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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Sushi Rice & Veggie Sushi

 

 

 

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 so glad there is no video of my attempts to roll this sushi...I definitely need more practice!

 

Honestly I really just wanted to try my hand at sushi rice, because I want to make a sushi bowl next, but these turned out great, and even if they are messy, man did they taste great!

 

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

 

You can try this with brown rice, though it's a whole other beast (I might try and tackle in the future), but the obvious tip is to load up the sushi with whatever you'd like veggie wise! I went with simple avocado and cucumber, but tofu, carrots, sweet potatoes, red pepper?... all of those sound like they'd be great (maybe not together, but get creative!).

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Vegetable Salad Rolls with 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!

I made these rolls back near Canada Day, as an experiment, and they all were consumed so I'm going to say they were enjoyed.

Dying the rice paper with the beet juice isn't hard, just be careful of the pink stains, and you can totally skip the juice part, it's just pretty fun to have pink rolls, and you don't get a funky taste or anything.

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

Use fresh veggies from the farmers market. You can find rainbow carrots now, and tons of fancy pepper colours. But everything you can imagine putting in the roll, you can get fresh and local, and usually organic too!

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Vegan Shepherd's Pie


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!

Did you know that turnips are in season. I know, I know...it took me a while to decide what kind of recipe to put them in, as it's not exactly a go-to veggie at the grocery store! But turnips have a lot of health benefits, and with this wacky winter weather (warm, COLD, rain, snow?!, sun!), having something hearty, nutritious, and shareable like a shepherd's pie sounded like just the trick. Also this couldn't be easier to make, and it'd vegan!

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

All the vegetables in this recipe, from start to finish can be raw, fresh ingredients. No need for packaged foods or canned. If you have things like frozen corn or peas from the summer, feel free to add them in! And as always, use that frozen vegetable stock from the freezer - so handy!

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