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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 - 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 - 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 - Breakfast Tacos with Tofu Scramble

 

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!

 

Honestly I could eat tacos every single day...and breakfast tacos definitely help with that desire.

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

The toppings on the tacos are all up to you...if you have an avocado on hand, throw that on there. Vegan cheese? Go for a sprinkle! Cilantro in the crisper, why not? As long as you start with your base, you can go a lot of ways.

  

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Pasta Salad with Vegan Dressing, Celery, Peppers


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!

Here's the first in a series of camping-friendly recipes I'm going to post this summer. This pasta salad is easy to prep at home and make on the site, and the dressing is simple and vegan too. You can also easily make this for a bbq or long weekend party!

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

Use the veggies you have on hand or that are in season at the moment, and make sure to use brown rice pasta! Go light on the dressing, as it's flavourful and a lot goes a long way.

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Breakfast Burritos



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!

These have been lifesavers on mornings when I don't feel like making breakfast, but need to eat before a workout. You can basically stuff them with anything you'd like. Make them vegan, or go with eggs and turkey sausage. Freezing them is great, and you can make a big batch and then be good for a few weeks!
[The tofu ones are basically a vegan scramble in a burrito, I borrowed the seasoning mix from Minimalist Baker, but you can sub in whatever seasoning you prefer!]

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

If you're making these and aren't freezing them (eating them right away), add in some greens. I found when reheating from frozen the greens did NOT do well, but it taste great if you're eating them on the spot. Sauté some kale or spinach and add them into the mix. These are both so flavourful, you don't need cheese, but if you're adding, do a small amount, or go for vegan cheese!

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Roasted Broccoli 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 really really really just wanted some roasted broccoli this week, I could have eaten it on it's own as a snack, but I decided to wait for dinner and try and make it into a meal...

Was feeling like pasta and I had some leftover brown rice spaghetti on hand so I trolled around the internet for inspiration and after also realizing I had a red pepper in my fridge decided to throw that into the mix too. You can basically make this with any veggies you have lying around, cauliflower, zucchini, you name it.


Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

Wilting some spinach into the pasta is a super easy way to get more greens into the dish, you almost don't even need the pasta (you can take it out and have an awesome roast veggie salad or appy dish! The sauce will change slightly but that's okay!

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Veggie Chili


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!

How is it November? How is it so dark and cold? And to make matters worse, it's Daylight Savings on Sunday. While we get an extra hour of sleep, I'm not looking forward to the 4:30pm sunsets.
That's it...I need chili.

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

More beans! Different kinds! Use veggie ground if you want to mimic meat. Top it with avocado instead of sour cream. Throw some carrots and celery in there if you're feeling crazy. Load it up with the good stuff, it's hard to go wrong. If you're putting it on rice, make sure it's brown rice!

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Coho Salmon with Mushrooms & Red Peppers


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!


Today's recipe, Coho Salmon with Mushrooms & Red Peppers, we nabbed from one of our favourites, Alyssa Bauman of Nourished.ca!
 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip: 
Coho salmon is at the tail end of it's season, and it's sustainable, so I went with that particular type, and it's also low in fat and high in omega-3's! With mushrooms and a red pepper sauce, what more could you ask for?


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