vegetarian main meal

Chipotle Black Bean Chili

Chili is pure comfort food and so easy to prepare. It’s delicious served over cooked barley, or spooned over a baked or microwaved sweet potato. This easy to make chili recipe is vegetarian and its loaded with black beans and tons of flavour. Pulse Canada knows a thing or two about growing pulses. Their goal […]

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Quinoa and Tofu Pilaf with Leek, Mushrooms, Cranberries and Pecans

Recipe from: The Vegetarians Complete Quinoa Cookbook (Whitecap 2012) Recipe created by: Jan Main PHEc   Makes 8 cups (2 L) One serving = 2 cups (500 mL)   1 cup (250 mL) red quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 cups (500 mL) vegetable broth 2 tbsp (30 mL) canola oil 1 leek, cleaned, trimmed, white […]

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Barley 101

This super grain is one of the richest sources of both soluble and insoluble fibre. These dietary fibres provide your colon with friendly bacteria which helps makes your colon a happy camper. Barley’s true claim to fame lies in its high levels of beta glucan, which helps lower cholesterol which in turn lowers your chances […]

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