Raw Superfood Truffle Balls

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“Stress and in turn food cravings create mental clutter, decreasing the brain’s ability to perform to its full potential. The path to an uncluttered mind begins with stress management, and diet is the number one consideration.” –Brendan Brazier Without a doubt, cravings for sugary or starchy food are one of the most challenging things to overcome…

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Veggie-Stuffed Squash

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Let’s celebrate this holiday season by returning to eating real food! Nikki and I have been on the plant-based journey for over 20 years now and we can honestly report that the powers of whole living foods helped us to awaken & become more conscious beings. So the fact that veganism is finally becoming mainstream…

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Juice for Gut Health in Winter Season

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This sweet and spicy juice boosts digestion, helps reduce bloating and inflammation, relieves constipation, and promotes healthy gut flora.

Today’s recipe features a hot, potent and tasty combination of fruits, veggies and herbs that are all cleansing, detoxifying and boosts the metabolism. The key ingredients in this juice also help reduce bloating and inflammation, relieve constipation and promote healthy gut flora.  As soon as the temperature outside drops naturally we begin to crave more warming…

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Ayurvedic Kitchari

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Today we are going to make a traditional kitchari, and offer you vegan and grain-free variations. We love classic Indian vegetarian food, especially when it’s home-made and prepared with love. It would be challenging to pick one dish that is our all-time favourite, however, there is something special about this traditional Ayurvedic Kitchari that keeps us revisiting this…

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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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Holiday Pumpkin Mylk

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Hello Friends! Today we are making a delicious raw, vegan pumpkin mylk.  It’s that time of the year here in Canada where you just want to sit by a fire, wrapped in a blanket and drink something that tastes like the holidays. Sure you can easily order the popular pumpkin spice latte from your local coffee…

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Vegan Chocolate Salted Caramels

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Super easy 5 ingredient Vegan Chocolate Salted Caramels! We’re all about treating yourself and health is all about finding that balance between nourishing your body and nourishing your soul. How do we accomplish this without feeling guilty, sluggish, or downright mad at ourselves? Choose only healthy, whole food, plant-based ingredients, and make it yourself! Let’s admit it,…

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Easy Thai Red Curry Paste

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This is a recipe for a vegan homemade curry paste that uses 100% natural ingredients,  takes only 15 minutes to make and tastes very authentic to the red curry dishes we so enjoyed during our travels in Thailand. **This was before phones had good quality cameras 😛 ** Why exactly would you want to make your…

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Carrot Ginger Soup with Curried Raisin Relish

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Today we have a delicious soup recipe for you. This Carrot Ginger Soup is quite simple to make and it’s loaded with life-giving nutrition.  This soup is raw vegan so no cooking is necessary – just a quick mix in the blender and you’re good to go! No dishes, no scrubbing, no big mess! Both the soup…

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weekly av fitness schedule – week 24

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Heads Up! We are releasing new workouts at midnight PST. You can also find this workout schedule on our home page with links that will take you directly to your daily fitness video.   Workout: ITT #2 + Mobility Session #9 Duration: 20 minutes / 23 minutes Equipment: Bodyweight/Timer Notes: Remember to first Warm up Workout: Strength Workout #1 Duration: 18 minutes Equipment:…

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weekly av fitness schedule – week 23

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Workout: Strength Workout #4 Duration: 22 minutes Equipment: No Equipment/ Bodyweight/Timer Notes: Remember to first Warm up Workout: Daily Flow #4 Duration:  30 minutes Equipment: No Equipment/ Bodyweight/Timer Workout: Yoga #5 Duration: 37 minutes Equipment: Yoga Strap/ Yoga mat/ Block /Bolster/Blanket Workout: Strength Workout #6 Duration: 15 minutes Equipment: Bodyweight/ Yoga mat Workout: 5 Minute Challenge (arms/abs) + Mobility Session #8 Duration: 5 minutes / 16 minutes Equipment:…

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Juice Recipe for Weight Loss and Energy

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This juice recipe can help you with weightloss, energy, and detox.

Today I am sharing with you my favourite juice recipe for weight loss and energy. This juice recipe is made of a powerful combination of five superfoods each offering unique health benefits. If you were to learn just one juice recipe, this is it! It’s easy to tell someone… “Just eat more raw whole fruits…

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5 Minute Challenge – Effective Low Impact Workout

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This Low-Impact  No Equipment Workout Will Make You Sweat!  “Low impact” does not mean low intensity and we will prove it to you with this 5-minute workout challenge that will target your glutes and core as well test your strength, muscle endurance, balance, and coordination. This quick workout can be used by all different fitness levels…

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