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 what’s in season. The BGS makes a great addition to your…

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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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Moroccan Cauliflower Rice

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Anyone who has a healthy appetite will quite enjoy this vibrant salad. We have mixed a riced cauliflower together with sprouted beans,pomegranate seeds and chopped up fresh veggies to create a healthy, protein packed dish that will not only satisfy your hunger but also keep any sweet cravings at bay. Oh, but wait, there’s more. The…

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#63: Meal Prep 101: A Beginner’s Guide

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Before we dive into today’s topic (Meal prep) let’s first talk a little bit about meal plans… Most of our new clients get really excited about the weekly plans that are a part of the program. And we get it. A well put together meal plan can be a wonderful tool. It tells you exactly…

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#60: Plant Based Kitchen Makeover

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The key to successful healthy nutrition starts in the kitchen. Taking the time to properly set yourself up is step one for transitioning to a healthier and more sustainable way of life. In this post/podcast we will explains how to properly set yourself up to optimize your plant-based diet and ultimately succeed by consuming the…

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#58: HOW TO STAY VEGAN: Restaurant, Holiday & Social Events

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Q: How to deal with eating out, especially going to a dinner party or to a “non-vegetarian” restaurant and staying true to a plant based diet? A: Great question and a legit concern for many plant based eaters. If you strive to keep your diet clean and healthy you might be able to relate. Although many formerly…

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The Incredible Turmeric Recipe Round-Up

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The Scoop Turmeric is a spice belonging to the ginger family. Turmeric is what makes curry powder yellow – specifically its derivative curcumin —  that is said to be a powerful antioxidant. These bitter, earthy roots are also considered as a cure for everything from arthritis to Alzheimer’s and bowel cancer. The Hype Turmeric has a…

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Ashwagandha Powder Smoothie Recipe – Going Strong All Day Long

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This recipe features Ashwagandha root powder, an herb that provides an incredible amount of health benefits

We are excited to share this powerful and energizing Ashwagandha smoothie with you! This recipe features Ashwagandha root powder, an herb that provides an incredible amount of health benefits – especially for women! The word “Ashwagandha” is sanskrit for “essence of a stallion.” This root and it’s berry have been used for thousands of years in…

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Oatgurt, Dairy-Free & Vegan

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Yes, you can absolutely make your own non-dairy yogurt at home! And you should try it! For this vegan yogurt we are using oats and young coconut, blended together with good probiotics to create a rich and creamy treat, similar to Greek yogurt. It’s pretty simple, cost-effective and has many health benefits. Delicious on its own, or…

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Best Plant Based Recipes – Beginner’s Guide

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We curated 40 delicious, healthy plant based recipes for you.

This best plant based recipe round up was inspired by one of Michael Pollan’s food rules : “Don’t eat anything with more than five ingredients, or ingredients you can’t pronounce.”  Real food doesn’t have a long ingredient list, isn’t advertised on TV, and doesn’t contain stuff like maltodextrin or sodium tripolyphosphate. Real food is things that…

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How To Build The Perfect Buddha Bowl

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Okay, we are officially 2 months into the new year! Crazy right?!  I hope that your 2017  “New Years Resolutions” or what I like to call them – “Intentions” are still going strong. And if you happened to fall off track don’t give up!  Remember, everyday is a new beginning and an opportunity to get…

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7 Plant Powered Dinner Recipes

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How do you consistently eat healthy, balanced meals in today’s faced paced world? This is a common questions we get asked,  and our first response is MEAL PREP. If you have been following us on Active Vegetarian for awhile you probably already know which foods are healthy and which to stay away from. The real challenge is…

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Raw Almond Coconut Yogurt

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Mostly, everyone nowadays has heard of probiotics – but do you really know what they do for us and why we should be consuming them? Over the past few months Zuzana and I have been quite consistent on always making sure there are some seeds or nuts soaking or sprouting. Either to make some fresh…

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#44: Shift to A Vegan Lifestyle Part 1

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A couple of weeks ago we’ve received a FB question from one of our podcast listeners Lee-Ann: How to go from vegetarian to vegan? “I was wondering if you could do a podcast on “Vegan 101”. The basics for anyone looking to start. I’m a vegetarian looking to go vegan but it’s a whole lifestyle…

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