Red Lentil Stew

This easy Red Lentil Stew recipe is the perfect weeknight dinner when you want something healthy, quick, and delicious. It’s completely vegan, loaded with veggies, and comes together in under 30 minutes. Make Instant Pot Lentil Stew or cook it on your stove top, and serve with rice or pasta. Top with chili flakes if you want to bring the heat, or leave it as is for the kids.

Fudgy Adzuki Bean Brownies {Healthy Brownie Recipe}

If you’re looking for a healthy brownie recipe, these Fudgy Adzuki Bean Brownies are just the thing! These gluten free brownies have no sugar other than from dates, and are incredibly easy to make. Made with coconut oil, cocoa powder, and dark chocolate chunks, just whiz them together in your food processor and you’ll have drool-worthy healthy brownies ready in no time at all!

Chocolate Black Bean Smoothie

A rich and creamy healthy chocolate smoothie loaded with protein thanks to a secret ingredient that you totally can’t taste – beans! It’s like a chocolate protein shake but made without any weird ingredients. Naturally sweetened with just banana and dates, this bean smoothie is totally vegan and dairy-free, and I promise it’s delicious!

Mung Bean and Coconut Curry

Mung Bean and Coconut Curry! This easy vegan curry is packed with Indian flavours, coconut milk, cilantro, and lime. It’s incredibly easy and can be made in the Instant Pot or on the stove top. If you’re looking for a simple moong dal recipe, this is the one! Grab the recipe and let’s get started!

loaded sweet potatoes

Surprise! Being back at work is harder than I thought it would be. But not in the ways I thought it would be. I had anticipated achingly difficult days away from my boy, pining for him every moment I was gone. I even considered taking one of his blankies with me to the office so I… 

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how to cook dried beans

Beans, beans, good for your heart. Beans, beans, they make you…. smart! That’s right, smart! Beans are a good source of folate, dietary fiber, protein, phosphorus, iron, copper, magnesium, manganese, potassium and vitamin K. The protein-plus-fiber combination in beans is one of the things that makes them special. Much of the fiber is indigestible, which supports… 

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one-pan roasted sweet potato burrito bowls

These super simple one-pan roasted sweet potato and black bean burrito bowls are the easiest and most delicious thing to hit your dinner table this week! Want make-ahead meals? Wrap ’em up in a whole wheat tortilla and you’ve got freezer burritos! One of my goals for 2015 is figuring out better work-life-blog-business balance. I… 

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toast for dinner – beans on toast

Simple saucy beans on toast make for a quick and easy nutritious weeknight dinner. Lately I’ve been feeling disoriented. I’ve been waking up in the middle of the night not sure of where I am or what day it is. I’ve been dreaming things so close to my real life that I’m constantly having to… 

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pumpkin and black bean quesadillas

Um, hello second to last day of October. It’s Halloween tomorrow, have you got your costume sorted? My costume, though alive and well in my brain, has not yet materialized in real life. I have watched an awful lot of youtube tutorials on how to make certain parts of it, and luckily tomorrow is a… 

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mediterranean chickpea salad

For many years I thought that I didn’t like Greek salad. Too salty! Too oniony! Too briny! Swimming in dressing! Fortunately I came to the realization that I’d been eating crappy Greek salads and totally changed my tune. Over the course of my MSc program in nutrition, my cohort of international nutritionists hosted many potluck… 

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