Slow cooker vegetarian chili

Hearty Crockpot Vegetarian Chili

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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, …

Easy homemade guacamole with spinach

Simple Spinach Guacamole

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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, …

Healthy vegetarian chili

Simple Vegetarian Chili

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This simple vegetarian chili makes a perfect meal now that the weather is getting a bit cooler. The recipe was inspired this evening by the ingredients that I happened to have in my cupboards and fridge. I threw a few things together, and it turned out to be delicious! This chili has a hint of sweetness and isn’t too spicy. …

Curried sweet potato pasta

Creamy Roasted Garlic & Red Pepper Sauce With Sweet Potato Pasta

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This sweet potato pasta dish is a delicious substitute for grain-based pastas. The sweet potatoes are a vitamin and mineral rich source of fibre, and make for a satisfying base for this dish. If you have never used vegetables in place of grain-based pastas, I encourage you to give it a try!   To make the sweet potato pasta, you …