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Melissa

30-Minute Recipes/ Dinner/ Lunch

Summer Vegan Bibimbap

This vegan bibimbap features fresh grilled summer vegetables, kimchi and crispy-bottomed rice (no special equipment required). A tasty bowl of rainbow goodness, this bibimbap recipe can be adapted to use whatever vegetables you have on hand!

This vegan bibimbap features fresh grilled summer vegetables, kimchi and crispy-bottomed rice (no special equipment required). A tasty bowl of rainbow goodness, this bibimbap recipe can be adapted to use whatever vegetables you have on hand! If you’ve poked around this blog a bit you’ll probably have noticed that I love complete meals in a bowl. In fact, the first recipe I published was this forbidden rice bowl and soon…

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15-Minute Recipes/ Dinner/ Lunch

Smoky Lentil Bolognese with Zucchini Pasta

This lentil bolognese recipe is unlike any you’ve had before. Flavoured with loads of garlic, herbs and smoked paprika, this sauce is delicious served over crisp zucchini pasta. Easy to make with cheap ingredients (as always!), this dish comes together in just 15 minutes!

This lentil bolognese recipe is unlike any you’ve had before. Flavoured with loads of garlic, herbs and smoked paprika, this sauce is delicious served over crisp zucchini pasta. Easy to make with cheap ingredients (as always!), this dish comes together in just 15 minutes! Of all the vegan meat substitutes lentils are my favourite because they’re just so cheap! Vegan lentil stew is one of my favourite recipes (and one…

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20-Minute Recipes/ Breakfast/ Dinner/ Lunch

Vegan Corn Fritters with Maple-Chipotle Sauce

You only need a few ingredients for these oil-free vegan corn fritters with maple-chipotle sauce.

These vegan corn fritters are very easy to make with just a few simple ingredients and are totally oil free. Served with a sweet and savoury maple-chipotle sauce and cool avocado, they’re great for breakfast, lunch or dinner! There must be a million and one different ways to make vegan corn fritters. I’m sure I checked at least 50 different recipes trying to figure out the best technique: with or…

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10-Minute Recipes/ Dinner/ Lunch

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

This Mediterranean chickpea salad is a super easy 10-minute recipe that’s hearty, tasty and colourful! Great as a vegan or vegetarian main dish or as a side for a picnic, barbecue or potluck.

This Mediterranean chickpea salad is a super easy 10-minute recipe that’s hearty, tasty and colourful! Great as a vegan or vegetarian main dish or as a side for a picnic, barbecue or potluck, this refreshing salad costs just $1.26 per serving! Hot summer evenings call for cool, fresh soups and salads. My salads are never wimpy iceberg lettuce and tomato; rather they’re vegan high protein salads stuffed with a rainbow…

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30-Minute Recipes/ Dinner/ Lunch

Vegan Tomato Basil Soup

A quick easy and healthy vegan tomato basil soup. Delicious served year round!

This vegan tomato basil soup is delicious any time of year. Serve it hot in the winter or cold in the summer. Easy to make with just a few simple ingredients, this soup is full of flavour and oil free for my fat-free vegan peeps! Soups are definitely not just for cold weather! Although I started this blog just last January, I’ve been waiting for summer to post this recipe…

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30-Minute Recipes/ Dinner/ Lunch

Vegan Mexican Rice Fajita Bowl

This vegan Mexican rice fajita bowl is full of flavour with a base of tomato rice, grilled vegetables and a dollop of guacamole. Easy to make and hearty, these bowls can be made ahead to pack for lunch and cost just $1.80 a serving!

This vegan Mexican rice fajita bowl is full of flavour with a base of tomato rice, grilled vegetables and a dollop of guacamole. Easy to make and hearty, these bowls can be made ahead to pack for lunch and cost just $1.80 a serving! As you know, I’m all about the bowls. This forbidden rice bowl and this sprouted lentil Buddha bowl are some of my favourites. Bowls are easy…

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45-Minute Recipes/ Dinner/ Lunch

Sprouted Lentil Vegan Buddha Bowl

This sprouted lentil vegan Buddha bowl is hearty and flavourful with roasted vegetables and a creamy beet and tahini sauce. Easy to make and packed with the nutritional goodness of sprouted lentils, this vegan Buddha bowl is budget friendly at only $1.62 a serving!

This sprouted lentil vegan Buddha bowl is hearty and flavourful with roasted vegetables and a creamy beet and tahini sauce. Easy to make and packed with the nutritional goodness of sprouted lentils, this vegan Buddha bowl is budget friendly at only $1.67 a serving! Sprouted lentils are my new favourite thing. Not only are lentils super easy to sprout (and fun to watch!) but they’re also extremely cheap. Since they…

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45-Minute Recipes/ Dinner/ Lunch

Moroccan-Spiced Vegan Stuffed Squash

This vegan stuffed squash is a whole meal in just one dish. Hearty and flavourful roasted squash is filled to the brim with couscous and chickpeas tossed in a mix of delicious warming spices and topped off with a tasty tahini-date sauce. An impressive and flavourful vegan or vegetarian main dish for just $1.70 a serving!

This vegan stuffed squash is a whole meal in just one dish. Hearty and flavourful roasted squash is filled to the brim with couscous and chickpeas tossed in a mix of delicious warming spices and topped off with a tasty tahini-date sauce. An impressive and flavourful vegan or vegetarian main dish for just $1.70 a serving! When you’re looking for cheap yet complete vegan meals on a budget, stuffed vegetables…

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15-Minute Recipes/ Dinner/ Lunch

Sprouted Lentil Vegan Hummus Wrap

This sprouted lentil vegan hummus wrap is easy to make and packed with vitamins and minerals.

This sprouted lentil vegan hummus wrap is easy to make and packed with tiny nutritional powerhouses: sprouted lentils! Choose your favourite combo of veggies for this hummus wrap, with or without rice, for a tasty and healthy lunch or dinner. In my last post I showed you how to sprout lentils and why you should. Not only is sprouting your own beans and lentils super cheap, it’s also easy and…

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Breakfast/ Dinner/ Lunch

How to Sprout Lentils

Sprouted lentils are tasty and great for sandwiches, salads, wraps and Buddha bowls. If you’ve ever wondered how to sprout lentils at home, let me tell you that it’s easy and totally worth it. Cheaper than buying sprouts at the supermarket, home sprouted lentils are versatile and packed with flavour and nutrition!

Sprouted lentils are tasty and great for sandwiches, salads, wraps and Buddha bowls. If you’ve ever wondered how to sprout lentils at home, let me tell you that it’s easy and totally worth it. Cheaper than buying sprouts at the supermarket, home sprouted lentils are versatile and packed with flavour and nutrition! Roll out your shag carpets, it’s sprouting time! Over the last few months I’ve totally gotten into “hippie”…

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