Kidney Bean & Kale Salad

Beans, also known as legumes, are humble yet mighty, and are truly some of the most nutritious foods one can eat. Low in sugar but high in protein, fiber, magnesium, and potassium these little guys pack a punch. This hearty bean and kale salad is super versatile with so many veggie and bean options, the possibilities are endless, and the results are always delicious and healthy! Continue reading “Kidney Bean & Kale Salad”

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls (GF & V)

For our final day of our 5 Days of Holiday Balls we present you with a classic peanut-butter chocolate ball. Think Reese’s Pieces meets all natural goodness. Crunchy rice cereal, coconut, ground flaxseed and peanut-butter create a crisp interior which is rolled and dipped in chocolate then stuck in the freezer for a truly mouthwatering – but healthy – dessert ideal for any holiday party. Not a chocolate lover? No problem. This little ball can be served up without the chocolate and is equally (well almost) satisfying.

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Vegan Cinnamon Raisin Pumpkin Loaf

Homemade bread can sometimes seem a little daunting, but this recipe is so simple, requires minimal work, and delivers beautiful results!  The combination of pumpkin, raisins, cinnamon, and maple make for a hearty and subtly sweet bread perfect served up warm with your favourite non-dairy butter, or toasted the next morning for breakfast.  Give it a try!

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Vegan Banana Flax Waffles

Made with wholesome ingredients, these healthy, high fiber waffles are easy to prepare and always turn out crispy  on the outside and fluffy on the inside, with just the right hint of sweetness.  I make these waffles in batches and freeze them for a quick breakfast option for my sometimes impatient toddler… Just pop them in the toaster, and they come out as fresh as the day they were made! Continue reading “Vegan Banana Flax Waffles”