Lentil Sweet Potato Pie

Lentil Sweet Potato Pie by @jesselwellness

Lentil Sweet Potato Pie is a comforting dish that leaves you feeling satisfied and happy. The herb-infused lentil veggie mixture is topped with creamy sweet potatoes with a touch of cinnamon. Lentils are high in folate and vitamin B6 which boost your mood and helps prevent neural tube defects.  

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Lemon Poppy Seed Bites

Lemon Poppy Seed Bites by @jesselwellness

Lemon Poppy Seed Bites are one of my favourite grab-and-go breakfasts or snacks. You can make a triple batch and store them in the freezer for easy access when hunger strikes. They are also a great mood and energy booster!

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Protein Power Balls

Protein Power Balls by Jesse Lane Lee

Protein Power Balls are super quick and easy to make. The oat and almond butter flavours work so well together creating a delicious dessert that is healthy enough to be a snack. I served these to my non-health conscious friends and they couldn’t get enough of them!

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Anti-inflammatory Carrot Muffins

Anti-inflammatory Carrot Muffins by @jesselwellness

Anti-inflammatory Carrot Muffins get their anti-inflammatory boost from turmeric. Turmeric gives these muffins and beautiful vibrant colour but the flavour is very subtle. They are moist due to the carrots and have a delicious texture thanks to the shredded coconut. I like to enjoy them two at a time with tahini and a cup of…

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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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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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