Snacks

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cornmeal Patties with Wild Rice Recipe [Vegan, GF]

Cornmeal Patties with Wild Rice Recipe [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 Cornmeal Patties with Wild Rice Recipe aims to marry these two traditional foods together in a simple […]

Easy Five Ingredient Cauliflower Miso Dip with Camelina Oil [Vegan, GF]

Easy Five Ingredient Cauliflower Miso Dip with Camelina Oil [Vegan, GF]

What is Camelina Oil you ask? Let me share with you one of our very own Canadian oils, grown from ancient Camelina Seeds, a relative of the mustard family originating from Northern Europe. It also happens to have one of the highest smoke points of […]

Medicinal Dark Chocolate Bark Three Ways [Vegan, GF]

Medicinal Dark Chocolate Bark Three Ways [Vegan, GF]

This post for Dark Vegan Chocolate Bark Made Three Ways is sponsored by iHerb. As always the opinons are absolutly my own. For me, nothing compares to the dedication and ingenuity of a homemade DIY Christmas Gift. The reducing, reusing and repurposing helps lessen our […]

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 […]

Chaga Benefits and Chaga Turmeric Golden Milk Latte

Chaga Benefits and Chaga Turmeric Golden Milk Latte

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

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 […]