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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bars by Jesse Lane Lee #energybar

Who doesn’t want to start their day with chocolate!? These chocolate peanut butter energy bars are filling enough to fuel your morning. They have raw cacao nibs for a crunchy caffeine boost and lots of fibre to slow down the release of the sugar from the dates. Bars are a delicious breakfast with your morning…

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