Stuffed Mushrooms Topped with Vegan Feta

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So simple and so versatile. Offer these light and tasty little bites to your guests as an appetizers or let them play a supporting role on top of your favorite salad. You can use either cremini or regular button mushrooms. Look for those that are firm and evenly colored, avoiding any that are broken, bruised have…

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Raw Sun-Dried Tomato Burgers

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Hello there! Yes this is a burger recipe. Yes it’s vegan. And yes, it’s RAW. Have you had the chance to try any of our AV raw recipes yet? If not this might be the one to get started with.  The patty has only a few ingredients: sunflower seed, almond, flax, sundried tomatoes, apple cider…

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Vegan Thai Curry In a Hurry

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Home made Indian and Thai curries are delicious! However many people shy away from them. I used to believe that in order to cook a great tasting curry I will have to make a long list of exotic spices, visit a special grocery store, and slave in the kitchen for hours. Who has time for…

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Raw Vegan Pad Thai

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It’s no secret that plant foods are good for you. Study after study supports the benefits of fruits and vegetables in staying healthy and preventing chronic disease. And many people all around the world are taking these recommendations to heart, increasing their consumption of plant foods as part of their regular diet. For the past…

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Lentil Quinoa Loaf

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You may have heard us say this before, but for anyone with a busy lifestyle a great rule to live by “learn to like leftovers as they are your best friend“.  It will make it so much easier for you to eat well throughout the week, when you have no time to spare. This quinoa…

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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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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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