Recipes & Food Ideas

great sandwich creation
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Don’t ruin a good sandwich !

Some mistakes to avoid that could be ruining what might otherwise be an awesome sandwich. Making a sandwich is a simple thing right? Just mix ingredients…

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Cooking lentils is easy
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Cooking lentils is easy

Lentils are grouped with beans and peas as part of the legume family because, like all legumes, they grow in pods. Besides being packed with plant-based…

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Kids’ lunchboxes - some ideas to make them a success
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Kids’ lunchboxes – some ideas to make them a success

Finding creative ways to pack tasty, and healthy, lunchboxes for your kids, week in and week out, can be a challenge. Here are 10 ideas to…

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Why less meat means showing a little love to our planet
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Why less meat means showing a little love to our planet

Greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation, water consumption: livestock farming strongly affects our environment. Never have we produced and consumed so much meat as today. In 2014, 312…

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keeping lettuce fresh
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Keeping lettuce fresh

Crisp, crunchy lettuce every time? Yes, it’s possible! Soggy, slimy and wilted leaves don’t have to be part of your lettuce experience. Here are a few…

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Cooking chickpeas perfectly
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Cooking chickpeas perfectly

Soak slowly + cook slowly + cool slowly = the best way to cook dried chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans. Not too hard, right?! Cooking…

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low-carb-veges
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21 Healthy Vegetables with Low Carbs

We are very lucky these days to have a large variety of tasty vegetables available which can be included in a low-carb diet. And in addition…

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go plant based
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Recipes and tips to increasing plant-based foods in your diet

Eating plant-based meals can help the environment – but that doesn’t mean a salad every time! Interested in adopting more of a plant-based diet? Here are…

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Fresh apple eating !!
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Getting more plant-based foods in your diet

January can be a good time for many to make healthy lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise – and now that Canada’s Food Guide has been…

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Ghost meringues
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Ghost Meringues for Halloween

Are vegan meringues possible? Yes! The recipe uses aqaufaba, which is the juice from a tin of chickpeas” This acts like an egg white and the…

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