#cieleeats | Crispy Sesame Tofu Wrap

This ‘cashew cream cheese’ is delicious as a dip eaten with veggies, diluted with water and used as cheesy sauce over zucchini noodles or pasta, or loosened further with water to be used as a salad dressing. Made from raw nuts, this recipe does do not contain the saturated fat or cholesterol found in dairy cheese. Cashews are a source of protein, anti-inflammatory monounsaturated fat and omega fatty acids, fiber, calcium, magnesium, and manganese. In…

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#cieleeats | Banana Cashew Cream ‘Trifle’

This is a delicious dessert made from only whole and nutritious plant-based ingredients. It provides plenty of protein from the (organic GMO-free) silken tofu and nuts, as well as healthy unsaturated fats. This is a healthier version of a classic comforting dish, that would traditionally be created with saturated fat and cholesterol-rich animal products (eggs, cream, milk). For full breakdown of ingredients and complete recipe read more at daniellelevynutrition.com

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#cieleeats | Spicy Sesame Tofu

Tofu is a good source of plant-based protein, with 1/4th block (one portion) containing 7 grams of protein. It is also a source of calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, selenium, and zinc. Instructions: Once removing the tofu from the package, always rinse it off, as you would with canned beans. Press the tofu in a clean dish towel, to remove any residual water. This allows the tofu to absorb more of the marinade. Cut the tofu into triangles and…

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#Cieleeats | Cabbage Cups with Crispy Tempeh

This light and flavourful, nutritious recipe is quick and easy to prepare! offering a complete balance of fiber-rich complex carbs, plant-based protein and healthy unsaturated fats. This dish is also incredibly versatile! you can use a different combination of crunchy veggies as filler, swap the tempeh for tofu if you have that on hand, or use Napa or red cabbage instead of white. For full breakdown of ingredients read more at daniellelevynutrition.com

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Interview | Alan Brookes Canada Running Series Race Director

Interview | Alan Brookes Canada Running Series Race Director Where did it all begin? and how did you end up as the Race Director of CRS? It started in 1983 when I was a History prof at U of Guelph. I was a 33:38 10k guy; a 2:34:40 marathon dude.I helped Coach Vic Matthews with the UofG XC team, and ran with them. The Wellington County Red Cross asked Vic to help organize their “Billy…

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#cieleeats | Orangeade Smoothie

Recipe and Text by Registered Holistic Nutrition Consultant (R.H.N) Danielle Levy ORANGE SMOOTHIE medium size oranges, zested & juiced 1/2 cup frozen mango pieces 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 2 tsp fresh grated ginger (or more to taste – if you love ginger!) 2 tsp fresh grated turmeric 2 Medjool dates to sweeten, (soak in water for a minute first if you don’t have high-powered blender) 2 tbsp hemp hearts (for omega fats/protein) Water to loosen until…

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#cieleeats | Miso and Kombu Soup

Recipe and Text by Registered Holistic Nutrition Consultant (R.H.N) Danielle Levy This warming and nourishing soup provides a quick and flavoursome winter ‘meal in a bowl’. – The vegetables offer complex carbohydrates and fiber, the mushrooms and tofu are a source of plant-based protein, the seaweed and fermented miso supply extra minerals and vitamins. – Kombu is a type of kelp that contains calcium, iodine and glutamic acid, an amino acid responsible for the umami taste. Mushrooms and miso…

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#cieleeats | Vegetable & Quinoa Salad

Recipe by Registered Holistic Nutrition Consultant (R.H.N) Danielle Levy This warm roasted vegetable, quinoa salad is one of my go-to meals that I enjoy at this time of year, as the temperature drops. An quick and easy ‘complete meal salad’, this salad is incredibly versatile! you can use roast different seasonal veggies, pseudo-grains like buckwheat (which is locally grown), fresh herbs of choice, plus an assortment of nuts/seeds and dried fruit. Simply follow this basic formula…

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100 Miles Later | by Tom Sperduto

100 Miles Later  | by Tom Sperduto After viewing photographer Tom Sperduto’s photo series “100 Miles later” we were, to say the least, a bit intrigued…. we dropped him a line to find out more about his inspiration behind the series…….. How did the project come about? I had completed a marathon and I began wrapping my head around the idea of running an ultra marathon. I learned that their were runners who complete 100…

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#cieleeats | The Ultimate Plant-Based Protein Energy Bars

Recipe by Registered Holistic Nutrition Consultant (R.H.N) Danielle Levy I designed this recipe for my plant-based athlete clients, to provide them with a whole-food based, nutrient-dense, protein-rich energy bar. These bars are not only healthy but are delicious! offering a nice balance of sweet & salty, chewy and crunchy. Unlike most packaged commercial bars that have added sugars, oils, preservatives or processed/refined ingredients, these bars use strictly natural, organic ingredients. Each bar has about 10 grams of quick-release plant-based protein from the…

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