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What blood tests should I get

Blood Test Check List

This Blood Test Check List is from a series of printable pdf’s that I created for my Holistic Nutrition and Naturopathy website, , including lists of foods that include corn, gluten, dairy and soy. It can be hard sometimes to know what to ask for when you go to the doctor, and even when […]

vegan chili

Meal Prep May 1, 2022

It’s week 5 of Meal Pre Instagram Live sessions! And this Sunday, Adelade, of AGM Health and Fitness, and I are making yet another versatile dish that can be eaten in a number of ways throughout the week, Chili! As usual, Adelade will be making a classic version and I’ll be making a Plant-Based version. […]

vegan chili

Plant-Based Chili

Plant-Based Chili



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  • 3 cups (or 2 15-ounce/425g cans) of beans, I use kidney beans but you could also use pinto, black beans or navy beans if that’s what you have on hand.

  • 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes

  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste

  • 1 jalapeno, diced (optional or add more for more heat)

  • 1 Green Bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 large yellow onion, diced

  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped finely

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1-2 Tbs lime juice

  • 4 tablespoons  ancho chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 ½ teaspoons smoked paprika

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 2 whole Bay leaves

  • Salat and pepper to taste

  • 1 cup (12g) cilantro leaves and tender stems, chopped

  • 2 cups vegetable broth


  • Heat a Dutch oven or heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil, and add the onions. Stir frequently and cook the onions until they start to become translucent. 
  • Add the garlic, green pepper, jalapeño, and tomato paste, and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring very frequently, If it starts to dry out, add a splash of vegetable broth.
  • Stir in the chili powder, cumin, paprika, and oregano and stir for half a minute or so.
  • Pour in the vegetable broth, and beans, bay leaves, soy sauce, tomatoes + their juices, salt, black pepper to taste, and stir well.
  • Bring the chili to a boil over high heat, then reduce to a gentle simmer, stirring occasionally, until thick, discard the bay leaf, and stir in lime juice, and cilantro.
  • Serve topped with your choice/s of chopped cilantro, sliced scallions, vegan sour cream, avocado slices, sour cream, tortilla chips, etc.

We’re Going Live – Snacks- Meal Prep April 24 2022

This Sunday, April 24, 2022, at 4:00 pm, for week four of our meal prep series with Behaviour Change Specialist and Personal Trainer Adelade – of AGM Health and Fitness. We’re prepping snack dips and power bites that you can enjoy throughout the week. Join us for our Instagram live even by following us here: If […]