Plant Protein Pasta Salad Bowl

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Healthy protein packed salad bowl recipe

Good news friends… Healthy Pasta Salad exists! This week we are swapping the traditional thick sauce gluten pasta dish for a lighter and super nourishing weeknight meal. Pasta noodles made out of lentils, chickpeas, or black beans are all great choices that will help make your pasta dish healthier. This Plant Protein Pasta Salad Bowl is…

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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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Cellulite Removing & Fat Burning Juice Recipe

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Drinking fresh juice that contains the right nutrients can help smooth away cellulite and speed up fat burning in your body. Watch out for the food you put into your month. A nutritional and balanced diet destroys that toxic build-up that results in cellulite and helps you reach your lifestyle goals. First things first, let’s…

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West Coast Kale Salad

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I am not the most creative about coming up with names for salad recipes. Usually, I just name them according to the things that are in them, which is… well, boring. So this is a kale salad mixed with other beautiful greens, some shredded cabbage, radish, mandarin orange and mung beans tossed with creamy cilantro…

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Berry Ginger Smoothie Bowl

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This smoothie bowl is filling yet low in calories and chalk full of nutrients. Berries offer extraordinary amounts of antioxidants, such as Vitamin A and C. It’s also got a solid dose of greens (think iron, folic acid, and protein) from the kale and chlorella and prunes (lots of deep, dark, iron-rich goodies!) plus lemon for a vitamin…

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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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Kale & Hemp Hummus

This easy to make hummus is full of antioxidants, fibre and a great source of plant based protein. Another benefit is that you can easily blend it up in just a few minutes! Kale together with hemp hearts and chickpeas creates a bit of a fusion between traditional hummus and pesto sauce. It’s beautifully green, fresh and super versatile…

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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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Juicing: What are the health benefits?

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Juicing has taken the health world by storm, and millions of people are now gulping down pounds of produce by the glassful. Will it be a trend or actually start to open peoples eyes, and change lives? Zuz and I actually juice a lot and I realized we haven’t really shared any recipes or info. with…

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Skinny Sweet Potato Vegan Quiche

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This Quiche is one of my favorite go-to breakfast/dinners when it is time to mix things up at the house! It is just over-the-top delicious, easy to make, tasty and healthy.  Instead of using normal pastry for a crust, I used sweet potatoes which tastes divine, is way healthier and makes this dish gluten-free if you…

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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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Holiday Detox aka Green Monster Soup

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You might be thinking that there’s no way a bright green bowl puréed veggies can be filling and comforting enough for chilly weather, but this Winter detox soup will prove you wrong. Clocking in well under 100 calories per serving, this warming, hefty soup is packed with flavour and detoxifying stars like vitamin A, vitamin…

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