabetes should stop anyone from enjoying and benefiting from juicing, but it’s crucial to choose the right ingredients. Today we are sharing with you a recipe for a green juice that is a great choice for those wanting to prevent and manage diabetes. This green juice contains dandelion leaves, celery, and…

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Vegan Okra Recipe – Bhindi Masala

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njoy this oil-free vegan okra recipe, that's also called Bhindi Masala, a popular Indian dish made with okra, onion, tomatoes & spices.

Today I am sharing with you this oil-free vegan okra recipe (aka. Bhindi Masala).  Okra is probably one of the most underrated vegetables around. Both Nikki and I truly enjoy this crunchy green vegetable, although admittedly, I don’t cook it very often, maybe a couple of times a year. When it comes to superfoods, okra…

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Cauliflower “Rice”, Indian Style

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Vegan cauliflower Indian rice made by Active Vegetarian

Hello friends,  Today we are sharing with you an aromatic Indian inspired cauliflower rice that makes for a quick and healthy addition to your curries, buddha bowls or salads. In case you’ve never had cauliflower rice before, you’re in for a treat… Cauliflower rice (also called “cauli ryce”)  is simply cauliflower grated into the size of…

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