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Game Changers: Plant-based fact or fiction?

What’s a good activity for social-isolation? Netflix! We have all had a little more time to watch more Netflix lately, and the words “plant-based” seem to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue. This is fueled in part by the recent documentary “Game Changers.” The movie offers up a healthy dose of celebrity anecdotes, eye-catching […]

Gnocchi with savoury spiced nuts

What do we eat when we can’t visit restaurants? We say…extra time in your home means extra time to cook some delicious and nutritious meals! Pasta and nuts are two foods that have long shelf lives and are great items to stock-pile in your pantry during this time.

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Griddle cakes with blueberry sauce

These griddle cakes with blueberry sauce contain flaxseed and oat flour to provide a boost of fibre to help keep you feeling full longer.

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Golden Temple Soup

Adapted from Pinch of Yum, this cozy, bright, and nourishing “golden temple” soup is loaded with anti-inflammatory ingredients like turmeric, cauliflower, and cashews.

instant pot moroccan chickpea stew

Instant pot Moroccan chickpea stew

This recipe for Instant Pot Moroccan Chickpea Stew is full of protein and fiber. Plus, it incorporates a fall favourite – pumpkin!

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Back Country Lentil Stew

This recipe for back country lentil stew is a quick and easy meal that lends itself perfectly to cooking on the trail. Try it on your next hike or camping trip!

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Shakshuka

A quick and easy Middle-Eastern egg dish, great for breakfast, lunch or dinner, this shakshuka is great paired with whole grain bread, pasta or just on its own!

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Beet and lentil patties

Look no further for your next vegan-friendly burger recipe with these beet and lentil patties – perfect for summer and year-round!

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Seasonal frittata

If you are looking for an extremely quick and easy dish to throw together when short on time, this recipe for a seasonal frittata is a great healthy meal!

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Is the Beyond Burger actually healthy?

The Beyond Meat burger continues to skyrocket in popularity as the first plant-based burger to taste and look like the “real thing” (a.k.a beef). But is it actually good for your health?

Poke Bowls

Poke is one of the main dishes of Native Hawaiian cuisine, however in recent years it has gained popularity in North America. A poke bowl can be a great way to get in a good source of protein, veggies, complex carbohydrates and healthy fats. Learn how to build your own with this recipe!

Sriracha cauliflower

Are you meatless and missing wings? Try these sriracha cauliflower bites! Less oily than regular wings, and full of fibre, these baked cauliflower bites are sure to be a hit at your next backyard BBQ!

Plant-based eating Q&A

Whether you’re looking to get started with a plant-based diet or curious about its potential benefits, here are the top questions about plant-based eating

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African peanut stew

Many don’t eat legumes often, but want to incorporate more of them into their diet. Ultimately: make it simple. Try this recipe for African Peanut Stew!

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Basic Overnight Oatmeal

Overnight oatmeal is a simple and healthy on the go breakfast option with endless possibilities. Here are the basics to get started!

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Miso soup with tofu and cabbage

Warm up with this simple and quick recipe for miso soup with tofu and cabbage.

Greek spaghetti squash bowl

Greek Spaghetti Squash Bowl

An excellent alternative to pasta, this spaghetti squash bowl will satisfy your cravings for Greek flavors, tantalize your taste buds, and extend your creative skills in the kitchen all the while fulfilling your nutritional needs for a healthy meal.

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Zesty Vegan Glory Bowl

With a dressing that is verging on addictive as well as versatile, this mouth-watering vegan glory bowl is a must have in your menu rotation.

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Chickpea Salad with Roasted Sunflower Vinaigrette

Try stopping at just one serving of this chickpea salad with sunflower vinaigrette, loaded with beets, carrots and feta cheese!

chili lime jicama sticks

Chili Lime Jicama Sticks

A little sweet and a little sour, these chili lime jicama sticks make for a refreshing afternoon snack or accompaniment for your next BBQ!

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Nuba-Inspired Roasted Cauliflower

Inspired by a local Vancouver based Middle Eastern restaurant, Nuba, this recipe is a healthier twist on their cauliflower bites which are dangerously delicious!

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Polpette di Melanzane (Eggplant Patties)

Polpette di Melanzane is a classic Italian recipe which translates in English to “Eggplant Patties”. This recipe is made healthier with one simple swap!

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Meatless Stuffed Shells

Pasta can get a bad reputation, but with the right pairing it can be a quick, healthy and easy dinner – and these meatless stuffed shells are the perfect example of pasta done right!

Lentil barley berry muffins

Lentil Barley Berry Muffins

If you’re looking for a great way to incorporate complex carbs and protein, look no further than these lentil barley berry muffins!

southwest tofu scramble

Southwest Tofu Scramble

An easy way to put a vegan twist on a traditional breakfast – try this recipe for a southwest tofu scramble to switch up your morning routine!

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Chickpea Quinoa Salad

This quick and versatile quinoa chickpea salad can be served hot or cold, which makes it the perfect meal for any time of the year!

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Nutty Pea and Quinoa Bowl

This recipe for a nutty pea and quinoa bowl is vegan, gluten free AND puts a unique twist on your traditional quinoa salad bowl recipe!

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Salt & Vinegar Roasted Chickpeas

Try this easy, plant-based (vegan!) high protein snack, salad topper or a side with lunch or dinner.

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Tofu Glory Salad Bowl

Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan or simply trying to eat less meat, this tofu salad bowl is a fantastic way to incorporate some much needed protein in your diet.

a beginners guide to plant based diets

The beginner’s guide to plant-based eating

Plant-based eating is a hot topic in the media lately. So what’s all the hype about? We break it down to the basics for you.

Dietitian Health Tip Vegetarian sources of Omega 3

Dietitian Health Tip: Vegetarian sources of Omega 3

In addition to fish and omega 3 eggs you can try adding these vegetarian sources of omega 3 fats to your diet