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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Lettuce Wraps with Vegetables & Noodles

 

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 so hard to get through an entire cabbage as one person, so this recipe came out of a need to eat it while it was still nice and purple! I don't make lettuce wraps too often, but I really love the crunch of them and when the veggies are cold and crisp. I added soba noodles for good measure, but this recipe is another great way to eat the what is in your crisper before they go off!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

It's late winter almost early spring, so I'm using lots of veggies that are in season. If you're making this in a different season, use the veg that is growing at that time! Butter lettuce is great for the wraps because of their size and durability, but regular lettuce, or even endives, will do the trick in a pinch! 

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Vegan Ginger Noodle Bowl

 

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 quick, incredibly easy, and super tasty. It's great for tossing vegetables from the crisper in that are on their way out. You don't have to follow the list exactly (ex. sub in carrots if you don't have cabbage), and if you're out of tofu, you don't need it.

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Make sure you're using a low-sodium soy sauce, or Bragg's...the ginger and other spices in the soup will make sure there is flavour without the salt!

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Protein Pancakes with Lemon, Chia & Blueberries - #PancakeTuesday

 

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!

 

Happy Pancake Tuesday!

I'd been looking into protein pancakes as a good pre-workout breakfast, and found a variety of recipes. I'm not into heavy pancakes (my dad used to call them "sinkers"), but the banana in these made them pretty light.

 

They don't require a lot of flour, so you could make them gluten free easily, and I'm sure you could sub in some flax eggs to make them vegan.

 

I like the lemon and blueberry combo (esp. with the banana), and I used plain protein powder, but feel free to try it with vanilla flavoured. Basically if you take the core ingredients you can sub in the different flavours with different fruits, but this combo is sweet enough naturally that you don't need to add sugar (and only need a little maple syrup)!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

You could probably sneak more good stuff into the pancakes, depending on what you like...hemp hearts, more flax, other powders (like TruMarine Collagen powder).  And try cooking the blueberries right into the pancake on the skillet (or eat more on the side!).

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Egg Salad Sandwich with Avocado, Radishes & Sprouts

 

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!

 

Sometimes you just really want an egg salad sandwich, but if you're like me, most of the time they have too much mayo. Well it's my opinion that avocado is natures mayonnaise, and vegan mayo tastes the exact same as the normal stuff (most major brands are making their own vegannaise now!).

The radishes add a great crunch to the sandwich, and a pop of colour (you can always use the tried and true celery here instead if you're not a radish fan).

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Make an open face sandwich to eliminate some bread, or put it in a whole wheat wrap! Add in some more veg, eliminate the mayo altogether, or go for just the egg whites. (If you really miss the yellow that the yolks gives you, add a bit of ground turmeric and brighten it up!)

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