LEMON & GREENS JUICE – IMMUNE BUILDING

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This health tonic is a combination of several alkalizing and refreshing plants that will give your immune system a natural boost. The greens are packed with chlorophyll to promote healthy red blood cells while the lemon and ginger are immunity powerhouses that keep you healthy year-round. The green apple is a low glycemic sweetener to…

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Top 15 Veggie Packed Vegan breakfasts [recipe round up]

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Everyone knows that eating vegetables is absolutely crucial to enjoying vibrant health and great physical fitness. A powerful way to ensure you are getting enough is to start the day by including veggies in your daily breakfast. Eat plants for breakfast. The benefits are incredible – higher energy, improved mental clarity, reduced cravings for unhealthy…

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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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Green Juice Recipe for Detox

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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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Hulk Smoothie Bowl

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Not sure if you have noticed, but smoothie bowls have flooded Instagram! Every other day I come across someone’s photo with their variation of this trendy colourful bowl packed with so-called superfood. So is worth the hype? First, let’s put things in perspective. Eating a smoothie bowl is far better for you than eating something bought in a…

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Best Plant Based Recipes – Beginner’s Guide

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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Our Favourite Buddha Bowls Around The Web

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It may seem like we are talking about Buddha Bowls a lot lately, and well we kinda are. That’s because they are the perfect meal for plant based eaters!  Seriously though, they have greens, protein, healthy carbs and fat – a complete macro meal. These are especially great for anyone just starting to eat plant…

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The Health Benefits of Herbs + How To Keep Them Fresh

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To enjoy the health benefits of herbs, it is best to either grow them at home, or buy them organic and fresh from a natural grocery store or farmers market. They are among the most nutritious greens you can find and super versatile. You can toss them into your salad, garnish your soup with them…

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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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#48: Nutritional Deficiencies: Calcium & Magnesium

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As Plant Based eaters we are often asked, “where do you get _____ from?”, “Are you getting enough _____?” Sadly, healthy plant based diets are often questioned whether to truly be good for you or not. Yet diets based mostly on processed foods don’t seem to get any attention. Something seems wrong here, doesn’t it? With…

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Almond Joy Parfait (v,gf)

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Yup it totally happened! We created the perfect post workout meal, mid afternoon snack, sweet breakfast or lovely dessert to share with friends. Look at this creamy rich treat! Would you believe that is totally healthy, vegan, gluten free and packed with plant based protein?!?  And what better source of plant based protein, than #vegagreens #protein! What’s…

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