Homemade Veggie Burgers

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I am a big fan of homemade veggie burgers. You can pack them with tons of nutrients and make them into a complete meal. Because burgers are a very convenient “on -a- go” food, I tend to double the ingredients and make extra to take to work for lunch. They are great on their own, with…

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Black Bean Guacamole

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Black Bean Guacamole 1 large ripe avocado Juice of 1/2 lime 1 tomato, chopped 1/2 can black beans, drained and rinsed 2+ Tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped Salt & pepper to taste Cut the avocado in half and remove the seed.  Scoop out the inside and place into a medium sized bowl.  Smash the avocados to…

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Healthy No Bake Apple Pie

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Just in time for summer, this pie will make a great light snack or dessert. I am super excited about this pie! And here is why: 1. It’s healthy- so healthy you can even enjoy it for breakfast 🙂 2. It’s easy and quick to make – all you need is a food processor and a…

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Baked Apple Crisp With a Twist

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This is an easy dessert that is a favorite for all ages. Although this could easily be classified as comfort food, this version of apple crisp is light and healthy and can be enjoyed without guilt 😉 Serve warm, topped with  vegan ice cream, for the ultimate flavor combination. This will test your thirty-minute capacity as it depends…

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Coconut Basmati Rice with Black Beans

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This is an easy recipe which provides you with a complete meal. I used a light coconut milk and no added fat making it a very light and easily digestible dinner. Print Recipe Servings: 4 2 cups water 1 cup brown basmati rice 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/4 tsp salt 1 piece cinnamon stick…

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Energy Cookies

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You can probably tell from my recipes that I ♥ SWEETS. I love everything about them – preparing them, the aroma of baking a cake or muffins in the oven, and of course eating and sharing them. With all that LOVE I also understand the danger of excessive eating. Sweets should be treated as a treat. I do not…

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Powerful Overnight Breakfast

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On our last podcast I promised you a chia seeds breakfast recipe and here it is! This will take about 10 min of preparation the night before however the next morning you will have a super healthy and delicious breakfast waiting for you. I swear this tastes just like dessert! Print This Recipe This is what you will need: SERVES 2 1/4 cup chia…

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Sweet Potato Hummus

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I have been asked for a good hummus recipe a lot lately. Hummus is super simple, however you can fancy it up according to your own preference. In this case I had a tons of organic sweet potatoes at home so I decided to be creative.  I am a big fan of sweet potatoes. Joe is a big…

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Immune Booster Smoothie

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This smoothie is sooooo delicious! Don’t let the ingredients fool you 🙂 Give it a try and find out for yourself. Kale Spinach and Pear Smoothie 1 heaping cup spinach leaves 1 heaping cup chopped kale leaves 1/2 pear 1  banana 3 tablespoons hemp protein (or your favorite protein powder) 1 tablespoon spirulina powder (optional) 1 1/2 cups cold almond milk (or…

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Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup

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Funny thing…I hated tomato soup as a kid. But something has changed. These days I find a hot bowl of tomato soup very comforting. I adapted this recipe from Martha Stewart to make it 100% vegan. What makes a big difference between good tomato soup and great tomato soup like this one 😉 …is the tomatoes. Go figures huh? No seriously,…

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Super Easy Pasta Bake

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Today we had our last family Christmas get-together at our house. When Joe’s mom offered to bring a lasagna all of I sudden had a big craving for a pasta dish myself. It’s been a while since I made a pasta meal. Mostly because I couldn’t find a good vegan substitude for cheese, and pasta without…

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Nutella – Love At First Taste

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As most kids in north America grow up eating peanut-butter sandwiches in Europe we have a similar tradition. However its much more tastier than peanut-butter (my biased opinion) Its called Nutella. This creamy hazelnut chocolate spread is absolutely heavenly! When I first introduced Joe to this jar of rich velvet awesomeness it was a love at first taste. But… …then I read the ingredients list…sighh The fist item (which is always the…

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Easy Meals

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One of the questions we are asked about all the time is how to make “easy” veggie meals. Well, here’s the good news …it’s just as easy to make delicious healthy vegetarian meals as it is any other kind of food. Here are some of our favorite breakfast options: Delicious Oatmeal – click here for…

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Mmm…Chickpea Burger

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Mashed and pan-fried or baked chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, make a delicious veggie burger. This recipe is for 4 burger patties and takes only 20 minutes to make. 2 tbs olive oil 1 tbs coconut oil 1½ c onions, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 1 cup carrot, finely chopped 1…

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