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Whether you are thinking of converting to a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle or have been eating all “veg” your entire life, there are some pitfalls that a majority fall into when eating a mostly plant based diet. Although we all like to think that by avoiding eating animal protein is better for us, it is easy to […]

How to Feed Your Children Without Making Yourself Crazy 0

Although I am sans children, I have had my fill of youngsters in my life for well, my entire life. Coming from a family of 11 with a sister who is 7, I am well-versed in the challenges that mother’s face when trying to feed their children food that is healthy and that they will […]

Roasted Leek Chips

Roasted Leek Chips 0

Although not initially intended, this post gives a little shout out to all the men and women serving in our armed forces. Random, right? Give me a minute here and you will see. After spending a delightful day out in the rare Vancouver sunshine, I decided to test out a recipe that was suggested to […]

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Tahini and Thyme Dressing tossed with red chard

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Tahini and Thyme Dressing 0

Brussel sprouts are full of anything but BS! These cute cruciferous buds are packed with with antioxidants, fiber and heart healthy nutrients. Great roasted, steamed, on salads, or as my adorable friend K likes them, the main event of every meal. Ingredients 5 cups brussel sprouts (sprinkled with fresh lemon juice at least 5 minutes […]

“AO” Creamy Tomato Soup 0

This is a great spin off the traditional high sodium, msg filled and nutrient starved tomato soups we get out of a can. Plus this one is full of protein, fiber and Licopene, which has been shown to not only prevent the risk of cancer due to its antioxidant,”AO”, properties but has shown effective on […]

Garlic Recipes, Onion, Sea Salt

Healthy Fats, Sexy Fat, Avocado, Health Benefits of Fat

An Affair to Remember 0

It seems I have a crush. Scratch that. I am having a deep, sensual love affair this holiday season.This affair is so amazingly satisfying and doesn’t come with any of the typical negative backlash or breakup side effects. Truth is,  I am having a love affair with avocados. Yes, you read that correctly. My affair […]

Quinoa Loving 0

Quinoa is still relatively new on the food scene but has been gaining more attention by foodies and nutritional buffs. Revered sacred to the Incas as the “mother grain”, quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is power packed and a wonderful staple to introduce to your diet. What makes this “mother grain” so spectacular, you may ask? Well, […]