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Kale and Quinoa Tabbouleh

This is a healthy dish made even healthier! Tabbouleh is an vegetarian dish, or salad, that typically consists of tomatoes, parsley, bulgar wheat (or couscous) and lots of other fresh ingredients. This version uses quinoa, making this dish gluten-free, and adds baby kale helping to boost the nutritional profile even higher. Lemony and fresh, this dish is delicious even during the winter months when we want a light side to...

New Year’s Lentil Salad

Our mother always says that eating lentils on New Year's Day brings abundance for the whole year! It's also a really great way to start the new year right. Full of gut-friendly fibre, iron, protein and healthy minerals, eating lentils is definitely a way to kick off a year of good intentions! Our lentil salad combines lentils, quinoa and kale, topped with pomegranate seeds...

Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables

Do you crave sweets or carbs? Here's an easy and nourishing dinner side dish to help quell those cravings: oven-roasted root vegetables. We often crave sweets or carbs when we have low blood sugar or lack energy. Root vegetables are satiating, have a natural sweetness and can provide us with the energy and nutrients we need to help lessen sweet cravings, especially those nagging ones most of us...

Quinoa with Persimmons & Swiss Chard

A perfect side to something spicy like jerk chicken or chipotle shrimp, or on its own as a hearty vegan dish...Quinoa with Persimmons and Swiss Chard. Nourishing, sweet and the almonds add a pleasant crunch! This dish is packed with nutrients from the greens, turmeric, healthy fats and of course the persimmon - an exotic East Asian fruit whose flesh is sweet as honey and loaded with...

Green Beans with Carmelized Onions & Pecans

What a great way to make green beans more exciting for the family! Green beans are high in vitamin C and fibre while the nuts boast healthy fats and minerals making this an excellent side dish and a delicious way to amp up our nutrition.

       

Green Beans with Caramelized Onions & Pecans

Serves 4-6.
  • 1-2 lbs green beans, washed and trimmed (cut about 1/4...