12 Easy Plant-Based Recipes For Beginners

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Easy Plant-Based Recipes for Beginners

Ok, you know that eating plant-based is good for your health and for the environment, but now the question is  – HOW?    How can you create healthy, nutritious meals that also taste good and don’t require top chef skills?    Over the past 14 years of running this blog, we have put a lot…

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Whole Food Plant-Based Holiday Feast

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Hello Friends!  The holiday season provides us with a beautiful opportunity to spend more quality time with family and friends. And since festive gatherings often involve food, many of you expressed to us that it could be challenging to maintain healthy eating habits during the holiday season. The typical dishes offered at family gatherings and office…

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AV 080 – What are your thoughts on the plant-based keto diet?

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In this episode, we are going to answer a question that keeps coming our way on a regular basis these days – What are your thoughts on the plant-based keto diet? The ketogenic diet has become one of the most popular diet approaches in recent years, with everyone from celebrities to fitness gurus claiming that…

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Plant Powered Ketchup

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Ahh, ketchup. Such a classic North American condiment loved by so many! Unfortunately, the typical version of this adored sauce is highly processed with zero nutritional value and comes loaded with refined sugars and artificial ingredients. The good news is that ketchup is also one of the easiest condiments to make at home. All you need…

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Baked Tempeh Fingers – high protein

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This is a fantastic way to prepare and serve tempeh, with the tempeh fingers being crispy, baked and flavourful it makes it an ideal dish for anyone who is transitioning to a whole food plant-based diet. When preparing tempeh, it’s important to infuse it with flavour. In this recipe, we braise the tempeh first, softening…

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Chocolate Caramel Tarts – raw, vegan,gluten-free

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Most people consider eating chocolate a “guilty pleasure”. But in this case, you can think of it as just pure pleasure instead. These decadent Chocolate Caramels Tarts are made from raw cacao, which is rich in nutrients and highly beneficial to good health. Raw cacao is packed with antioxidants and rich in minerals like iron,…

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AV 079 – The Game Changers Movie Review

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Hello Friend!  Thanks for checking out our latest podcast episode.  In this episode of the AV Show, Nikki and Zuzana give their opinion on the latest plant-based film The Game Changers. Without going into too much detail and giving the film away Nikki & Zuzana discuss the storyline of Game Changers, parts that they really…

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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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LEMON & GREENS JUICE – IMMUNE BUILDING

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This health tonic is a combination of several alkalizing and refreshing plants that will give your immune system a natural boost. The greens are packed with chlorophyll to promote healthy red blood cells while the lemon and ginger are immunity powerhouses that keep you healthy year-round. The green apple is a low glycemic sweetener to…

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