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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Easy Vegetarian Enchiladas

Main Dishes

Easy Vegetarian Enchiladas make for a perfect meal in under 30 minutes when prepped ahead!

Making your own vegetarian enchiladas doesn’t have to be back breaking work!  We used pre-packaged enchilada sauce from Nature’s Fare Markets for this recipe to help us get this cozy fibre and flavour-packed dish on the table in a snap without breaking a sweat!

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Minted Honey Apricot Couscous Salad

Salads

Minted Apricot Honey Couscous Salad

Buckets of sweet ripe apricots are falling off of the trees in the Okanagan, desperately needing a home (pick me!).  Our lovely neighbour brought over an entire flat of apricots the other day: I decided that I would make some into freezer jam and the rest into this fresh Minted Honey Apricot Couscous Salad. Keep reading, it’s like sending your … View The Post

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Black Bean Mushroom Burger

Main Dishes

Black Bean Mushroom Veggie Burger by Tori Wesszer at Fraiche Nutrition

We waited for a LONG time for weather like this… and it finally feels like summer has arrived!  I was so excited to partner with Sandhill Wines again to show off their world-class wines with a couple of wine pairings with some simple fresh recipes, like this Black Bean Mushroom Burger that pairs PERFECTLY with the Sandhill 2015 Merlot. Because … View The Post

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Baked Mushroom Herb Polenta

Main Dishes, Vegan, Vegetables

Easy Baked Mushroom Herb Polenta with Rosemary

There are few things more challenging than getting a healthy dinner on the table after a busy day!  I swear that it’s one of the hardest parts of being an adult (let’s not get started on taxes and laundry).  I sure have a bigger appreciation for my mom these days! Polenta is one of those foods that can feel daunting … View The Post

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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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