Beans and legumes

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Immune Support Lemon Chicken Soup (Vegetarian Option)

Pucker up with this zesty lemon broth and show those bugs who’s boss! I decided I better create a super soup that brings together some of the immune boosting properties I shared in my post about Revving Up Your Immune System This Cold and Flu Season With These Top Tips. This soup brings together pre-biotic… Continue Reading Immune Support Lemon Chicken Soup (Vegetarian Option)

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Hearty Vegetable and Black Bean Soup with Turkey or Vegetarian Option

Stick to your bones goodness! This mildly spiced and filling soup is packed full of fiber, colourful anti-oxidant rich vegetables and both plant and animal protein. Skip the ground turkey and add quinoa for a vegetarian version. Flavoured with warming spices, such as cinnamon and ginger, which aid in digestion and turmeric, which has anti-inflammatory… Continue Reading Hearty Vegetable and Black Bean Soup with Turkey or Vegetarian Option

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A Beginners Guide to Kitchen Sprouting

IT’S ALIVE!!! Nature has provided everything we need upon this planet for our survival  and we are intrinsically entwined with the world around us. For thousands of years, humans have learned how to prepare and unpack the nutrients in the foods accessible to them and this includes germinating grains, seeds, nuts and beans, helping make… Continue Reading A Beginners Guide to Kitchen Sprouting

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Sausage and Lentil Stew with Winter Root Vegetables

Warm up with this hardy and healthy winter stew! Full of some fun and different ingredients, this winter stew comes together easily and is packed full of nutrition. A mix of sausage and lentil provides a protein rich base for the root vegetables to compliment. Parsnips, turnip and cabbage bring a different highlight from the… Continue Reading Sausage and Lentil Stew with Winter Root Vegetables

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Bowl of red lentil, coconut and tomato soup

Red Lentil, Coconut and Tomato Soup

A quick and easy pantry staple recipe If you are looking for a simple, affordable and quick weeknight meal, this is the one! Packed full of plant protein, healthy fats, anti-oxidants  and balanced in tasty flavour, this soup will hit your rotation as a go to and become a loved favourite. Whether you are a… Continue Reading Red Lentil, Coconut and Tomato Soup

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Lentils – What you Need to Know

For the love of legumes! Lentils are one of the oldest cultivated seeds from the legume family and are thought to have originated in the Mediterranean region. They have been favoured for thousands of years as a staple food and are eaten all over the world today. Lentils come in dozens of varieties but the… Continue Reading Lentils – What you Need to Know

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Vegan Breakfast Links

No need to give up the sausage on a plant based diet! Looking for a plant based alternative to meat sausages? Look no further! This lentil link is packed full of plant protein, high in whole grain oat fiber and rich in flax seed omegas. With the exception of soy beans, lentils have the next… Continue Reading Vegan Breakfast Links

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Refried Pinto Beans for Burritos, Tacos or Layered Dips Pinto Beans

Refried Pinto Beans for Burritos, Tacos or Layered Dips

Don’t forget those nutritious beans! This refried bean recipe is a great addition for filling your tacos, burritos or creating a layered dip for corn chips. Simple and simply delicious, it is packed full of flavour and  plant protein. Ingredients: Directions: Here are more taco recipes to try: Homemade Masa Harina Flour Tacos – A… Continue Reading Refried Pinto Beans for Burritos, Tacos or Layered Dips

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Black bean and corn Salad, or Salsa

Black Bean and Corn Salad, or Salsa

Salad or salsa? You choose! This black bean and corn salad, or salsa, makes a great side for potlucks, picnics and for taco night! It also makes great left overs for weekday lunches. Leave out the jalapeño if you aren’t fond of spice or kick it up by adding a jalapeño with its seeds. Rich… Continue Reading Black Bean and Corn Salad, or Salsa

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Lentil Shepherds Pie

Lentil Shepard’s Pie

A vegetarian twist on a classic comfort food Looking for a new whole food, plant based recipe to add to your meal planning? This lentil pie is packed full of plant proteins, fiber and micro-nutrients and boasts big savory flavour! This recipe requires some time to prepare so is a great one to bring together… Continue Reading Lentil Shepard’s Pie

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Inner Vision Health and Wellness Karyn Lawson RMT INHC