Orange-Scented Gingerbread Squares

Orange-Scented Gingerbread Squares by Jesse Lane Wellness

Skip gingerbread men this holiday season and try my Orange-Scented Gingerbread Squares. The orange zest elevates this dairy-free dessert making it special and setting it apart from other Gingerbread recipes you have tried. These are squares sweetened with blackstrap molasses and spiced with warming ginger and blood sugar balancing cinnamon. They are awesome topped with…

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Cardamom Pear Oatmeal

Cardamom Pear Oatmeal Jesse Lane Wellness

Cardamom Pear Oatmeal is filled with delicious spices to warm you up like a great big hug on a chilly morning. The combination of pear and cardamom makes this oatmeal irresistible. This recipe serves one so you can easily double, triple or even quadruple if you are serving more people.

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Coconut Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Coconut Pumpkin Pie Smoothie by @jesselwellness #vegansmoothie

Coconut Pumpkin Pie Smoothie is rich, smooth and tastes just like pumpkin pie. This smoothie is much easier and faster to make than pumpkin pie, but it still has sweet warming flavours. It is high in protein and fibre so it doesn’t come with a sugar crash. Who doesn’t want to have pumpkin pie for…

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Coconut Pumpkin Pie

Coconut Pumpkin Pie by @jesselwellness #healthypumpkinpie

Coconut Pumpkin Pie is the perfect end to a yummy Thanksgiving meal. I use coconut milk in place of heavy cream for a healthy fat alternative and coconut sugar which has a lower GI than regular sugar. These two substitutions add a subtle and delicious coconut flavour to this pumpkin pie setting it apart from…

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Tuna Salad Collard Wraps

Tuna Salad Collar Wrap by Jesse Lane Wellness

Tuna Salad Collard Wraps are a healthy alternative to one of my favourite sandwiches. I used to eat a lot of tuna salad sandwiches as a kid because they were so easy to make. They consisted of tuna and pickles with mayo between two slices of bread. I really wanted to create a healthier version…

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Pasta with Roasted Garlic and Tomato Sauce

Pasta with Roasted Garlic and Tomato Sauce by @jesselwellness

Pasta with Roasted Garlic and Tomato Sauce is fresh, simple, and ready in under 30 minutes. Making fresh pasta sauce couldn’t be easier when the oven does all of the work. The sauce is made with roasted tomatoes, onion, and garlic blended with Greek yogurt to give it a tangy creaminess. I like to use…

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Crispy Baked Chicken and Purple Slaw

Crispy Baked Chicken and Purple Slaw by @jesselwellness

Crispy Baked Chicken and Purple Slaw is a healthy spin on classic fried chicken and coleslaw. The chicken is breaded and baked to crispy perfection. The vibrant purple coleslaw has a Greek yogurt dressing in place of the traditional mayo-based dressing. Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean hours in the kitchen and long grocery lists.…

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Sunflower Zucchini Pesto Pasta

Sunflower Zucchini Pesto Pasta by Jesse Lane Wellness

Toasted Sunflower Zucchini Pesto Pasta is a perfect side dish for the summer. You can easily make it the main event by adding BBQ chicken or crispy chickpeas. I like using toasted sunflower seeds in my pesto in place of pinenuts because they are much more cost-effective and have a rich nutty flavour when toasted.…

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Super Simple Paleo Tuna Salad

Super Simple Paleo Tuna Salad by Jesse Lane Wellness

If you are looking for a yummy and nutritious salad that you can make in 15 minutes, then my Super Simple Paleo Tuna Salad is for you! It is high in healthy fats and protein to keep you feeling satisfied from lunch until dinner. It is great for picnics and travels well if you store…

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Strawberry Arugula Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Strawberry Arugula Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette by @jesselwellness

Strawberry Arugula Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette is the perfect way to celebrate strawberries with a savoury dish. We so often use them in desserts, it is fun to mix it up! The strawberries complement the peppery arugula and toasted pecans so well and the basil adds a fresh twist. This summer salad is filling…

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Protein Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie

Protein Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie by Jesse Lane Wellness

Protein Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie is the perfect way to enjoy dessert for breakfast. Peanut Butter Cups are probably my favourite candy, so I turned them into a smoothie! This filling smoothie has two secret ingredients: spinach to add energizing iron and white beans for fiber and protein. Though they may seem odd to add…

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Dairy-Free Rainbow Cheesecake

Dairy-Free Rainbow Cheesecake by jesselwellness

Dairy-Free Rainbow Cheesecake is a great way to celebrate the beautiful colours of summer and Pride! I created this dairy-free cheesecake because I love healthy desserts that are actually good for you and taste awesome. This vibrant medley of berries and fruit will leave you feeling satisfied and full of energy. Dairy-Free Rainbow Cheesecake is…

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