Serves 7 | Ready in 1 hour
This breakfast crumble includes flaxseed (rich in omega-3s to deliver anti-inflammatory benefits), berries (a source of antioxidant action thanks to vitamin C), and fiber-rich apples (because a well-functioning digestive system can contribute to a healthy complexion). It can also be repurposed as a dessert with just a dollop of maple syrup-sweetened vegan yogurt!
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Make the oat-flax crumble: In large bowl, combine oat flour, oats, flaxseed, cinnamon, and salt. Mix well. Stir in oil and syrup. Keep stirring until fully incorporated; mixture should be tacky.
Make the fruit filling: In large bowl, mix together apples or pears, berries, water, and lemon juice until fully combined. Tip fruit filling into 10 inch round or 8 x 8 inch baking dish or cast iron pan, distributing evenly.
Assemble the dish: Crumble topping over fruit filling, pressing down gently to encase fruit. There may be extra crumble topping, which you can freeze for another crumble or crisp. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, until fruit is bubbling and topping is beginning to brown.
Serve warm or chilled with vegan yogurt or a splash of your favorite milk alternative, if desired. Once cool, cover and refrigerateu2014it lasts for about a week. Reheat single servings in oven on low heat setting or enjoy cold.
This vibrant soup is a soul-soothing hug in a bowl. Blue and purple fruits and vegetables contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that promote health and proper brain function. Apple swap Try swapping out the apples in this recipe for pears. Just like the apples, the subtle sweetness of pears helps balance out the earthiness of the cabbage.
Deep green fruits and vegetables are high on the list of health-promoting foods. Green foods have been shown to contain high amounts of antioxidants and nutrients that promote good cardiovascular health and can inhibit certain carcinogens. Serve this frittata alongside a leafy green salad for an unbeatable green culinary experience. Versatile leftovers Any leftover frittata makes a wonderful filling for a sandwich along with other thinly sliced vegetables you have on hand and a smear of hummus.
This creamy dip will be your go-to for dunking vegetables or for spooning over roast chicken or root vegetables as a sauce. Compounds found in fennel have been shown to stimulate the production of T-cells in our body, which, in turn, may help improve our immune response to infections. If white is right If you would like to stay on the white theme, try serving this dip with an array of white vegetables such as endive leaves, jicama sticks, daikon rounds, steamed nugget potatoes, and cauliflower florets.
The stars of this delicious curry dish are yellow and orange fruits and vegetables, which are high in a form of carotenoids called xanthophylls. These compounds have more of a yellow pigment as opposed to their orangier cousins, the carotenes. While a powerful antioxidant, xanthophylls are mostly associated with maintaining good eye health. Mix and match This curry is easily adaptable to whichever vegetables you have on hand. Experiment to find your favourite combination.