Almond Crispy Rice Easter Eggs

Crispy Rice Easter Eggs by @jesselwellness

Almond Crispy Rice Easter Eggs are a fun and healthy way to celebrate this spring holiday. They are made with whole food ingredients like crispy brown rice, almond butter, coconut oil, and maple syrup. They taste great as is, but I like to top them with a little melted chocolate and naturally coloured sprinkles. I…

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Gluten Free Corn Bread

Gluten-free Cornbread on @jesselwellness

This yummy gluten-free cornbread is the perfect accompaniment for your warm bowl of soup or chili on a cool night. I also love as a snack with a cup of tea. It is super simple to make and practically foolproof. The recipe was created by Andrea Kmecza for my Healthy Homemade Soups and Sandwiches Cookbook.

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Creamy Celeriac Fennel Soup

Creamy Celeriac Fennel Soup by @jesselwellness

Creamy Celeriac Fennel Soup was a glorious accident created by Jenn Parsons and it is in my cookbook Healthy Homemade Soups and Sandwiches. It was one of those nights where you just throw things together and hope for the best. Jenn was trying to make a creamy white soup with healthy white ingredients that she…

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Paleo Banana Bread

Paleo Banana Bread by @jesselwellness

Paleo Banana Bread is the ultimate comfort food. It can easily be made paleo by using almond flour which increases the protein and fibre content. This banana bread gets all of its sweetness from bananas so there is no added sugar.

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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins by @jesselwellness

Who doesn’t want to start the day with chocolate zucchini muffins! Chocolate can actually be healthy if you are eating it the right way (without tons of sugar). It contains Phenylethylamine (PEA), which is the chemical known to inspire happiness, clear-mindedness, focus, and wakefulness. Zucchini is high in mood-boosting folate, fibre, vitamin B6, and vitamin…

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Oatmeal Eggnog Cookies

Oatmeal Eggnog Cookies by Jesse Lane Lee

Oatmeal Eggnog Cookies are a delicious way to capture that irresistible holiday flavour. They are soft and chewy with that warm nutty nutmeg flavour. If you are an eggnog lover, then you will love these cookies. Oatmeal eggnog cookies don’t actually contain eggnog, they are vegan and also gluten-free!

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Orange Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

Orange Rosemary Olive Oil Cake by Jesse Lane Lee Square

Orange Rosemary Olive Oil Cake is perfect for the holidays, especially Chanukah! I love the combo of peppery olive oil, sweet and zesty orange and woody rosemary. This olive oil cake has a unique fruity and peppery flavour from olive oil. Olive oil is anti-inflammatory and a great alternative to butter in baking.

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Hummus and Veggie Sandwich

This hummus and veggie sandwich is the perfect on-the-go filling lunch. You can make it in the morning and it will still taste delicious by the time lunch rolls around. It is packed with protein-rich hummus, energizing avocado, crunchy cucumber, juicy tomatoes and B-vitamin rich spinach. Enjoy it with a side of hummus (because who…

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Egg Salad Lettuce Cups

Egg Salad Lettuce Cups are a delicious and gluten-free way to enjoy egg salad. Eggs are considered a high-quality protein because they contain a complete range of amino acids, which are essential building blocks in our bodies. Eggs also contain all energy-producing B vitamins. For this recipe, I ditched bread and used Romaine lettuce cups…

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Sweet Potato Hash with Chickpeas

Sweet Potato Hash with Chickpeas by @jesselwellness

Sweet Potato Hash with Chickpeas is a colourful fall breakfast that will keep you feeling satisfied until lunch. It is the perfect make-ahead breakfast that will make a weekday feel like the weekend. Simply roast the sweet potato hash the night before and quickly reheat in a frying pan in the morning. If you want…

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Vegan Roasted Pumpkin Tacos with Black Beans

Vegan Roasted Pumpkin Tacos with Black Beans by @jesselwellness

Vegan Roasted Pumpkin Tacos are the perfect autumn dinner. Adding pumpkin to tacos gives them a festive fall feel while still honouring this savoury Mexican dish. They are made with spicy roasted pumpkin, garlic refried beans, creamy guacamole, juicy tomatoes and fresh cilantro.

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Hearty Vegan Fall Salad

Hearty Vegan Fall Salad by Jesse Lane Lee

Embrace the flavours of fall with this hearty vegan fall salad. It has a delicious sweetness from sweet potatoes and cranberries and is super filling thanks to black beans and quinoa. Even if you don’t follow a plant-based diet you will enjoy this fall infused salad.

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