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Bowl of Super Slaw with Creamy Nutritional Yeast Dressing

Super Slaw with Creamy nutritional Yeast Dressing

Move over coleslaw there’s a Super Slaw in town! It came down to this…I was soon to be out of the house for a few days and was on a mission to use everything in the fridge and not spend any money on groceries before our trip. I had a quarter of a red cabbage,… Continue Reading Super Slaw with Creamy nutritional Yeast Dressing

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Bowl of sprouted lentils and jar of salad sprouts

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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A variety of winter squash

The Wonderful World of Winter Squash

Pump-kin up your menu with these hardy and nutrient rich vegetables Okay, let’s start by clearing up the fact that squash is, indeed, a fruit as it contains seeds and is produced from a flower. Whatever, we’re over it already! What is more important is that squash is a delicious and nutritionally dense plant food,… Continue Reading The Wonderful World of Winter Squash

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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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A glass of Berry Blast Smoothie

Berry Blast morning smoothie

3, 2, 1 Blast off! Ready to get your day started with a energizing boost? This is my go to morning smoothie in the summer when the berries are abundant and the greens and herbs are knocking on the door!  This smoothie has everything you need to start your day from protein, omega’s, berry and… Continue Reading Berry Blast morning smoothie

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A bowl of creamy asparagus chowder

Creamy Ham and Asparagus Chowder-Dairy Free

Rainy spring days made cozy Soups are most certainly a fall and winter comfort food but this asparagus soup is packed with warming flavours, hidden vegetables and comes out on the cooler rainy days of spring to highlight the versatility of The Almighty Asparagus! The creaminess of this soup is derived from boiling down potatoes… Continue Reading Creamy Ham and Asparagus Chowder-Dairy Free

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Simple Sauteed Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar on a plate

Simple Sautéed Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar

Sometimes simple is super! Keep it simple with this quick sautéed asparagus finished with a dash of balsamic vinegar! There is really nothing to it but it is one of my personal favourite ways to eat asparagus all season long! Makes a great veggie side dish for any meal and you will reap the benefits… Continue Reading Simple Sautéed Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar

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A garden of growing asparagus

the Almighty Asparagus

King of the vegetables Nothing speaks spring like the vibrant green stalks of the asparagus plant! This incredible vegetable is considered one of the top most nutritious veggies out there! Its culinary uses can be Traced backed to Greece over 2500 years ago but it is now grown all over the world and thrives in… Continue Reading the Almighty Asparagus

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A bowl of hummus with a side of pita and olives

Roasted Garlic and Chilli Hummus

Some like it hot! Kicking up the traditional hummus a notch with this chilli and roasted garlic version. Rich in plant proteins, balanced in flavours and just on the edge of heat, this hummus is a must make for any chilli lover! Add more chillies to the recipe if you’re a sucker for chilli punishment!… Continue Reading Roasted Garlic and Chilli Hummus

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Inner Vision Health and Wellness Karyn Lawson RMT INHC