Vegan White Bean Chili

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This is white bean chilli recipe made by Active Vegetarian

Cold months + short on time days call for some While Bean Chili! This vegan comforting meal can be made in under 30 mins and delivers a whopping 24 grams of plant-based protein in each serving! Great news for any active plant-based eaters who want to put on lean muscle and nourish their bodies well after a…

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Plant-Powered Nutrition For Athletic Performance

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This is Nikki and Susanna boxing

What to eat before, during & after a workout. Ever since plant-based lifestyles have become more mainstream and accessible, many people including high-level athletes are now proudly promoting animal-free diets as a way of maximizing both performance and recovery time. This is AMAZING! We 100% support the idea of Plant-Powered Athletes after all that’s what […]

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#82: Healthy & Easy Plant-Based Food Swaps

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This is healthy food swap made by Active Vegetarian

We are loving the fact that veganism has finally gone mainstream!  We began our plant-based journey back in 1996 when the word “vegan” was mostly idolized by hippies and animal activists. Fast forward to 2020, and with more than 57 million #vegan posts on Instagram, it’s safe to say that this lifestyle is no longer…

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Powerful Homemade Wellness Shots – Flu, Iron, and Skin

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We are sharing with you three powerful homemade wellness shots to enhance your health and wellbeing.

Today we are sharing with you three powerful homemade wellness shots to enhance your health and wellbeing. What is so powerful about these juice shots? All three medicinal tonics contain a potent dose of nutrients in a tiny cup. You can either enjoy them straight up for the pure and direct delivery of its benefits…

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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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#81: How To Break Free From Diets & Build A Healthy A Relationship With Food

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I had the honours of sitting down with Cara Carin Cifelli and we talked about how we can take a holistic approach to our wellbeing. All of us humans are gifted with “four bodies” the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual body. However, our society disproportionately focuses on the physical body – size, appearance, and what…

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ARUGULA HEMPSEED PROTEIN SHAKE – 32g of plant protein

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This is Zuzana enjoying her Arugula hempseed protein shake

This nutrient-dense smoothie is packed with protein, blood cleansing dark greens, Omega-3 fatty acids, and fibre. The taste is mildly sweet from the pear with a slight spice from the arugula. It’s perfectly healthy on the go breakfast or a post-workout snack!  Print This is a nutrient-dense smoothie made with simple ingredients, that will have…

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Whole Food Plant-Based Holiday Feast

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Holiday feast recipe made by Active Vegetarian

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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Home Made Plant-Based Feta Cheese

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Homemade plant based feta cheese by Active Vegetarian

Friends. Today we are sharing with you an incredibly amazing, yet very simple recipe for plant-based feta cheese. You don’t want to miss out on this one!  All you need is only 2 ingredients, 5 minutes for prep time and then patiently wait for 24 hours and allow the magic to take place.  This fermented…

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#80: What are your thoughts on the plant-based keto diet?

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Sharing thoughts on the plant based keto diet

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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Plant powered ketchup made by Active Vegetarian

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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Baked tempeh fingers by Active Vegetarian

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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