Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies

Homemade Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies by Jesse Lane Lee

Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies is a quick and easy meal that saves on dishes. Sheet pan meals are where it is at because they are so easy to make on a busy weeknight. This meal takes a bit of planning because the chicken is best when marinated for at least an hour, but…

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Healthy Shepherd’s Pie

Healthy Shepherd's Pie Recipe by Jesse Lane Wellness

Healthy Shepherd’s Pie is one of my go-to recipes over the winter. It is comfort food at its best and uses simple and healthy ingredients. We see a lot of different Shepherd’s Pie recipes online. Technically, unless the recipe uses lamb, it is a cottage pie. It is called a shepherd’s pie because shepherds are…

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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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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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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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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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Crunchy Pecan Chicken with Sautéed Ginger Kale

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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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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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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Mood-Boosting Blueberry Quinoa Salad

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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Spiced Pear Smoothie

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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