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

The Truth About Cellulite  Cellulite is basically a combination of excess fat and body toxins lying beneath the surface of the skin. It’s important to understand that cellulite is always a manifestation of the wrong kind of lifestyle for health and beauty: eating wrongly (or too much), living under prolonged stress, hormonal imbalances, being exposed…

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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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Our Largest Kale Recipe Round Up

Kale has undergone a serious image overhaul in recent years. It has evolved from being a decoration in salad bars and seafood display cases to being perhaps the most popular superfood. By now, you must have tasted – kale smoothies, salads, and chips… and most likely paid a ridiculous amount for it! 😛 Kale is one of…

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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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