Gluten and dairy-free quinoa salad

Strawberry Mint Chickpea Salad

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Salads 12 Comments

This chickpea salad is packed with both nutrition and flavour! It’s filling enough to serve as a meal on it’s own yet also makes for a delicious side to veggie burgers or grilled chicken. Since it’s dressed ahead of time this quinoa and chickpea salad is a fabulous meal to bring along for a camping trip, a summer picnic or …

Slow cooker vegetarian chili

Hearty Crockpot Vegetarian Chili

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Soups & Stews 0 Comments

This recipe makes a hearty batch of delicious, hearty and nutritious chili. It makes for great packed lunches and provides for a lot of leftovers, which I love because the flavours continue to meld in the fridge and it tastes even better the next day. I like to serve this crockpot vegetarian chili topped with fresh avocado, which adds a nice, …

Immune boosting salad

Spring Salad with Garlic Miso Dressing

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Salads 0 Comments

This salad is perfect for a delicious lunch or a patio dinner with friends on a sunny summers evening. It makes for a satisfying meal, and the garlic miso dressing is one of my absolute favourites! It is incredibly savoury and delicious, while also being amazing for your health! The salad dressing contains raw garlic and ginger. Ginger helps to clear the lymphatic …

Easy homemade guacamole with spinach

Simple Spinach Guacamole

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Salads, Snacks 0 Comments

One of the best parts about this recipe is that it only takes 5 minutes to throw together!  The spinach guacamole can be enjoyed as a spread for sandwiches, a topping for burgers or as a dip for raw veggies or tortilla chips.  Spinach is a nutritional powerhouse and is an excellent source of iron, calcium, magnesium, folate, vitamin K …

Homemade veggie burgers

Cilantro Lime Black Bean Burgers

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I love barbecue season!   This week my husband and I concocted these delicious homemade Cilantro Lime Black Bean Burgers.  They turned out amazing, and they were so simple to put together!  These burgers are loaded with fibre and nutrients, and they are so filling! Black beans have a whopping 15 grams of fibre in a one-cup serving! As a comparison, …

Kale salad

Crunchy Kale Salad with Savoury Miso Dressing

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This salad makes a satisfying main course or a delicious side dish!  The key to a tasty kale salad is to massage the leaves with your hands to break down it’s otherwise fibrous nature.  After washing the kale, tear it into bite sized pieces and work it with your hands, gently kneading and squeezing it.  Massaging the kale for 2-3 minutes …