Posts Tagged ‘vegan’

White Bean Hummus

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Hummus is so easy to make yourself at home. It also is a lot healthier than store bought hummus. I admit I usually use canned beans to make dips, it cuts down on time considerably, but I do make sure to purchase organic and bpa free cans. In this hummus I used 1 can of […] Read more…

Homemade Coconut Milk

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Nothing is more refreshing and satisfying than homemade coconut milk. You have to try it to believe it. The hardest part about making it is getting to the meat of the coconut; trying to get the darn thing open is a pain. I leave this task to the male in the house. But once open […] Read more…

My favourite Lemon Tahini Salad Dressing

lemon tahini dressing

I  love this salad dressing, its one of my favorites. Its a nice creamy salad dressing that is flavourful and very healthy. I either make this in the food processor for a more creamier version or if I don’t feel like cleaning out my food processor I will make it without. The only difference is […] Read more…

Vegan, Gluten and Soy Free Lasagna

vegan. gluten free lasagna

On my attempt to avoid gluten, dairy and meat from my diet I had an idea, well, more like a challenge. I wanted to make a lasagna. How is it even possible to make lasagna which is usually covered in cheese, filled with ricotta cheese and meat and layered in between gluten containing pasta? Well, […] Read more…

Baked Salt & Vinegar Chips

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Potatoes are my weakness. As a Nutritionist I know fried potato chips are a no-no. Fried foods have potential carcinogens know as acrylamide, which is a chemical that is formed when foods (mostly carb rich vegetables) are fried at high temperatures. Potato chips and french fries being the highest Read more…

Nutrient Packed Salad Rolls!

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Red cabbage, carrots, spinach, green peppers, basil and brown rice vermicelli fill these delightful salad rolls. I love eating my salad this way and with my recent find of brown rice vermicelli these are even healthier. I’ve been searching for brown rice papers and did a quick search and found them on Amazon! I think […] Read more…

No-Bake Key Lime Pie

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I have seen multiple websites with recipes to a raw or no bake key lime pie. Since I had two avocados that needed to be eaten up, limes in the fridge and dates and nuts on hand I thought it was the perfect time to make this healthy dessert.  And I was happy I did. […] Read more…

Greens For Life!

Greens are an extremely important part of our diet but also sometimes very lacking in most peoples diet. Calcium, iron, magnesium, folic acid, vitamin C are just some of the nutrients found in green leafy vegetables. Some health food advocates think that greens in your diet are the most important aspect and should be consumed as a […] Read more…

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