NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina In creating recipes, it is my great pleasure to collaborate with expert chef Joseph Forest; the process allows me to improve my sensory awareness of food, something dietitian training didn’t include. During our exchanges, Joseph has become fascinated with the field of nutrition, which I bring to the table, and […]
Roasted Root Vegetables Makes about 8 cups This colourful, warming combination makes a very welcome addition to festive meals. Other favourites that can be substituted are sweet potatoes, parsnips, turnips or squash, for a total of 8-9 cups of chopped vegetables. Those with deep yellow and orange hues are rich in vitamin A (beta-carotene). 2 […]
Best wishes and love to everyone From my partner Cam Doré and myself For a wonderful, fulfilling holiday season And your best hopes and dreams being realized in 2012.
Recipe: Nutty Date Cookies Summary: Makes 24 cookies Ingredients 2 cups pitted dates, packed 1/2 cup water 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1/2 cup sunflower or safflower oil 1/4 cup soymilk 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tbsp. ground flaxseed 1 cup whole wheat flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup […]
In some families or groups of friends, getting together to cook is one of the best parts of a celebration. Enjoy this stuffed, baked squash and gravy with the people you love. Recipes are from the new Cooking Vegan by Vesanto Melina and chef Joseph Forest, The Book Publishing Co, 2012 (in Canada Cooking Vegetarian […]