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

Breakfast, Tips & Fun Facts, Vegetarian

Choosing Breakfast Cereal: Breakfast Parfait

Here is another quick and easy breakfast idea for you guys. In this bowl, I just mixed some yogurt, breakfast cereal, berries and almonds. There are many types of cereals available to you in stores, ranging from oat clusters, whole wheat, multigrain, to rice crisps, rainbow colored cereals and marshmallows… The large variety can get… Continue reading Choosing Breakfast Cereal: Breakfast Parfait