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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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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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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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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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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7 Plant Powered Dinner Recipes

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How do you consistently eat healthy, balanced meals in today’s faced paced world? This is a common questions we get asked,  and our first response is MEAL PREP. If you have been following us on Active Vegetarian for awhile you probably already know which foods are healthy and which to stay away from. The real challenge is…

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Lemongrass Infused Butternut Squash Soup

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A bowl of homemade, tasty soup is a wonderful way to get your body fuelled – not only with nutrients, but also with a whole bunch of happiness.  If you enjoy cooking, you can have so much fun experimenting with different combinations of vegetables, herbs and spices to create a unique flavour every time. This Thai…

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Vegan Vegetable Korma

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Mmm do I ever love Indian food… after having traveled there several times, still nothing compares. But… it still brings some great memories and some comfort of India whenever I do eat a Indian inspired dish. The korma-style curry is one my many favorites.  It’s sweet, mildly spicy, creamy…and just tastes so exotic. Plus there is…

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Crunchy Tempeh Sticks – Dining at the Ravens

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I found this recipe in a cookbook we’ve recently received. The name of this cookbook is Dining at the Ravens. You will find over 150 amazing healthy vegan recipes in this book created by Jeff and Joan Stanford. However what I found even more amazing then all the delicious recipes is the story behind their book.…

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Crazy Good Hummus Soup

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Whenever Nik and I share a cup of this warming soup we always comment on how much we enjoy it. I honestly don’t know what took me so long to share this recipe with you!?! If you like hummus you will love this soup! Also it’s fairly easy to make so even if you are…

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Apple Inspired Vegan Recipe Round Up

-Gaiam Life Eat local. Eat what’s in season. Eat organic. Confused by multiple messages about what to eat and where to buy it?  We’ve looked into eating seasonal food and have it all figured out. Here’s why you should (really) do it. Let’s begin with cost. When produce is in season locally, the relative abundance…

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Recipe Round Up – 28 Low Carb Vegan Recipes

Low-carb eating is a great way to manage blood sugar and many people find it also helps with digestion, managing diabetes, and maintaining  a healthy weight (even if not trying to lose weight). Low carb eating also provides some brain-boosting benefits, due the higher amounts of healthy fats and proteins – these aid in neurotransmitter and…

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