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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Lentil Loaf & Mushroom Gravy (from @TheVeganProject)

 

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 the holiday season, and that means MANY meals with family and friends, and the incredible task of pleasing everyone's palate and stomachs! Never fear, for The Vegan Project put together an amazing cookbook called "What To Feed That Effing Vegan: The Holiday Edition" - purchase here.


The cookbook is full of tasty holiday recipes from brunch to dessert and everything in between, including today's Lentil Loaf with Mushroom Gravy. You can skip the turkey, turn up the flavour and please just about everyone with this tasty loaf.


Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

The ground nuts (cashews) add richness and texture, the poultry seasoning adds familiar flavour, and while the flax helps bind it all together, it also adds fibre to this wonderful meat alternative. The mushroom gravy is so good and fresh you almost want to eat it on its own!

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Lentil Bolognese

 

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 was craving something hearty, and considered making a veggie chilli, but I thought a good vegan bolognese might do the trick. I thought I had whole wheat pasta in the house, but apparently I ate it all. Luckily I did have a zucchini in the crisper, so zoodles it was! You can make it with either!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Sauces like bolognese are a great way to sneak in healthy foods like nutritional yeast, or hemp hearts. You won't notice them in the sauce, but your body will take note!

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Mushroom, Kale & Lentil Stew


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!

Remember those couple days of sunshine that sort of proved that Spring really was here, but now we're back to grey and rain and all you want to do is eat pizza?

Instead, make this super easy and really delicious stew that you can have for lunch or dinner (or freeze the second half!). You can use whatever mushrooms you have on hand or can find, lentils are really quick to make and kale is in season all the time!


Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

If you're having it with the toasts, get some multi-grain bread or whole wheat!

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