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Raw Chocolate Brownies with Caramel Icing [Vegan, GF]

Raw Chocolate Brownies with Caramel Icing [Vegan, GF]

This raw chocolate brownie recipe is one of the simplest dessert recipes in my repertoire, using only 5 ingredients and one bowl (or food processor). The combination of sweet dates and creamy nuts give a texture similar to traditional brownies, and most wouldn’t even be […]

Prebiotic Smoothie Bowl Recipe with Chickpeas – Three Tips To Maximize Gut Health

Prebiotic Smoothie Bowl Recipe with Chickpeas – Three Tips To Maximize Gut Health

Our gut is home to trillions of bacteria, and we are only starting to understand all the functions in relation to human health. We know that the friendly bacteria act in protecting the gut from the ‘bad bacteria’, otherwise known as pathogens. The bacteria also […]

Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Hemp Pesto [Vegan, GF]

Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Hemp Pesto [Vegan, GF]

Zucchini needs no introduction these long summer days. Gardens are spilling with this veg, and my Pinterest feed is filled with various ways to prepare summer squash. In the past I’ve shared my Zucchini Noodle Lasagna, my Crustless Vegetable Quiche with Zucchini, and more recently, […]

The Health Benefits of Eggs and Why I Eat Eggs

The Health Benefits of Eggs and Why I Eat Eggs

Over recent years eggs have gotten a bad rap, and unfortunately when eggs for breakfast were replaced with overly processed breakfast cereals many suffered the consequences. Eggs are an excellent source of protein, which is so important at breakfast, compared to heavy carbohydrate cereals, toast […]

Easy Gluten Free Seed Cracker Recipe [Free of Refined Grains]

Easy Gluten Free Seed Cracker Recipe [Free of Refined Grains]

When the days are long, there is more time spent with friends and family. Whether it be potlatches, camping or dinner parties, most gatherings are centred around good food. In the past, get-togethers meant a time to indulge. Now, maybe it is age or experience, […]

Elderflower Cordial Popsicles with Lemon and Mint [Vegan, GF]

Elderflower Cordial Popsicles with Lemon and Mint [Vegan, GF]

The culinary delights of summer are countless and it can be hard to keep up with all the seasonal arrivals. I’ve been finding elderflowers at our local farmers market, the flower of the elderberry which is the dark purple late summer berries that are used […]

Berry Cauliflower and Greens Smoothie Bowl Without Banana [Vegan]

Berry Cauliflower and Greens Smoothie Bowl Without Banana [Vegan]

Why banana-free? Many of us are becoming more and more conscious about eating locally and sustainably. Alongside coffee, chocolate, and olive oil, another consumable that we often forfeit our food miles for is the good-ol banana. For us who live in North America, bananas will […]

Wild Fennel Recipe – Pesto with Dates and Hazelnuts [GF, Vegan]

Wild Fennel Recipe – Pesto with Dates and Hazelnuts [GF, Vegan]

Eat your weeds with this simple wild fennel recipe! Many invasive weeds are edible, some of them we are familiar with such as the beloved Blackberry Bush, other’s I’ve celebrated in previous posts including the familiar Dandelion (see Wild Edibles – Dandelions, How To Harvest […]

How To Get Your Omega-3s For Vegetarians and Vegans

How To Get Your Omega-3s For Vegetarians and Vegans

Long dispelled are the myths of inadequate protein intake in vegetarian diets. We now know that a balanced and varied vegetarian diet, containing nuts, seeds, organic tofu, eggs, legumes, and quinoa will provide us with all our body needs. One uncertainty that continues to linger […]

High Protein Peanut Butter Energy Balls [Refined Sugar-Free | GF | Vegan]

High Protein Peanut Butter Energy Balls [Refined Sugar-Free | GF | Vegan]

When I am not creating recipes to share online, I work in a Diabetes Education Center and counsel clients on diabetes during various stages including pre-diabetes, newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, advanced diabetes, as well as type 1 diabetes. Nutritionally, one message always stays the […]

What Foods Are High In Calcium On A Vegan Dairy-Free Diet

What Foods Are High In Calcium On A Vegan Dairy-Free Diet

What foods are high in calcium? Contrary to popular belief, calcium doesn’t only come from cows! Crazy huh? A lot of marketing money stemming from the Dairy Industry has led us to believe that dairy is the one and only superstar in the battle against […]

Dandelion Root Latte with Turmeric and Ginger

Dandelion Root Latte with Turmeric and Ginger

I’ve shared some of my favourite features of dandelions spring-time nourishment in my previous post Wild Edibles – Dandelions, How To Harvest and Women’s Health. Why I am so passionate about this common weed is that it is one of the first greens to make […]


All Time Favourite Recipes

Raw Chocolate Brownies with Caramel Icing [Vegan, GF]

Raw Chocolate Brownies with Caramel Icing [Vegan, GF]

This raw chocolate brownie recipe is one of the simplest dessert recipes in my repertoire, using only 5 ingredients and one bowl (or food processor). The combination of sweet dates and creamy nuts give a texture similar to traditional brownies, and most wouldn’t even be […]

Prebiotic Smoothie Bowl Recipe with Chickpeas – Three Tips To Maximize Gut Health

Prebiotic Smoothie Bowl Recipe with Chickpeas – Three Tips To Maximize Gut Health

Our gut is home to trillions of bacteria, and we are only starting to understand all the functions in relation to human health. We know that the friendly bacteria act in protecting the gut from the ‘bad bacteria’, otherwise known as pathogens. The bacteria also […]

Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Hemp Pesto [Vegan, GF]

Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Hemp Pesto [Vegan, GF]

Zucchini needs no introduction these long summer days. Gardens are spilling with this veg, and my Pinterest feed is filled with various ways to prepare summer squash. In the past I’ve shared my Zucchini Noodle Lasagna, my Crustless Vegetable Quiche with Zucchini, and more recently, […]

Easy Gluten Free Seed Cracker Recipe [Free of Refined Grains]

Easy Gluten Free Seed Cracker Recipe [Free of Refined Grains]

When the days are long, there is more time spent with friends and family. Whether it be potlatches, camping or dinner parties, most gatherings are centred around good food. In the past, get-togethers meant a time to indulge. Now, maybe it is age or experience, […]

Elderflower Cordial Popsicles with Lemon and Mint [Vegan, GF]

Elderflower Cordial Popsicles with Lemon and Mint [Vegan, GF]

The culinary delights of summer are countless and it can be hard to keep up with all the seasonal arrivals. I’ve been finding elderflowers at our local farmers market, the flower of the elderberry which is the dark purple late summer berries that are used […]