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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Toasted Quinoa Spaghetti

 

 

It's "Tasty Tuesday", where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!

 

Toasted Quinoa adds a little crunch to this pasta. Get the produce fresh from the farmers market, and you're good to go!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Instead of parmesan, try some vegan parm, which has nutritional yeast and cashews in it. (And it's super easy to make.)

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Chickpea Wontons

 

 

It's "Tasty Tuesday", where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!

 

Long Weekend is coming!!!

 

These wontons are super easy to make, a great appetizer for a BBQ or beach party, and pretty darn healthy!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

You could get away with hiding some nutritional yeast in here without altering the taste too much!

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Blue Majik Salad Dressing

 

 

It's "Tasty Tuesday", where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!

 

Still playing around with my Blue Majik powder and seeing what else I can hide it in (aka turn things fun shades of blue).

This dressing is creamy and looks great on a summer salad.

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Grab some heirloom tomatoes from the farmers market and make the dish even more colourful!

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Breakfast Quesadillas

 

It's "Tasty Tuesday", where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!

 

I always like finding tasty uses for lots of leftover black beans. Bonus: These can be frozen and reheated for busy mornings when you don't have much time!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Make it vegan and go with a tofu scramble instead of eggs, and use vegan cheese to bind the quesadilla.

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Chilled Beet Salad

 

 

It's "Tasty Tuesday", where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!

 

The warmer it gets the colder I like my salads, and sometimes lettuce doesn't cut it.

This beet salad is refreshing, easy to make and super colourful! Make a large version of this by doubling or tripling the recipe and it'd be great for a bbq side salad!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Swap the goat cheese for vegan goat cheese or just skip in general, the flavours in the salad alone are amazing.

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Turmeric Rice

 

 

It's "Tasty Tuesday", where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!

 

This week I was looking for a good side dish that could go with a variety of dishes, but esp. BBQ! This turmeric rice has a great spice to it, looks super pretty (maybe next to fish or a veg kabob of some sort?) and you can use the leftovers for breakfast burritos (but that recipe is for another day. Here are the basics! 

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Swap out the jasmine rice for a brown rice - this takes longer to cook, but it's better for you! You can also cook the rice in veg stock to give it more flavour!

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Blue Majik Chia Pudding

 

It's "Tasty Tuesday", where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!

 

This is so easy, really pretty, tasty, and easy to take with you on the go in the morning. Simple as that!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Use the chia pudding as a base and make a bowl with a ton of seasonal fruit in it. Kinda like a smoothie bowl but with 'pudding'!

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Black Rice with Mushrooms

 

It's "Tasty Tuesday", where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!

 

I saw a recipe last summer that used black rice (or "forbidden rice") and forgot about it until I spotted some at a grocery store recently. I thought it would make for a nice looking food photo, and was happy to find out the dish was also delicious.

Serve it at a BBQ or as a side with fish, or have it for lunch on it's own like I did.

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Lots of mushrooms are in season right now, so head to the local farmers market and grab whatever catches your eye! 

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Fiddlehead Pesto Pasta

 

It's "Tasty Tuesday", where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!

 

I made it my mission to find some fiddleheads before they went out of season so that you too could make these recipes! They're both vegan, super tasty, and the pasta is excellent both hot and cold, so you should make a batch for dinner and leftovers for lunch!

 

I'm going to take you through how to make the pesto, and then a recipe for the pasta. 

 

NOTE: *** YOU MUST COOK THE FIDDLEHEADS BEFORE YOU EAT THEM! Do not eat them raw. ***

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

A lot of the recipes I looked at for inspiration had cheese in the ingredients, but nutritional yeast the the job well! If you want to make some vegan parm, this is a great recipe for that.

Also, for the pasta, go for enriched, or whole wheat to make it healthier!

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Halloumi Sliders

 

It's "Tasty Tuesday", where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!

 

It's definitely BBQ season! This weather has been amazing. I wanted to see if I could get in on the grill action but without the meat, and wanted to try cooking with Halloumi at the same time.

 

These are very simple and quick, though you could make a jerk marinade and have it sit in that for some extra kick (or another kind of sauce)!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

The burgers can be straight forward, or topped up with veggies of your choosing. You could also see if you can find yourself a vegan halloumi (maybe Blue Heron Cheese one weekend!) and sub it in!

 

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