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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 […]

Easy Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies [Vegan, GF, Sugar-Free]

Easy Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies [Vegan, GF, Sugar-Free]

This week I participated in a festive cookie swap. Each lady brings her own cookie dough to the party, and at the party, you are able to sample a variety of cookies. At the end, you trade your cookies, package them in a beautiful assortment, […]

No Bake Tahini Hemp Protein Balls Recipe [GF, Vegan]

No Bake Tahini Hemp Protein Balls Recipe [GF, Vegan]

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 […]

Simple High Calcium Citrus and Fig Energy Balls

Simple High Calcium Citrus and Fig Energy Balls

As myself and those around me are nearing the intimidating age of 30, a lot of things are spinning through our heads. Babies. Careers. Wrinkles. And as if that wasn’t enough, we women have to seriously think about our long-term health goals. Do I want […]

Easy Almond Tempeh Vegan Meatballs Recipe [GF]

Easy Almond Tempeh Vegan Meatballs Recipe [GF]

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, it’s the food. The flavours and the variety place this cuisine at the top of […]

Steel-Cut Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana

Steel-Cut Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana

Healthy alternative to pancakes! Good source of protein! Now that I have your attention, let me elaborate on my bold statements. Nutrition Science is an interesting field in that it is ever evolving and recommendations are continuously being improved upon. One area that is under […]

Healthy Nutritional Yeast and Dill Popcorn [100 Calorie Snack]

Healthy Nutritional Yeast and Dill Popcorn [100 Calorie Snack]

Hurray for popcorn! The guilt-free, crunchy goodness that is oh-so-satisfying when paired with a good movie, and an even better with a friend. My longtime friend Alexa treated me to this amazing combination for my last Christmas gift, with the popcorn kernels in a cute […]

No Bake 100 Calorie Peanut Butter Energy Balls

No Bake 100 Calorie Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Sounds to good to be true doesn’t it. Peanut butter… no bake… less than 100 calories. We live in a world of convenience, and all too often we choose to reach for the sugar packed granola bars or trans-fat laden potato chips when looking for […]

No Fuss Healthy Baked Quinoa and Kale Patties

No Fuss Healthy Baked Quinoa and Kale Patties

Food is incredibly social and food is meant to be shared. The occasion of eating a meal with friends is more about nurturing the sole than nurturing the body. With spring in the air, BBQs and potlatches are in the foreseeable future – no better […]

Ginger Spiced Apple Sauce Recipe and Fruit Picking Victoria

Ginger Spiced Apple Sauce Recipe and Fruit Picking Victoria

I have Lifecycles to thank for my first venture of apple picking in one of Victoria’s most beautiful orchards. Lifecycles is a not for profit organization dedicated to cultivating awareness and initiating action around food, health, and urban sustainability in the area. They have their […]

Quick and Delicious Curry Squash Lentil Soup

Quick and Delicious Curry Squash Lentil Soup

From chickpeas to black beans to lentils to peas to peanuts to soybeans. Legumes are one of the best foods we can feed our body, but often one of the foods we least the least of. Clients often tell me they don’t feel confident cooking […]