Recipes: Our Fav’s For August!

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Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms I can never resist any variety of mushrooms. They are nutritious, versatile, and make for a hearty meal. I absolutely love them grilled on the barbeque, but for this recipe, they roasted beautifully in the oven. My preschooler isn’t a huge fan of this large variety of mushroom, but the nice thing […]

Indulge Your Senses With Deep Red, Nutritious, Delicious: Cranberries & Pomegranates

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One of my favorite pastimes during the holidays is to cook, eat, share and gift, healthy homemade recipes that I love. Especially jams, sauces and muffins. Getting cozy in my kitchen on a wintery day, dogs at my feet with smooth music flowing, is therapy for my heart, soul and spirit. I adore deep red fruits […]

An Ayurvedic Superfood To Live For

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Today there are so many “health foods” and “superfoods” marketed towards health conscious people, yogis, and athletes that it can be confusing to know what maca, goji, chia-seed, gluten-free, raw cacao, antioxidant rich, dairy-free, organic food to choose from when you peruse the aisles of your favourite health food store. What is great about Ayurveda […]

Two Delicious Quinoa Kugels For The Holidays! Quinoa and Carrot Kugel, Sweet Potato and Apple Kugel

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Sweet Potato And Apple Kugel 4 eggs Salt to taste 2 large sweet potatoes (1 3/4 to 2 pounds total), peeled and grated 2 slightly tart apples, like Gala or Braeburn, peeled, cored and grated   1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon mild honey or agave nectar 3 to 4 tablespoons melted unsalted butter, […]

Recipes of the Week: Fabulous Tastes of Fall

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Fall in Love Smoothie “The chill in the fall air means it’s time to focus,” says Jennifer Kass. “Harvest your crops (aka dreams, goals, intentions, plans) right now with clarity-boosting superfoods—all whipped into a delicious mason jar.” We’re not going to lie: this smoothie is as comforting as a freshly baked pie—only without firing up […]

Recipes of the Week: Chocolate, Beans and Tortillas, Oh My!

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Afternoon Snack Recipe: Healthy Crunchy Crispy Snack Beans Have you heard? Beans are underappreciated superfoods! Chockfull of fiber and protein, beans are also filled with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants–plus, they’ve been show to actually lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. And they can be so good. I loved this recipe (and its very descriptive title) for […]

Clear Winter Brain Fog – Pomegranate Power Salad

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This salad features my favourite winter vegetable, beets! Beets are high in iron and strengthen the blood. Roasting them intensifies their sweetness, and more of the flavour and nutrients stay in the beet if you roast it rather than boiling them. After year of boiling beets, I showed this method to my Mom and she […]

Yams with Ginger and Cinnamon

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The health-promoting carotenoids found in yams not only give them their beautiful color but provide a great source of pro-vitamin A to your Healthiest Way of Eating., which is important for enhancing your immune function. And the yam’s rich fiber content helps fill you up without filling out your hips and waistline. Yams with Ginger […]

No-Bake Apple Walnut Tart Recipe

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This apple tart is a Reader favorite. The healthy date and nut crust allows you to indulge in a delicious healthy dessert without compromising flavor. And one serving of this tart provides an excellent source of those hard-to-find, healthy-promoting omega-3 fatty acids. Enjoy! No-Bake Apple Walnut Tart Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes, chilling time: […]

Thunder-Thigh Thinning Vegetable Soup

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High nutrient and low calorie: a winning combo when you want to wave good bye to a couple pounds. This thigh-loving soup helps you achieve your weight loss goals as its high fibre and protein to help keep you full for hours. 1 large white onion, diced 4-5 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup celery, diced […]