Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup

Being a child of the 60’s, I have strong, fond memories of racing home for lunch and enjoying a grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup while watching The Flintstones….am I alone? While that soup was delicious, it certainly wasn’t nutritious. With my son Will home on the weekend helping us set up the new “Up…

Creamy Carrot Slow Cooker Soup

With so much going on during this busy time of year, it can be really easy to forgo healthy eating and reach for foods that are quick. Frequently though, quick means calorie-dense and nutrient-poor…not a great combination, plus it’s incredibly expensive to buy ready-made food! A strategy we use at our house is to rely…

Roasted Veggies with Chickpeas & Avocado Cashew Guacamole

We absolutely love roasted vegetables, especially at this time of year. We will often toss in chickpeas or another bean/legume to increase the protein and fibre content. This past week, we enjoyed roasted sweet potatoes, broccoli and chickpeas with a side of avocado cashew guacamole and our “Toasted Sesame Pumpkin Seed Topping from a previous…

Sweet Potato Latkes & Arugula Salad

  This past week, I’ve been on a bit of an arugula salad kick. I was never much of a fan of arugula, preferring baby spinach or romaine for my greens. However, I’ve grown to really love it (especially this salad recipe), and arugula, it turns out, loves you right back. Arugula is actually in…