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Instant Pot Unstuffed Peppers [V+GF]

Stuffed peppers have always been a favourite of mine. They’re relatively low in calories, for a comforting, hearty meal that is sure to satisfy. These unstuffed peppers, or stuffed pepper casserole offers the same great flavours, with a little less prep work. No…

Vegetable Barley Soup in bowls with spoons

Vegetable Barley Soup to Feed the Lot

For an easy soup, that is filling, comforting and wholesome, this vegetable barley soup really checks all the boxes. It is flavourful, easy to make, contains tons of nutrients, and my picky toddler approves. So for me, this is always a huge win!…

four tortillas on a platter with vegan taco meat, tomato, cilantro, jalapeno, and lime wedges

Easy Vegan Cauliflower Tacos [GF+Oil Free]

These easy vegan cauliflower tacos are stuffed with veggie “ground beef” that is so yummy, healthy and versatile! Better yet, it’s also gluten free and oil free, making it a suitable choice for all dietary needs. I never really tire of tacos, and…

Gluten Free Three Cheese Vegan Lasagna sliced on plate with fork and knife

Three Cheese Vegan Lasagna – Gluten Free

Can you really ever have enough lasagna options? This three cheese vegan lasagna is so perfectly melty, ooey gooey, hearty, “meaty”, filling and delicious. Plus, it’s 100% plant based, gluten free, AND it’s kid friendly! Most importantly, it is picky eater APPROVED! It’s…

Instant Pot Vegetable Quinoa Soup in bowls

Instant Pot Vegetable Soup with Quinoa

Another Instant Pot win! This Instant Pot vegetable soup with quinoa is perfect for your busy weeknights. Just set it and forget it, and it’s ready before you know it. This warm, hearty soup is the perfect comforting bowl you need at this…

Veggie Lentil Nuggets on plate with tray of nuggets behind

Baked Lentil Veggie Nuggets

These lentil veggie nuggets are perfect for the picky toddler in your house. (Or picky adults too!) Dip them in some ketchup, Vegenaise, or Homemade Tahini! Kids love dipping, and I find it’s one of the easiest ways to get a toddler to…

18 Healthy Superbowl Recipes Round Up

18 Healthy-ish Superbowl Recipes for Game Day! [V]

The Superbowl is approaching! Who are you rooting for? Sadly, my team did not make the playoffs this year. It was a close game in the wild card between my Bears and Philly, but the Eagles took the game by 1 point. (Sad…

Thai Peanut Noodles garnished with green onion and chopped peanuts

Instant Pot Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles

Another Instant Pot, win! These Thai peanut noodles just scream comfort food. They are spicy, peanuty, and oh so delicious! All while keeping this plant based, and under 400 calories a bowl! If you don’t have an Instant Pot, no worries! I have…

Taco Buddha Bowl close up

Oil Free Mexican Inspired Taco Buddha Bowl

I don’t think a taco Buddha bowl is actually a thing, but that is exactly what I’m declaring this bowl of delicious goodness. A Buddha bowl, as defined by Urban Dictionary is a “bowl which is packed so full that it has a…

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Healthy Chicken Shepherd’s Pie – Dairy Free

A healthy take on your favourite classic Irish dish. This chicken shepherd’s pie is low in calories in fat. Especially when compared to its traditional recipe. Plus, it’s gluten free, dairy free, and has the added bonus of being absolutely delicious! It’s also…