Collagen for Vegetarians

If you’re vegetarian and you’re looking for a plant-based alternative to collagen protein, we’ve got good news for you. There are lots of easy, nutritious, and delicious foods you can eat that will naturally boost your collagen production and help support and maintain the collagen you’ve already got in your system. Learn about the foods you can eat, the nutrients they deliver, and the recipes we love for vegetarian collagen support.

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins with Millet and Raisins

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins with millet, raisins, and toasted pumpkin seeds. These pumpkin muffins are made with wholegrain flour, real pumpkin purée, and plenty of spices. They’re sweet, crunchy, filling, delicious, and freezer friendly to boot. Make up a batch of pumpkin oatmeal muffins for breakfasts on the go or healthy snacks.

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Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Salad With Lentils

This Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Lentils is a salty, sweet, spicy, and crunchy all at once. Loaded with plant-based protein and topped with toasted cashews, crumbled feta, and micro greens, it’s a colourful, festive squash salad that doubles as a side dish or a vegetarian main.

What’s Good This Week

Last week I did a photoshoot with local photographer – one of the moms from Niko’s daycare who I got talking to in the playground.  I wanted to get some more lifestyle content to pepper into my Instagram feed for when I talk about nutrition and wellness and whatever, just to add more personality. Total… 

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5 Minute Mac and Cheese For One

This 5 Minute Mac and Cheese for One is the perfect quick, easy, and tasty dinner or snack. Made either in the microwave or the stove top, and with a bit of pumpkin puree to lighten it up and give it a healthy spin, it’s a simple back pocket recipe you’ll come back to again and again.

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How To Make A Maca Latte

Make a big batch of this delicious chocolatey maca latte mix so you can make yourself a super tasty superfood drink whenever you like. Made with adaptogens, cocoa, coconut sugar, and warming spices, it’s like a vegan hot chocolate meets mocha.

What’s Good This Week

Hey you guys! How was your Halloween? Tellllll me!!! I need to live vicariously though you because they just do not get Halloween in this god-forsaken land I live in.  It’s starting to trickle in, but there’s a real lack of understanding of what to do and how to do it. For example, every year… 

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A Guide To Iron For Vegetarians

Ever wonder how you can get enough iron on a vegetarian diet? Well wonder no more! I’ve created a comprehensive guide to iron for vegetarians, including good sources of non-heme iron, ways to improve iron absorption, and more.

Just Between Us

Just between us is when we get together once a month or so and say the things that you think but don’t really say. Or you do say, but only to certain people. I’ll go first, then you share in the comments and everyone will feel a whole lot better. Just between us… 1. I… 

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How To Cook A Jack o’ Lantern

Did you know that you can cook your Jack-o-Lantern? It’s true! Your halloween pumpkin is food! For details, food safety considerations, and instructions on how to make homemade pumpkin purée, read on!

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Pumpkin Overnight Oats

Pumpkin Overnight Oats is a healthy vegan breakfast recipe you can make ahead. Sweetened with dates, this easy overnight oats recipe is no sugar and dairy free. Top with a bit of coconut whip for a decadent breakfast treat! #pumpkin