Whole Food Plant-Based Holiday Feast

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Hello Friends!  The holiday season provides us with a beautiful opportunity to spend more quality time with family and friends. And since festive gatherings often involve food, many of you expressed to us that it could be challenging to maintain healthy eating habits during the holiday season. The typical dishes offered at family gatherings and office…

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Baked Tempeh Fingers – high protein

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This is a fantastic way to prepare and serve tempeh, with the tempeh fingers being crispy, baked and flavourful it makes it an ideal dish for anyone who is transitioning to a whole food plant-based diet. When preparing tempeh, it’s important to infuse it with flavour. In this recipe, we braise the tempeh first, softening…

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Fermented Beet and Quinoa Bowl – Post-Workout

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Fermented Beet and Quinoa Salad Bowl

If you are looking for a good post-workout meal with the right combination of macro-and micronutrients, then this Fermented Beet Quinoa Salad is what you need! This simple dish is rich in amino acids (protein) to help repair and build muscle, healthy carbs to replenish glycogen used during the exercise and just the right amount of good fats…

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Healthy Plant-Based Burger – High in Protein

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A healthy homemade vegan burger that is high in protein.

Plant-based burgers have become a hot item in grocery stores and even fast-food chains, however, one quick look at the ingredient list will reveal that most of these popular meat-free alternatives are just highly processed foods with very little nutritional value. So, we say forget the store-bought meat alternatives and make your own homemade veggie burgers…

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Curried Okra – Bhindi Masala – Oil Free

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Today we are cooking with okra – probably one of the most underrated vegetables around. Both Nikki and I truly enjoy this crunchy green vegetable, although admittedly, I don’t cook it very often, maybe a couple of times a year. When it comes to superfoods, okra is not among the most commonly thought of. But this…

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Cauliflower “Rice”, Indian Style

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Hello friends,  Today we are sharing with you an aromatic Indian inspired cauliflower rice that makes for a quick and healthy addition to your curries, buddha bowls or salads. In case you’ve never had cauliflower rice before, you’re in for a treat… Cauliflower rice (also called “cauli ryce”)  is simply cauliflower grated into the size of…

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23 Plant Based Meals in 15 Minutes or Less

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Short on time, yet still want to serve your family a healthy plant-based meal?  This recipe roundup is for you! No excuses to reach for that frozen pizza or another heavily processed “easy” dinner that is full of preservatives! Those chemicals that hide in pre-packaged foods, have zero nutrients, provide absolutely no benefits to the…

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GREEN CREAM SOUP for a healthy gut

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Recently we started experimenting with making raw creamy soups heated in the Vitamix and today we are sharing with you one of our favourite creations, to date. This vibrant soup is nourishing and satisfying, especially on a cold winter day! Durning chilly winter months most of us tend to crave more warming and comforting foods and…

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Light Vegan Chana Masala

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Chana Masala was always our number one choice when ordering food at an Indian restaurant. What could be better than curry chickpeas cooked in a spicy and tangy tomato-based sauce and served over basmati rice? So amazing! However, the way we would feel the day after eating it for dinner was the exact opposite of amazing.…

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Veggie-Stuffed Squash

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Let’s celebrate this holiday season by returning to eating real food! Nikki and I have been on the plant-based journey for over 20 years now and we can honestly report that the powers of whole living foods helped us to awaken & become more conscious beings. So the fact that veganism is finally becoming mainstream…

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Ayurvedic Kitchari

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Today we are going to make a traditional kitchari, and offer you vegan and grain-free variations. We love classic Indian vegetarian food, especially when it’s home-made and prepared with love. It would be challenging to pick one dish that is our all-time favourite, however, there is something special about this traditional Ayurvedic Kitchari that keeps us revisiting this…

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