Posts Tagged "gluten free"

VIP Event Featured Recipe – Vegan Meatballs

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Featured, Recipes | 0 comments

VIP Event Featured Recipe – Vegan Meatballs

At our October 9th VIP Event, Health & Wellness Made Fun & Easy, I had the idea to make meatballs that would be yummy for meatatarian, vegan and the gluten-free diets alike. The meatballs had big shoes to fill: they had to be moist, tasty, filling AND nutritious. Were the meatballs a success? Yes indeed, they were a hit! Many asked for the recipe, and I’m more than happy to share it here on this post.       Vegan Gluten-Free Meatball Recipe   Ingredients 2 cups uncooked brown rice 2 cups dried red lentils 3 cups butternut squash, cubed 1/4 cup dried basil...

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July Challenge: Fruits & Veggies

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 in Events, Health, Uncategorized | 0 comments

July Challenge: Fruits & Veggies

(Image: vegetables by Suat Eman / FreeDigitalPhotos.net) It isn’t exactly breaking news that fruits and veggies are good for our health. Or is it? We were recently inspired after a TEDx talk given by Dr. Terry Wahls who overcame Multiple Sclerosis with a diet that included 9 cups of fruits and vegetables per day. Amazing! She had brought an array of produce with her to the talk; the camera shot panning the beautiful colours of berries, peppers, squash and leafy greens set our mouths watering. So of course we thought, let’s all do it! And thus the July challenge was born! Thank you to all who...

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Gluten Free Potato Crust Pizza

Posted by on Nov 4, 2011 in Recipes | 0 comments

Gluten Free Potato Crust Pizza

(Image: anankkml / FreeDigitalPhotos.net)  Wheat Free, Gluten Free Vegan Pizza Serves 3-4  Have dietary restrictions, and want to enjoy your usual comfort foods? Try this quick, affordable, and healthy recipe that will satisfy your craving for pizza. This recipe can be low in fat as long as you use a nice non-stick pan and use the oil sparingly. Although they are from the nightshade family, potatoes are gluten free, a good source of fibre, complex carbohydrates, potassium, vitamin C, and a high-quality well-balanced source of essential amino acids.   Potato Crust 4 medium yellow fleshed...

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