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Gooey peanut butter and chocolate fridge bars

Gooey peanut butter and chocolate fridge bars

INGREDIENTS 55g (1/3 cup) roasted unsalted peanuts 30g (1/4 cup) raw cacao powder Pinch sea salt 140g (1 1/2 cups) rolled oats 95g (1/2 cup) raisins 2 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp maple syrup Roasted unsalted peanuts, extra, finely chopped, to serve (optional) Sea salt,...

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Best Vegan Pizza

Best Vegan Pizza

We love all the flavors atop this vegan pizza - sun-dried tomatoes, jalapeño, basil, corn, and cashew cream make it a delicious, multi-colored meal! INGREDIENTS 1 small head broccoli, florets chopped into small pieces, top of stalk diced (½ cup) ⅓ cup halved cherry...

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CHAI LATTE

CHAI LATTE

INGREDIENTS 2 cinnamon sticks 8 whole black peppercorns 1 star anise 3 cloves a thumb-sized piece ginger, sliced 3-4 black tea bags 500ml almond or other plant milk 2-3 tbsp maple syrup Method STEP 1 Toast the spices in a dry frying pan until fragrant. Add 500ml of...

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QUICK & EASY VEGAN PASTA SALAD

QUICK & EASY VEGAN PASTA SALAD

This Vegan Pasta Salad recipe is easy to whip up using a few simple ingredients, all tossed with a simple vinaigrette, it’s customizable, can be made ahead of time and of course – it’s absolutely delicious! INGREDIENTS 16 oz. pasta (rotini, penne, bow ties, elbow) 1...

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Oat Flour Pancakes

Oat Flour Pancakes

These Oat Flour Pancakes are soft and fluffy, slightly chewy and nutty, and super satisfying. They're vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free too. INGREDIENTS 150 g (1 ½ cup) rolled oats (ensure gluten-free if necessary) 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or sub any other...

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FLOURLESS PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

FLOURLESS PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

Peanut butter, shredded coconut, and rolled oats form the base of these soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies. Brown sugar lends a light caramel flavour which pairs so well with the peanut butter and sea salt. They're completely flourless, in addition to being vegan...

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VEGAN SCRAMBLED TOFU

VEGAN SCRAMBLED TOFU

This Vegan Scrambled Tofu recipe is THE ONE you have been looking for. High-protein, plant-based, clean eating and SUPER delicious. Goodbye eggs, hello tofu! INGREDIENTS 1 block firm tofu (12.3 oz) 1/2 head red onion 2 stem scallion 1/2 head bell pepper 5-6 fresh...

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Creamy Cinnamon & Apple Oatmeal

Creamy Cinnamon & Apple Oatmeal

This recipe is rich and creamy, topped with caramelized cinnamon apples. Ingredients 1 teaspoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 apple, cored and diced ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder ½ cup unsweetened plant-based milk of choice (coconut, almond, oat) ½ cup...

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Homemade Energy Bar

Homemade Energy Bar

This homemade energy bar recipe is the perfect wholesome snack! It’s naturally sweet, featuring oats, chia seeds, and pecans. Vegetarian, gluten free, vegan, plant based, dairy free, refined sugar free, and naturally sweet. INGREDIENTS 15 Medjool dates (9 ounces) 1...

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Lentil Vegetable Soup

Lentil Vegetable Soup

Easy Lentil Vegetable Soup that's cozy, warming, and nutrient-packed! Only 10 ingredients and customizable. (Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free) INGREDIENTS 1 onion 3-4 cloves of garlic 2 medium carrots 6 oz. mushroom (I use cremini, but any variety will work) 1 zucchini 15...

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Vegan Overnight Oats

Vegan Overnight Oats

Vegan Overnight Oats are the time-crunched person’s breakfast secret weapon, since they take just a couple minutes to make at night before bed. When you mix together rolled oats, chia seeds, and almond milk, the chia seeds absorb the milk and the oats soften, creating...

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VEGAN LASAGNA

VEGAN LASAGNA

VEGAN LASAGNA INGREDIENTS TOMATO SAUCE 1 x 15 oz can crushed tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 an onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh...

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Chunky Monkey Chocolate Smoothie

Chunky Monkey Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 Packet of Dairy Free Rich Chocolate Isalean Shake 1 TBSP of Almond/Peanut Butter or PB Fit Powder ½ Frozen Banana 2-4 Ice Cubes 8 ounces of water   Directions: Add water, frozen banana & ice to blender first Add remaining ingredients and blend until...

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Warm and Roasted Winter Quinoa Bowl

Warm and Roasted Winter Quinoa Bowl

FOR THE SALAD: 2 large (400 g) Yukon Gold potatoes, chopped into 1/2-inch chunks (2 1/2 cups) 12 ounces (350 g) green beans, trimmed and chopped into 1-inch pieces (3 cups) 3 large garlic cloves, peel left on 1 tablespoon (15 mL) extra-virgin olive oil Fine sea salt...

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One Pan Chicken Fajitas

One Pan Chicken Fajitas

Ingredients Seasoning: 2 tsp chili powder  (preferably 1 tsp ancho chili powder 1 tsp regular) 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground paprika 1/2 tsp ground coriander Salt and freshly ground black pepper   Fajita filling 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts ,...

