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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naturally sweetened pumpkin pie with a wholegrain crust on a blue plate with a pie in the background

Naturally Sweetened Pumpkin Pie

Naturally Sweetened Pumpkin Pie is an easy recipe made from scratch using real pumpkin, maple syrup, and dates to sweeten. It’s a healthy, homemade pumpkin pie with a wholegrain crust that’s even better than the classic! Best of all, this refined sugar free pumpkin pie is super simple to make!

What’s Good This Week

Question: do you own a shoe horn? I was at a party last night, and as we were leaving at the end of the night and putting our shoes back on, this one guy goes, “is there a shoe horn around here? Oh wait, I’ve got one!” And pulled a shoe horn out of his… 

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Hasselback Butternut Squash

Hasselback Butternut Squash is a beautiful and delicious vegetarian side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas. This Hasselback squash recipe is half roasted for easy slicing, then basted with maple sage brown butter and roasted again. It’s fairly simple to make, but is impressive looking enough for the high holidays!

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Vegan Lentil Loaf

This easy Vegan Lentil Loaf Recipe is the perfect main dish to serve for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter. It’s a healthy vegetarian meatloaf that’s packed with veggies and plant-based protein. Easy to make and freezer friendly, you’ll come back to this lentil loaf again and again!

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. It’s… 

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I stepped in poop yesterday. The poop was my child’s and my feet were bare. I was walking through the bathroom when I felt the unmistakable squelch of poop squishing between my bare toes and yelled out “ughhhhhhh!” I always flush his turds down the toilet before rolling up used diapers and tossing them in… 

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How to Make a Meal Bowl Without a Recipe

Meal Bowls, Buddha Bowls, Rice Bowls, Meal-Prep Bowls, Power Bowls…. whatever you want to call them, they’re hands down one of my favourite ways to make a healthy and delicious meal. And I’m going to let you in on a little secret today: you don’t need a recipe to make a fantastic meal bowl! 

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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.

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Apple Crumble Bars

These Apple Crumble Bars are made with whole grain oats, whole wheat flour, and homemade apple butter. An easy recipe that comes together quickly, these apple squares are on the healthy side and make a great sweet snack or dessert.

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I’ve been trying to mow down my mighty to-do list over the past few weeks, and finally got around to re-potting my nearly 10-year-old jade plant. He was in a pot that was waaaaaay too small and I always felt like an asshole whenever I remembered to water him and saw how small it was…. 

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