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Category: Vegan

Appetizers 0

Great Guacamole

Full of flavour and healthy fats, this chunky dip is satisfying and nutritious. Beautiful colors from all the fresh ingredients make this delectable delight a feast for your eyes and your taste buds. Serves 12 3 large ripe avocados, mashed to desired consistency 1/2 medium red onion, chopped 2 large roma tomatoes, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 medium […]

Stews 0

Bean and Barley Soup

This tasty, quick soup contains many good-for-you ingredients, including barley, beans and tomatoes. These provide high fiber, heart-friendly folic acid and lots of iron in your blood, and all with a reasonable amount of fat, extremely important for your overall health. 5 servings II Prep time: 10 minutes II Cook time: 13 minutes 1 tablespoon canola or soybean oil 2 […]

Ethnicity > Italian 0

Italian Spaghetti Rustica

I adore the slightly bitter taste of rapini, a cross between broccoli and turnip greens. This is a great introduction to it, as rapini’s unique flavour is mellowed a bit by the pasta. If you cannot find wild mushrooms, just used regular brown (cremini) mushrooms. Makes 6 to 8 servings 1 tbsp olive oil 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped Pinch […]

Vegan 0

Butternut Squash Rice

In this dish, the squash cooks with the rice, infusing the rice with its sweet flavor. Serves 4 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 shallots, minced 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 2 cups rice (long grain or jasmine would work well) 1 lb cubed butternut squash 1 tablespoon thyme leaves 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Pinch of black pepper […]

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Mango Salsa Pizza

The skin of a mango is tough and not meant to be eaten. But peeling and pitting the fruit can be a challenge. For best results, cut the mango in half, working around the pit. Place a half on the cutting board flesh-side up and score 1/4-inch squares in the flesh. Do no cut through the peel. Turn the half […]

Salads 0

Apple Salad with Figs and Almonds

Dietitian’s tip: Figs are a sweet fruit with soft flesh and tiny edible seeds. They are a good source of iron, calcium and phosphorus. You can eat figs raw, with or without their peel, or use them in baked goods. Serves 6 Ingredients 2 large red apples, cored and diced 6 dried figs, chopped 2 ribs of celery, diced 1/2 […]