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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Light Vegan Chana Masala

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Chana Masala was always our number one choice when ordering food at an Indian restaurant. What could be better than curry chickpeas cooked in a spicy and tangy tomato-based sauce and served over basmati rice? So amazing! However, the way we would feel the day after eating it for dinner was the exact opposite of amazing.…

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21 Whole Plant-Based Recipes For Weight Loss

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Happy New Year! “According to a 2017 YouGov survey, the top three resolutions for 2018 were eating healthier, getting more exercise, and saving more money. According to a 2018 survey, the top resolutions for next year are — wait for it — to exercise more, lose weight, and save money.” Sound familiar? Have you set […]

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Veggie-Stuffed Squash

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Let’s celebrate this holiday season by returning to eating real food! Nikki and I have been on the plant-based journey for over 20 years now and we can honestly report that the powers of whole living foods helped us to awaken & become more conscious beings. So the fact that veganism is finally becoming mainstream…

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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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45 Quick Vegan Back to School Recipes Your Kids Will Love

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Everything from healthy breakfasts, make ahead lunches, school snacks, slow cooker dinners, and after school treats. We’ve asked fellow talented food bloggers to help us create the best collection of Plant Based back to school Recipes. We have carefully selected these following options to help you and your family get prepared for that busy time of…

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Quick + Easy Veggie Curry

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Curry…the mere word makes my mouth water. This very easy plant-based curry may not be totally authentic, but it’s inspired by the flavors and aromas of traditional Thai curry- fairly well. You can serve it with brown rice and a basic green salad, and some fresh sprouts for a satisfying nutrient dense meal. Print Delicious Thai-inspired comfort and warmth…

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Vegan Borscht

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Borscht has been a staple meal in Eastern European diets for hundreds of years. When I was growing up in Czech Republic my Mom (who loves beets) would make this soup on a regular basis, however as a child I really didn’t care for it. Beets were just not my thing and I did a…

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Socca Pizza Pie

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Calling all pizza lovers! This plant based, gluten-free pie is loaded with protein and also contains a good deal of B vitamins, iron, magnesium and potassium. The base is actually a traditional recipe for socca, which is a flatbread made from garbanzo bean flour,water and few herbs. This chickpea flour crust provides sets a foundation for the creamy…

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Goji & Wild Rice Bowl

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Goji berries aren’t just for baked goods and topping a smoothie bowl. You can easily incorporate them into your savory dishes, too. They add the perfect touch of sweetness to finish off this flavourful wild rice bowl. This is a great dish that can be quickly made for lunch or dinner during your busy work…

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Moksha Sprouted Salad

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Nikki and I’ve been traveling to India to study yoga for almost 5 years now, and there are things about this amazing country that we miss every time we leave. Chai from small stalls along the road, the constant celebrations of life, all the pandemonium on the streets at anytime of the day (cars, bicycles, rikshaws, cows, dogs, cats)…

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Stuffed Mushrooms Topped with Vegan Feta

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So simple and so versatile. Offer these light and tasty little bites to your guests as an appetizers or let them play a supporting role on top of your favorite salad. You can use either cremini or regular button mushrooms. Look for those that are firm and evenly colored, avoiding any that are broken, bruised have…

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Vegan Thai Curry In a Hurry

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Home made Indian and Thai curries are delicious! However many people shy away from them. I used to believe that in order to cook a great tasting curry I will have to make a long list of exotic spices, visit a special grocery store, and slave in the kitchen for hours. Who has time for…

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Creamy Soothing Carrot Raisin Soup

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This soup is deliciously comforting and soothing. This is also the kind of soup that will provide your gut with just the right kind of nutrients to support and heal. The truth is that it’s very difficult to be healthy and have abundant energy without having a healthy gut. I think it’s nearly impossible. So let’s go make…

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20 minute Rawvioli with Almond Pulp Ricotta

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These raw zucchini roll-ups are our spin on traditional ravioli. We realize that pastas often become a staple food for new vegans and vegetarians, however most of the time this kind of fuel is heavily processed, fibre deficient, leads to spikes in blood sugar levels and has very little nutritional  value. We wanted to offer you some…

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