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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Healthy No-Bake Nanaimo Bars

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As two proud Canadians, we cannot imagine the holiday season without the well-loved Nanaimo bars. Traditionally made with loads of butter and sugar, we decided to give the traditional rich B.C. treat a healthy vegan makeover. You will find that this interpretation of the classic Nanaimo bar is much less sweet than the original but…

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RAW SUPERFOOD ENERGY BITES

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You are what you eat, so why pollute your body with artificial ingredients and nutrient-depleted foods? Let’s face it, it could be challenging to find a healthy on the go snack that is made purely from natural ingredients and will nourish you (and your family). Most of the snacks available in the stores are filled with…

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Vegan Muscle Building Quinoa Sushi Sandwich

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I came across this creative idea quite by accident while surfing around on Instagram.  I shared it with Nikki and together we decided to our own spin on Onigirazu — traditionally sushi rice wrapped with a nori sheet to form a pocket, with whatever filling suits your fancy. We decided to switch things up a bit,…

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Socca Pizza Pie

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Calling all pizza lovers! This plant based, gluten-free pie is loaded with protein and also contains a good deal of B vitamins, iron, magnesium and potassium. The base is actually a traditional recipe for socca, which is a flatbread made from garbanzo bean flour,water and few herbs. This chickpea flour crust provides sets a foundation for the creamy…

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Stuffed Mushrooms Topped with Vegan Feta

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So simple and so versatile. Offer these light and tasty little bites to your guests as an appetizers or let them play a supporting role on top of your favorite salad. You can use either cremini or regular button mushrooms. Look for those that are firm and evenly colored, avoiding any that are broken, bruised have…

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Cheezy Tempeh Stuffed Avocados

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It all started with the desire to create an unconventional avocado recipe – something that would make us pause and say …wow! In our household we believe that avocados rock! Actually I would even admit that we love avocados – a lot.  We eat several of them a week.  But coming up with an avocado recipe that…

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Sprouted Yogi Snack Mix

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Combination of nuts, seeds and dried fruit can certainly provide a wonderful nutrient-dense snack But be aware! Most packaged trail mixes you will find in stores are far from healthy. Often they are nothing more than salty nuts roasted in unhealthy oils, mixed with pieces dried fruit often double (or even triple) coated in sugar.…

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Kale & Hemp Hummus

This easy to make hummus is full of antioxidants, fibre and a great source of plant based protein. Another benefit is that you can easily blend it up in just a few minutes! Kale together with hemp hearts and chickpeas creates a bit of a fusion between traditional hummus and pesto sauce. It’s beautifully green, fresh and super versatile…

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