Marni Wasserman, Culinary Nutritionist

Marni Wasserman

Marni is Bamboo’s recipe queen who loves to eat and experience food and all of its nutritious wonders. She also loves sharing her knowledge about food through teaching, cooking, consulting, writing, demonstration and creating. For Marni, life is all about food and giving people a reason to eat food that is healthy, fresh and delicious. That’s what Marni lives for, and why we love her.
www.marniwasserman.com

Coconut Ice Cream

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Unlike most store-bought ice creams, this dairy-free alternative is void of refined sugar, preservatives and colours. It makes a great snack or delicious dessert.


Not-Quite-Tuna Casserole

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Once you make this creamy “tuna” casserole recipe, you will never look at a bowl of Alfredo or creamy pasta the same.


Green Pear Smoothie

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Drinking a smoothie is one of the easiest ways to absorb an assortment of vital nutrients. This yummy smoothie is full of fibre and vitamins. With the fresh pears, creamy coconut milk and sweet honey, you won’t even taste the added spinach.


Creamy Avocado Kale Salad

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Full of colour, texture and flavour, this is one highly nutritious, vibrant salad. The real beauty of this salad is found in its highly nutritious ingredients—kale is loaded with cancer fighting properties, and avocados are known to promote heart health.


Heart Beet Salad with Sweet Pumpkin Seeds

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Beets are red for a reason. They are good for your blood, which means they are good for your heart. Plus, the crunch of the added pumpkin seeds gives this salad a boost of zinc.


Banana Blueberry Spelt Muffins

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Using spelt flour instead of whole wheat gives these muffins more depth in flavour, and loads them with fibre and protein. The added ripe bananas provide natural sweetness, creating moist, tender and delicious muffins.


Sweet & Sour Tempeh Skewers

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Serve these delicious tempeh skewers at your next party to leave your guests impressed (and wanting more).


Pistachio Brittle

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This is a quick and easy treat to make and to keep on hand for dessert at any time.


Braised Bok Choy with Ginger Sauce

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This Asian-inspired greens dish is full of nutritious greens but void of unhealthy additives. It makes a wonderful addition to any meal.


Lentil Walnut Pate

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Lentils are extremely high in protein and iron. Eat this pate with veggies or crackers as a midday snack for a boost of energy.