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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 - Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Cauliflower with Truffle Oil


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 not always easy to eat your veggies, or get other people to eat them, esp. around the holidays where you know there is some great dessert coming up.

This recipe is insanely easy, quick, and really really tasty. On top of that, your kitchen is going to smell heavenly. You can make this for a meal for yourself, or as a side dish for a dinner - excellent for the holidays.

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

You can likely pick up all of these items at your local farmers market, but if not, go organic and aim for local!

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Tasty Thursday: Recipe - Beets, Tomato, Mozzarella Salad


It's "Tasty Thursday", 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!

Busy week, and sorry for the delay, but hello from Ontario! I'm here for the next two weeks, but am not going to neglect some healthy eating!

Summer is being wonky, weather wise, out here, but the produce is coming in still. So I thought this colourful salad was the way to go. There is a restaurant in Toronto that does this salad (and wonderful pizza) and I was craving it. Excellent if you're eating out on a deck, or at a bbq, or even for a quick lunch!

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

Make sure to find nice, FRESH, mozzarella - it's usually in the deli section at the grocery store. Or seek out some vegan cheese - specifically some nut cheese, maybe a nice goat cheese crumble. Do what suits you best, but this recipe is chock full of goodness.
Oh! And if/when you can find golden beets, you can switch the whole thing up and use red tomatoes or heirlooms. 


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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - "Cheesy" Baked Fennel

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!

Side dishes. Things that you want to be tasty, don't take too much cooking time, and taste great. Helps if they're healthy too! This Baked Fennel dish is great and goes with poultry, fish, pork, you name it. It's also super delicious on it's own!

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:
I found a few of these recipes on the internet that dealt with parmesan, and while I love me some cheese, I wanted to keep it light and healthy, so I used nutritional yeast instead! Nutritional yeast is veg/vegan (make sure you get the right brand!), and packed with...you guessed it...nutrition! Specifically: "B-vitamins, folic acid, selenium, zinc, and protein. It’s low in fat, is gluten-free and contains no added sugars or preservatives." [Source] - if you've never cooked with it before, this is an easy recipe to try it out with. The baked fennel tastes incredible on it's own, so this is a nice little addition with a lot of benefits!

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