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a fresh take on back to school with

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The back-to-school season is all about fresh starts. Eat healthy and feel good this fall with nutritious recipes that are big on flavour!

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BACK IN BALANCE

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Take care of your health by making probiotic yogurt your go-to snack. Blend into a smoothie bowl for an afternoon pick me up!

 

Purple Bliss Smoothie Bowl

• Prep 10 min • Total 10 min

  • 1 400g bag Irressistibles Purple Smoothie frozen fruit
  • 1 cup (250ml) baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Irressistibles diced frozen avocado
  • 1 cup (250ml) Activia probiotic vanilla yogurt
  • Optional toppings: Mix of dragonfruit, blueberries, sliced banana, melted dark chocolate, and/or chia seeds

Go with your gut

GET CREATIVE WITH

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No matter what's on the menu, our many alternatives make it easy to go dairy free. While almond beverage is good in a morning smoothie, cashew beverage lends itself well to vegan mac and cheese.

 

Easy Vegan Roasted Garlic Alfredo

• Prep 20 min • Cook 15 min • Total 35 min

Roasted Garlic Alfredo sauce:
  • 8 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) olive oil
  • 1 cup (250ml) finely minced or grated onion
  • 2 cups (500ml) Silk unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Tofutti better than cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) vegetable bouillon powder
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) lemon juice
  • 2 tsp (10ml) corn starch
  • 1 tsp (5ml) dry mustard powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2ml) kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2ml) cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) chopped parsley
  • 1lb (454g) fettuccine noodles, cooked al dente
  • Parsley for garnish
Cashew "Parmesan"
  • 1 cup (250ml) raw cashews
  • 1/2 tsp (2ml) kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2ml) dry mustard powder
  • 1/4 tsp (1ml) garlic powder
 

Almond Pear Crisp Smoothie

• Prep 10 min • Total 10 min

  • 1 cup (250ml) Silk unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Silk plain cultured coconut yogurt
  • 1 ripe pear, quartered and cored
  • 1/2 green apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup (50ml) rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp (45ml) maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp (2ml) real almond extract
  • 2 cups (500ml) ice
  • Optional garnish with granola, sliced almonds and sliced pear
 

Pumpkin Spice Vegan Smoothie

• Prep 10 min • Total 10 min

  • 1 cup (250ml) Silk unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup (250ml) pumpkin purée
  • 1/4 cup (50ml) hemp hearts
  • 1/4 cup (50ml) Irresistibles Naturalia creamy almond butter
  • 1/4 cup (50ml) maple syrup
  • 1 tsp (5ml) pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 tsp (2ml) cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp (1ml) kosher or sea salt
  • 2 cups (500ml) ice
  • Cinnamon stick, cinnamon and hemp hearts to garnish

Go dairy-free

YOGURT MAKES IT BETTER

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Thick and creamy Greek yogurt makes a tangy base for savoury dips, helps keep baked goods moist, and tastes great all on its own.

 

Tangy Lemon Mint Labneh

• Prep 10 min • Total 8h 10min

  • 1 750g tub Oikos plain greek yogurt 0%
  • 2 tbsp (30ml) lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) lemon zest
  • 1 tsp (5ml) kosher or sea salt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp (5ml) dried fine herbs
  • 1 tsp (5ml) toasted sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp (45ml) toasted pine nuts
  • 3 tbsp (45ml) pomegranate arils
  • 3 tbsp (45ml) mint leaves
 

Greek Yogurt Banana Bread

• Prep 20 min • Cook 1 h • Total 1 h 20 min

  • 2 large or 3 small very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) milled flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Oikos 2% vanilla greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup (175ml) maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) melted coconut oil
  • 1 tsp (5ml) real vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (250ml) unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp (2ml) cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp (2ml) salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2ml) baking soda
  • Optional toppings: 1 banana sliced lengthwise, walnut pieces, chia seeds and cinnamon

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