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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Vegan Borscht

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Borscht has been a staple meal in Eastern European diets for hundreds of years. When I was growing up in Czech Republic my Mom (who loves beets) would make this soup on a regular basis, however as a child I really didn’t care for it. Beets were just not my thing and I did a…

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Vegan Muscle Building Quinoa Sushi Sandwich

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I came across this creative idea quite by accident while surfing around on Instagram.  I shared it with Nikki and together we decided to our own spin on Onigirazu — traditionally sushi rice wrapped with a nori sheet to form a pocket, with whatever filling suits your fancy. We decided to switch things up a bit,…

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Goji & Wild Rice Bowl

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Goji berries aren’t just for baked goods and topping a smoothie bowl. You can easily incorporate them into your savory dishes, too. They add the perfect touch of sweetness to finish off this flavourful wild rice bowl. This is a great dish that can be quickly made for lunch or dinner during your busy work…

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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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Creamy Soothing Carrot Raisin Soup

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This soup is deliciously comforting and soothing. This is also the kind of soup that will provide your gut with just the right kind of nutrients to support and heal. The truth is that it’s very difficult to be healthy and have abundant energy without having a healthy gut. I think it’s nearly impossible. So let’s go make…

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20 minute Rawvioli with Almond Pulp Ricotta

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These raw zucchini roll-ups are our spin on traditional ravioli. We realize that pastas often become a staple food for new vegans and vegetarians, however most of the time this kind of fuel is heavily processed, fibre deficient, leads to spikes in blood sugar levels and has very little nutritional  value. We wanted to offer you some…

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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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APPLE GRANOLA WRAPS – When You’re Short on Time

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“I just don’t have the time to make those complicated meals.” Okay, I get it,  making a fresh, wholesome plant-based meal every breakfast, lunch and dinner sounds little overwhelming, especially if your life is already packed, you work long hours, you’ve got kids, fitting in regular workouts, etc. So today we are featuring a super quick and nutritious recipe…

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