Posts Tagged "Recipes"

Jess’ Favourite Things, Dec 4: Nutrition Resource Meghan Telpner

Jess’ Favourite Things, Dec 4: Nutrition Resource Meghan Telpner

Meghan Telpner is a no-fuss holistic nutritionist based in Toronto. She is the author of Undiet, a nutritional concept of eating clean and whole foods with no artificial de-fooding, basically. And as this is a Christmas countdown of sorts, yeah, it makes a great gift for anyone interested in feeling great (which is – duh – everyone)! Meghan just speaks and teaches sensibly, explaining the science and telling it like it is. You all know how much I love to keep things simple, and this gal really does this. Her website is an endless resource for all things wellness – including to-die-for recipes and even tips on swapping to natural beauty products. It is...

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Satch Shares 2 Vegetarian Meal Ideas: Tofu Scramble with Veggie Patties, and a Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas and Apple

Satch Shares 2 Vegetarian Meal Ideas: Tofu Scramble with Veggie Patties, and a Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas and Apple

PT2 Trainer Satch shares two of his go-to lunches: I am always looking for ways to cook quick, healthy and nutritious meals that I can prepare in advance to be used for throughout week. Proper nutrition is a key to living a healthy and fit lifestyle and meal planning and prep are sure way to set yourself up for success. Take the time once or twice a week to sit down to plan your meals and snacks. This way you can ensure you have all the needed items when grocery shopping come around but more importantly when hungry strikes! I’ve provided two of my go-meals that I created while experimenting in the kitchen throwing random ingredients together and they turned out to be...

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Vegan, Gluten-Free Polenta and Kale Lasagna

Vegan, Gluten-Free Polenta and Kale Lasagna

Rebecca is a past client of mine, from when I used to live and see all of my clients in Ottawa. Rebecca is incredibly athletic, being an avid cyclist and now a certified Personal Trainer – and her passion for nutrition has been very high for as long as I’ve known her. She always came in describing the interesting things she had eaten for lunch, or had made for dinner the night before! I’ve asked the talented cook to share one of her recipes with us: Vegan, Gluten-Free Polenta & Kale Lasagna (adapted from FatFree Vegan Kitchen, SusanV): 1 pkg prepared polenta 1/2 large onion, chopped 1 large portabella mushroom, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 4 cloves...

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Healthy Hummus Quesadillas by Katie Vee

Healthy Hummus Quesadillas by Katie Vee

Yesterday, I asked my friend Katie Vom Scheidt if she would share one of her go-to recipes. Katie kicks her butt in the gym, and always has FUN with food, while choosing the cleanest ingredients. Here, you will find yet another alternative to pub food. What you eat can be exciting, interesting and satisfying without being mauled by grease and salt. Recipe: -1 “Food for Life” Wheat and Gluten-Free Brown rice tortilla -1/2 red pepper, sliced into sticks -sliced cucumber -chopped red onion -spring salad mix (or baby spinach) “Earth Balance” Vegan butter spread -1/2 cup Homemade hummus (see recipe) Homemade Hummus: -1 can no salt added chickpeas -2...

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Power-Packed Breakfast Sandwich

Those of us who love breakfast are likely suckers for those greasy things most fast food places are selling, in a pinch. Starbucks, Tim Hortons, and Subway are beginning to follow the popular egg muffin sandwiches from McDonald’s.  It’s fantastic to provide a breakfast that has some protein in it for people who haven’t been able to fuel up before leaving home, but if you love this meal, I’m going to tell you the healthier one I’ve been eating for years. The problem with the take-out ones is that there are hidden fats (*if you ever order the Egg McMuffin from McDonald’s, be sure to ask for no butter – YES, they add BUTTER to it,...

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