Prawn Tacos with Avocado Crema

Main Dishes, Recipes

Prawn tacos with avocado crema

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

Strawberry Greek Frozen Yogurt

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Strawberry greek frozen yogurt

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

Kale Tofu Glory Bowl (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

Kale Tofu Glory Bowl

I have been wanting to make the Kale Tofu Glory Bowl recipe from Whitewater Cooks for absolute ages – I have no idea what took me so long! I decided that today was the day. Ok, I lie. I wrote that part Monday: a week ago when I actually made it – let’s just say it’s been one of those … View The Post

Parmesan Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Holiday Dishes, Recipes, Sides

Parmesan Lemon Brussel Sprouts

You either love them or hate them. Yes, I’m talking about brussels sprouts. And I confess, until recently I was in the ‘hate them’ group. I had been subjected to years of the mushy cold version (aren’t all veggies cold on the Christmas table by the time we get to them?), so I really had no clue how yummy these … View The Post

Crustless Pumpkin Pie (Gluten-Free)

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Crustless pumpkin pie

I confess, it’s always been the pie filling, not the crust, that I’m after. I’d say that this is especially the case with pumpkin pie, the quintessential fall dessert. The good news is that skipping the crust makes it so much lighter in the calorie department! Pumpkin is rich in fibre, carotenoids and Vitamin A, which may help improve night … View The Post

Hearty Lentil Soup (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Soups

Lentil Soup in white bowl

As soon as Fall arrives I get this urge to make soup every day. There is something so cozy about a pot of soup, full of vegetables, simmering on the stove. Lentils are packed with fibre and protein, making this a perfect vegetarian dish to add to your repertoire of quick meals. Here is my take on lentil soup that … View The Post