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

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

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

Roasted salmon and parsnips with ginger

***Recette en Français à venir*** A great way to vary up your salmon with an asian twist. I loved this recipe from the first time I cooked it. However, even if the recipe calls for 1 pound parsnips, I usually use 2 pounds to have enough for 4 servings. Portion: 4; Preparation time: 10 min.; Baking … Continue reading Roasted salmon and parsnips with ginger