Baked Black Bean Taquitos With Mango Salsa
Taquitos are traditionally a deep-fried rolled tortilla filled with beef, chicken or cheese. Naturally Nu’s version is baked instead of deep fried, and it features black beans in place of meat. But don’t worry: the flavour is still there!
Tired of pancakes and waffles for brunch? You're right. I don't tire of them either but here's a delicious gluten-free plant-based version of zucchini fritters. I won't tell anyone you ate vegetables for breakfast...
Mini Berry Cheesecake
Should I? Now, you don’t have to make that choice! Enjoy cheesecake designed for one. Dessert • Gluten-free • Vegetarian
Pina Colada Smoothie
Got five minutes? Here’s how to make a healthy Pina Colada smoothie. It’s also gluten-free, plant-based and vegan.
The Collins dictionary defines comfort food as something enjoyable to eat that makes the eater feel better emotionally. Would you agree? And if you’re anything like me, mushroom stroganoff ranks in my top five comfort foods.
Cardamom Chia Seed Pudding
Are you thinking what I’m thinking? If it works with rice pudding surely cardamom will work with chia seed pudding? Absolutely!
Roasted Cauliflower Chickpeas in a Tahini Peanut Sauce
Tahini is a thick, ground sesame seed paste beloved in Middle Eastern food thanks to its sweet ‘nutty’ flavour. Gone are the days of using tahini in just hummus or salad dressing. It’s now so popular that you find it in baking, ice cream, and even martinis. Dare to try it? You can use tahini in place of nut butters like peanut butter and almond butter. If you’re like me, you’ll find a reason to use tahini and peanut butter together.
Brazilian Cheese Buns
One bite and it’s easy to see why its popularity has soared: the crunchy crust on the outside and the chewy cheesiness on the inside. In terms of simplicity, it doesn’t get better than this. You need only six ingredients to enjoy these delicious cheese buns in 30 minutes.
Miso Kimchi Fried Rice
Gut health is a hot topic right now and for good reason. Probiotics comprise a large part of that conversation. Probiotics are live organisms such as bacteria and yeast that we eat to help our digestive tracts run more effectively. While most of us know that live cultured yogurt has probiotics in it,only some of us know that miso soup and kimchi are two top food sources of probiotics.
Green Pea Avocado
Peas add a sweet earthy flavour to your guacamole. Try it for yourself! In 15 minutes or less, you’ll have an appetizer or snack that will wow your guests, family and yourself.
Roasted Plum Oatmeal
Roasted plums to the rescue! Right? It’s easy yet so mouthwatering that you’ll thank yourself for it. You can trick your family into thinking you spent forever in the kitchen but you didn’t. Plums get their rich purple-blue colour from antioxidants called anthocyanins - which gives you another reason to eat your fruits and vegetables. And if have any leftover plums you can dry them into prunes. Five to six prunes per day support your bone health and it’s never too early to start thinking…
Carrot Cake Energy Balls
Confession time: Carrots? Not my favourite food (yes I know, they’re healthy!) Confession time continued? Also kinda hate ‘em. So what do you do with that big bag of organic carrots sitting in your fridge? Carrot cake energy balls! Yes! Win, right? (Side note – I also make carrot cake, fresh pasta sauce, and grate them for Buddha bowls, but that’s another blog or two). I don’t know about you, but I love a good, hearty energy ball. I love to pack in as much nutrition in as I can. And by…
Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower
Want to hop on the cauliflower bandwagon? Whether the cauliflower trend sticks around or fades away it’s one trend you can feel good about following because just one cup (250 mL or 113 grams) of cauliflower has 28 calories, 2.2 grams protein, 5.6 grams carbohydrate, 2.2 grams sugar and only 0.32 grams fat. Okay so what does that mean for you? It means it’s really versatile. You can cook it as is, chop it into cauliflower rice (or buy ready-made), even make it into a pizza crust. Yes, you can…
Blueberry Pie Smoothie
If you talk to my friends or family they will readily agree that I am not a morning person. Nor am I hungry when I first wake up. But since breakfast really is the most important meal of the day it’s important that I still have something. Smoothies really work for me in the morning. Not only can I prepare it the ...
Red Curry Pumpkin Carrot Soup
Soup is universally loved at any time of the year, but you can’t help argue there’s a nostalgia factor when the weather gets chilly. Is soup one of your comfort foods? Is soup one of your go-to’s when you’re sick? You’re in good company if you answered yes to either question. Soup is also versatile and helps you use up the fruits and vegetables in your fridge that might otherwise go to waste. A report by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation found that up to 400 kg of food is wasted…