Category: Recipes

Lentil Crust Flatbread (Pizza) Recipe

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This is a delicious way to include lentils in your diet. I mean, who doesn’t like pizza?! Note that if you have picky kids, don’t call this pizza. Because while the crust is delicious, it does taste different than regular

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Pumpkin Mousse

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Love the flavour of pumpkin spice and pumpkin pie? But looking for a healthy way to enjoy it? Look no further. This mousse is seriously delicious. I admit that I’m lazy so I make it without the crust. And it’s

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Lentil Coconut Energy Bites

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  Looking for a healthy snack? Need something kid-friendly? This recipe is nut-free, dairy-free, vegan, gluten-free, and no-sugar-added. It contains fibre-packed, protein-packed lentils and pumpkin seeds. Oh, and it’s delicious! They’re perfect for packed-lunches for kids. And, as an afternoon

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Carrot-Top Pesto

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Reducing food waste is the ultimate win-win. It reduces our environmental impact by allowing less to go to waste. And, by using more of what we buy, it saves us money. So, I’ve been exploring recipes that use ingredients that normally

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Banana Lentil Muffins

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Banana lentil muffins. Yes, you read that right – banana LENTIL muffins. Lentils can be used in baking. Including lentils in baking is a fantastic way to reduce the amount of refined flour we eat and get more iron, fibre,

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Mint Chocolate Whip (No Added Sugar)

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Mint chocolate is one of my all-time favourite flavours. The beauty of this recipe is that you can satisfy that mint-chocolate craving without any of the added sugar. I know because that’s exactly the situation that created this recipe. I

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Chocolate Chia Pudding

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All I can say is chocolate chia pudding … yum! Healthy eating is all about eating good fuel for your body AND eating for pleasure. This delicious treat fits both categories. It’s chocolatey goodness that’s made with chia seeds. Chia

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Healthier Chocolate Nut Spread

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You asked for a healthier alternative to the famous (and delicious) chocolate hazelnut spread (you know which one). Today I’m sharing not just one, but 4 alternatives. All are much lower in sugar and have no palm oil. Just in

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NGC*: Spa Water

I’ve talked previously about how being adequately hydrated is a NGC. But drinking plain water day after day can become boring. A solution is to mix it up – to reignite your interest with flavoured water (a.k.a. spa water). When

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5th Annual Homemade Ice Pop Recipes

It’s back, my annual home-made ice pop recipe collection. Some may call these homemade popsicles or paletas. Or, frozen smoothies. Whatever you call them they’re a delicious summer treat. I want to give a big shout out to Carla, the

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