I still remember the first time (which was coincidentally the last time) that I tried rhubarb straight out of the garden. Now, I don’t mean in a pie or jam, I mean straight out of the garden with nothing else. Wow. My mouth hurts just thinking about it. Not that it deterred me a single bit. It remains one of … View The Post
Chickpeas get a lot of love in our house. Then again, what is there not to love? This Mediterranean powerhouse is full of fibre, protein and a long list of vitamins and minerals. Chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) have shown to help control blood sugar, maintain good bone and heart health, improve digestion and even help with weight loss.
Let’s be honest, you would have had to be living under a rock for the past couple of years to miss the fact that kale is ridiculously healthy. The quintessential ‘superfood’ seems to have made its way into almost every possible meal. I’ll admit that there are many food fads that I’m not fond of; however, it’s hard to find … View The Post
I must admit, I’m a bit of a purist at heart. There are some things that I simply don’t like to mess with. My hummus is one of them. I don’t want fancy things like pumpkin or chipotle in my hummus, thank-you-very-much. Hummus is a staple in our house, and is so healthy, so we figured we may as well make … View The Post
For those moments when you crave something salty and crispy, this kale chickpea snack mix does the trick! You can bake the chickpeas if you want, but they just don’t get as crispy. This is a great fall snack, and is best served right away as the chickpeas lose their crispness. You could add some cayenne pepper (at the same time … View The Post
I love coconut. And I’m head-over-heels for anything with cilantro. Mixing the two to make coconut cilantro lime rice? Genius. This coconut lime rice is a perfect side dish for that delicious curry you have been meaning to whip up, or would make the most amazing backdrop to grilled fish or chicken (perhaps with some fresh fruit salsa?).