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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 - Zoodles with Summer Vegetables



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 dish was a combination of a farmers market trip (2 actually) and a 'what's left in my fridge' situation. You can basically throw any summer vegetables in here and it will be delicious.

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

The zucchini noodles also help keep it light, and of course gluten free! If you want to keep it all veg, don't add the shrimp!

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe - Zoodles & Clams


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!

Clams are a year round, sustainable seafood, and readily available at the seafood counter or your local seafood shop! Making this dish with the can of organic clams is one thing, but throwing in some fresh baby clams with their gorgeous colouring makes it a bit classier. This is great for a hearty lunch or a dinner - double it if you have more than one person eating.

Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:
My mom liked to make a similar dish using linguini noodles, which I loved, and you can use pasta if you're in a pinch, but homemade, spiralized zucchini noodles are healthier and taste great. And they really take on the taste of the sauce in this dish! Mmm!

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