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How To Make Kale Chips

Kale Chips Ingredients: 1 bunch of curly kale 1 tablespoon olive oil (more if need be but be careful not to over saturate the leaves) ¼ teaspoon sea salt (more to taste) 1 teaspoon hot pepper flakes (more to taste) Experiment with different spices…add nutritional yeast, cumin, cayenne- no rules! Directions: Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line two baking sheets …

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Getting Fresh With The Chef

Plants on Plates: Getting Fresh with the Chef is an interview series spotlighting chefs ready to engage in a lighthearted and transformational conversation about the importance of putting plants at the centre of our collective plates. The interviewees will come from some of the finest restaurants in Canada, representing a variety of cooking philosophies and styles. The interviewers will be …

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Sweet Potato Harvest Hummus

Sweet Potato Harvest Hummus Prep time- 15 minutes Cook time- 45-60 minutes (included baking the sweet potatoes) Total time- 1 hour Yield: 2 cups Ingredients: 2 medium sweet potatoes- scrubbed clean 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups cooked chickpeas (or one can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained) 3 tablespoons tahini (recipe below) 3 cloves garlic, peeled Juice of 1 lemon …

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Cauliflower Bites

Cauliflower Bites Makes enough for 2 (main course) or 4 (appetizer) Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes plus (depends how crispy you want them…) Ingredients: 1 large cauliflower- washed and cut into 1.5″ pieces(spin cauliflower in a salad spinner- drier=crispier) 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup smooth or crunchy almond butter 1/2 cup hot sauce of choice- I use …

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Happy Energy Balls

Happy Energy Balls Makes about 18 1-inch balls Total time: 30 mins max. Ingredients: 10 dried mission figs (remove tiny hard stem) 10 Medjool dates (slice open and remove pit) 2 tablespoons all natural almond butter 1 cup quick cooking or old fashioned oats 3 tablespoons ground flaxseeds 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ cup water 1 teaspoon fine grain …