The Urban Vegetarian


The Urban Vegetarian is a stylish half-hour of delicious and nutritious entertainment. Host Desiree Nielsen transforms everyday veggies into delightful dishes and bakes up decadent desserts.

As a nutritionist, Desiree’s quirky-cool and fun-loving personality make adding more green to your meals both effortless and enjoyable. Keeping things simple, each episode features a nutrient-dense juice or smoothie, enticing ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a sweet treat with a health-conscious twist.

From comfort food to quinoa, cakes to kale chips, each meal is prepared with finesse while striking an elegant balance between flavour and flair.

Desiree Nielsen lives by the motto: real food for real people. She credits her Portuguese roots and gardening with her grandmother as the foundation for her love of healthy cooking.

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