I absolutely love these Indian-spiced chickpea quinoa veggie burgers. They're crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and absolutely packed with flavour and nutrition. Better still, they’re super easy to make and suitable for vegan and gluten-free diets.Read More
Chana Masala is a popular Indian dish consisting of chickpeas cooked in a spicy onion and tomato gravy. It is hearty, flavourful, and super satisfying. This easy Instant Pot recipe is certain to become a family favourite!Read More
I absolutely love this colourful seed-packed coleslaw. It’s bright and beautiful with a variety of textures, plus it’s super easy to make and bursting with fresh flavour and health benefits.
I basically used every seed I had in my pantry for this salad, but feel free to use your choice of seeds and/or nuts. They’re a great source of healthy fats and plant-based protein, and add a wonderful crunch to this family-friendly slaw.Read More
This fresh & flavourful dip is super easy to make and packed with antioxidants, fibre, and tasty gut-healthy ingredients like ginger and miso. I love to use it as a dip for crackers and crudités, a topping for toast, pizza, salad, eggs, baked potatoes and roasted vegetables, or a flavour booster for proteins.Read More
These non-fried “Refried” Beans are a hit with the whole family. In fact, the kids like them better than any canned or restaurant refried beans they’ve ever had. So give them a go and let me know what you think!Read More
My meat-loving family used to complain about eating vegetarian meals. Thankfully, this is one of the dishes that helped to change that! It’s quick and easy and full of flavour — not to mention veggies, fibre, healthy-fats, and plant-based protein!Read More
Baked beans are total comfort food around my house. Hubby could eat beans-on-toast multiple days a week — for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Good news is, these homemade beans are nutritious, delicious, and super easy and inexpensive, too!Read More
I absolutely love this sweet potato and lentil soup. It’s rich and creamy with a naturally sweet, slightly earthy flavour. Good news is it’s super easy to make and packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fibre, healthy fats and plant-based protein, too!Read More
Beetroot hummus is an incredibly nutritious and versatile dip that can be enjoyed in countless ways. Made with roasted beets, chickpeas, tahini and olive oil, it’s a good source of several vitamins and minerals as well as antioxidants, healthy fats, plant-based protein, and fibre.Read More
Crush those cookie cravings with doctor-approved DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHICKPEA COOKIE DOUGH!
Yes, I said chickpea. But trust me on this one — it DOESN’T taste like chickpeas! My cookie dough is SUPER yummy AND happens to be free from dairy, grains/gluten, eggs, and refined sugar, too! Better still, it is absolutely loaded with antioxidants, fibre, protein, and healthy fats.Read More
My husband's family is East Indian, so I have been eating flavourful lentil-based stew or dhal for well over 2 decades. Throw-in some sweet potato, and you have my kinda winter comfort food. It may not look fancy, but it is super tasty and satisfying.
This dhal is made with red lentils, carrots, sweet potatoes, onion, ginger, turmeric, and other wonderful spices traditionally used in Indian cooking.Read More
Smashed chickpea salad is a great plant-based alternative to egg or tuna salad. It can be served on toast, sandwiches, crackers, tacos, salad, loaded sweet potatoes or even nachos!
This recipe gets a wonderful creaminess from avocado (in lieu of mayonnaise), along with loads of flavour from the addition of fresh herbs. It was a huge hit with my meat-loving boys as well as my vegan taste-testers! Better still, it’s super quick and easy to make and absolutely packed with fiber, healthy fats and protein!Read More
Who doesn't love a spicy, crunchy snack? Good news is, these roasted chickpeas are cheap & easy to make, and super versatile, too! Munch them on their own, or add them to salad, soup, sandwiches, tacos, trail mix, or even yogurt bowls.Read More
I have eaten a lot of hummus in my day and I gotta say, this is good hummus. Like REALLY good hummus. Trust me on this one. Make it, then slather it thick on bread, sweet potato toast or roasted veggies; use it as a pizza sauce or dip for crudités, apple slices or crackers; or add a big dollop to your soup or salad. You'll be one happy camper.Read More
Chocolate and orange — in this case, blood orange — are a match made in heaven. Good news is, these BLOODY GOOD BROWNIE BITES come together super quick in your blender or food processor. Better still, they are free of refined sugar and absolutely packed with antioxidants, fibre, healthy fats, and plant-based protein!Read More
aka GRAIN-AND-REFINED-SUGAR-FREE CHICK PEA, CASHEW & CACAO BITES!!
Ok, I know, some of you may be skeptical! But chick peas actually work amazingly well as the base for healthy blondies and cookie dough!
These blissful little grain-free bites contain no processed sugar and are absolutely loaded with fibre, protein, antioxidants, and healthy fats. They are easy to make and great for snacktime or breakfast on-the-go. And, really, what could be better than doctor-approved cookie dough for brekkie!?!Read More