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Wheatberry and Lentil Salad

This vegetarian heart healthy wheatberry and lentil salad is great in the winter months. Double the serving size and you have a main course vegetarian entree.  From Homegrown: Celebrating the Canadian foods we grow, raise and produce Whitecap (2015) Recipe by: Erin McGregor, P.H.Ec. RD Makes 5 ½ cups (1.3 L) One serving = ¾ […]

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Asian Cole Slaw – Vegetarian main course salad

An easy to make one bowler, perfect for when you are renovating your kitchen, camping, a student, or when all you really want is a healthy quick and easy dinner. Takes all of 15 minutes to make Makes – 6 cups (1.5 L) One serving = 1 ½ cups (310 mL) Dressing: ¼ cup (60 […]

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Edamame and Quinoa

The next time you’re having a fall or winter dinner party and one of your guests is a vegetarian serve this main course as part of your dinner menu. TIP: don’t be surprised when everyone wants to try it, and then asks for the recipe.   ¼ cup (60 mL) red or white quinoa, rinsed […]

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Pomegranate Quinoa Salad – gluten free

Cue the fireworks, its pomegranate season. I have a great affection for those ruby red orbs, it started when I was a kid growing up in Vancouver. My Grandmother, who was born in South Africa, was raised on pomegranates. She and her sisters would eat them and then crush any seeds that were left and […]

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Jacket Potatoes

Jacket Potatoes are baked regular potatoes or sweet potatoes that have been filled with an assortment of toppings; from beans and grated cheese to a tuna sauce with dill. My Jacket Potatoes use leftover chili as the main topping or a can of beans with tomato sauce, it really depends on what you have in […]

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Bean Salad

This family friendly vegetarian bean salad is a quick and easy lunch or dinner idea. Get your kids involved washing veggies and spinning the parsley dry.        Dressing: 3 cloves garlic, if your kids don’t like garlic reduce this down to 1 clove 2 tbsp (30 mL) apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp (15 […]

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Lentil and Rice Salad

  This main course vegetarian lentil and brown rice is slightly sweet making it kid friendly. And whenever your kids are eating heart healthy good for you foods its a good day! You will need to have 2 cups (500 mL) of plain cooked brown rice on hand before you start cooking. My advise is […]

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