Food, Lunch & Dinner, Meg's Mishmosh Meals, Recipe

Recipe: Refried Beans (Oil Free Vegan)

Pinto beans (or black beans). Salsa. Chili Powder. Cumin. Sliced Pickled Jalapeños. Refried beans are a staple recipe in our household. After much experimentation, this 5 ingredient recipe is our favourite way to prepare them. The recipe is super simple and comes together in no time! Meg's Mishmosh Meal for the win! Just add your… Continue reading Recipe: Refried Beans (Oil Free Vegan)

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How Going Plant-Based Changed Our Lives – Unexpected Changes Since Going Vegan

I recently celebrated my 5 year veganniversary/plantiversary. 5 years ago I decided to consume a fully plant-based diet for my health, and also decided to go vegan to minimize harm to animals and the environment.  In 5 years, many things have changed for us! When I first embarked on this journey, I had no idea… Continue reading How Going Plant-Based Changed Our Lives – Unexpected Changes Since Going Vegan

Breakfast, Desserts & Snacks, Food, Recipe

Recipe: Easiest Banana Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan, Plant-Based )

These banana oat chocolate chip cookies are made in one bowl with simple, wholesome ingredients. They are super tasty, and the recipe comes together really quickly with only 10 minutes of baking time! The chocolate chips can also be omitted for an even healthier breakfast cookie if desired. https://youtu.be/05CRX35vAWg

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Plant-Based What I Eat in a Day (Vegan Weight Loss Maintenance)

Since switching to a plant-based diet, I have regained my health and lost 80 pounds. I keep my food simple, healthful, and delicious! https://youtu.be/ofi4MK1sQH0 Pre-Breakfast - Water (hot and cold) I always start the day with water. Today, I had cold and hot water in the morning. I like to drink warm water when it's… Continue reading Plant-Based What I Eat in a Day (Vegan Weight Loss Maintenance)

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Recipe: Baked Ginger Balsamic Tofu (Oil Free)

Bake Ginger Balsamic Tofu can be put together fairly quickly along with some ramen or whole grain and vegetables of your choice for a complete meal. This recipe has been in the regular rotation for a while, and it is one of my family's favourites! When we're short on time, we put all of the… Continue reading Recipe: Baked Ginger Balsamic Tofu (Oil Free)

Breakfast, Food, Recipe

Recipe: Berry Jammy Oatmeal

I love eating oatmeal for breakfast! I switch it up a lot, but I have been enjoying this Berry Jammy Oatmeal that combines oat groats mixed with berries, berry chia jam, shredded zucchini, shredded carrot, and ground flax seeds. I have also made this recipe using steel cut oats, rolled oats, or leftover rice instead… Continue reading Recipe: Berry Jammy Oatmeal

Desserts & Snacks, Food, Recipe

Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Nice Cream (Vegan, Plant-Based)

My family loves nice cream and this chocolate cherry version is our recent favourite. Chocolate cherry nice cream is a yummy nutritious snack, and is also a great dessert for Valentine's Day! https://youtu.be/70Y8J4Cw0p4

Desserts & Snacks, Food, Recipe

Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Chocolate and peanut butter is one of my all time favourite flavour combinations! These energy balls never last long in our household. We usually enjoy these as a snack or for dessert; but we have also crumbled them over oatmeal or nice cream for a delicious chocolatey topping. Choose your own adventure with these yummy… Continue reading Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Breakfast, Desserts & Snacks, Food, Lunch & Dinner, Recipe

Recipe: Baked Oil Free Potato Chips (“Cheesy” Dill, Chili Jalapeño) and Sweet Potato Chips (Smoky Sweet, Cocoa, Ginger Cinnamon)

We love these delicious oil-free chips. Enjoy them as a tasty snack or serve as a side dish with your favourite meal. We love to have them alongside veggies, soup, chili, sandwiches, wraps, baked tofu, or tofu scramble. Sometimes, we even make plain chips to have more versatility in pairing them with different dishes or… Continue reading Recipe: Baked Oil Free Potato Chips (“Cheesy” Dill, Chili Jalapeño) and Sweet Potato Chips (Smoky Sweet, Cocoa, Ginger Cinnamon)

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New Year’s Resolutions + 5 Healthy Weight Loss Tips

New Year’s Resolutions With 2020 drawing to a close, it’s a great time to reflect on the past year and look ahead to 2021. Over the past couple of years, I have made goals for the year ahead, but have also reevaluated and switched things up month by month to achieve my goals. I generally… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions + 5 Healthy Weight Loss Tips