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Persimmon Salsa

'Tis the season for persimmons! A delicacy from East Asia, the persimmon, when completely ripe, has a sweet-as-honey, creamy soft flesh. This delicate fruit contains both vitamins A and C, is loaded with fibre and has several other health-promoting nutrients to help us optimize our health. It can be enjoyed raw on its own, in smoothies (I've been loving the extra creaminess and sweetness they add to my morning...

Creamy New England Clam Chowder (dairy-free!)

An American classic, with a nutritional makeover! Our Creamy New England Clam Chowder is every bit as rich and filling as the traditional version, but without the use of any cream or bacon making this version lighter and healthier. Its flavours are delicate and yet contrasting, between the sweetness of the clams, onions and fennel and the creaminess of the almond milk used in...

Vegan Caesar Salad with Chickpea Croutons

Salads are famous for their health benefits - filled with raw nutrients and fresh produce, they can be light and crisp, and at times hearty and satiating. They work double duty as they flatter figures and prevent diseases. The Caesar salad however, has become the rebel of the salad group, often laden with not-so-healthy ingredients such as bacon bits, fried croutons and thick calorie-filled dressings....

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...

Roasted Cauliflower & Butternut Squash Soup

Do your soup a favour and roast your veggies beforehand! This irreplaceable step adds so much flavour to your otherwise standard soup. This healthy dinner soup creation was a roasted cauliflower and butternut squash soup. Velvety and rich with delicious autumn flavours. I roasted garlic and rosemary with the squash which seriously made for an explosion of flavours. Not only warmingly delicious, but also gluten-free‬, ‪dairy-free‬,...