TEMPEH CURRY WITH SWEET POTATOES AND ASPARAGUS

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This Vegan Coconut curry  is not only a super flavorful dish, but it’s also easy to make and healthy for you! Let’s examine the health benefits of curry, shell we? Turmeric is the primary spice in curries – it’s how you get that beautiful yellow when you’re making a curry. Many medicinal properties have been associated…

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Indian Eggplant Soup – Fast & Easy Dinner

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Making a filling, flavorful, and delicious soup doesn’t have to take hours. In 30 minutes or less, you can have a pot of healthy vegan soup ready for dinner. Today’s quick soup recipe doesn’t take long to prepare, but is full of flavor and nutritious ingredients like eggplant and bell pepper. This Indian-inspired soup incorporates curry powder,…

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Super Quick & Healing Miso Noodle Soup

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Here’s a soup for those times when you want something light in calories but filling, nutritious and quick. You wouldn’t think that such a simple soup could taste so delicious and have so many healing benefits….. What is miso?  Miso is a a thick paste made from fermented soybeans and barley or rice malt.  It…

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Holiday Detox aka Green Monster Soup

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You might be thinking that there’s no way a bright green bowl puréed veggies can be filling and comforting enough for chilly weather, but this Winter detox soup will prove you wrong. Clocking in well under 100 calories per serving, this warming, hefty soup is packed with flavour and detoxifying stars like vitamin A, vitamin…

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Roasted Red Pepper Soup

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This soup is so simple. A lot of people like to add carrots and potatoes but I find that the addition of those items tends to take away from the roasted pepper flavor. I start off by roasting some large red bell peppers. You may wonder why I’m a crazy person and roast my own…

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Chinese Style Green Beans

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Chinese food is one of the great comfort foods,however it could be a caloric bomb waiting to destroy your physique!!!  Today we are sharing a healthy spin on the typical buffet style fried green beans. You can enjoy this delicious side dish without all the added sodium and oils. Add a cup of chickpeas and you have…

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Roasted Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Quick and delicious is the best way to describe this recipe. That’s why I love stuffed peppers. They can be completely assembled and stored in the fridge in advance, so when you are ready, all you have to do is bake it. Also if you are carb-o-phobe using a pepper as your outer shell saves…

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Tabbouleh Salad (Parsley Salad)

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Tabbouleh is a healthy, rich and super-green salad with pure Lebanese origins that is known for its spicy-tangy kick.  In traditional Lebanese cuisine this salad is made with burgur- cracked wheat. And on the topic of bulgur, if you are allergic to gluten or simply want a gluten-free version, try substituting the bulgur with Quinoa.…

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Nutty Sweet Potato Soup

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This experiment was a big success in my eyes 🙂   Combining sweet potatoes with leek and peanut butter makes a comforting dish that is perfect for a chilly evening. 2 Tbs of extra virgin olive oil 2 medium leeks, white and light green parts thinly sliced 3 Tbs tomato paste 3 Tbs natural peanut…

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Nutty Burgers

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These are delicious and hugely addicting vegan burgers. The seeds give the burgers a fantastic crunch and texture. You won’t be able to stop at just one…or two… 🙂 Ingredients: 1/2 cup mushrooms 2 cup mixed nuts and seeds walnuts – almonds,walnuts, pumpkin seeds,flax seeds, sunflower seeds (soaked) 1 carrot, shredded 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1/2…

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup

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Yes its time for nice bowl of warming soup! There is nothing better then a steaming bowl of soup on cold winter day! There are many delicious variations of fall Soup, but one of my favourites is a recipe for Roasted Cauliflower Soup. If you haven’t had roasted cauliflower before, try it!  Even if cauliflower isn’t your…

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6 Reasons to Eat More Squash and 6 Nutritious Recipes

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Are you ready for this squash madness ? I sure hope so 😉 Winter squash and pumpkin add beautiful color to any autumn meal but thats not all….. Discover six great reasons to eat more squash, plus six tasty and simple squash recipes. Packed with flavor, squash is loaded with disease-fighting antioxidants and vitamins. And with…

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Pumpkin & Tofu Curry

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Here’s an awesome recipe we tried recently that incorporates tofu. It’s a quick meal and very satisfying….good enough that I wanted to share with you guys 😉 1 package of organic firm/extra firm tofu, cubed 5 cups pumpkin, diced 2 tbs organic coconut oil 1 onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 2 TBS ground ginger 1 TBS ground turmeric  2…

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Coconut Miso Squash

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  Another tasty squash creation…… Perfect as a side dish on a chilly fall evening. The coconut and miso sauce is a perfect combination for sweet butternut squash. This is what you need: 1 lb. butternut squash, peeled and cut into bite-size chunks (2 cups) 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth ½ cup light coconut milk…

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