Oat Plant-Based Yogurt

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Another recipe that was born from my love for experimenting in the kitchen. Cooking is all about discovery, and sometimes it’s a success, while other times it’s a learning opportunity. Luckily, this experiment turned out great, and I can’t wait to show you how to make it.   The steps in this recipe are relatively […]

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Morning Cleanse Smoothie

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This smoothie is powerful! Energizing and hydrating not to mention delicious. This will freshen your breath and clean out your GI tract, great for anyone who is constipated. It’s really nicely balanced and the perfect morning energy boost for the body & mind. You will notice a couple optional ingredients in this recipe: turmeric powder + peppercorns. Black…

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Healthy Vegan Fig Newtons

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A cookie or a bar? That is the real question? These classic fig filled treats are a pleasant combination of both – shaped like a bar, soft texture like a cookie and just the right snack size. Whatever you consider them, they will definitely have you reminiscing. Print Am I aging myself by creating Fig…

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Super Quick Healthy Granola Bars

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Quick Healthy Granola Bars

Let’s face it, decent granola bars can be hard to find in the store. Yet we all know that having healthy snack foods around the house can make our life much easier especially when on a go. These quick healthy granola bars come together easily and you probably already have most of the ingredients in…

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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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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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Vegan Berry Crumble Bars

These Vegan Berry Crumble Bars are a delicious sweet treat and guaranteed to curb those cravings! They are super simple to make, and they can easily be adapted to work with any fresh or frozen fruit you have on hand! Did I mention the crust and crumble are the same so not only does this…

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Walnut Blueberry Muffins, healthy, vegan

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I admit baking is not my forte. However, during the cool fall and winter months, I enjoy the comforting smell of sweet baked treats just about to come out of the warm oven. Perhaps a throwback to my childhood memories when my sweet grandmother would make her famous homemade koláče or sweet bread. She lived…

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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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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 a…

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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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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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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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