Sautéed Bok Choy With Ginger & Garlic


This simple yet flavourful recipe brings together the vibrant crunch of fresh bok choy with the aromatic notes of garlic and ginger. Bok choy, a nutrient-rich member of the cabbage family, makes a light and tasty side dish and pairs particularly well with fish or tofu. Sautéed to tender-crisp perfection and seasoned with a little soy sauce, this dish offers a satisfying balance of savoury flavours and wholesome goodness.


Ingredients:  1 whole head of bok choy, rinsed and chopped into large pieces 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 table...

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili


Here’s a hearty and flavourful vegetarian chili perfect for cozy evenings or entertaining guests. The butternut squash adds depth of flavour, texture, nutritional value—providing a hefty dose of beta-carotene—and a comforting element that elevates the dish to a wholesome and satisfying meal.

Ingredients:  1 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and diced 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed...

Roasted Acorn Squash with Quinoa and Kale


This recipe combines the earthy sweetness of acorn squash with the nutty flavour of quinoa and the vibrant greens of kale for a delicious and nutritious meal. If that weren’t enough, we’ve added some hits of sweetness with dried cranberries and a touch of maple syrup.

Ingredients:  1 acorn squash, halved and seeds removed 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups vegetable broth or water ...

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers


Stuffed peppers are a real crowd pleaser, partly because you can eat the bell pepper “bowl”  that holds the delicious filling. Many recipes call for ground beef, but this vegetarian version is incredibly satisfying with its combination of black beans, rice or quinoa, veggies and melted cheese. Adjust the seasonings and fillings to your taste and enjoy this fun and easy meal!


Ingredients:  4 large bell peppers (any colour) 1 cup cooked quinoa or rice 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drain...

Avocado Pesto Pasta


Avocados are incredibly versatile—and full of heart-healthy good fats!—yet we usually only think to serve them at room temperature as guacamole, spread on toast, or added to salads. That’s why this avocado pesto pasta recipe is so delightful. The creaminess of avocados make them ideal for sticking to pasta. Just blend with a little pesto and toss with any pasta you like—spaghetti, penne, rigatoni . . . it’s such a tasty way to get the nutritional benefits of avocados in a dish that’s warm and satisfying.

Ingredients:  1 cup dry pasta of your choice 1 medium avocado 1 cup fresh basil leaves (or use any combinati...

Golden Milk


This delicious concoction of fresh ginger and turmeric along with warming spices in lightly sweetened warm milk is full of anti-inflammatory compounds. And don’t skip the coconut oil. Turmeric is fat soluble so you need a good fat to assist absorption. Warm up with this cozy, earthy combination of flavours, knowing you’re boosting your wellness with this traditional Ayurvedic health elixir.

Ingredients:  2 cups milk (or any plant-based milk of your choice) 1-inch piece of fresh turmeric, peeled and g...

Yam Casserole with Pecan Topping


The comforting flavour of roasted yams is made festive with the addition of sweet spices and a delightful, crunchy pecan topping. This rich and delicious side-dish is ideal for holiday meals, providing a little sweetness and crunch that pairs well with savoury dishes. Tasty as it is, it’s good for you too—yams are very high in beta carotene and fibre.

Ingredients:  4 medium yams, peeled and cubed 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup or honey 2 tablespoons melted c...

Spiced Ambrosia Apple Butter

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This slow cooker apple butter recipe using local Ambrosia apples will fill your kitchen with a wonderful aroma as it creates a velvety, delicious spread to enjoy on toast, mixed into oatmeal, or straight up from the jar. It’s also an easy DIY gift for any foodie on your list. Just pour into mason jars and tie with some twine or ribbon for a fun and festive homemade gift.

Ingredients:  6 lbs Ambrosia apples (about 12 apples) ½ cup apple cider (not vinegar) ½ cup br...

Broccoli and Chickpea Stir Fry


High in protein and packed with flavours, this vegetarian stir fry is easy to throw together when you want a quick and nutritious meal. It pairs wonderfully with brown rice or quinoa if you’d like a base, but it’s also fantastic on its own!

Ingredients:  2 cups broccoli florets 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 clove...

Roasted Carrot Salad


Here’s a colourful, festive winter salad that’s a real crowd pleaser. The unexpected pairing of roasted carrots in a fresh green salad hits just the right balance of light & healthy with warm & comforting. Topped with dried cranberries, slivered almonds and feta, it’s full of contrasting flavours and textures. This delicious salad is fancy enough for the holiday dinner table and simple enough for a weeknight dish.

Ingredients:  2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut diagonally into 2 - 3” lengths (split thick pieces lengthwise...

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