Italian Peasant Soup

Soups

Italian Peasant Soup: hearty low calorie (and inexpensive) but high nutrition soup filled with veggies and beans!

Many people claim that eating well is expensive, but I could not disagree more (at least it doesn’t have to be).  And this Italian Peasant Soup is evidence.  Heaps of vegetables and beans come together to create this delicious and über-healthy soup to serve for lunch or dinner alongside some crusty bread to channel your inner Italian.

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Lettuce Wraps

Appies & Snacks, Gluten-Free, Lunch, Main Dishes, Recipes

Lettuce Wraps for an easy veggie packed dinner, lunch or appetizer that can be made vegan.

Lettuce wraps are one of our all-time favourite family meals!  These lettuce wraps are simple to make, can be made with ground turkey or veggie ground for a vegan alternative and are packed with flavour, fresh veggies and protein: really a perfect lunch or light dinner.

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Big Batch Salad

Salads

Big Batch Salad: the mom's guide to prepping salad for a week ahead to help the family eat their greens!

We eat a lot of salad.  I mean, we eat salad pretty much every day.  We LOVE salad!  But just like most other humans, we don’t love making it.  So let’s take a second to be honest… making salad is a bit of a pain in the derrière, yes?  All that chopping and peeling and washing and then, oh for … View The Post

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Asparagus in a Blanket

Appies & Snacks

Asparagus in a Blanket using filo pastry and fresh asparagus, the perfect spring appetizer that can be made vegan!

A good old 80’s appy gets a healthier overhaul with this veggie version using asparagus and filo pastry! You know it’s spring when the lilacs are in bloom and the asparagus hits the market (or your garden if you’re lucky enough to grow your own).  I seriously don’t leave the grocery store these days without a bundle of asparagus!

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Vegan Mushroom Wellington

Main Dishes, Vegan

Vegan Mushroom Wellington

Despite what many think, eating plant-based is NOT difficult! The term ‘plant-based’ can mean different things to different people, but in short, it really just means eating mostly plants. And the benefits are endless!

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Carrot Cake Pancakes

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Carrot cake pancakes

Saturdays are my FAVOURITE day of the week. It’s the most luxurious day of the week for me: a completely selfish indulgence of family, good food and relaxing. It also happens to be the day we make pancakes or ‘angel cakes’ in our little household, like these carrot cake pancakes.

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