Quick Vegan Chickpea Quinoa Salad

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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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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Marinated Kale Salad

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The right foods can heal us and the wrong foods can make us sick. Fresh, plant-based foods can nourish your body, calm your cravings, energize you and at the same time provide you with mouthwatering flavours. Print This salad comes together in just 10 minutes and you can serve it as a side dish or…

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23 Plant Based Meals in 15 Minutes or Less

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Short on time, yet still want to serve your family a healthy plant-based meal?  This recipe roundup is for you! No excuses to reach for that frozen pizza or another heavily processed “easy” dinner that is full of preservatives! Those chemicals that hide in pre-packaged foods, have zero nutrients, provide absolutely no benefits to the…

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Winter Red Salad with Curried Nut & Seed Mix

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A couple of weeks ago when Nik and I planned our winter recipe lineup for this blog, we thought it was time to share a savoury salad recipe with you. We love salads and enjoy making them pretty much daily but I never really think of sharing them on Active Vegetarian because they are so…

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Mango Lime Vegan Cabbage Tacos

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There are so many things to love about summertime… One is the abundance of fresh local produce! Every time Nik and I visit the neighborhood farmer’s market it feels like a trip to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory – so many vibrant, in-season fruits and vegetables calling our name! Last week we picked up a cute little purple…

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Basic Green Salad

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Q: You recommend Basic Green Salad as a part of your weekly meal plans. What exactly is this salad?   Basic Green Salad aka BGS is a great start to an amazing meal. The ingredients of this salad can vary throughout the year, depending on whats in season. The BGS makes a great addition to your…

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Simple Plant-Based Mexican Bowl

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“I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” ~~Laura Ingalls Wilder I remember reading this quote on a day I felt unusually overwhelmed with life. I needed a release from the pressure and speed that took over my day to day living. Perhaps…

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West Coast Kale Salad

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I am not the most creative about coming up with names for salad recipes. Usually, I just name them according to the things that are in them, which is… well, boring. So this is a kale salad mixed with other beautiful greens, some shredded cabbage, radish, mandarin orange and mung beans tossed with creamy cilantro…

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