Raw Superfood Granola Bars

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Hemp seeds are a “must eat” on our list of foods. We’ll admit, the list of healthy things we keep adding to our daily “must eat” list is getting a bit out of hand—between the vegetables, flaxseeds, raw vegetable juices, fermented foods, etc. our stomach barely has room to fit it all in. Knowing the…

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Superfood Ice Cream Parfait, (Dairy-Free, Vegan)

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If you’ve never made banana “ice cream” or tried chia seed pudding before, now is the time! We’re putting them together in this delicious and nourishing parfait.   Blending frozen bananas with superfoods of choice is the easiest way to enjoy the creamiest and healthies ice cream in just a few minutes. Don’t let the instructions…

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Apricot Maca-Roon Cookies

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I continue to be drawn to clarity and simplicity. ‘Less is more’ remains my mantra. -Stephane Rolland We often play around in the kitchen trying to recreate traditional recipes by stripping away the complexity and giving them a healthy whole food plant-based makeover. This recipe was inspired by the popular Girl Guide cookie called Somas.…

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Go-To Raw Coconut Yogurt (fermented)

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Confession alert! Coconut in any form is a household staple for Zuzana and me. With plant-based eating becoming more popular it’s great to see companies jumping on board and supporting it by making alternatives for peoples favourite “traditional” animal-based choices – like yogurt. In our opinion, coconut yogurt is the best non-dairy alternative, because it…

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GREEN CREAM SOUP for a healthy gut

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Recently we started experimenting with making raw creamy soups heated in the Vitamix and today we are sharing with you one of our favourite creations, to date. This vibrant soup is nourishing and satisfying, especially on a cold winter day! Durning chilly winter months most of us tend to crave more warming and comforting foods and…

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Macadamia Cashew Butter

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Want to make the best tasting nut butter? Look no further because this combination of macadamia and cashew nuts is simply amazing. It’s creamy, naturally sweet and takes less then 10 minutes to make.  The key to creating a great tasting nutbutter is to start with the best-quality nuts. Choose raw and organic. One thing…

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Healthy No-Bake Nanaimo Bars

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As two proud Canadians, we cannot imagine the holiday season without the well-loved Nanaimo bars. Traditionally made with loads of butter and sugar, we decided to give the traditional rich B.C. treat a healthy vegan makeover. You will find that this interpretation of the classic Nanaimo bar is much less sweet than the original but…

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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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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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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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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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