Autumn Recipes

Wild Rice and Cornmeal Patties [Vegan, GF]

Wild Rice and Cornmeal Patties [Vegan, GF]

While traditionally, our coastal Aboriginal population thrived off salmon, seaweed and molluscs, in the interior wild rice and corn were staples in traditional diets. This recipe for Two-Ingredient Wild Rice and Cornmeal Patties aims to marry these two traditional foods together in a simple side […]

How to Prepare Chaga and a Local Chaga Turmeric Golden Mylk Latte

How to Prepare Chaga and a Local Chaga Turmeric Golden Mylk Latte

We are blessed here in Canada to have wild Chaga mushrooms growing on our own birch tree, offering us wild medicine from mother nature herself. Chaga tea offers a slight vanilla flavour which tastes great on its own, and also makes a great base for […]

Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix + Oatmeal Topper

Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix + Oatmeal Topper

This Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix recipe is sponsored by iHerb In autumn we all take a deep breath out, our memory box filled with summer adventures and good times, and we slowly make the transition into winter. For me, autumn is time to turn the […]

Vegan Ranch Salad Dressing with Hemp Hearts

Vegan Ranch Salad Dressing with Hemp Hearts

Hemp hearts are currently a hot topic, and for good reason. They are an easy protein source, packed full of essential fatty acids, locally grown, and super versatile. I love hemp so much I’ve share my favorite milk alternative Hemp Milk, and a yummy nutrient […]

So Simple Pumpkin Spiced Coffee

So Simple Pumpkin Spiced Coffee

It’s hard to not get caught up in all the pumpkin spiced hype. Coffee shops have been on the band-wagon even before the leaves started to turn. Now that October is here, I think it is fair to start filling the kitchen with pumpkin spiced […]

Easy Curry Lentil Soup with Kale

Easy Curry Lentil Soup with Kale

I’m writing this post from the tropics, from Sumatra Indonesia. While I’m sitting beach front eating papayas and mangoes for breakfast the autumn chill is in full force at home. This is my third trip to Indonesia, and I am understandably a big fan of […]

Chanterelle Barley Risotto with Kale and Mung Beans

Chanterelle Barley Risotto with Kale and Mung Beans

This week I am doing the Welfare Challenge to bring awareness to the inadequacy of welfare rates in BC. Here in our beautiful province, a person on welfare receives only $610 per month. When this is broken down and basic accommodation, phone and personal hygiene […]

Easy Vegan Tempeh “Meatballs”

Easy Vegan Tempeh “Meatballs”

Not even a week has passed since my return from Indonesia and I can confidently tell you that the thing I miss most is not the warmth nor the beaches, its the food. The flavours and the variety place this cuisine at the top of […]

Simple Beet Dip with Balsamic Vinegar and Cream Cheese

Simple Beet Dip with Balsamic Vinegar and Cream Cheese

If I have learned one thing from having a weekly vegetable box delivered to my door it is this – beets are always in season. Well, they are on Vancouver Island anyway. From June, straight through to October, they haven’t missed a beet, and I […]

Kale Salad with Beet Apple and Dill

Kale Salad with Beet Apple and Dill

As the years go by, I can start to appreciate the presence of fruit in salads. Where the sight of strawberries in a salad used to make my stomach churn, I can now appreciate the surprise burst of sweetness from a blueberry or the tartness […]

Roasted Vegetable Buddha Bowl with Kale Pesto, Lentils and Barley

Roasted Vegetable Buddha Bowl with Kale Pesto, Lentils and Barley

Ever thought about what’s in season in March? There is no question that Spring has arrived- the flowers are out in full force and the winter jackets are back in storage. But even though the cherry blossoms are in bloom, not much is being harvested […]

High Protein Cottage Cheese Omelette with Kale and Mushrooms

High Protein Cottage Cheese Omelette with Kale and Mushrooms

Another year is done and dusted. No better time than now to reflect on what an amazing year it has been. Everywhere around us we see people becoming more conscious of the food we eat, and the effects it is having on our health and […]