Mushroom Tri-Colour Lentil ‘Risotto’


Risotto is traditionally an Italian rice dish cooked in broth and wine to a cream consistency. I think I’ve only had risotto once, but it was delicious. The flavours of the wine and broth in the rice pair really well together.

Of course, you might be thinking how you could possibly make risotto out of lentils, but I did! Aaaand, it’s a more low-carb option compared to the traditional risotto, as well as an added protein benefit. Oh, and there’s no gluten! Talk about clean eating.

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Banana Chip Waffles


I’m sorry, I know I post a lot of waffle recipes, but I just can’t get enough! Plus, I can do anything and make different types of flavours. You can also make a batch and freeze it, toasting it when you want a breakfast on the go during the week. And if you aren’t a waffle person, or you don’t own a waffle iron, these recipes work great as pancakes.

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Vegan Vietnamese Pho


I never used to like pho when I was younger. For those of you who don’t really know what pho (pronounced fuh, not foe) is, it is a Vietnamese rice noodle soup dish, often served with rare meat slices that cooks in a hot broth made of pork or chicken bones and various spices.

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Meyer Lemon Loaf


I’m not usually a big fan of lemon loaf, but I do love lemon bars. I always did enjoy the lemon loaf at times when I used to work for Starbucks eons ago, but it’s not something I get, especially since I know it’s full of refined sugars and other junk! Fortunately, this recipe is healthier. Continue reading Meyer Lemon Loaf

Matcha Waffles


Hi, I’m Dane, and I’m addicted to waffles.

You know me and my waffle addiction. I recently bought some matcha to make smoothies. However, I was inspired by my mocha waffles and thought, well, if I can add cocoa powder to the batter, why not matcha?

And, since tomorrow is St. Patty’s Day, the green is perfect!

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Blackberry Mango Smoothie


Yum, I love smoothies! Here’s a great recipe for one that uses blackberries. Blackberries are great for you! They are full of phytochemicals and antioxidants, as well as fiber, vitamins, and manganese. You’ll definitely have a good dose of nutrients with this smoothie. There’s also no sugar! Continue reading Blackberry Mango Smoothie

Overnight Crock Pot Matcha Oats


Remember my recipe of theĀ overnight steel-cut oats cooked in a crock pot? I love oatmeal, but I always find it takes a while to cook it in the morning before heading off to school or work. That’s where the crock pot came in. It’s perfect to cook a batch the night before so no time is wasted in the morning! Because they keep well in the fridge, you can make a whole week’s batch and store them in individual servings so you can grab and go. Plus you can add extra milk or other toppings if you want!

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Miso Ginger Chicken Burgers


I’m sure everyone remembers my recipe for the curry-inspired chicken burgers. I thought for the next week of lunches, I would try something different! I had bought some miso paste from Whole Foods, and decided I could make an Asian-inspired one instead.

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