Posts Tagged“kris carr”

Probably my favourite recipe from Kris Carr’s Crazy Sexy Kitchen is this tagine. It’s savoury, salty, bitter and sweet. Anything with this much flavour is a winner. If you’re slowly transitioning to a predominately plant-based diet, add some merguez sausage to this dish. But it’s so hardy and satisfying that you really don’t need any additional protein. 2/3 teaspoon cumin 2/3 teaspoon coriander 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust based on desired spicyness) 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium white onion, diced 2 – 3…

Veggie Burgers

I find that the best way to ease a meat-loving man into trying a vegan/vegetarian meal is with veggie burgers. They aren’t too “weird” or foreign and are quite filling. My favourite veggie burger recipe so far is the one Kris Carr has in her Crazy Sexy Kitchen cookbook. I like to eat mine on toasted gluten-free buns with Vegenaise (vegan mayonnaise), dijon mustard, guacamole, lettuce and something crunchy like sprouts, red onion or sweet gherkins/pickles. Serve with these sweet potato wedges and grilled veggies you have yourself a full vegan BBQ-style meal. 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into small 1-inch chunks…

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You may start hearing the voice of negativity from friends, family, colleagues and acquaintances about why you are detoxing or why you’ve adopted a vegan diet or even why you’re not drinking at a party. Kris Carr says: “Don’t let the judgment of others who are less supportive of or puzzled (and maybe threatened) by your new lifestyle bring you down. Understand that they just don’t understand. Reassure them that you’re happy and getting healthier. Do it nicely, with love. ” We’ve been taught by respected authorities like teachers, parents and even doctors that eating meat, dairy, wheat and even…