Raw Vegan Fruitcake

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Hello friends!  Today we have for you a holiday treat that will prove that indulging can be delicious and healthy at the same time.   Before we begin, I want to start with a WARNING… This raw vegan fruitcake is addictive!   Seriously, I am eating it right now as I am writing this post and it’s…

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26 Vegan Christmas Party Recipes

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An almost Merry Christmas to you! December is here, and the festivities have started! With the help of some fellow food bloggers, we put together this incredible round up of 26 delicious plant-based Christmas party recipes.  With veganism on the rise, what a better way than the holidays to spread the cheer of how abundant…

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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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Winter Juice For Digestion and Healthy Gut

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As soon as the temperature outside drops naturally we begin to crave more warming and comforting foods. But just because we might be approaching the winter months doesn’t mean we should disregard juicing! On the contrary, drinking a large glass of cold-pressed juice daily is an amazing healthy habit we should maintain all year round.…

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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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Goji Berry + Ginger Smoothie

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For the first meal of the day, it’s important to supply your body with nourishing foods. We love to use breakfast as a way to pack in tons of superfoods to kick start our day. Some of our favorite breakfast pantry essentials are goji berries and fresh ginger.  Ginger has a reputation as a remedy…

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