Spicy Vegan Wraps

These Spicy Vegan Wraps are one of my favourite things to make for packed lunch. They’re super easy to make, are packed with healthy fillings like tofu, spicy hummus, quinoa, and lots of vegetables. You can make a big batch on the weekend and eat these hummus wraps all week long!

a vegan wrap on a blue plate
looking back on 2015 // www.heynutritionlady.com

2015: looking back, looking forward

Hi Folks! It was a quiet December around here mostly due to a really, really bonkers month at work which meant working every weekend, many nights past midnight, and during the final push an actual all nighter at the office. As I’m sure you can imagine, that took quite a toll on my very pregnant body, and… 

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snack attack! this week it's a seasonal combination of protein and produce with a mandarin orange and a handful of walnuts // www.heynutritionlady.com

snack attack! orange + walnuts

The holiday season is full of temptation, but there are also healthy snacking options abound! I love this time of year for the tiny oranges (mandarines, clementines, or satsumas depending on where you live) that are so, so sweet and easy to peel. Paired with a handful of walnuts for some protein and healthy fats,… 

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This easy vegan red lentil dal is the perfect make ahead meal. Just pop the ingredients into your slow cooker in the morning, and when you get home dinner is done! // www.heynutritionlady.com

slow cooker red lentil dal

A hearty and healthy red lentil dal that simmers away in your slow cooker and is ready when you walk through the door. Naturally vegan and gluten-free.  Can we talk about baby kicks? They’re crazy. I love them, but they’re crazy. It’s interesting how they’ve evolved from the first little signs of movement, little scratches… 

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what's good around the web!

what’s good around the web!

Happy Weekend to you all! And a belated happy Thanksgiving to those of you who were celebrating this week. I hope your bellies are nourished and your hearts are full. This blurry photo was from my favourite meal in Crete last week. We drove from the north to the south part of the island for… 

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snack attack! pair salty olives (loaded with healthy fats) with whole grain crackers for this week's snack! // www.heynutritionlady.com

snack attack! olives + crackers

I’ve been having my fair share of delectable olives this week in Crete, so I thought it was only appropriate to share one of my favourite snacking combos: olives and whole-grain crackers. It’s true that olives are a very fatty fruit – up to 85% of the calories in olives come from fat – but… 

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what's good around the web!

what’s good around the web!

Hi folks! I hope you’re all having restful and happy weekends. Paul and I are babymooning in Crete this week, taking advantage of some warmer weather before our travel cut off. So far it’s been a lot of amazing food, great sights, and lots of relaxation. Follow along on instagram if you like! Now for… 

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no sugar banana date bran muffins // www.heynutritionlady.com

no sugar banana bran muffins

Five years ago, almost to the day, I published a recipe for a bran muffin sweetened with only dates and bananas. To this day it remains the recipe on this site that I am most proud of, and probably the most Muffin Mythiest muffin recipe there is, so I thought it was high time I… 

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26 weeks – an oven : bun update

So here I am, at the tail end of the second trimester. Did that go quickly or did that go quickly? I haven’t talked much about my pregnancy beyond a few mentions of food aversions, mostly because I didn’t want baby talk to overwhelm the food and nutrition content I know most of you are… 

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what's good around the web!

what’s good around the web!

It’s hard to know what to say during times like these. Scary times. Times that make me question this world I’m bringing a child into. Last night I was lucky enough to be given a ticket to go see Madonna live in Stockholm with a fabulous group of ladies. Tart way through the concert Madonna stopped… 

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snack attack! pretzels and cheese // www.heynutritionlady.com

snack attack! pretzels + cheese

Need a crunchy, salty afternoon snack? You and me both. This one may seem a bit indulgent, but hear me out. A small and portion controlled serving of pretzels (crunchy, salty) balances perfectly with a small and portion controlled serving of cheese (salty, fatty, satiating). The key message here is portion controlled, which means we’re… 

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