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Gooey peanut butter and chocolate fridge bars

Gooey peanut butter and chocolate fridge bars

INGREDIENTS 55g (1/3 cup) roasted unsalted peanuts 30g (1/4 cup) raw cacao powder Pinch sea salt 140g (1 1/2 cups) rolled oats 95g (1/2 cup) raisins 2 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp maple syrup Roasted unsalted peanuts, extra, finely chopped, to serve (optional) Sea salt,...

read more
Best Vegan Pizza

Best Vegan Pizza

We love all the flavors atop this vegan pizza - sun-dried tomatoes, jalapeño, basil, corn, and cashew cream make it a delicious, multi-colored meal! INGREDIENTS 1 small head broccoli, florets chopped into small pieces, top of stalk diced (½ cup) ⅓ cup halved cherry...

read more
CHAI LATTE

CHAI LATTE

INGREDIENTS 2 cinnamon sticks 8 whole black peppercorns 1 star anise 3 cloves a thumb-sized piece ginger, sliced 3-4 black tea bags 500ml almond or other plant milk 2-3 tbsp maple syrup Method STEP 1 Toast the spices in a dry frying pan until fragrant. Add 500ml of...

read more
QUICK & EASY VEGAN PASTA SALAD

QUICK & EASY VEGAN PASTA SALAD

This Vegan Pasta Salad recipe is easy to whip up using a few simple ingredients, all tossed with a simple vinaigrette, it’s customizable, can be made ahead of time and of course – it’s absolutely delicious! INGREDIENTS 16 oz. pasta (rotini, penne, bow ties, elbow) 1...

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Oat Flour Pancakes

Oat Flour Pancakes

These Oat Flour Pancakes are soft and fluffy, slightly chewy and nutty, and super satisfying. They're vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free too. INGREDIENTS 150 g (1 ½ cup) rolled oats (ensure gluten-free if necessary) 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or sub any other...

read more
FLOURLESS PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

FLOURLESS PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

Peanut butter, shredded coconut, and rolled oats form the base of these soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies. Brown sugar lends a light caramel flavour which pairs so well with the peanut butter and sea salt. They're completely flourless, in addition to being vegan...

read more
VEGAN SCRAMBLED TOFU

VEGAN SCRAMBLED TOFU

This Vegan Scrambled Tofu recipe is THE ONE you have been looking for. High-protein, plant-based, clean eating and SUPER delicious. Goodbye eggs, hello tofu! INGREDIENTS 1 block firm tofu (12.3 oz) 1/2 head red onion 2 stem scallion 1/2 head bell pepper 5-6 fresh...

read more
Creamy Cinnamon & Apple Oatmeal

Creamy Cinnamon & Apple Oatmeal

This recipe is rich and creamy, topped with caramelized cinnamon apples. Ingredients 1 teaspoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 apple, cored and diced ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder ½ cup unsweetened plant-based milk of choice (coconut, almond, oat) ½ cup...

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Homemade Energy Bar

Homemade Energy Bar

This homemade energy bar recipe is the perfect wholesome snack! It’s naturally sweet, featuring oats, chia seeds, and pecans. Vegetarian, gluten free, vegan, plant based, dairy free, refined sugar free, and naturally sweet. INGREDIENTS 15 Medjool dates (9 ounces) 1...

read more
Lentil Vegetable Soup

Lentil Vegetable Soup

Easy Lentil Vegetable Soup that's cozy, warming, and nutrient-packed! Only 10 ingredients and customizable. (Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free) INGREDIENTS 1 onion 3-4 cloves of garlic 2 medium carrots 6 oz. mushroom (I use cremini, but any variety will work) 1 zucchini 15...

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Vegan Overnight Oats

Vegan Overnight Oats

Vegan Overnight Oats are the time-crunched person’s breakfast secret weapon, since they take just a couple minutes to make at night before bed. When you mix together rolled oats, chia seeds, and almond milk, the chia seeds absorb the milk and the oats soften, creating...

read more
VEGAN LASAGNA

VEGAN LASAGNA

VEGAN LASAGNA INGREDIENTS TOMATO SAUCE 1 x 15 oz can crushed tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 an onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh...

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Chunky Monkey Chocolate Smoothie

Chunky Monkey Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 Packet of Dairy Free Rich Chocolate Isalean Shake 1 TBSP of Almond/Peanut Butter or PB Fit Powder ½ Frozen Banana 2-4 Ice Cubes 8 ounces of water   Directions: Add water, frozen banana & ice to blender first Add remaining ingredients and blend until...

read more
Warm and Roasted Winter Quinoa Bowl

Warm and Roasted Winter Quinoa Bowl

FOR THE SALAD: 2 large (400 g) Yukon Gold potatoes, chopped into 1/2-inch chunks (2 1/2 cups) 12 ounces (350 g) green beans, trimmed and chopped into 1-inch pieces (3 cups) 3 large garlic cloves, peel left on 1 tablespoon (15 mL) extra-virgin olive oil Fine sea salt...

read more
One Pan Chicken Fajitas

One Pan Chicken Fajitas

Ingredients Seasoning: 2 tsp chili powder  (preferably 1 tsp ancho chili powder 1 tsp regular) 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground paprika 1/2 tsp ground coriander Salt and freshly ground black pepper   Fajita filling 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts ,...

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