Main Course, Recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian

Vegan ‘Meaty’ Mac & Cheese

Are you willing to try this healthier version of mac and cheese? This version is a vegan version and contains NO cholesterol and no dairy products! But it still gives you 17g of protein per portion, a considerable amount ! Servings: 4-6 portions Difficulty: Medium Preparation time: 30 mins Ingredients: 3 cups of macaroni, uncooked 3/4 cup… Continue reading Vegan ‘Meaty’ Mac & Cheese

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegan

Pumpkin Oat Squares

Are you often in a rush and need a 'to-go' snack? Since it is pumpkin season, you can make pumpkin oat squares and enjoy at work, in class, or even after your workout! Servings: 28 squares Difficulty: Medium Preparation time: 20 mins + refrigeration Ingredients: 2 cups of hulled (without the shell) pumpkin seeds 2 cups… Continue reading Pumpkin Oat Squares

Appetizer & Entrée, Recipe, Vegan

Thai Pumpkin Potage

Are you looking for a hearty soup with a little kick to enjoy during this fall? This Thai inspired Pumpkin Potage is the recipe for you! With 15g of protein and 8g of fiber per serving, this soup is a great addition to your meals during cool fall evenings or you can double the portion and have… Continue reading Thai Pumpkin Potage

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Tips & Fun Facts, Vegan, Vegetarian

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Do you often like having salty snacks while watching TV or while working? Potato chips might be a solution but they are usually high in fat and salt. So why not roast up some pumpkin seeds and enjoy these crunchy bites? https://youtu.be/J8Wf2Eq7MzE Servings: 2-3 cups Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 45 mins Ingredients: Raw seeds from one… Continue reading Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegetarian

Crunchy Apple Crumble

It's still apple season! Yay! So it is time to enjoy some delicious apple desserts! Here is my healthier version of a crunchy apple crumble! Servings: 10-12 Difficulty: Medium Preparation time: 1 hr Ingredients: 6 apples, cored and diced 1 tbp of cinnamon powder 2 tbs of flour 1 1/2 cup of oats 1/2 crushed almonds 1/4… Continue reading Crunchy Apple Crumble

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegetarian

Red Bean Brownie

You do have a sweet tooth and love to indulge in chocolatey treats or desserts like brownies but feel guilty about it? Here is a way that you can enjoy this treat for a quarter of the caloric cost (scroll to the bottom of the page for nutrition values)! Servings: 16 squares Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 30mins Ingredients:… Continue reading Red Bean Brownie

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian

Banana Pistachio Ice Cream

Do you love eating ice cream but always feel guilty after eating it? Well now you can enjoy this treat guilt-free! Dairy free and without any added sugar! Servings: 4 Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 10 min + freezing Ingredients: 3 bananas ½ cup of unsweet enriched soy beverage ½ cup of pistachios ¼ cup of… Continue reading Banana Pistachio Ice Cream

Dessert & Snack, Tips & Fun Facts, Vegetarian

Post-workout Recovery: Proti Strawberry Smoothie

Do you want to find a healthy alternative to your regular post-workout protein shakes? With 45g of carbohydrates and 18g of protein per serving, this proti-strawberry smoothie has the perfect carb:protein ratio for your post-workout recovery! Servings: 1 Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 5 mins Ingredients: 1 cup of fresh or frozen strawberries (I used frozen… Continue reading Post-workout Recovery: Proti Strawberry Smoothie

Breakfast, Recipe, Vegetarian

Crepe Three Ways

Happy weekend everyone! Here is an easy crepe recipe that can be altered into three different flavors: original, cinnamon and cocoa! You can pair these crepes with light syrup, greek yogurt and fruits for a delicious combination, and a great start to your day. 😀 https://youtu.be/s5QB7PUaYVo Portions: 10-12 crepes Difficulty: Medium Preparation time: 45 mins Ingredients: 2… Continue reading Crepe Three Ways

Appetizer & Entrée, Recipe, Vegan

Beetroot Hummus

Beetroot hummus can be enjoyed with vegetables as an afternoon snack or with whole wheat pita bread as a post-workout snack. Chick peas are a great source of plant protein and fibers. Protein and fibers help keep you full for longer. https://youtu.be/rFVogILVM0c Portions: Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 15 mins Ingredients: 2 cups of cooked or… Continue reading Beetroot Hummus