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Soul-Soothing African Peanut Stew

Jen Booton, one of the coaches here at BIM, shared this recipe with me a couple of weeks ago with rave reviews. A little spicy and packed with nourishing veggies, this relatively easy to prepare vegetarian stew is the perfect meal to add a little warmth to a rainy night… which we seem to be […]

Meatless Monday: Tortilla Soup

A meat-free meal is something no longer reserved for those following a vegetarian or vegan diet. Many people are now consciously making the decision to eat less meat in their diets – thanks impart to the sheer number of deliciously creative meatless meal options on the market. One such creative source is the in-your-face cookbook, Thug Kitchen. This forward-thinking […]

Two of Our Favourite (Healthy) Condiments

What’s a burger without ketchup? Chicken wings without ranch or blue cheese dressing? Nachos without salsa and guacamole? A kebab without the tzatziki and hummus… I think you get where I’m going with this – condiments make the meal. We all have our favourite condiment, but I thought I’d share two of my favs – hummus and […]

Curry Coconut Chickpeas

Chickpeas, or garbanzo beans as some people call them, are high-protein, fibre-packed beans used in everything from curries to condiments, like hummus. The other day I was flipping through my Gourmet Nutrition cookbook (a favourite of mine) and stumbled upon this delicious curry coconut chickpeas’ recipe… which I knew immediately that I had to make because I’m […]

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Fun fact about me: I absolutely love chocolate. But I’m not going to lie, I was a bit skeptical of this recipe when I first found it because I thought that chocolate mixed with mushed up avocado sounded… well… gross. But since I’m a don’t knock it ’til you try it kinda gal, I decided to give […]