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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Egg Salad Sandwich with Avocado, Radishes & Sprouts

 

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!

 

Sometimes you just really want an egg salad sandwich, but if you're like me, most of the time they have too much mayo. Well it's my opinion that avocado is natures mayonnaise, and vegan mayo tastes the exact same as the normal stuff (most major brands are making their own vegannaise now!).

The radishes add a great crunch to the sandwich, and a pop of colour (you can always use the tried and true celery here instead if you're not a radish fan).

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

Make an open face sandwich to eliminate some bread, or put it in a whole wheat wrap! Add in some more veg, eliminate the mayo altogether, or go for just the egg whites. (If you really miss the yellow that the yolks gives you, add a bit of ground turmeric and brighten it up!)

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Brussels Sprout Flatbread


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 had a hankering for flatbread and an excess of brussels sprouts the other day and remembered seeing this recipes i wanted to try. If you google "Brussels Sprouts Pizza" a lot of recipes come up, with the same basic ingredients, so I was on a mission to make this healthy and light!

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

My best tip is to make the dough from scratch. You make everything else from home, try a simple whole wheat quick dough. I have a trusty bread-maker so I threw the ingredients in there. Also, lay off the cheese. A simple sprinkle of parm, some nutritional yeast, or vegan cheese will do the trick to hold it all together, you don't need too much!

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Avocado Toasts, 3 Ways!


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'm sure by now you've heard the (ridiculous) claim about millennials not being able to own homes because they're buying avocado toasts... Besides rolling my eyes at all the articles around this, it made me REALLY want to eat avocado toast. Just for fun I decided to make a few fancy versions that would be good for any meal, but especially breakfast. I ate most of these out on the patio in the sunshine, and it was great.

What's your favourite way to do avocado toast? Let us know in the comment section!

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

You can eliminate dairy from these (but I didn't smother them in it), swap egg salad for tofu scramble, or load up on even more veggies. The sky is the limit with avocado toast!

Oh, and go for multigrain or whole wheat bread for the base!

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