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    Strawberry Coconut Milk Kefir

    Why pay for probiotics when you can grow them yourself? Light coconut milk is fermented then sweetened with frozen strawberries & maple syrup for a reduced-fat, chilled dose of healthy bacteria. No… Read More »

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Vegan Breakfast Bars - No Added Sugar

Back-To-School Breakfast Bars

Soft & chewy baked breakfast bars that are plenty sweet but don’t come with long, complicated ingredient lists or any added sugar. Gluten-free and “grain”-free (not legume-free). Nine hours of sitting still is hard work.  Or so my stomach seems to think these long, long school days. It seems once the option of total-body movement is… 

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Zucchini Pasta + Green Machine Pesto

Green Machine Pesto + Zucchini Pasta

Zucchini noodles are coated with an easy basil pesto made with two hidden ingredients that take this dish to the next level of vegan: green, green and more green.   If you’re vegan, you’ve likely encountered those blank stares that overcome someone’s face the moment they find out you are one. Well, blank stare or… 

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Vegan Root Veggie Casserole

Rich Root Vegetable Casserole

A fall comfort dish: Golden topped sweet potato and carrot mash surrounds sauteed kale, onions and chickpeas. Buttery, sweet and savory, this dish is satisfying yet healthy enough to please everyone.  Fall basically hit Winnipeg in a single day. One day, it was sweltering and humid — the next, it was time for cozy sweaters… 

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Vegan Taco Bowl

Vegan Taco Bowl

Lentil tacos, refried black beans, tomato quinoa and an easy cheezy sauce. An easy, healthy taco-inspired meal that makes enough leftovers for a week of mexi-lunching. Sssshhhh! I know, I know, I’m behind on blogging. This long weekend is the last before school starts and between being a workaholic and tying up loose ends I’ve… 

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3 ingredient coconut balls - no added sugar!

3 Ingredient Coconut Bites

No added sugar here! Just three simple ingredients to blend and cool into soft, chewy coconut bites. Although they’re basically as easy as dessert gets, you wouldn’t know it by the taste.     I am so lazy. So. Lazy. I think a large chunk of my mind is so preoccupied with the dread of… 

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Bok Choy

Feeling miserable on a plant-based diet? It may just be the fruits and veggies.

Disclaimer to fruitarians: Please don’t be offended by the following, I understand some people can survive and, perhaps, thrive on an all-fruit diet for some period of time but many people eating a high vegetable and fruit diet do very poorly. This is intended to help them.   Say whaaaat?   Yeah.  I said it…. 

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Split Pea Stew

Curried Split Pea Stew

Bring on the cheap, bring on the healthy. This curried split pea stew boasts a day’s worth of vitamin A, fibre and almost 20 grams of plant-based protein.  We made it, it’s Friiiiday!  Congratulations, your work week is over. Unless you’re like me and you work Saturdays too.. in which case, sorry to rub it… 

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Chickpea Flatbread (Socca) Three Ways

Socca (Chickpea Flatbread) Three Ways

A high protein alternative to wheat, chickpea flour is inexpensive and bakes into a delicious flatbread (socca) in about five minutes.   Well, I survived.  Though I must say in some aspects, barely. Kayaks and I don’t quite get a long.. one trip, one numb arm, one pile of water that *somehow* made it’s way to… 

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Cheezy Roasted Veggie Burger

Cheezy Roasted Veggie Burger

These patties give new meaning to “veggie burgers”, full of high protein chickpea and almond flours and over a cup of cruciferous vegetables in each burger. A savory, cheesy way to get more plants into your diet.    I’m more than a little distracted this afternoon. It’ s hard to focus on writing when there’s a… 

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Tropical Veg-Cation

Tropical Veg-Cation

Sip your way to a tropical vacation and get your veggies in too. Carrot juice is hidden under the sweetness of frozen mango and a bit of citrus bite.       Tropical Veg-Cation   Author: The Humble Plate Prep time:  2 mins Total time:  2 mins Print Carrots are wrapped up in a sweet mango and citrus… 

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