Nutrition

Brown lentil, bean and rice soup

Made with Borlotti beans, brown lentils, brown Basmati rice, tomatoes and vegetables, this hearty soup is delicious. It’s a complete meal that gives you all the plant-based protein that you need.  After a bowl or two, you feel satisfied in a healthy way. For more information on plant-based protein, read here and here. In this recipe, […]

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Cranberry scones

On Christmas morning, your family will enjoy these wholesome cranberry scones spiced with cinnamon and grated orange peel. The dough can be made the night before; the next day, in just 15 minutes, you can have fresh warm scones. However, don’t store the dough for more than one day in the fridge because they are […]

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Cinnamon almond cookies

Here’s a simple Christmas cookie that I created last week. Made with almond flour, almond meal, rolled oats, granulated sugar cane and unsweetened apple sauce, these little gems are delicious. Over the holidays, if you are trying to find a sweet treat that will please each person’s diet or taste, whether vegan, non-vegan, low sugar, […]

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Chia Chai Latte Pudding

Inspired by a friend who bought me a cardamon latte in a coffee shop last week, I made these “Chia Chai Latte Puddings”. These puddings are similar to a chai latte but are thicker—you eat them with a spoon—and contain no white sugar, tea or caffeine. Made with chia seeds, almond milk and raw cashews, […]

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Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

I’ve been meaning to “update” my old vegan Shepherd’s Pie recipe and this week, I finally got to it. Here’s the new and improved version. Once known as the “Poor Man’s Meat Pie”, today’s Shepherd’s Pie is for everyone. And this meatless version is just as rich in flavour and texture as the original. If […]

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A heart-healthy burger

Store-bought veggie burgers are convenient, but they are not as wholesome as the ones you can make at home. Not all packaged veggie burgers are made the same. Some contain a long list of ingredients, many of which are unrecognisable — a sign that the product is highly processed. Veggie burgers contain no animal protein […]

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