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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 - Scallops with Asparagus Puree

 

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 don't know if this happens to you, but I am just one person, and the amount of asparagus that comes in a bunch at the grocery store (when it's in season) is huge. I toss some in pasta or risotto (check out these previous recipes) but I still can't get through it all.

I decided to try out an asparagus puree, and after some googling, thought that some fresh scallops might just be the thing to pair it with.

This dish is really, REALLY easy, and would make a great appy for a summertime bbq, or starter/side for a meal for two!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Vegan? Try making the "scallops" from King Oyster Mushrooms - I haven't made them before, but it looks pretty straight forward, and I've definitely tasted them at restaurants and they were excellent. This recipe here shows you how!

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Matcha Muffins


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!

Hello 2017! Hello New Year New You!

It's the start of the fitness challenge at Barre, so I'm starting you off with breakfast and delicious green (tea) matcha muffins. Super simple, no sugar, no dairy, no eggs, whole wheat? Yup. This recipe is a keeper.

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

I didn't add them in (I may have forgot) but you can totally add some fruit (blueberries or blackberries maybe) or some cacao nibs if you want a bit more of a kick!

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Tomato & Cashew Soup w/ Vegan Grilled Cheese


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!

UGH, Winter is coming! And so is cold and flu season, which has already arrived for me. All I wanted was warm comfort food. A pureed soup that I could eat, and maybe a grilled cheese to dunk into it.

So I set about making the healthiest version of the Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese that I possibly could, and boy did it turn out delicious. And dairy-free. And vegan. I recommend making a big batch of the soup and freezing some for the next time you're feeling down and out, or cold and lazy. Or, share some with your friends and neighbours. I did both!

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

The soup is about as healthy as you can get, the sandwich is what needs your attention. Be sure to pick a good healthy bread...a vegan whole wheat, or multi-grain, but get a good loaf that you can get some thick slices out of! You can add more greens to the sandwich too with spinach or kale. I just loaded it up with avocado.

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Lemon & Asparagus Pasta with Cauliflower Alfredo


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!

One of the main veggies I think about when I think Spring is asparagus. That said, it's not everyone's favourite (though it should be, check out these health benefits), so if you're not feeling it, substitute fresh and local peas. No matter what, as a base you're going to love this dish and the sauce is dairy free, but you'd never know it. Plus it's super easy!

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

As always, you can substitute pasta for green noodles like zucchini, but if you are craving the actual thing, like I was, pick a brown rice one, enriched wheat ones, or gluten free. 

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