Fermented Beet and Quinoa Bowl – Post-Workout

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Fermented Beet and Quinoa Salad Bowl

If you are looking for a good post-workout meal with the right combination of macro-and micronutrients, then this Fermented Beet Quinoa Salad is what you need! This simple dish is rich in amino acids (protein) to help repair and build muscle, healthy carbs to replenish glycogen used during the exercise and just the right amount of good fats…

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12 Vegan Snacks to Eat Before and After Your Workout

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Let’s talk workout nutrition. As plant-based diets are becoming mainstream, understanding exercise nutrition, including what and when to eat before and after a workout is important to help maximize your performance and get the most of any workout – for vegans and non-vegans alike. While exercise alone does make us feel amazing, combining exercise with the…

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Plant-powered Muscle Mylk (raw, vegan)

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Looking for a way to refuel your body after a workout?   Look on further… This Raw Vegan Muscle Mylk was created with one main goal in mind: to replenish. Whether you are refueling after an intense workout session or looking for a meal that will supply you with nutritious energy to last you for hours this green “mylkshake”…

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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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Good Morning Smoothie

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This smoothie is powerful! Energizing and hydrating not to mention delicious. This will freshen your breath and clean out your GI tract, great for anyone who is constipated. It’s really nicely balanced and the perfect morning energy boost for the body & mind. You will notice a couple optional ingredients in this recipe: turmeric powder + peppercorns. Black…

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Maca Rush Smoothie

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Nikki and I make smoothies pretty much every day. Yet we realized that for some unknown reason we only have a couple of our recipes posted on the blog. This has to change! Today we are sharing one of our favourite post workout smoothies – Maca Rush. It was inspired by one of our local…

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Active Recovery Smoothie

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During any exercise (strength workout, yoga, walk, hike or run > 45 minutes) your muscles become damaged, drained of energy, and in need of repair. Your muscle fibers are broken down during your workout and are rebuilt with new, stronger protein and fibers. This is how your muscles grow stronger and more efficient. If you aren’t…

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I ♥ Tahini – take me anywhere bars

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We are back with another quick and simple recipe!  Being someone who is not really a fan of peanut butter, I have come to love tahini. True confession – dipping dates in it is kinda like my dessert some days 😛 So with the inspiration of that – Zuzana created these simple awesome and nut-free…

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10 Ways to Save Money in a Plant Based Kitchen

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When talking to people about cleaning up their diet and going plant based, I often hear that it’s difficult to afford a healthier lifestyle. I won’t argue with you there. Real food and organic produce is pricier than processed food made in a lab or a factory. And you will certainly see a jump in…

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Healthy Yogi Cookies

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The Yogi Cookie is my favourite post workout snack . This healthy cookie is packed with wholesome ingredients to help your body recover and give you “superpowers” :).  These cookies make a great after-yoga snack full of things to give you that additional boost of energy you may need. They also make a nice, healthy dessert when…

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