Gemma is a Naturopath, yoga teacher and co-author of The Compassionate Kitchen. She has been involved in the making of a documentary and is an Ambassador for the animal protection group, Voiceless. She started a blog, The Compassionate Vegan because she is incredibly passionate about helping others live healthy, conscious lives.
Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancakes
Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancakes Why We Love It: This recipe is vegan, gluten-free and without refined sugar! Makes 8 INGREDIENTS 1 ripe banana ½ cup oat flour ½ cup buckwheat flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup coconut and almond milk (you can use any plant-milk for this) 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 2 tablespoons maple syrup Oil to cook - we use a dash of coconut
Breakfast: Green Breaky Bowl with Spinach, Mushrooms and Almond Butter
If you want to eat more vegetables, start with breakfast. This Green Breaky Bowl is a great way to add fiber, antioxidants, and healthy veggies like mushrooms, broccoli and spinach to start your day with energizing nutrients. Why it’s healthier: Mushrooms are high in selenium, an antioxidant that helps protect the body against cancer and heart disease as well as boost the immune system... Read Mor
Apple Cinnamon Granola
Apple Cinnamon Granola Why We Love It: Homemade granola is just as delicious as store-bought but without artificial flavoring or massive amounts of processed white sugar. Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup almonds, chopped 2 teaspoons cinnamon powder ½ teaspoon clove powder ¼ teaspoon nutmeg powder 1 large apple, diced ⅓ cup coconut oil, melted 1 tablespoon vanilla extract ½ cup unswee
Sweet Potato Mexican Fry Up
Sweet Potato Mexican Fry Up Why We Love It: This dish is a great way to shake up your breakfast and get a dose of vegetables and nutrients in the morning! Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut in cubes 4 spring onions, chopped 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon chili powder 5 ounces baby spina
The 6 Healthiest Plant-Based Desserts. Because We All Deserve a Sweet Treat. Any Day!
Okay, so we saved the best for, if not last, week two! After days of clean eating, here's a sweet reward! We all deserve to treat ourselves to dessert sometimes, and these are healthier versions of your favorites: Chocolate chip cookies and more ...
Kale Salad With Roasted Cauliflower and Spiced Rice
Kale Salad With Roasted Cauliflower and Spiced Rice Why We Love It: This recipe is healthy, easy and tasty. The spices in this recipe, specifically turmeric, have many health benefits. Turmeric is not only an anti-inflammatory but also an antioxidant...
Light Cucumber Salad with Diced Avocado and Jalapeño
Cucumber salad is fresh and you can whip it up in minutes. Perfect as a side salad or light lunch!
Zucchini and Barley Salad Topped With Grated Vegan Parmesan Cheese
This recipe is simple and satisfying! Barley is a great grain to add to salads for a more filling meal.
Spring Sprout Salad with Ginger Dressing
Sprouts are high in enzymes that help you digest your food and vitamin C which boosts your immune system.
Walnut Pesto Pasta Packed with Fresh Greens and Mushrooms
Walnut-based pesto is a fun twist to the classic sauce. Pack this sauce with your favorite greens like spinach or kale. You'll get a chunk of your veggie servings just in this dinner alone!