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High Protein Tahini Hemp Energy Balls

High Protein Tahini Hemp Energy Balls

With so many Energy Ball recipes available on the internet, what makes these Tahini Hemp Energy Balls different? Tahini is made from roasted sesame seeds, and that’s exactly what it tastes like – some would describe the flavour as nutty or earthy. Energy Balls often […]

Two-Ingredient Gluten-Free Cheesecake [Labna Cheesecake]

Two-Ingredient Gluten-Free Cheesecake [Labna Cheesecake]

Tis the season for endless treats. There is no escaping them – at work, a holiday potlatch, a thoughtful edible gift. A small amount of [ideally natural] sugar enjoyed in the company of friends and loved ones is an important part of social relationships and […]

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 […]

Blueberry Kefir Post-Workout Snack

Blueberry Kefir Post-Workout Snack

Every day there is new research emerging on the importance of our gut and resident microbes. From influencing the risk of diabetes to obesity, and anxiety to depression, we know that our tiny little microbes rule our world and we are just starting to understand […]

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 […]

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Hemp hearts are a food that comes up daily in my practice. I recommend it to many of my clients as a great plant-based complete protein that offers a wide nutrient profile including omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium and zinc. Generally my focus is on breakfast, […]

Hemp Milk Recipe – A Better Alternative

Hemp Milk Recipe – A Better Alternative

If you haven’t already heard, the new Canadian Food Guide draft is out and it’s down one food group – dairy. With more and more people becoming environmentally conscious, dairy has taken a back seat. There is a growing number of milk alternatives available – […]

Creamy Summer Slaw with a Yogurt Dressing

Creamy Summer Slaw with a Yogurt Dressing

The summer markets are bursting with berries, stone fruit and fresh tomatoes. With the overload of delicious blueberries and wild blackberries, e sometimes forget about the more humble harvests. Cabbage springs into season in summer and has a lengthy season lasting over 6 months depending […]

It’s Not Gluten In Your Bread That’s Making You Sick

It’s Not Gluten In Your Bread That’s Making You Sick

Gluten-free is all the buzz, and many people feel better when they cut out wheat. But what if it isn’t only gluten – a protein found in wheat, barley and rye – that is causing the problem? Canada has been using the highly criticized herbicide […]

Moroccan Smokey Eggplant Dip [Vegan, Gluten Free]

Moroccan Smokey Eggplant Dip [Vegan, Gluten Free]

Two months ago my trip to Morocco came to an end. My bag was filled with foreign souvenirs in an attempt to bring some of the exotic land home with me. Alongside the carpets, pillowcases, ceramics, tapestries and clay body masks were the edible souvenirs […]