An easy and healthy vegan, gluten-free, soy-free meal with some spice.
This is another simple meal I go to when stretched for time. I love Asian noodles in soup! There are so many options for this soup. Try it with rice noodles, millet noodles, dumplings, or even gluten-free conchiglie (shell pasta)! Add your favourite veggies and protein too.
When I had to stop eating gluten, there were a few things that I really missed – one of them was Asian dumplings. I found a great recipe for gluten-free pot stickers from Andrea Nguyen’s blog Viet World Kitchen. Even though making pot stickers from scratch is time-consuming, the chewy gluten-like texture is well worth it. As always, I try to incorporate as much protein as I possibly can so I created a dumpling filling with quinoa. Yes, quinoa! These dumplings were a hit with my gluten-loving family over Chinese New Year last week.
Many people like to order spicy green beans at their local Chinese restaurant. While it is yummy, the green beans are deep fried and the sauce contains a lot of sodium (and gluten for those who are gluten-sensitive). Here is a healthier option that is full of fiber and protein. Most importantly, it is super simple to make.
Unlike our Lionhead bunnies, I’m not a fan of eating carrots. I’m also not that fond of sauerkraut. But I know that these foods are packed with health benefits. I incorporated my partner’s love of peanuts to a sweet and tangy dressing and voila! Now, this fibre- and protein-packed salad is a household favourite and it is super simple to make.
Mushrooms are one of my favourite veggies. Risotto is one of my favourite comfort foods. That's how this recipe came about:)
Our neighbours were kind enough to share with us their first harvest of zucchinis. We also have basil growing. I thought what could I make with these two ingredients on one of these hot summer days? I wanted to have something healthy, juicy and flavourful and this is what I came up with. This raw meal is the real deal:)
This mild curry is inspired by my mom’s “Chinese-style” cooking when I was growing up. It is packed with flavour and protein. Try it out:)
This is my go-to smoothie in the morning. Quick, easy, healthy, and yummy! Perfect for back to school or work:)
Over this Thanksgiving weekend, why not cozy up with your loved ones and share the ultimate comfort dish – shepherdess pie, vegan-style. This recipe is originally from Roz Denny’s “The Ultimate Vegetarian Cookbook”; this is an adaptation of the original recipe. Instead of using potatoes, Lionheads recommends using cauliflower. Cauliflower is not only rich in minerals and vitamins, but it also easily absorbs flavours. Your kids may not even know they are eating it.