Lemon Poppyseed Cake Balls

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If you like the traditional lemon poppyseed cake, we are pretty sure you’re going to LOVE these Lemon Poppyseed Cake Balls. To make these balls you’ll only need a few simple ingredients that you probably already have at home and about 15 minutes of your time. They are raw (so no baking required ;-), vegan, gluten-free,…

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Oatgurt, Dairy-Free & Vegan

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Yes, you can absolutely make your own non-dairy yogurt at home! And you should try it! For this vegan yogurt we are using oats and young coconut, blended together with good probiotics to create a rich and creamy treat, similar to Greek yogurt. It’s pretty simple, cost-effective and has many health benefits. Delicious on its own, or…

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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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Vegan Creamy Ricotta

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On top of socca pizza or tossed with zucchini noodles, this creamy non-dairy ricotta is a beautiful thing. Just saying. I never like to see the leftover pulp from making home made nut milk go to waste so I keep coming up with different ways to repurpose anything that gets left behind. In this particular recipe I…

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Vision Juice

Our eyes are like a window to the world. Think about it, from the minute we wake up each morning to the second we fall asleep at night, we rely on our eyes to bring us from place to place and to help us assess and react to our surroundings. Yet it’s easy to take that “window” for granted until our vision begins…

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Chocolate Chai Mylkshake

The inspiration was to create a creamy smoothie without the use of bananas. Personally I have nothing against bananas,I actually really enjoy them. However there are few reasons why some people might not want to use bananas in their smoothies. Some are allergic to them, some just don’t like the taste of them, and if…

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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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40 Plant Based Recipes – 5 Ingredients (or less)

This 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 it doesn’t contain stuff like maltodextrin or sodium tripolyphosphate. Real food is things that your great-grandmother…

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Kale & Hemp Hummus

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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Greek Style Spaghetti Squash Pasta #LowCarb

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If spaghetti squash is not your favourite vegetable, don’t give up on it quite yet. Both Nikki and I didn’t really care for it either. Until we made this Greek inspired dish. This is a healthy spin on a meal we enjoyed while visiting the island of Crete. Traditionally made with pasta, this gluten free variation uses Spaghetti Squash instead…

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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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