Loaded Cauliflower Casserole with Kale and Chickpeas

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As a (mostly) vegan, my predominant plant based diet means that our meals almost always carry an array of nutritional value. And this recipe is no different! The word casserole, is traditionally thought of as meat-filled ‘goodness’ to many, but for us vegetarians we need to get a little creative in our casserole fillings. That’s why cauliflower, broccoli and chickpeas make…

Gluten-Free Granola Bars with Pistachio

The search for guilt-free, highly nutritious snacks is kind of a never-ending journey for me. But never-ending in a good way. I always find myself cringing at some of the daily snacks consumed by so many people I pass by as I go about my day. The common denominator seems to be high carb, high sugar and highly refined ‘foods’ straight out of plastic wrappers. Sure they’re great if you’re on the run and simply don’t have time for baking, but in the long-run they can be incredibly …

Thai Curry with Black Rice

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For some reason, meat eaters have the view that all we eat is kale and bird seed all day. They might be a little disappointed, and impressed at the same time, to learn that we do actually come up with some pretty incredible meals. I think a lot of that comes down to exploring wide varieties of herbs and spices, and constantly thinking outside of the box. I guess that was part of my intention when…

Overnight Oats with Beet Juice and Coconut Milk

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Oats have been a longstanding staple for my breakfast and I just love that they’re a minimally processed option, that’s as close to nature as possible. Unlike many other breakfast cereals in the supermarket, there’s no marketing gimmicks when it comes to good ‘ol oats! Oats have a low GI, meaning they release energy over a sustained period of time, not to mention …