Tahini Lime Energy Bars

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Easy Vegan Tahini Energy Bars

Energy feeling low? Here’s a pick-me-up snack that won’t let you down. Dates and tahini create a perfect base for this recipe and lime juice adds a fresh flavor. Especially recommended as a natural immune support, these easy to make energy bars are also a good choice for anyone dealing with iron deficiency.  Print Quick -…

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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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Walnut No Bake Brownies

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Walnut No Bake Brownies by Active Vegetarian

raw | vegan | gluten-free You know…over the years we have tested and shared with you a couple of brownie recipes on our site. We’ve got ones with pumpkin purée (just trust us), and the popular Vegan Tiramisu Brownies …and that is it! So we decided to fix that pronto! Plus, to be honest, I have always been a […]

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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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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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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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Instant pickled red cabbage 

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Instant Pickled Red Cabbage

If you have never pickled or fermented anything, this Instant Pickled Red Cabbage will be the best place to start. It’s simple, no fuss, no mess and all you need is a head of cabbage, good quality salt, a jar and a few other ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. This pickled cabbage…

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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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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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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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