Health Conscious

Black Bean and Rice Stuffed Peppers

These black bean and rice stuffed peppers are a vegetarian spin on a classic. Sweet bell peppers are stuffed with a hearty and healthy black bean, tomato and rice filling and topped with cheddar cheese. This meal is ready in under an hour and a great make-ahead dish that also freezes well.

Black Bean and Couscous Salad with Basil Lime Dressing

The mild flavour of the couscous and black beans is punctuated by roasted sweet potato, kale, feta cheese, toasted almonds, and red onion. So many healthful and delicious ingredients are packed into this hearty salad. It's a super food city!

Quinoa, Corn and Kidney Bean Salad

You can’t go wrong with a fresh and bright quinoa salad with kidney beans, fresh corn, tomatoes and feta cheese. This is the perfect recipe to make on the weekend and enjoy for lunches throughout the week.

Light and Easy White Navy Bean and Tuna Salad

You have everything in one dish with this White Navy  bean and Tuna salad. Beautiful earthy starch from the beans, richness from the tuna, freshness comes in with chopped green onion,  and a simple lime olive oil dressing with salt and pepper gives us enough acidity and velvetiness to make this salad shine. Craving something healthy, bright and oh so flavourful, then this salad is for you!

Herby White Bean and Feta Dip

This light and creamy dip is perfect for summer noshing. Full of flavour, thanks to the feta, you can add whatever fresh herbs you like, though dill, chives and mint are surefire winners. This dip is nutritious and delicious, and it’s best served with crostini (or crackers) and fresh, seasonal vegetables. Can be packed along on a picnic or camping trip, too.

Bean Falafel with Tahini Sauce

If you like Mediterranean food, this is a great take on a classic. A great blend of beans meets tantalizing spices, all formed into a beautiful ball that is fried to a golden brown. A delight to eat with the freshness of the cucumber sauce and the richness of the tahini sauce which go beautifully with a nice warm pita and some dressed tomatoes.

Harissa White Bean Dip

This Harissa White Bean Dip is incredibly easy to make and is all done in one blender for less mess! Similar to a hummus this white bean dip is loaded with flavour and spices courtesy of the harissa paste used.

Turkey and Black Bean Taco Skillet

Switch your tacos up a bit with this Turkey and Black Bean Taco Skillet. It has all the flavour of tacos but with less mess since it is all made in one pan. It is a perfect family meal and uses lot of ingredients that are probably in your pantry. Give it a try for your next #tacotuesday