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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Miso Ramen



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!

 

Soup season is upon us. I just want to hunker down with a bowl of noodles all the time now, and with this (vegan) miso ramen I can make a lot of the broth, and freeze it, so that when I want some, I don't have to start from scratch every time! This is way better than the instant-packaged stuff you'll find at the store, trust me.

 

Also, see if you can make this without humming the Chixdiggit song "Miso Ramen".

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:


Throw as many kinds of greens as you'd like in here! Don't have baby bok choy? Try kale or spinach! Have some cabbage on hand? Toss that in too! Even if you don't have tofu handy, you can load up on the mushrooms and other veg.

 

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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 - 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 - Farro "Super 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!

 

Clearly there's a double meaning this week with the recipe for the game on Sunday, but this bowl can be consumed any day of the week. It's also great cold/as leftovers, so you can make a batch and take some on the go the next day. Farro is great, but if you don't have it on hand, try brown rice. The texture of the farro (when cooked well) is perfect for a fried rice bowl. And if you're looking to spice it up, add your favourite hot sauce!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Most fried rice will suggest adding a fried egg to it, but you can skip it to make it vegan/or if you're not into eggs. If you want to make it more of a dinner meal, rather than a lunch to go, you can think about adding something like tofu, and if you don't have leeks or brussels sprouts on hand (though both are currently in season), add in some different greens like peas or broccoli. Bowls are great for cleaning out that veggie crisper!

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Pumpkin Patch Hummus


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!

So much candy this week, I wanted to give you a tasty, healthy snack, but something you could serve if you're having a Halloween party too! No Pinterest fails over here!

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

Expand the veggies. Dip whatever you want! The pumpkins are time consuming, so just make a dozen or two and then load up with other veggies for dipping!

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Crab Rangoons


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've been craving a version of these rangoons for a while now...something we used to get from the frozen section when I was younger. I decided to start looking up healthier versions of it and then come up with some modifications of my own. Crab is a sustainable seafood, whose season runs all year long - which makes it a great pick (be sure to get the real thing, not imitation crab - or start right from the source and pick up a live crab down at the fisherman's wharf!).

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

Baking these rangoons instead of deep frying them saves a TON on the calorie count, and substituting the vegan cream cheese for the full or low-fat cream cheese eliminates the dairy as well. The BEST idea is to share them. Make them a fancy appetizer at your next get together, because they're so good you'll eat a whole batch on your own.


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