Taco Salad with Smoky Tahini-Lime Dressing

Healthy eating does NOT have to be boring and bland! Actually- healthy eating can be the  complete opposite! I find fresh ingredients to be bursting with delicious, vibrant flavour, especially when you throw all your favourite taco ingredients into a bowl and drizzle it with a zingy, smoky tahini-lime dressing. This salad is just that-…

Tempeh, Black Bean & Quinoa Burrito Bowls

While I was preparing the spiced tempeh & black bean mixture for these burrito bowls, my husband came over and snuck a taste and said, “wow, that actually reminds me of meat!”. Yes! Vegetarian and even vegan options can still be incredibly delicious and satisfying – I promise you won’t miss the meat in these…

Butternut Squash Chili

The answer to a busy workweek: meal prep! This one-pot wonder can be prepared on a Sunday and eaten for the week. Vary it from day to day by changing the garnishes, serving it with a piece of whole grain toast or on top of brown rice. If you’re not one to eat the same…

Chickpea Pancakes with Cauliflower Coconut Curry

Have you ever used chickpea flour? It’s my new favourite thing! Full of protein and fibre, it will keep you feeling satisfied for longer. Chickpea flour is the feature ingredient in these savoury pancakes- a filling and delicious vehicle for soaking up the curry sauce. If you choose not to prepare the chickpea pancakes (though…

Mango-Black Bean Burrito Bowls

Who likes mango salsa? Or should I say who doesn’t like mango salsa? Sweet, spicy, savoury and zingy- it’s classified as addictive in my books! Mango salsa is one of those things that tastes great on just about anything. Try spooning some overtop of cooked chicken or fish, scoop it up with tortilla chips, or…

Moroccan Couscous with Crispy Chickpeas and Spiced Yogurt

Make healthy eating work with a busy schedule by choosing quick-cooking ingredients. Like whole grain couscous that’s ready to go in 5 minutes! 🕐 To make this dish in even less time, skip the crispy chickpeas and go for plain right out of the can. Ingredients:  1 cup whole wheat couscous (uncooked) 1-19oz can chickpeas,…

Tempeh Tacos

It’s (tempeh) taco time! 🌮 🕟 Spiced tempeh + black bean tacos with avocado-lime yogurt sauce and quick-pickled cabbage and onions. This might be one of my favourite recipes! Ingredients:  For the tempeh-black bean filling:  1- 240g package unflavoured tempeh, crumbled 1- 19oz can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 yellow onion, diced (about 1…

Coconut Cauliflower Curry Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I didn’t get around to meal planning this weekend, but threw this together based on what we had. Turned out to be super flavourful and satisfying! I love cooking without a recipe! Ingredients:  2 sweet potatoes, scrubbed clean and sliced in half lengthways 2 onions, diced 4 garlic cloves, grated Thumb-size piece ginger, grated 2 tsp…