I have a new appreciation for my mom. Seriously. This whole kids lunches thing isn’t easy! And gone are the days where you can throw a good ol’ PB&J sandwich into the bag in a pinch (thank you, nut allergies).
Snacking. Let’s face it, the humble snack has gotten a bad rap. Visions of late nights on the couch cuddled up to a tub of ice cream or a bag of potato chips seem to come to mind for many when you mention the word ‘snack’. And there’s some truth to this: poor snacking choices can be the demise of … View The Post
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
I’ll admit, I have a sweet tooth, and my ultimate weakness is ice cream (it’s been my kryptonite since I was a kid). But there’s only so much real ice cream that I can eat in good conscience! I’m forever on the hunt for things that will satisfy my craving for something sweet but also give me some nutrition at … View The Post
I have the BIGGEST crush on smoothie bowls right now! I love smoothies, but there is something about eating breakfast (versus drinking it) that is so much more satisfying. I confess, I just got on this smoothie bowl train. I didn’t really understand the obsession… until I tried it. Now my head is bursting with smoothie bowl ideas and I wake … View The Post
I love salads, but I will admit, sometimes I’m left wanting more substance to my meal. Which is why I am head-over-heals for this hearty Falafel Salad! This salad combines the best of both worlds: heaps of vegetables, piles of healthy Mediterranean flavours, and perfectly cooked crunchy falafels that are so satisfying!
Hot weather makes me crave Mexican food like these prawn tacos. I’ve only been to Mexico once, so I can’t say that there’s any good reason for this association, it just happens. So when summer hits in the Okanagan like a ton of inferno bricks, out comes the BBQ and a truck load of cilantro. I eat cilantro like it … View The Post
With bikini weather right around the corner, let’s face it, we’re all looking for some healthier upgrades to our typical splurges! I had a burst of creative energy this weekend, and when a craving for ice cream appeared I figured I would pull together something that was better for us all (don’t get me wrong, I fully support eating the … View The Post