9 Ways To Get More Vegetables In Your Diet (And Why You Should)

You know you should probably be getting more veggies into your diet each day, but are you trying to figure out how? I’ve got 9 tasty and easy ways to add more vegetables to breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks!

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Veggie Burger in a Bowl

Can’t decide between a burger and a salad? This Veggie Burger Bowl Recipe is the best of both worlds! Made with homemade vegan black bean burgers and layered into a bowl with burger toppings, salad, and a vegan burger sauce, it’s the perfect light meal while still packed with plant-based protein. Make this deconstructed burger in a bowl for an easy lunch or dinner any day of the week!

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Low FODMAP Snacks

So your doctor suggested you try a low FODMAP diet to treat your IBS symptoms or other gastric distress. Where does it leave you when the elevenses hit and you’re looking for a snack that will satisfy you without triggering a reaction? Worry not! Armed with this list of fantastic recipes for Low FODMAP Snacks, you can fuel your day with healthy bites that will leave you feeling good.

What’s Good This Week

Since we’ve been in Canada I’ve been reading books to my kids from the extensive library of childhood books my parents saved. Among them is the original Curious George book, which I’ve surely read before, but not in recent times. You guys, what the heck?! The man in the yellow hat is such an asshole!… 

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7 Vegan Tempeh Recipes You Should Try

If you’ve been curious about giving tempeh a try but aren’t sure where to start, start here! Here are 7 easy and delicious Vegan Tempeh Recipes to get you started. From Tempeh Bolognese to Tempeh Bacon, you won’t believe how versatile this plant-based protein is!

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Chipotle Black Bean Burgers

Looking for an amazing vegan black bean burger recipe? This is it! These Chipotle Black Bean Burgers are super easy to make, packed with healthy ingredients, and are gluten-free. Full of protein and flavour, this is the only spicy black bean burger recipe you’ll ever need!

What’s Good This Week

This is Niko’s 4th trip to Canada, but the first time I’ve really taken him on any adventures into the city, since our parents now live on the coast and it’s a bit of trek into the city with a ferry and a couple of busses to get where you’re going. But since we’re here… 

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Spicy Pickled Onions

These quick pickled red onions are the best way to add a punch of flavour to burgers, tacos, salads, and more. I love making homemade spicy pickled onions. It takes only a handful of ingredients, a few minutes of hands-on time, and is an easy low sugar recipe you’ll make again and again.

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Low FODMAP Breakfast Recipes

Figuring out what to eat for breakfast can be a pain if you suffer from IBS or are sensitive to FODMAPS. Here’s a collection of 12 healthy, easy, and tasty Low FODMAP Breakfast Recipes to get your day started right with a happy tummy.

What’s Good This Week

My parents live in a beautiful house situated right on the ocean. We look out over the Salish Sea (formerly the Straight of Georgia) and enjoy spotting seals, otters, eagles, and sometimes orcas passing by. There are deer, who are frankly garden-trashing pests, and all manner of birds and that frequent the area. Earlier this… 

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Healthy Strawberry Recipes

Let’s soak up the fresh local strawberries while strawberry season is still around! These 12 Healthy Strawberry Recipes will help you make the most of it. We’ve got strawberry popsicles, strawberry salsa, muffins, salads, and more!