Blueberry Protein Pancakes

This year’s sunny days have been quite enjoyable for most – especially those with home gardens. For our local farmers, that means this year’s berry harvest is booming (if you haven’t noticed the recent price drop in berries this season, this is why). Fresh BC blueberries are available form July through until September. And if…

Nacho Average Salsa

I don’t know about you, but summer’s got a peach of my heart. Beautiful sunshine calling to get outdoors, the sandy beaches waving to pay a visit, and the mountains calling out to be climbed. Perhaps it’s all the vitamin sea that comes with this bright, sunny weather. Or maybe the fact that the longer…

Kale-in It Pesto

There’s something glorious about simple recipes. Less than 5 ingredients, minimal steps and a heck of a delicious bang. This has got all that and it’s versatile for many uses, meaning it’s perfect for use as sandwich spread, to pasta, casseroles, roasts or pizza topping…. you name it! Because let’s be real, ain’t nobody got…

Bran Baby Bran

Summer’s officially arrived! That means loads of outdoor nature walks and vitamin sea. That also means it’s crucial to stay hydrated. But of course, for good energy levels to do all that hiking, swimming, biking or just plain running around, we need good nutrition. That means a source of carbohydrate for immediate energy, balanced with…

Adventures of Pita Pan and Falafel

In spirit of International Falafel Day… Having spent 5 years in Montreal, falafels in pita wraps are one of the many things I miss about that beautiful city. Despite the icy cold winters, you could always scout out a variety of ethnic flavours. Traditionally, falafels are made from ground chickpeas or fava beans. Most commonly…

Gotta Curry On: Cook Ahead Tomato and Coconut Chickpea Curry

Life’s been extra busy throwing all kinds of curve balls at me lately, but we still have to curry on. Grocery shopping time is harder to squeeze out, let alone making time to wash, cut and cook. Quick and simple meals make life that much easier. In times like these, frozen vegetables and pantry staples…

Coconut Lentil Brownies

In celebration honouring our most caring, compassionate and always-right mothers, don’t fuss about the flowers or the chocolate… instead, invest yourself and time into making and enjoying a meal with her. Make this special day celebrating mother hood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society about nourishing for everyone in the family. Because…

BBQ Roasted Chickpeas

Meatless May is about exploring new ways to try plant-based foods. You may not know, but our diets make a big impact on climate change, and even a small shift in what we put on our plates can help. Don’t underestimate the power of pulses! Pulses such as beans, lentils, and chickpeas are low-input foods….

No Pork, Pulled Fork

With the month of April (or Earth Month) having zoomed by us, it’s a good time for reflection on our role in this big vast universe and how we contribute to this beautiful place we call home. This is why Meatless May has gotta be a thing! I don’t know about you, but Earth Day…

Honey Garlic BBQ Sauce

We’ve been blessed with some warmer weather and bright, longer days. Berries and corn are hitting the selves at the grocery stores makes me wonder…. is it possible that summer’s just right around the corner? As a kid, I remember loving corn. On the cob, brushed with butter and eaten outside in the yard. I…