Meatless Monday: Slow Cooker Vegetable Marinara Sauce W/ Kidney Beans [Vegan & Gluten Free]

Healthy Recipes, Meatless Monday

Serves: 6 Prep: 20 mins Cooking Time: 7-8 hrs Type: Main Meal Tools: Chopping board, sharp knife, colander, blender, slow cooker, large spoon Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamins C, K & E, carbohydrates, protein, fibre, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc and per serving is low in added salt, sugars and fats!   What…

Meatless Monday: Kidney Bean, Broccoli & Spinach Burgers [Vegan & Gluten Free]

Healthy Recipes, Meatless Monday

Yields: 22 Small or 11 Large Burgers Serves: 6-11 (*Dependant on meal type.) Prep & Cooking Time: ≤60 mins (*Dependent upon skill and/or the number of kitchen helpers!) Type: Main Meal, Snack Tools: Chopping board, sharp knife, colander, steamer pot, food processor, baking trays, parchment paper, silicone spatula, cooling rack. Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin…

Baked Beans

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Serves: 6-8 Prep: 30 minutes ( + 12hrs to soak dried beans!) Cooking Time: 8 hrs (On a low S.C. setting) Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamin C, protein, fibre, calcium, iron, mg, manganese, potassium, zinc, and (per serving/based on 8 servings) is low in salt, saturated fats and have a moderate quantity of sugar! Ah,…

Red Kidney Bean and Lentil Dip/Spread

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Serves: 8-10 Prep, Cooking & Assembly time: 35-40 minutes Notes: This recipe contains: B-vitamins, protein, fibre, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and is low in salt, sugar and fats! This recipe is great for those that love hearty dips and have a love affair with spices. If you are not too keen on mustard and/or horseradish,…

Red Kidney Bean & Quinoa ‘Meatballs’ [Vegan & Gluten Free]

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Serves: 6-8 Prep, Cooking & Assembly: 75 Mins Type: Main meal Tools: Sieve, non-stick pots and lids, roasting tin, silicone mat, food processor, colander, silicone spatula, casserole dish, baking tray, parchment paper, ladle, blender Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamins C, carbohydrates, protein, fibre, calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, zinc and (per serving) is…

Mini Chickpea & Kidney Bean Burgers [Vegan & Gluten Free]

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Serves: 5-6 Prep & Cooking time: 45-50 mins Type: Main Meal, Snack Tools: Baking tray, parchment paper, colander, grater, chopping board, sharp knife, food processor, silicone spatula, mixing bowl, cooling rack Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamins C, E & K, carbohydrates, protein, fibre, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, no added sugars and per…

A Simple & Delicious Salad Bowl: Roasted Vegetables & Grains [Vegan]

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Serves: 2 Prep: 15-20 mins (*Variable) Cooking: 40-50mins Assembly: ≤5 mins Type: Main Meal Tools: Sieve, roasting tin, kitchen foil, non-stick pot w/lid, chopping board, sharp knife, veggie peeler, colander, mixing bowl Notes: Here’s a quick and delicious Friday filler! We promise we have a lot more involved and tasty goodies lined up for you next week! Salads, salad…

Plant-Based Paella

Healthy Recipes, Meatless Monday

Serves: 4 Prep & Cooking Time: 40-45 mins (*Dependent upon the rice used!) Type: Main Meal Tools: Chopping board, sharp knife, veggie peeler, large frying pan or paella dish, frying spatula, measuring jug, a large sheet of aluminium foil, large pot, large bowl Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamin C, carbohydrates, protein, fibre, calcium, iron,…

A Quick & Frugal Pasta Bowl [Vegan & Gluten Free]

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Serves: 6 Prep & Cooking Time: 60-75 mins Type: Main Meal Tools: Chopping board, sharp knife, veggie peeler, roasting tin, silicone mat (or kitchen foil), large pot w/lid, colander, large mixing bowl and/or resealable container Notes:  Our pasta bowl was hearty and delicious…and if you fancy a healthy, frugal and quick lunch then you’re in…

Vegan Jambalaya

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Serves: 4 Prep & Cooking time: 50-60 minutes Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamins C & K, protein, fibre, calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, has no added sugar and is low in salt and saturated fats!   We’d like to start off by saying that this was a great dish to make! It contains so…

Jerk Vegetable Skewers With Rice and Peas!

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Serves: 4-6 Prep & cooking time: 60-80 minutes Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamin C, protein, fibre, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, zinc and is low in salt and saturated fats! Rice and peassss anyone?? Or should we say rice and kidney beans?! In the Caribbean and some parts of the U.S.A, kidney…

Slow Cooker Vegan Stew With GF Dumplings

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Serves: 4 Prep: 35-45 minutes Cooking time: 7-8 Hours This recipe was adapted from: Better Homes & Gardens Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamin C & E, protein, fibre, potassium, calcium, iron and is low in saturated fats! It may just be another ‘vegetable stew’ recipe to some, but I found it very satisfying,…

Healthy Nibbles: 4 Protein & Fibre-licious-Based Snacks [Vegan, No Added Sugars & Gluten Free]

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With an early Easter looming around the next corner, we are probably all considering not only what sort of ‘treat’ we ‘might’ be giving as gifts when we make our holiday visits or are looking at buying or preparing for ourselves. Well…with our permanent and healthy lifestyle changes now in full swing, we should all know…

Lentils Meatballs [Vegan & Gluten Free]

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Yields: 20 Meatballs Serves: 5 (*One serving =4 ‘Meatballs’) Prep & Cooking Time: ≤60 mins (*Dependent upon skill and/or kitchen helpers!) Type: Main meal or Snack Tools: Sieve, non-stick pot, non-stick frying pan, food processor, silicone spatula, small bowl, chopping board, sharp knife, baking tray, silicone mat, mixing bowl. Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamins…

Cooking Dried Chickpeas: A Simple Method!

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Chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), are not only a staple in Middle Eastern cooking, but also in many plant-based households as well. My love affair with them started many, many, years ago when I first discovered houmous! Such a nutritious, tasty, cheap and versatile legume…what’s not to love about them?!   Well, quite honestly the cooking process was always a bit…

Crisps: Is There A Healthy Choice? (Plus Healthy Snack Ideas!)

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Crisps, potato chips-no matter what we call them, our love affair with them is all the same. Some of us crave an endless list of flavours and varieties; whether they’re baked, deep fried, or kettle cooked … how healthy are they? …And if this is your savoury snack of choice, are you aware of its nutritional…

Vegan Chilli (GF, SF, Low-Fat!)

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Serves: 6 Prep & Cooking time: 70 minutes Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin A, B-vitamins, Vitamin C, protein, fibre, potassium, magnesium, zinc, iron, calcium, no added sugars and is low in fats!  Chilli is so versatile and it’ s something that the whole family can enjoy. Its a one-pot wonder containing so many wholesome flavours, nutrients and textures; ours…

Vegan Curried Rice With Tofu

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Serves: 4 Prep & Cooking time: 70-85minutes Notes: This recipe contains: Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamins C, E & K, protein, fibre, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, no added sugars and is low in saturated fats! The fundamentals of this recipe stem from Kedgeree! We both used to enjoy a bit of Kedgeree back in the day; it’s a traditional English dish from colonial India.…