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Moroccan Chickpeas & Sweet Potatoes

This fragrant dish is hearty, healthy and packed with bold flavours. The warming spices, inspired by Moroccan flavours, contain many anti-inflammatory and healing properties.  The quinoa and chickpeas add enough plant-based protein and fibre to make this hearty and nourishing enough to be a stand alone dish.

We love using quinoa in this recipe as it is high in magnesium, protein, fibre, antioxidants and numerous other...

Creamy Sesame Broccoli

Sometimes a craving hits for the classic broccoli and cheese combination. But if you're avoiding dairy, or just wanting to lighten up your diet, our upgraded version of a 'cheese' sauce can very well satisfy that craving and provide a tasty way to get in more greens. This dish has all of the creaminess of a traditional cheese sauce but is made with tahini...

Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Hazelnuts & Parmigiano

This combination is bursting with flavour and texture, and takes the underestimated brussel sprouts to new delicious heights. Roasting the brussel sprouts brings out a natural sweetness that is complimented with the rich flavour of the crunchy hazelnuts and the sharp, yet creamy, shards of  parmigiano cheese. An often over-looked and passed-up member of the cruciferous family, brussel sprouts are loaded with many valuable...

Caprese Quinoa Salad

Fresh and fragrant, delicious and satisfying. The classic Italian antipasto salad, Caprese, becomes more nourishing by combining it with protein-packed and mineral-rich quinoa. Plus, adding some dark leafy greens, such as baby spinach, makes this delicious dish even healthier! Best served cold as a side, or alternatively can be eaten as a vegetarian meal given it is loaded with protein from both the quinoa...

Greens & Beans

Savoury and nourishing, and packed with powerful vitamins. This side-dish rounds out any meal and comes together in about 15 minutes making healthy eating possible even with the busiest schedule! Leafy greens supply our bodies with cancer-fighting nutrients, beans provide gut-friendly fibre and vegan protein. Combined with other healthful ingredients, this delicious yet simple side dish is both figure-flattering and immune system-boosting. Win-win!