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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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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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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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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Superfood Snickers Bars – Vegan + Raw

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If you have our latest book Plant-Powered Athlete you may have tried our “vegan” version of the Twix Bar. This recipe was inspired by that. Whenever we make almond mylk we try to think of new ways to use the almond pulp, and it often ends up being bars, cookies or some other dessert to…

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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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