Teff Crepes

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Care of Amy Symington Makes 8 crepes Ingredients 1 cup teff flour 2 tbsp ground flax or chia seeds 2 cups milk alternative 1/8 tsp sea salt 1 tsp vanilla (optional – use with sweet fillings) 1-1/2 tsp coconut oil or grapeseed oil Directions In a medium bowl add dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Slowly… Read more »

Blackberry Pear Overnight Buckwheat

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Care of Ashley Sauve Move over overnight oats, there’s a new kid in town! This recipe is easy to throw together the night before, and makes for a quicker, healthier morning.  Serves 1 Ingredients  1/3 cup raw buckwheat groats ½ cup almond milk ¼ cup frozen blackberries (or mixed berries) 1 tablespoon maple syrup (optional)… Read more »

Tofu Bourguignon

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Care of Amy Symington Ingredients:  450g firm tofu, drained and cut into 1/2 inch cubes  2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil  2 yellow onions, thinly sliced  1 shallot, minced  5 cloves garlic, peeled and minced  1 cup cremini mushrooms, quartered  1 cup shitake mushrooms, sliced  1 tbsp dried thyme  3 tbsp tomato paste  2 cups… Read more »

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecakes

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Care of Ashley Sauve Show your loved ones how dear they are to you by serving them these super food cheesecakes! Not only do they taste fantastic but they pack a nutritional punch and are raw, vegan, gluten and soy free for all to enjoy! Serves 16 Ingredients: Filling: 2 cups raw cashews, soaked overnight… Read more »

Black bean and sweet potato shepherd’s pie

Care of Amy Symington Makes 12 servings Ingredients: 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided 4 large cloves of garlic, minced 3 cups cremini mushrooms, diced 4 medium carrots, diced 2 tbsp dried basil 3 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp cumin seeds 2 tsp thyme 1 tsp smoked paprika 2 cups black beans, cooked 2… Read more »

Holiday Grain Salad with Clementines

Care of Ashley Sauve During the holidays we eat more than any other time of year! This recipe is the perfect healthy side dish to bring along to a big dinner, or to serve at your own holiday shindig. Try getting creative with grain choices or combinations to impress your guests. Serves 4 Ingredients Salad:… Read more »

Creative in the Kitchen

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator Many vegetarians and vegans in the GTA will be familiar with Go Veggie! cheeses which have been on shelves in health food stores and larger grocery chains in Toronto for many years. However, for vegans, the “green line” remained off limits since it contains casein, a protein… Read more »

Curried tofu tacos with brussel sprout slaw

Care of Amy Symington Ingredients: 1 (350 g) package extra firm tofu, cut into long ¼” thick strips 4 tbsp soy sauce 2 tsp turmeric 1.5 tsp ground coriander 1.5 tsp paprika 6 tsp coconut oil 1 small onion, sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium tomato, diced 1 jalapeno pepper, minced (optional) 1 medium… Read more »

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Care of Ashley Sauve Fall is a time of comfort foods, and mac and cheese is basically the ultimate comfort food. This recipe is low fat and uses a creamy vegetable-based sauce. It is the ULTIMATE, guilt-free, healthy mac and cheese recipe! Serves 6 Ingredients 1 small head cauliflower, chopped 1lb macaroni of choice (rice,… Read more »

Sweet corn with avocado basil butter

Care of Amy Symington Ingredients: 6-7 cobs of sweet corn, husked, washed and roasted or grilled 1 cup basil 1 avocado 1 lime zested & juiced 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar pinch of sea salt & cayenne Directions: 1. Prepare the sweet corn. Depending on the size of the cobs, roast or grill for 10-15 minutes… Read more »