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 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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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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Wild Mushroom Buckwheat Risotto

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Black morels, yellow chanterelles, hedgehogs, lobsters, oysters. Wild mushrooms are delicious, versatile, and provide constant inspiration for me in the kitchen. They are packed with nutrition – high in amino acids (seven essential), rich in B vitamins, and easily absorb vitamin D when sun-dried, they also provide a boost to your immune system. Beta-glucans—a polysaccharide found…

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PALAK VEGAN ‘PANEER’

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OH, MY WORD, you’ve got to try this dish!  Nik and I LOVE Indian food and this flavourful vegan palak paneer (‘spinach cheese’) is out of this world! If you are not yet familiar with this popular Indian spinach curry dish, we highly recommend you try it asap because you’ve been missing out big time!!! When…

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Quick Vegan Chickpea Quinoa Salad

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A Healthy homemade vegan quinoa salad is easy and quick lunch for vegetarian

Whether you are searching for a healthy and quick lunch to take to work or just trying to put dinner on the table without having to spend lots of time in the kitchen, we’ve got you covered with a quick healthy vegan quinoa recipe. It feels so perfectly satisfying and nourishing, thanks to the fresh…

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Best Ever One Pot Portobello Stew

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This is a pot portobello stew recipe by active vegetarian

This wholesome veggie stew made its first appearance in our book the Vegan Weight loss Manifesto back in 2017. The original recipe called for tempeh and sweet potatoes – lovely combo!  However, because I very rarely follow a recipe (even if it’s my own) I decided to make a couple of adjustments to the original.…

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Vegan White Bean Chili

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This is white bean chilli recipe made by Active Vegetarian

Cold months + short on time days call for some While Bean Chili! This vegan comforting meal can be made in under 30 mins and delivers a whopping 24 grams of plant-based protein in each serving! Great news for any active plant-based eaters who want to put on lean muscle and nourish their bodies well after a…

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Plant Protein Pasta Salad Bowl

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Healthy protein packed salad bowl recipe

Good news friends… Healthy Pasta Salad exists! This week we are swapping the traditional thick sauce gluten pasta dish for a lighter and super nourishing weeknight meal. Pasta noodles made out of lentils, chickpeas, or black beans are all great choices that will help make your pasta dish healthier. This Plant Protein Pasta Salad Bowl is…

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Vegan Cheesy Broccoli Soup

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Cheesy Broccoli Soup recipe by Active Vegetarian

Bring out your powerful blender, because this Cheesy Broccoli Soup with 23 grams of plant-powered protein in each serving is totally worth the cleanup! Nutrient-rich, cheesy, and comforting but there’s no cheese insight! How is that possible? How can you achieve that creamy, dreamy, cheesy flavour without dairy or a long list of scary ingredients…

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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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