• Lentil Sloppy Joes: 3ten.ca

    Recipe: Lentil Sloppy Joes

    Lentil sloppy joes are packed with flavour and protein. Such a great idea for lunch or a quick weeknight meal. I have a few lentil recipes on the blog and I want to mention that 99% of lentils come from right here in Canada. Eat local? Yes, please do. Okay, time to get cooking. Ingredients large onion 2 tablespoon of oil 1 1/2 cup of dry red split lentils a package of gluten free chili seasoning 1/2 cup of ketchup 2 tablespoons of water First,…

  • Roasted Chickpeas: 3ten.ca

    Recipe: Roasted Chickpeas

    Roasted chickpeas – with chili? The perfect snack. These are easy to make – and being a celiac, I use these as ‘croutons’ in caesar salads. They are so good! You won’t be able to stop snacking on them. First, I use bagged chickpeas that I have to soak and cook first. They are better than canned, yet use what you have access to. Second, the spice is important. Recently, when my in-laws were here they introduced us to The Silk Road Spice Merchant and…

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    Recipe: Quinoa Fall Salad

    Quinoa fall salad – the perfect protein power lunch. Recently we watched Cowspiracy a film on Netflix that is produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and one of the environmentalists commented on how ‘meatless Monday’ isn’t a good campaign – what it does is validate that you can do the ‘wrong’ thing 6 days out of 7. I’m not too sure I agree, but I certainly get the point. To me, meatless Monday is a way of affecting change among those who are heavy meat eaters, those…

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    Recipe: Spinach and Artichoke Dip

    Spinach and artichoke dip. Such a great fall classic – and a perfect snack for watching the game on Sunday. This recipe has white beans, which makes it rich in protein and light in calories, so you don’t need to feel bad about eating a whole bunch. This is the fifth and final recipe in our celebration of five fabulous fall recipes. Let’s get cooking! Ingredients 4 blocks of frozen spinach (about 4 cups) 15oz can white beans 2 cans of artichokes 8oz of cream…

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    Recipe: Quinoa Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

    Summer salads are here! This one packs a protein punch, too. Quinoa is delicious and fun to eat – I love the texture. Moreover, I cooked it super easily in my rice cooker! Total bonus. Okay, let’s get cooking this quinoa salad with lemon basil dressing. This salad keeps for about 5 days in the fridge, so make a lot and eat up. This recipe will give you about 12 servings – so half it if you like. Ingredients 2 cups of uncooked quinoa a…

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    Recipe: Pumpkin Spiced Protein Bars

    Protein bars are a great quick snack – healthy and hearty. Over the past while I’ve made a few different recipes, PB Protein Bites, Cookie Dough Protein Bars, and Regular Protein Bars. These ones, pumpkin spiced protein bars are different – they don’t need to be frozen and they are not sticky! Amazing. Try them. Ingredients 2 packages of Quaker Protein Oatmeal 3 packages of Blue Menu Omega Oatmeal 1 cup of peanut butter 1/2 cup of agave syrup 3 scoops of protein powder (1 cup)…