Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes These vegetarian and gluten-free Mexican-inspired black bean stuffed sweet potatoes require minimal effort but provide maximum flavor. Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Black Beans Stuffed potatoes are typically made with white potatoes, but I think the sweet potatoes add a sweet and cooling taste to the spicy black bean mixture. I’ve…

Tuscan Skillet Chicken

Tuscan Skillet Chicken

Tuscan Skillet Chicken A simple and warming one-pan meal, this Tuscan skillet chicken is a dinner the whole family will love. Ok, full disclosure, I have never been to Tuscany, but I truly think this dish is something they would approve. This one-pot Tuscan skillet chicken is loaded with Italian-inspired flavours with sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms…

Coconut Crusted Fish Tacos

Coconut Crusted Fish Tacos

Since I was a kid I’ve always enjoyed taco night dinner, but this recipe is a far cry from that Old El Paso kit!  It seems fish tacos are the “it” food of 2016, popping up on restaurant menus near and far. Typically battered and fried, a fish taco can punch way above it’s weight in calories, not always making them a healthy option. However, these spiced coconut crusted fish tacos involve no frying at all; just a little baking and a little broiling, making them a healthy homemade Mexican fea […]

Sweet Potato Curry Recipe

Sweet Potato Curry

Dahl, which is also often spelled dhal, daal and dal, is a rich and thick lentil soup very common in Indian cuisine. Depending on the region, the manner in which it is made can vary, so this is my personal take on an Indian dahl. Full of lentils, this dish is rich in plant-based protein and full of fiber making it a hearty lunch or dinner.  Lentil, Spinach & Sweet Potato DahlThis recipe uses yellow lentils, but you could easily substitute for red lentils if t […]

Green Smoothie Bowl

Green Smoothie Bowl

A simple green smoothie bowl recipe with toppings of your choice! Because sometimes you want a healthy breakfast that tastes like ice cream. Green Smoothie BowlPaleo, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-FreeIngredients:1/2 banana, frozen works best1/2 avocado1 scoop VegaOne Coconut Almond (or protein powder of your choice – vanilla flavour would be best)1 large handful fresh spinach1/2 to 1 cup of water or non-dairy milkOptional Toppings: Berries, shredded coconut, chopped nuts, h […]

Easy Shakshuka with Feta

Easy Shakshuka

Easy Shakshuka Learn how to make a shakshuka with this foolproof shakshuka recipe. Made with poached eggs in a fragrant, rich, and slightly spicy tomato sauce, this easy shakshuka recipe works well for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.   What is Shakshuka? Shakshuka, also spelled shakshouka and pronounced shack-shoe-cuh, is a traditional Mediterranean dish from Israel and throughout…

Beef and Bean Chilli

Beef and Bean Chilli

Chilli has always been a winter staple for me, my mom used to make it for us, and although I probably like mine a lot spicer now, it always reminds me of home. Most chilli recipes call for a lot of beef, and a touch of beans, but I like to turn my recipe on its head. A half serving of beef and a double portion of beans makes this dish a protein powerhouse and the perfect winter dinner. Red’s Bean & Beef ChilliYou can easily omit the beef all together in this recipe and add another ca […]

rainbow sauerkraut

Red Cabbage Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut’s literal translation from German is “our cabbage”, and is traditionally fermented with juniper berries. Sauerkraut is commonly made with green cabbage, but can be made with any colour cabbage or even a combination of flavours. The health benefits of sauerkraut are numerous, check out my blog post about fermentation for all the details. Rainbow SauerkrautGluten-Free, Paleo, Vegetarian & VeganNote: When fermenting, it is vitally important to use the b […]

Salted Caramel Oatmeal

Salted Caramel Oatmeal

Oh yes, it taste as good as it looks, folk. The great news is that it is sooo much healthier than in looks! Three very simple ingredients take a humble oatmeal to a whole new level – the perfect weekend breakfast. Salted ‘Caramel’ OatmealServes 1​IngredientsOatmeal1/2 cup rolled oats1 cup almond milk1/2 tsp cinnamonChopped nuts of your choice – I used hemp seeds and almonds.Caramel1 heap tbsp tahini1 tbsp maple syrup1 pinch sea saltDirectionsIn  sauce pan, heat almond to […]