Tag: omega-3

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Simple Breakfast Chia Seed Pudding with Wild Rice, Maple Syrup and Almonds

Simple Breakfast Chia Seed Pudding with Wild Rice, Maple Syrup and Almonds

With the day of celebrating mothers just around the corner, I thought I would share this recipe inspired by my grandma. Grandma Marie is of the Tsimshian people, an Aboriginal community on the Pacific Northwest Coast. Now in her 70s, she has recently transformed her […]

Raw Fruit Tart With Cashew Cream and Seasonal Fruit

Raw Fruit Tart With Cashew Cream and Seasonal Fruit

My first experience with raw desserts was magical. A friend had attended a raw food cooking class and offered to (not) bake me a cheesecake. I must admit I was skeptical, how could a cheesecake recipe that consisted of mainly nuts, seeds and dried fruit […]

Seafood: Greenpeace Ranks Your Tuna

Seafood: Greenpeace Ranks Your Tuna

Canned tuna must be one of the most widely recommended foods in dealing with people who are trying to watch their waistline. There is good reason as well! One can usually provides as much protein as a small steak and is usually a lower calorie […]

Healthy Toasted Muesli with Omega-3’s

Healthy Toasted Muesli with Omega-3’s

Finally a muesli with a winning combination! Full of lots of goodness for a great start to the day. Hazelnuts, sunflower seeds and pepitas for a good dose of unsaturated fats in the morning. Chia and flaxseeds for your omega-3’s and chopped organic dates for […]