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What a great way to welcome spring! Asparagus is one of the first local vegetables to appear at farmer’s markets and we love incorporating it in as many dishes as possible. This easy to make soup is a great way to do so. Adding some quinoa helps to increase the protein content while the turmeric and ginger provide some anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties. Enjoy with some crusty sourdough bread! 

Garlic Avocado HummusI love dips and I often make hummus so that I have a healthy go-to snack whenever cravings hit. With its combo of fibre, good fats, and protein, this Garlic Avocado Hummus will satisfy any cravings and will keep you satiated until your next meal. In this version, the tahini has been replaced by an avocado, giving it a rich texture and flavour. 

Gluten-Free WafflesLove waffles but can’t have gluten? No problem. This recipe will give you a great fluffy waffles and it contains some healthy ingredients too. Add some healthy toppings and you are good to go.  These will freeze quite well. Just take one out when you want and pop it in the toaster to thaw and crisp it up. Enjoy these anytime!  

Inspired by my travels to Vietnam where I enjoyed Pho Soup regularly, I was determined to replicate it here at home. The key to keeping it authentic is to ensure you use the herbs and spices in the recipe. The rest of the ingredients are interchangeable and can be adapted to your taste preferences or diet requirements. I am happy to report that I came up with this easy recipe that will give you the true flavours of a Vietnamese Pho Soup. Travel through your taste buds to South East Asia while in the comfort of your own home. Enjoy! 

Sugarless Berry MuffinsTrying to cut down on added sugar? These are the perfect muffins to keep you on track. Filled with berries and bananas, you will get your sugar fix from the fruits without the guilt. Enjoy them as a snack or for breakfast with a fruit. Freeze them and you have a go-to snack when in a hurry. Enjoy!

This soup is a great way to use up any leftovers in your fridge, freezer and pantry. It is a complete meal on its own providing lots of fibre and protein. Use whatever vegetables you have on hand in your crisper and modify the soup to your liking. You can top it with some cubed avocado, coconut kefir or nacho crumbs. Enjoy!