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healthy chocolate hummus

Healthy Chocolate Hummus

This recipe is great option to use as a fruit dip or to spread on top of whole grain toast.

the benefits of beans

5 Benefits of Beans

We could all use more beans and lentils in our lives whether it be to lose weight, reduce cholesterol, manage diabetes, or simply to eat less meat.

lentil curry

Express Curried Lentils

This is comfort food at its best. And, if you need a delicious and healthy way to go meatless, this is your recipe.

almond pancakes with creamy blueberry topping

Almond pancakes with creamy blueberry topping

Imagine the aroma of fresh baked pancakes with sweet berry toppings. They won’t only be delicious, they will also be healthy with extra fibre, healthy fats and protein.

skillet-poached huevos rancheros

Skillet-poached Huevos Rancheros

A healthy twist on the original, these Skillet-poached Huevos Rancheros are only 285 calories per serving.

pork lentil lettuce wraps

Pork & Lentil Lettuce Wraps

There are a plethora of reasons why we, as dietitians, love our lentils!

A sweet protein boost with greek yogurt

A ‘sweet’ protein boost

Greek yogurt contains more than double the amount of protein and considerably more healthy probiotics than most regular type yogurts.

black-bean-soup

Black Bean Soup

This is one of the easiest (and tastiest) soups you can make, never mind that it is packed with fibre, protein and slow-burning carbohydrate. Make sure to rinse your canned beans well to reduce their salt content. If you feel ambitious, use a the “Quick Soak” method for preparing the black beans.

Dietitian Health Tip-Pulses gluten free low fat low GI

Dietitian Health Tip: Pulses – gluten free, low fat, low GI

Pulses (dry peas, lentils, dry beans and chickpeas) are the edible seed of legumes.

Halibut Skewers with Mango Mojito Salsa-Recipe

Halibut Skewers with Mango Mojito Salsa Recipe

Summer is a great time to experiment with fish recipes- cooking fish on the grill is tasty, healthy and less aromatic to your household!

dash eating plan diet

DASH towards a healthier you

“DASH” was initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is scientifically proven to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.

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Layered Jar Salad

This layered jar salad is a perfect “grab-and-go” lunch. Packed with protein and fibre, this recipe is as healthy as it is delicious.

gingery carrot lentil soup

Gingery Carrot and Golden Lentil Soup

A piping hot bowl of hearty soup makes an ideal lunch entrée when trying to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.

quinoa vegetable pilaf

Quinoa & Vegetable Pilaf

Quinoa is a versatile gluten-free grain that is high in complete protein, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and fibre. For a complete meal add a protein (meat, tofu)

savoury kale muffins

Savoury Kale Muffins

These kale muffins are an excellent baked option. They contain protein-rich cottage cheese, which rounds out this tasty carbohydrate based treat.

6 healthy ancient-grains

6 Healthy Ancient Grains

Grains and pseudo-grains like quinoa, amaranth, millet, farro and spelt, especially when consumed whole, offer notable health benefits and protection.

lentil-stew

Lentil Stew and Fruity Fresh Lentils

Lentils are a wonderfully healthy food to include in any clean diet. Lentils are packed with protein, fibre, folate and also provide antioxidant protection.

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Kasha Cabbage Rolls & Kasha Burgers

Buckwheat does not contain “wheat” and is gluten free. We refer to buckwheat as a whole grain, yet is it actually a fruit seed related to the rhubarb family.

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Quinoa & Lentil Salad

This gluten free, low sodium vegetarian dish balances carbohydrates, protein, healthy fat and fibre. It is also high in vitamins, folate and calcium.

quinoa-recipes

Try These Delicious Quinoa Recipes!

This weeks’ recipe club features two salads full of flavour, fresh ingredients and fibre. Try them as a meal on their own, on top of salad or as a side dish!

13 healthy ways to use greek yogurt

13 healthy ways to use Greek yogurt

Greek yogurts provide as much calcium as your traditional yogurts, but a ¾ cup of plain Greek yogurt can contain as much protein as 3 ounces of chicken!

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Spot Prawns and Asparagus

Spot prawns plus the fresh asparagus equals one fantastically tasty and simple dish! Serve with quinoa, rice vermicelli or pasta, if desired.

whole-grain-pizza-recipe

Mushroom and Honey Truffle Pizza

To get the most benefit from your flours and breads, choose the “whole grain”. People who eat more whole grains may have a lower risk for heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.

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Mini Vegetable Frittatas

Savory vegetable frittatas are just the thing for an unforgettable brunch that will be a healthy start to your day.