Despite what many think, eating plant-based is NOT difficult! The term ‘plant-based’ can mean different things to different people, but in short, it really just means eating mostly plants. And the benefits are endless!
Summer is here and that means that boatloads of fresh local veggies! It’s so easy to eat ‘clean’ during those warm summer months when the gardens are overflowing with goodness, and there’s nothing more simple and perfect than a platter full of fresh cut veggies for your crew (no matter how big or small) to snack on! SHOP THE POST
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
There are times in life when a little bacon is in order: this is one of them. Of course, if you are vegetarian you can completely leave it out of this recipe for spaghetti squash fritters, but this seems to be a case of ‘a little goes a long way’ in the splurge department. As with all of my recipes, … View The Post
My current ingredient obsession seems to be hemp seeds, and let’s face it, could be worse! Packed full of omega-3 fats, protein and fibre, I’ll look for any excuse to squeeze them into a recipe. The walnuts in this zucchini bread add an extra dose of the same. I try to keep a loaf of this in my freezer for … View The Post
This vegetable soup with pesto turkey meatballs was created out of one of those “oh no, what am I going to make for dinner?” nights. I try to keep ground turkey on hand for a healthy and versatile source of protein, but find that it needs some love in the flavour department. I had recently made basil pesto (previous post) … View The Post
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