LeanFit CompleteGreen Protein, product review

Protein powders are an option for those wanting to ensure they are consuming enough protein and that dislike animal products or are vegan. But, protein powders should always be the last option, but, as a dietitian, I must try and review for the masses. It can be hard to find a vegan-based protein powder that isn't … Continue reading LeanFit CompleteGreen Protein, product review

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Buckwheat Pancakes / Crêpes de Sarrasin

***Recette en Français disponible bientôt*** Great, easy, and tasty pancakes...a sure hit with friends and family. Preparation time: 10 minutes; Cooking time: 10-20 minutes. Ingredients (Makes 4 medium-sized pancakes, enough for 2 people) 1/2 cup buckwheat flour 1/2 cup milk (enough to mix batter) 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 mashed banana; or 3/4 cup grated apples 1 tsp. ghee … Continue reading Buckwheat Pancakes / Crêpes de Sarrasin

Oatmeal breakfast muffins (gluten-free and vegan) / Muffins-déjeuner au gruau (sans gluten et végétalien)

***Recette en Français disponible au bas de la page*** These muffins are a great way to have some breakfast on the go. Add some chocolate chips, or nuts, or dried fruits to vary up the flavours. This recipe is a great vegan option, but can be modified for all (see substitution items listed in parentheses) … Continue reading Oatmeal breakfast muffins (gluten-free and vegan) / Muffins-déjeuner au gruau (sans gluten et végétalien)

Massage Kale Salad with Mango

Massaged Kale Salad

***Recette en Français disponible bientôt*** A delightfully sweet salad easy to prepare. I found it even tastier the next day 🙂 Portion: 4; Preparation time: 20 minutes. Ingredients  1 bunch kale, stalks removed and discarded, thinly sliced 1 lemon, juiced 2 to 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 2 teaspoons honey 1 ripe … Continue reading Massaged Kale Salad

Curried chick peas and tofu

A great and easy vegan recipe that was such a big hit that my friends requested the recipe the next day!! Portion: 4; Preparation time: 20 minutes. Ingredients  2 tablespoons vegetable oil or olive oil (to stir the onions and garlic) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 … Continue reading Curried chick peas and tofu

Lentil-based Shepherd’s Pie / Pâté chinois aux lentilles

***Recette en Français disponible au bas de la page***  This was my first attempt at making a Shepherd's pie, and I tested it on some of my hesitant and meat-loving friends. Verdict? Thumbs up all around. Enjoy! Portion: 8; Preparation time: 30 min.; Baking time: 30 min. Ingredients  1 1/3 cups (220g) green-brown lentils, dried 1.2 kg … Continue reading Lentil-based Shepherd’s Pie / Pâté chinois aux lentilles

Vegan chocolate cupcakes (gluten-free) / Cupcakes végétalien au chocolat (sans gluten)

***Recette en Français disponible au bas de la page*** Tasty chocolate cupcakes with a hint of coffee, perfect with a glass of milk. If you don't like the taste of coffee, you can use plain water or light rice milk in the batter instead of the coffee in the recipe. And I can truthfully say … Continue reading Vegan chocolate cupcakes (gluten-free) / Cupcakes végétalien au chocolat (sans gluten)