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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Crunchy Pecan Chicken with Sautéed Ginger Kale by @jesselwellness

Crunchy Pecan Chicken with Sautéed Ginger Kale is a warm winter meal that is packed with protein and dark leafy greens. Coating chicken in ground pecans adds such a great texture and flavour. It pairs really well with sautéed ginger baby kale topped with pecans for crunch and salty feta.

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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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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 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 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 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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Mood Boosting Blueberry Quinoa Salad by Jesse Lane Lee

Blueberry Quinoa Salad will fill your tummy and boost your mood. The star of this recipe is the blueberries that are on the salad and in the dressing. Blueberries, and berries in general, are jam-packed with phytonutrients that act as both an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. They may help manage the inflammation associated with depression. The…

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Paleo Smoothie Bowl by @jesselwellness

Paleo Smoothie Bowl is the perfect way to mix up your morning. I love a smoothie, but sometimes it is fun to mix things up and eat them in a bowl decorated with toppings. I like this recipe because it is super filling and high in protein without having to add protein powder. For a…

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Spiced Pear Smoothie by Jesse Lane Wellness

Spiced Pear Smoothie is a warming and refreshing way to start your day. The pear and baby kale are lovely in combination with ginger, cardamom and a splash of maple syrup. I like to add collagen to this green smoothie because it adds protein and helps strengthen hair, skin and nails.

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Minty Fresh Green Smoothie by Jesse Lane Lee

Minty Fresh Green Smoothie is the perfect way to start your morning. Not only is it refreshing, but it also contains cucumber and honeydew melon to make it super hydrating for a hot summer day. It has 1/2 an avocado which is a source of healthy fat, but it also makes it super creamy and filling.

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Dairy-Free Chicken Alfredo Pasta by @jesselwellness #dairyfree

Dairy-Free Chicken Alfredo Pasta is a creamy gourmet dish made with nutritional yeast and cashews instead of heavy cream. The creamy pasta is laced with mushrooms, onions and spinach. It is easily made gluten-free if you use brown rice pasta.

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