Green Juice For A Slender & Healthy Body

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If you are seeking to have a slender and healthy body, you must educate yourself on the full side effects of consuming the wrong kinds of food. And by education, we don’t mean the kind of information you would often find in diet books, magazines and on popular TV shows. Many of these “revolutionary diets”…

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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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#70: Easy Plant Based Meal Planning 

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Let’s face it. Life gets busy and cooking at home can be tough. Meal planning takes work. But those who’ve mastered it know it’s the key to saving money, eating healthier and feeling their best. To help you get started, we will break down steps to create a customizable healthy plant based meal plan you…

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Carrot Juice Pulp Cake Rolls

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Don’t throw away carrot juice pulp, there is still hope for it! Plus, you would be loosing on the there fiber and other goodness in there!!! Add some pumpkin seeds, coconut, dry fruit, spices and make some tasty Carrot Cake Rolls!! In our kitchen we strive to have zero waste. Even when it comes to…

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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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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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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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#50: Nutritional Deficiencies: B Vitamins

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We’ve all starred at a label wondering what all those words like riboflavin, folic acid, and thiamine really mean. The B vitamins are a group of eight individual vitamins, often referred to as the B-complex vitamins. In this podcast, we will take a look at how the B vitamins work so you can begin to understand…

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#49: Nutritional Deficiencies: Vitamin D & K

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We are back with part 2 of our Nutritional Deficiency Series, if you missed our last one on Calcium and Magnesium check it out HERE.  Better idea – if you are not subscribed already –  head over to iTunes and subscribe to our podcasts, so you never miss an episode 😉 Okay so enough about us…

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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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What foods give you the most energy?

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Read most any article about increasing energy levels to adequately support your workout sessions and it will likely tell you that the number-one thing you should do is eat more protein—usually in the form of lean meat. As a vegetarian, this type of advice can be rather discouraging, potentially leaving you to wonder how you…

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#40: How To Raise Healthy Vegan Children- Interview with Dreena Burton

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    In this episode of AV podcast we were fortunate to sit down with an author, blogger and mom of three beautiful girls,Dreena Burton. The topic? DOWNLOAD EPISODE HERE OR PLAY BELLOW pleasing picky eaters structuring your child’s diet supplements dealing with challenging social situations (birthday parties, family members) incorporating and implementing a healthy plant based diet…

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#34: 10 Ways to Eat Plant Based and Save Money

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Today we sharing our top tips for saving money on nourishing, plant-based foods. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   “Do your best to invest in yourself today; your future depends on it.” Even on a limited budget, we can each make small upgrades that have a massive impact on our health. And get this,…

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Green Energy Smoothie

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It is packed full of all the nutrients you need – pretty much a blended meal with a little energy boost from green tea and matcha! 🙂 1 stem of kale 1 small head of Broccoli 1/2 cup blueberries 1 banana 1 1/2 cups chilled green tea 1 tsp matcha powder *optional – 1 scoop…

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