Post Workout Nutrition: Wild Rice & Hummus Collard Wraps

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Become a conscious consumer. Know what’s in your food and what it will do for you. Through our recipes and messages, we always encourage you to fuel your body with fresh and organic foods and avoid the highly processed stuff. Using substances such as the best organic and gluten free powder to improve one’s health has…

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The Best Homemade Hummus

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We find that store-bought hummus is usually a big disappointment — over-salted, a little too coarse, has added oils and never worth the price tag. With that, it just makes sense to make hummus at home! This basic chickpea hummus recipe is one to have on hand because of it’s versatility. It can be used as…

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GREEN CREAM SOUP for a healthy gut

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Recently we started experimenting with making raw creamy soups heated in the Vitamix and today we are sharing with you one of our favourite creations, to date. This vibrant soup is nourishing and satisfying, especially on a cold winter day! Durning chilly winter months most of us tend to crave more warming and comforting foods and…

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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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3 ingredient flourless vegan pancakes

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When it comes to breakfast we usually keep it pretty simple with fruit, fresh juice or a smoothie. However, when Zuzana made some fresh creamy macadamia & cashew nut butter – queue the lightbulb – PANCAKES I thought! I instantly imagined the nut butter layered between pancakes with some fresh fruit pouring over it. I had…

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Healthy No-Bake Nanaimo Bars

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As two proud Canadians, we cannot imagine the holiday season without the well-loved Nanaimo bars. Traditionally made with loads of butter and sugar, we decided to give the traditional rich B.C. treat a healthy vegan makeover. You will find that this interpretation of the classic Nanaimo bar is much less sweet than the original but…

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Raw Vegan Fruitcake

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Hello friends!  Today we have for you a holiday treat that will prove that indulging can be delicious and healthy at the same time.   Before we begin, I want to start with a WARNING… This raw vegan fruitcake is addictive!   Seriously, I am eating it right now as I am writing this post and it’s…

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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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Ayurvedic Kitchari

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Today we are going to make a traditional kitchari, and offer you vegan and grain-free variations. We love classic Indian vegetarian food, especially when it’s home-made and prepared with love. It would be challenging to pick one dish that is our all-time favourite, however, there is something special about this traditional Ayurvedic Kitchari that keeps us revisiting this…

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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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Zucchini pasta with sweet corn cilantro pesto

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Who wants to eat processed starchy nutrient depleted food? Not us! Processed food, in bags, boxes and cans from grocery stores, fast food chains and restaurants are one of the biggest sources of chemicals and toxins. These man-made chemicals and toxins have no place in the human body – it’s actually a poison to our system…

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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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Strawberry Maca Shake

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We made this vegan”mylkshake” a couple of weeks ago and absolutely LOVED IT! It’s loaded with Vitamin C, which helps to tone the skin and has an anti-ageing effect. On top of that, the flavor is amazingly rich, it’s smooth and sweet, making it an absolute treat that comes along with a whole lot of nutrition. It…

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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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Green Juice Recipe for Detox

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We are sharing this powerful, cleansing, mineralizing and one of our all-time favourite green juice recipe for detox.

Today we are sharing this powerful, cleansing, mineralizing and one of our all-time favourite green juice recipe for detox. Great for anytime time of the year, however super beneficial if made in the cold winter months to help move the blood and stimulate the immune functions. Green leafy vegetables, like kale, parsley and cilantro, are…

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