Vegan

Easy Chickpea Spring Salad with Citrus Dressing

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Spring is in the air, and this season I’m looking to get more vegetarian and vegan sources of protein. I love having beans incorporated into my lunch meals, so this chickpea salad is great for taking in a packed lunch. 1 cup of this salad boasts 7.4 grams of plant protein! Add some additional veggies […]

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Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

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Its official. I’m completely off salads, and soup is taking its place. Its too cold outside, so bring on all the warm foods. Although it never gets much below zero degrees here in Vancouver, I’m definitely a wimp to any temperature that’s even remotely close to freezing. What I love about making soup is you […]

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Healthy Blueberry Crisp

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Sometimes simple is delicious. That’s exactly the case with any sort of crisp or crumble. Healthy Blueberry Crisp is one of my favorite things. Pies and crisps are my favorite desserts to make with fresh fruit. But in my house, crisps happen a lot more often than pies, simply because they are quick and easy […]

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Cocoa Banana Muffins

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Ripe bananas. Its always a challenge deciding what to do with them. I usually freeze them and use in smoothies, or make a loaf of banana bread. This time, I wanted to do a muffin, but have it taste different than traditional banana bread, and can you really go wrong with adding chocolate? I know, […]

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Meat or No Meat?

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Happy Monday!  How was your weekend?  I hope none of you got pranked by some lame April Fool’s joke 😉 Last night we celebrated my Dad’s birthday, so that was a good time.  Saturday night I was solo, as hubby had hockey, so I finally got around to watching Forks Over Knives. I knew it […]

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End of the Almond Butter Jar Oats

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Don’t you hate when you get to the end of your Almond Butter (or Peanut Butter) jar and all that’s left is that hard paste that’s impossible to spread?  Even melting it down doesn’t make it soft and spreadable.  What do you do?  That’s easy!  Make Overnight Oats!  In this batch, I had about 2 […]

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