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…

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…

As You Like It: Okonomiyaki

It’s officially April but the last couple days have been filled with showers. But like all things, it’ll come to an end and as the rain starts to taper and warmer days come, we’ll be seeing more flowers come May! But, while we’re still in this colder, wet weather… I’m sneaking in another cabbage recipe…

Kiwi Lime No Bake Cheesecake Tart

I was scrolling through the internet searching for recipes for my partner’s work St.Patrick’s Day potluck and everything green, but made with food colouring was all I could find. Mother Earth has blessed us with so many vibrantly green produces – my pick instead of food colouring? Kiwi! Beautiful green gradient with speckles of seeds makes a…

Happy Dietitian’s Day: Would you like some Pi with that?

3.14 – YES! It’s Pi(e) day! This year, it falls on the second Wednesday of March, otherwise known as Dietitian’s Day. A day dedicated to celebrate dietitians as healthcare professionals, committed to using their specialized knowledge and skills in food and nutrition to improve the health of Canadians. Though stemmed from home economics,  our profession has…

Ginger Cinnamon Pear Crumble

Food has the potential to prevent. This refers to the development of chronic diseases such as cancer, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Working in diabetes care, I see that it is more than just this though. ‘People with diabetes are over three times more likely to be hospitalized with cardiovascular disease, 12 times more likely…

Whey-Too-Good Butternut Squash Soup

This Christmas, I got an Instant Pot. My partner had gotten it for me, mainly because of my love for Greek yogurt: which is really just regular yogurt strained through a cheese cloth, but commercially sold at a price too high for many to enjoy on a daily basis. This straining process produces a thicker,…

Ho-Ho-Hot Cocoa

Christmas is right around the corner, cold air is beginning to blow, bright lights shining through every window and balcony. The days seem shorter yet busier, with end-of-the-year deadlines coming up, students cramming as final exams are rolling around, and on top of that, trying to fit in the christmas shopping, holiday dinner planning, and…

Pesto Impasta

Yes, I’m talking about Spaghetti Squash, the im-pasta. This canary yellow squash is a great way to increase your vegetable intake. Swap out any pasta recipe with spaghetti squash and load up on some vitamin-loaded, fiber-filled goodness. Try this seasonal eat and get acquainted with this versatile, wintery vegetable. Pesto Spaghetti Squash Boat Bake Makes…

A-B-C Hello Harvest Slaw

Green to orange and red. Autumn is here and that means carrots, apples and cruciferous vegetables are in season. Eating seasonally has all sorts of benefits. You’re choosing foods at their ripest – meaning their nutritionally at its best, and are fresh. They’re in abundance, and from simple economics of supply and cost, the cost…