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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Recipe Round Up – 28 Low Carb Vegan Recipes

Low-carb eating is a great way to manage blood sugar and many people find it also helps with digestion, managing diabetes, and maintaining  a healthy weight (even if not trying to lose weight). Low carb eating also provides some brain-boosting benefits, due the higher amounts of healthy fats and proteins – these aid in neurotransmitter and…

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Meals Every Kid Will Love “Plant-Powered Families” Review

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I’ve been pretty pumped up to get my hands on Dreena’s  Plant-Powered Families: Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole Foods Vegan Recipes book. Mostly because I wanted to know from someone who is raising three girls herself what it takes to get your young ones excited about healthy plant based eating habits.   In our world where we…

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Low Carb Zucchini Pasta with Garlic and Lemon

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Have you ever tried to make zucchini pasta? If you haven’t attempted to make zoodels yet, I encourage you to explore the world of spiralised veggies. So simple, low calorie, light, easy to make and super-versatile. Okay, let’s face it: raw zucchini tastes nothing like pasta. But that doesn’t mean we can’t dress them up with our…

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AV 038 – How To Handle Your Beans

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Beans are a super healthy, super versatile and super affordable food. Here is just a short list why to include beans into your diet: high in antioxidants, fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper and zinc. Eating beans regularly may decrease the risk of diabetes, heart disease, colorectal cancer, and helps with weight management.…

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Everything You Need To Know About Beans

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If you have been on your plant based journey for some time, you have come to understand that beans and legumes play an important role in this diet. And for many good reasons. Beans are a super healthy, super versatile and super affordable food. Beans are high in antioxidants, fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium,…

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VEGAN CHOCOLATE CHILI

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We are of the opinion that you can never have too much of a good thing. Chili is definitely a good thing in our book, and so is dark chocolate. Why not put those two together? When Nikki and I saw this twist on a veggie chilli from Gratitude and Greens we knew that we…

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Podcast – 014 – How To Make Cooking Easy

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode of Active Vegetarian we discuss 5 essential tools every vegan/vegetarian kitchen should have. We put together a list of kitchen essentials we personally use on daily basis to help you create healthy and nutritious meals without wasting your money and kitchen counter space. Download the…

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