Category: Vegan

Golden Turmeric Cauliflower and Quinoa Bowls

Avocados are not only a tasty fruit, but provide good plant-based fat, which is low in saturated and trans fats. And a healthy diet low in saturated and trans fats may reduce the risk of heart disease. Yet despite their increasing popularity, one in two Canadians still don’t know how to incorporate avocados into their …

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Vegan Coconut Kefir Banana Muffins

These mouth-watering muffins made with shredded coconut and banana are just what you need to perk up your taste buds in the morning. “Dairy-free coconut milk kefir lends that slight tanginess you’d normally get from buttermilk, along with a delicious coconut flavor. You’d never know these tender muffins were vegan!” says Michelle Pennock, executive chef …

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Easy Lemon Hummus

Hummus is a spicy, healthy Mediterranean treat. This blend of beans & spices makes a great dip, spread or topping. However, if you have discovered the great taste of hummus, you have probably also discovered that it is expensive! Store bought hummus can be up to 6.00 dollars for a small plastic tub. It tastes …

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No-Bake Vegan Cheesecakes with Coconut and Pineapple

Most vegan cheesecake recipes out there call for soaking cashews overnight and whirling them in a food processor to get that sought-after creamy texture. But you can skip that time-consuming step with a prepared plant-based spread. “I love our plant-based plain coconut cream cheese-style spread,” says Michelle Pennock, executive chef for the President’s Choice test …

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Vegetarian Mushroom Miso Soup

The secret to perfect homemade soup The key to delicious DIY soup is as simple as getting the base right, according to chef Antonio Park, a judge on Chopped Canada and owner of two successful restaurants. Starting with a flavourful broth made with natural ingredients is essential to creating a sensational pot of soup. “Quality …

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Lentil and Mushroom Stew

It’s a new year, with new opportunities to improve your diet. One of this year’s top food trends is plant-based eating, so whether you’ve tried it or not, you’ve likely heard of it. But, what is a plant-based diet? A plant-based diet consists primarily of foods derived or made from plants such as fruits, vegetables, …

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Pumpkin Protein Breakfast Cookies

Vegan breakfast cookies packed with pumpkin and anti-inflammatory ingredients It’s pumpkin season, and these delicious cookies, which are high in soluble fibre, omega-3 fatty acids and protein will keep you satisfied for hours. Soluble fibre plays a role in lowering inflammation, stabilizing blood sugar, reducing cholesterol levels and supporting overall gut health, say dietitians at …

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Vegan Mango Chutney Grilled Cheese

Layering mango chutney into a grilled cheese sandwich is kind of like adding jam or jelly to a cheese board; it adds that welcome hit of juicy sweetness to round out the flavours and cut the richness of the cheese. Here, we use a PC plant-based mayo-style spread as a great vegan hack for making …

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Vegan Crispy Polenta with Bolognese and Wilted Greens

Simplify dinnertime with polenta Prepared polenta is a true hidden gem of the supermarket — it’s endlessly versatile and makes a great starting point for easy weeknight meals. Slice it up and sear as we’ve done here to make a crispy-creamy base for a plant-based Bolognese pasta sauce. On another night, try grilling sliced polenta …

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Celebrate the Punjabi Culture with a Delicious and Authentic Chole Puri

In this traditional recipe, soft cooked chickpeas are simmered in a fragrant sauce of sautéed onions, tomatoes and spices and served with crisp, fluffy puris. Watch your family savour each bite as they enjoy this tasty South-Asian delight! “Ingredients like the Suraj brand Black Cardamom Pods and the Cinnamon Sticks give this savoury classic its …

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