Curried Okra – Bhindi Masala – Oil Free

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Today we are cooking with okra – probably one of the most underrated vegetables around. Both Nikki and I truly enjoy this crunchy green vegetable, although admittedly, I don’t cook it very often, maybe a couple of times a year. When it comes to superfoods, okra is not among the most commonly thought of. But this…

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Cauliflower “Rice”, Indian Style

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Hello friends,  Today we are sharing with you an aromatic Indian inspired cauliflower rice that makes for a quick and healthy addition to your curries, buddha bowls or salads. In case you’ve never had cauliflower rice before, you’re in for a treat… Cauliflower rice (also called “cauli ryce”)  is simply cauliflower grated into the size of…

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Apricot Maca-Roon Cookies

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I continue to be drawn to clarity and simplicity. ‘Less is more’ remains my mantra. -Stephane Rolland We often play around in the kitchen trying to recreate traditional recipes by stripping away the complexity and giving them a healthy whole food plant-based makeover. This recipe was inspired by the popular Girl Guide cookie called Somas.…

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The Best Homemade Hummus

We find that store-bought hummus is usually a big disappointment — over-salted, a little too coarse, has added oils and never worth the price tag. With that, it just makes sense to make hummus at home! This basic chickpea hummus recipe is one to have on hand because of it’s versatility. It can be used as…

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GREEN CREAM SOUP for a healthy gut

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Recently we started experimenting with making raw creamy soups heated in the Vitamix and today we are sharing with you one of our favourite creations, to date. This vibrant soup is nourishing and satisfying, especially on a cold winter day! Durning chilly winter months most of us tend to crave more warming and comforting foods and…

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Light Vegan Chana Masala

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Chana Masala was always our number one choice when ordering food at an Indian restaurant. What could be better than curry chickpeas cooked in a spicy and tangy tomato-based sauce and served over basmati rice? So amazing! However, the way we would feel the day after eating it for dinner was the exact opposite of amazing.…

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Macadamia Cashew Butter

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Want to make the best tasting nut butter? Look no further because this combination of macadamia and cashew nuts is simply amazing. It’s creamy, naturally sweet and takes less then 10 minutes to make.  The key to creating a great tasting nutbutter is to start with the best-quality nuts. Choose raw and organic. One thing…

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Healthy No-Bake Nanaimo Bars

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As two proud Canadians, we cannot imagine the holiday season without the well-loved Nanaimo bars. Traditionally made with loads of butter and sugar, we decided to give the traditional rich B.C. treat a healthy vegan makeover. You will find that this interpretation of the classic Nanaimo bar is much less sweet than the original but…

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Raw Vegan Fruitcake

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Hello friends!  Today we have for you a holiday treat that will prove that indulging can be delicious and healthy at the same time.   Before we begin, I want to start with a WARNING… This raw vegan fruitcake is addictive!   Seriously, I am eating it right now as I am writing this post and it’s…

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Raw Superfood Truffle Balls

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“Stress and in turn food cravings create mental clutter, decreasing the brain’s ability to perform to its full potential. The path to an uncluttered mind begins with stress management, and diet is the number one consideration.” –Brendan Brazier Without a doubt, cravings for sugary or starchy food are one of the most challenging things to overcome…

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