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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Top 12 Vegan Summer Smoothies

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Summer is here and there is no better time to swap one of your meals for a smoothie. Ready in under ten minutes and packed with fruits, veggies, plant protein and superfoods. These creamy drinks are our go-to for an easy breakfast, snack, post-workout recovery drink…. Whether we’re running out the door or quietly sipping…

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Cheezy Tempeh Stuffed Avocados

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It all started with the desire to create an unconventional avocado recipe – something that would make us pause and say …wow! In our household we believe that avocados rock! Actually I would even admit that we love avocados – a lot.  We eat several of them a week.  But coming up with an avocado recipe that…

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Sprouted Yogi Snack Mix

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Combination of nuts, seeds and dried fruit can certainly provide a wonderful nutrient-dense snack But be aware! Most packaged trail mixes you will find in stores are far from healthy. Often they are nothing more than salty nuts roasted in unhealthy oils, mixed with pieces dried fruit often double (or even triple) coated in sugar.…

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Best Plant Based Recipes – Beginner’s Guide

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We curated 40 delicious, healthy plant based recipes for you.

This best plant based recipe round up was inspired by one of Michael Pollan’s food rules : “Don’t eat anything with more than five ingredients, or ingredients you can’t pronounce.”  Real food doesn’t have a long ingredient list, isn’t advertised on TV, and doesn’t contain stuff like maltodextrin or sodium tripolyphosphate. Real food is things that…

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Kale & Hemp Hummus

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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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21 Plant Based Muscle Building Recipes

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This is the “ultimate” question many plant based eaters ask and often times even the reason that holds people back from adapting this animal free lifestyle. To be honest I am not surprised that there is much confusion surrounding this topic. Most of us have been conditioned to associate cheese, eggs and a steak as…

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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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How To Build The Perfect Buddha Bowl

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Okay, we are officially 2 months into the new year! Crazy right?!  I hope that your 2017  “New Years Resolutions” or what I like to call them – “Intentions” are still going strong. And if you happened to fall off track don’t give up!  Remember, everyday is a new beginning and an opportunity to get…

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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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Junior Mint Avocado Pudding (Raw + Vegan)

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Another competitor on the shelf! Aside from quality, there are 2 things to look for in protein powders – 1.Taste and 2.Texture.  To be honest we were super impressed that Pure Goodness’ has 9 nutrient-rich superfoods! Ingredients: Pumpkin Seeds, Flax Seeds, Quinoa, Chia Seeds, Coconut, Almonds, Kale, Avocados and Pomegrante. Nutrition per 60g serving (2 Scoops) Protein: 30g Omega-3:…

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Cupid Protein Orbs

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Thinking about buying a box of chocolates for your Valentine? Well hold on for a second…instead of the processed sugar loaded store bought stuff why not try your own homemade treat? These lovely little devils are loaded with protein from pumpkin seeds, hemp hearts and cocoa nibs and I even mixed in a scoop of Vega…

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Crunchy Protein Bliss Balls

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The kitchen is my happy place! It’s calming and I absolutely loose sense of time. I love getting lost in creating recipes, that are not only pleasing to the senses but also healing and full of nutrients.  Last weekend I made these Bliss Balls!   Want More Raw Dessert Recipes? RAW PUMPKIN PIE BITES RAW VEGAN THREE…

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