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Greek Lentil Salad

Greek Lentil Salad

posted by Jennifer

This salad is easy to prepare and makes a hearty and filling side dish.  Lentils are high in fibre and protein and a great source of folate, potassium, and iron.   Full Article »

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Chicken Chili, Navy Bean, & Veggie Soup

Chicken Chili, Navy Bean, & Veggie Soup

posted by Jennifer

This is a delicious, hearty bowl of soup packed with great sources of lean protein. This is an easy way to get your serving of beans and legumes. Beans have  Full Article »

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Bean, Lentil, & Vegetable Soup

Bean, Lentil, & Vegetable Soup

posted by Jennifer

A hearty warming soup that’s perfect for the cold winter season. This recipe can easily be modified into a vegetarian/vegan alternative by substituting the chicken stock with vegetable stock. This  Full Article »

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Jerk Chicken Chili

Jerk Chicken Chili

posted by Jennifer

Thanks to two types of beans, this chili is high in protein, fibre, B-vitamins and folate.  Using low-sodium stock, low-sodium soy sauce, and rinsing the beans keeps the sodium content  Full Article »

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Pesto Quinoa & Chicken Salad

Pesto Quinoa & Chicken Salad

posted by Jennifer

This quinoa recipe is tasty and is great for lunch on-the-go. The quinoa provides lot of protein, which will help keep you full for longer. 

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie with Greek Yogurt

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie with Greek Yogurt

posted by Jennifer

This smoothie is super easy to make and is a healthy alternative to having a piece of calorie-laden pumpkin pie.  The Greek yogurt adds lots of protein, calcium, and vitamin  Full Article »

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Strawberry Tea Bread

Strawberry Tea Bread

posted by Jennifer

A twist on the stereotypical banana bread, this strawberry tea bread makes the most of summer’s favourite fruit! This delicious cake-bread is packed with vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, and  Full Article »

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Veggie Bean Pita Pockets

Veggie Bean Pita Pockets

posted by Jennifer

Beans are a great ingredient to use to make a variety of different spreads and dips. Chickpeas are especially high in fibre, protein, and folate. The type of fibre in  Full Article »

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Strawberry Panna Cotta with Fresh Berries

Strawberry Panna Cotta with Fresh Berries

posted by Jennifer

This sweet and creamy panna cotta highlights fresh summer strawberries and presents beautifully for a meal with friends. Loaded with vitamins A and C, calcium and protein, it is also  Full Article »

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Spicy Lentil Dip

Spicy Lentil Dip

posted by Jennifer

A homemade dip spiced with curry powder adds extra flavour to this rich and filling lentil dip. Choosing legumes instead of meat helps reduce saturated fat intake but they are  Full Article »

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