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Go Meatless Tonight! Easy Falafels Recipe

Have you ever tried falafels? I feel like they’re under-rated when it comes to healthy, vegetarian meal options. They taste like they should be bad for you, but they’re not (except if deep-fried). Falafels are basically little patties made from chick peas, herbs & spices. They’re perfect for dinner or as lunch lefties with a salad or […]

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Chocolate Truffle Pudding

What do you get when you combine black beans, chia seeds & organic sweet potato baby food? A chocolate dessert that is not only healthy, but so delicious. I know, it doesn’t sound appetizing, but I’ve made it twice already and trust me, it’s a keeper. If you love chocolate, ice cream, pudding, fudge or truffles […]

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My thoughts on vitamins…

Having spent the last 2 years studying nutrition I’ve realized that my opinions on certain topics have changed. One topic in particular is whether or not people should take vitamins or supplements on a regular basis. Here’s my opinion on the subject: If you eat a healthy diet 80% of the time – that would be a variety of […]

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It’s Bueno to Keep it Simple

Sometimes I get so caught up in spices, sauces and side dishes that I forget about simple food & flavours. We had a busy day yesterday, and all of sudden it was 7pm and we had to throw dinner together. We have access to a sweet bbq on the farm, so we decided to grill […]

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How to Eat More Legumes: Chickpea & Tomato Pasta

For all the carnivores out there: please keep an open mind when reading this post. Legumes (ex. lentils, beans & soy) have many health benefits, and I would suggest using them as substitutes for meat protein at least twice a week. Their health benefits include: -High in protein & fibre (1 cup of lentils has […]

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Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid: Veggie Casserole Recipe

We are almost done with B vitamins, I promise. One of the last ones I’m going to talk about is B9 or Folic Acid. This vitamin’s super power is particularly important because of its role in red blood cell production and cell growth & reproduction. This function makes it very important before & during pregnancy […]

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