Big Batch Salad

Salads

Big Batch Salad: the mom's guide to prepping salad for a week ahead to help the family eat their greens!

We eat a lot of salad.  I mean, we eat salad pretty much every day.  We LOVE salad!  But just like most other humans, we don’t love making it.  So let’s take a second to be honest… making salad is a bit of a pain in the derrière, yes?  All that chopping and peeling and washing and then, oh for … View The Post

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Indonesian Coconut Pumpkin Soup (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Soups

Coconut Pumpkin Soup

My first waitressing job during university was at an eclectic little bistro called the Tomato Cafe, nestled in the Cambie neighbourhood of Vancouver. Originally owned and founded by Diane Clement (cookbook author and previous Olympic athlete), it was true serendipity that they hired me. The Tomato has had a profound influence on my perspective on food and allowed me an … View The Post

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Coconut Chia Seed Pudding (Gluten-Free)

Breakfast, Gluten-Free

coconut chia seed pudding

I have been wanting to make coconut chia seed pudding for ages, and now I’m wondering what took me so long. What an EASY and yummy treat! Chia seeds, a well-known ‘Super Food,’ are packed with fibre, omega-3’s and protein. Really, a Dietitian’s dream. They have a gel-like quality that gives them natural thickening properties, with no cooking needed.

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Pumpkin Muffins

Appies & Snacks, Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes, Snacks

Pumpkin Muffins

Judging from my recent posts I’m clearly addicted to all things pumpkin. Truthfully, I’m constantly looking for ways to hide vegetables in my two year old son’s food. After all, he is my toughest critic! These pumpkin muffins are perfect for a snack or breakfast on the run and freeze beautifully. You can substitute gluten-free flour blend for all of the … View The Post

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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

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