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Heart Healthy Hearty Chili

This whole-foods plant-based chili is zesty and uses zero oil. Our chili has Bulgar grain to thicken and make it more hearty. Ingredients: 1 – Large Onion diced 2 – Celery Stalks cut into small pieces 1 – Green pepper diced 4-6 – Cloves of garlic – pressed 1 – package of cremini mushrooms sliced 1 – Large Can of Organic diced tomatoes 1 – Can of kidney beans drained ¼ cup of organic veggie broth 1 Tbsp of ground cumin 1 Tbsp of ground black mustard seeds 1 tsp of organic dried oregano 1 tsp of ground chili powder (we prefer to grind our own dried chilis) – skip if you don’t like spicy 2 Tbsp of vegan Worcestershire sauce 1 Tsp of hot sauce (optional) 1 Tsp of tamari sauce ¼ cup of Bulgar grain ¼ cup of nutritional yeast Directions: Cook onions, mushrooms, green pepper and celery

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Sweet Potato Pancakes

Perfect for refuelling after a workout or a big outdoor adventure anytime of the year! So delicious! Sweet potato pancakes Ingredients: 6 oz cooked sweet potato 2 ounces of JUST egg or similar vegan egg alternative 1 oz vegan egg whites ½ tbsp coconut flour 1/8 tsp cinnamon ½ oz whey protein  1 oz blueberries ½ tbsp coconut oil 2 tbsp 100% pure organic maple syrup To prepare Peel sweet potatoes and cut in chunks. Boil until soft (I prefer to cook enough sweet potatoes to last the week to save having to do this step every time). Pre-heat non-stick frying pan on medium heat with coconut oil. Combine all ingredients in the blender–except coconut oil, syrup and blueberries. Blend on high for 30 seconds. Pour batter in the frying pan and add blueberries. Cook until one side is done, flip and cook the other. Top with maple syrup and

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Warming Curry Delight

This zesty curry is delicious and warms the body.  The fresh ginger and spices make it so delectable, the water chestnuts are a nice touch and the green beans add a big crunch. Ingredients: 1-2 Diced onions 1 cup of green beans – small pieces cut (bite size) 1 package of sliced cremini mushrooms 2 sliced carrots 2 celery stalks diced 1 can of slice water chestnuts 1 can of coconut milk 1 Tbsp ground cumin 2 Tbsp curry powder 1 Tbsp garam masala ground ½ tsp of ground black pepper 1 tsp of tamari sauce ½ cup of organic veggie stock 1 large piece of fresh ginger peeled and ground 5-6 cloves of fresh garlic pressed Directions: Cook onions, mushrooms, carrots and celery in a pot with veggie stock.  Cook until onions are translucent and mushrooms start to soften.  Add in all the spices, tamari, garlic, ginger, and pepper

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Plant-Powered Queso

Inspired by: Clean Food Dirty Girl’s 5- Minute Instant Pot Cheesy Sauce Spicy, creamy and totally cheesy, you won’t believe this queso is vegan and veggie based! You will never need another Queso recipe. This is the one. INGREDIENTS 2 cups peeled and chopped potatoes (or about 3 medium-sized potatoes) 1 cup chopped carrots (1 large carrot) 1 small onion, chopped 3-4 cloves fresh garlic, peeled and roughly chopped 1 tsp ground turmeric, or 1 Tbsp chopped turmeric root if available 2 cups vegetable stock or water 1⁄2 cup soaked and drained raw cashews (or substitute 1⁄4 cup sunflower seeds or 1⁄4 cup ground flax seed) 1⁄2 cup nutritional yeast 1-2 tsp hot sauce or 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne powder 1 tsp salt Serves 10. Nutritional information per serving: Calories 64; Fat 1.5g; Carbohydrates 9.5g; Protein 4.6g DIRECTIONS Soak cashews in hot water for 15-20 minutes, drain, rinse and set aside.

