“The Mother Of All Grains”

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While Quinoa(pronounced keen-wah) is considered by most people to be a grain because it cooks up much like a grain would, it is actually a seed. When cooked it has a wonderful nutty flavor. It is very versatile and can be used as a main dish, side dish, baking or breakfast.  It can easily be…

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Podcast 012 – Should You Go Vegan?

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] With so many celebrities and high profile people going vegan lately we discuss whether or not we feel it’s best for the average person. In our fitness tip we teach you how not to fall victim to the next useless fitness craze. WARNING: I did very little editing…

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Podcast 011 – Stop Yo-Yo Dieting Forever

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode of Active Vegetarian we discuss how to maintain a healthy weight, and stop the cycle of Yo-Yo dieting forever. And in the fitness tip, we talk about how to add pull ups and chin ups into your fitness routine, even if you can’t do a…

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Podcast 009 – The Truth About Protein

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] The number one question people ask plant based eaters is…”So where do you get your protein?” In this episode we address this question …and reveal some shocking information about how much protein you really need, and the best sources for plant based protein. And in this fitness tip…

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Podcast 006 – Easy Veggie Meals

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode of Active Vegetarian we discuss how easy it is to make your own healthy Vegetarian meals. In the fitness tip you will learn 3 things you must do if you want to make progress in your fitness program. Resources: Recipes Mentioned On Podcast Easy Veggie…

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Vegetarian Fat Loss Mistake #1 – Explained!

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A plant based diet in my opinion is far healthier than a meat based diet. And it’s easy to get super lean while following a plant based diet. Unless, of course, you eat like a lot of uneducated vegetarians. Just removing meat and dairy from your diet doesn’t make you any healthier if you are…

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Transcripts: Podcast 001 – Plant Based Eating 101

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You’re listening to Active Vegetarian episode 1. Joe: Hello and welcome to Active Vegetarian, the plant-based eaters’ guide to fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle. For more cutting edge information about healthy plant-based eating and for real fitness advice that actually works, stop by ActiveVegetarian.com. We’re your hosts Joe & Zuzana and let’s get started. Hello everybody,…

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Habit #1: Eat fruit and/or vegetables at every meal or snack

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”Eat your fruits and vegetables” is one of the tried and true recommendations for a healthy diet. …and for good reasons… Eating plenty of vegetables and fruits can help you prevent heart disease and stroke, control blood pressure, prevent some types of cancer, keeps your eyes in good shape and the list goes on. And…

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Podcast 001 – Plant Based Eating 101

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, we will discuss the basic of eating natural food and the importance of enjoying your exercise. You’ll learn: * The BEST sources of Plant Based Protein – WARNING!               ….this may shock you!! * All about “natural eating” and what it…

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What should I eat?

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Food and eating has gotten way too complicated in the past few decades.  We have been so brainwashed by fad diets, magazine articles, and advertising that we have forgotten how to think for ourselves and listen to our own body. Few years back I was feeling pretty confused about what I should eat as well.…

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So where do you get your protein?

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Anyone who is a vegetarian or a vegan, is likely quite familiar with the infamous question, “But where do you get your PROTEIN?” Most of us veggie lovers know how to answer this common question without skipping a beat. However if you’re not quite sure, and you’re worried about getting enough protein on a vegetarian…

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