Garlic Herb Cashew Cheese

Garlic Herb Cashew Cheese

This flavourful, versatile, vegan friendly cashew cheese is a nutritious one. Anyone can enjoy it! The recipe I’m sharing today contains just 9 simple ingredients + a touch of planning. The simplicity of this recipe requires soaking cashews overnight, blending them with some delicious flavours, then transferring the deliciousness to a bowl or container where it can be kept stored in the fridge- not too bad!

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Perfect Pesto

Perfect Pesto

When I think of pesto, I instantly think of my parents home. Growing up, homemade pesto was a sauce we often enjoyed. My dad, like a true Italian, would go out back to the garden and pick fresh basil and within minutes we would have fresh homemade perfect pesto in front of us! A few ways we like to enjoy Dad’s fresh garden pesto is on pasta dishes, baked chicken, baked salmon, crostinis, and mixed into homemade hummus. Whenever I go home to visit my parents, we always make some sort of pesto dish. It’s tradition!

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Lemon Beet Hummus

Lemon Beet Hummus

I was first introduced to beet hummus by my Dad, and I was hooked. This is one of the many reasons this recipe I’m sharing with you today came to life. I love a beet hummus! It’s vibrant, beautiful, and tastes amazing. My dad has a natural green thumb that’s resulted in an amazing garden, one of the many luxuries I love about visiting home. You can find him whipping up all kinds of delicious dips and recipes packed with simple and nourishing organic ingredients from his garden. I’m always so inspired by his creativity. I was lucky enough to use organic garden beets from his garden for this recipe, he was visiting recently and left me a batch… score!

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Warming Feel Good Fall Dish

Warming Feel Good Fall Dish

Happy Monday everyone! Today I’m sharing a warming fall inspired dish with you. Does anyone else feel the vibes of grounding, comfort, warmth, and nourishment while enjoying a warm meal? I sure do, especially throughout the colder months. This hearty recipe comes with an excellent source of fibre, heart healthy fats, and plant protein. I like to compare this kind of meal to a warm salad, it’s concocted with a few nutrient dense foods along with dark leafy greens, and is topped with a heart healthy dressing. For this dish, I stuck to comforting, warming, nourishing ingredients that scream fall and deliver an array of nutrients.

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Rainbowl

Rainbowl

I love bowl meals! They’re easy to throw together and made with a rainbow of nourishing foods that provide an array of nutrients. You can be as creative or as simple as you wish when making a bowl meal, all you need is a few nutrient dense food options and you’re on the right track. I also love how they can be enjoyed as breakfast, lunch, or dinner depending on how you decide to concoct it. Versatility for the win! Bowl meals are a go-to meal for me, especially when I need a quick, easy, and healthful meal to pack for work. If you’re in need of some meal ideas for work, bowl meals could easily be an option! It’s a quality meal that doesn’t fail to keep you well nourished and satisfied throughout the day.

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Salad Essentials

Salad Essentials

Ah, there’s nothing more refreshing than a delicious + nourishing salad on a hot Summer’s day! Especially when it’s packed with whole food ingredients providing healthy sources of protein, fiber, healthy fats, and some vitamin/mineral boosts to keep us well and satisfied. I think the thing I love most about a fresh salad is the versatility and ability to make it with a wide variety of foods. A nutritious salad can be easily enjoyed as a simple side dish to pair with dinner, or as a meal jam packed with a variety of nutrient dense whole food ingredients. When we choose whole foods over highly processed foods, there’s no way our salad can go wrong!

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