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No Sugar Added Sweet Potato Date Cinnamon Rolls

You won’t believe these delights are made with natural ingredients and no sugar. This recipe is sure to satisfy your fall flavour sweet tooth. Ingredients For the Dough: 1/2 cup of sweet potato puree 1 Tbsp of ground flax seed  2 Tbsp of coconut oil ¼ cup of oat milk (or any non-dairy milk) 1 tsp of active dry yeast  ½ tsp of salt  ½ cup of unbleached all-purpose flour  1 cup of whole wheat flour For the Filling: 4 medjool dates; pitted  2 Tbsp of sweet potato puree 1 Tbsp of ground cinnamon  1tsp of vanilla extract  1 Tbsp of nut butter (cashew, sunflower, almond, coconut, pecan) 3 Tbsp of chopped pecans  Instructions Making the Dough:  To make the sweet potato puree, preheat the oven to 400F. Take one medium or large sweet potato, poke holes all over with a fork, and then wrap in tin foil. Bake the

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As-you-like-it Roasted Veggies

Tis the season for delicious and nutritious root vegetables and it’s time you take advantage of them! This is a great recipe to make in bulk and reheat throughout the week. Be sure to pick vegetables that have a variety of colours, textures and flavours to keep it interesting. Veggie Inspiration: Parsnips Turnip Celery root Butternut squash Brussels sprouts Pumpkin Carrots Beets Potatoes Instructions Preheat oven to 400°F Drizzle 2 Tbsp of olive oil in the bottom of a rectangular baking dish. Place your veggies of choice in a large bowl. Drizzle with remaining olive oil and toss gently to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Place vegetables into the prepared baking dish and spread into an even layer. Nestle a head of garlic into vegetables, cut-side up and drizzle bare cloves with olive oil. Roast vegetables 40-60 minutes to your desired tenderness, gently tossing every 20 minutes. Squeeze the

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Big Crunch Black Bean Burgers

Get ready for a taste explosion! These Big Crunch Black Bean burgers taste amazing and hold up to the challenge. We have developed and refined this recipe after years of experimenting for making whole food plant-based burgers without oil. The challenge: to create a great tasting burger that holds together as most veggie burgers are soft like toothpaste and squeeze out the other side of the bun when you take a bite. Dig in and enjoy a satisfying crunchy burger experience that is healthy and most importantly, tastes great! MAKES: 6-8 BURGERS PREP TIME: 1⁄2 HOUR / COOKING TIME: 1 HOUR INGREDIENTS 16oz/454 grams whole mushrooms 1 cup old fashioned oats 1⁄4 cup chickpea flour 1 can of black beans 1 can of green lentils or chickpeas 1 cup grated raw red beets 1 cup cooked brown rice or quinoa 1⁄4 cup walnuts, finely chopped2 cups kale, tightly packed 3 Tbsp

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Nova Scotia fruit chutney recipe

This chutney will last in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. There is a good chance it will be eaten before that time anyway. It is excellent with most fish, pork, chicken and meats off the grill. INGREDIENTS » 4 tbsp. canola oil » 1 medium Spanish onion, cut in half inch dice » 2 Courtland apples, cut in half inch dice » 1 firm pear, cut in half inch dice » 2 black plums, cut in half inch dice » 1/2 cup dried cranberries » 1/2 cup dried blueberries » 1/2 cup dried raisins » 1/2 cup dried apricots ­ cut in small pieces » 1 cup Scotian Gold apple juice » 1/2 cup maple syrup » 3/4 cup red wine vinegar » juice from 1 medium lemon » 1 medium red pepper, cut in 1/4 inch dice » 1/2 cup coarsely chopped parsley » 1/2 tbsp. salt

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Maple glazed sweet potato donuts

This recipe was created using all organic ingredients, it’s the perfect sweet treat to celebrate going organic. Enjoy! PREP TIME 15 MINS SERVES 12 I COOK TIME 25 MINS. Donut ingredients 3 Tbsp milled organic flax seed 3⁄4 cup organic apple cider 3⁄4 cup organic coconut flour 1⁄2 cup organic almond flour 3 Tbsp organic arrowroot flour 2 tsp organic baking powder 1⁄2 tsp organic baking soda 1⁄2 tsp each organic cinnamon, organic allspice and organic kosher or organic sea salt 1⁄4 tsp organic nutmeg 1 and 1⁄4 cup cooked and mashed organic sweet potato (about 2 small potatoes) 1⁄2 cup organic maple syrup 2 Tbsp melted organic coconut oil 1 Tbsp organic apple cider vinegar Maple glaze ingredients 1 and 1⁄4 cup organic maple sugar 2 tsp – 1Tbsp organic coconut milk or nut milk Decorate with organic sprinkles or organic dried flower petals or drizzle with organic chocolate

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